Senior Brand Manager (Mexico City) in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Toronto
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/14/2019

Job Description

*Senior Brand Manager – Mexico City*

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

The Job:

  • Elaborate the annual marketing plans for their brands assigned.
  • Plan and support all marketing activities including (but not limited to)  promotions, advertising, media production, packaging, branding, public relations, trade shows, market research , pricing, costing, profitability analysis, and SKU rationalization for a select group of brands.
  • Own the P&L including management of pricing, costing, profitability analysis, and SKU rationalization
  • Permanent market analysis (POS data, Nielsen, internal reports..) to support action plans.
  • Design and Implement pricing strategies that maximize profits.
  • In conjunction with Sales, work closely with customers and within the industry to understand market dynamics and continually refresh category SWOT and competitive analysis.   Also, participate in sales presentations for large retailers and provide sales tools supporting successful sell in of one or more brands.
  • Liaise with internal departments (Finance, Sales, Planning, Trade Marketing) as well as with outside partners (vendors, licensors, agencies) to ensure the plans of your brands get executed correctly.
  • Develop pipeline of next generation products that will generate growth for a select group of brands.
  • Manages local adaptation of any global communication assets
  • Analyses and evaluates implementation of key plans and activities on business and brand equity

What we can expect from you:

  • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities and adhere to deadlines.
  • Ability to balance solid strategic thinking and flawless execution in a fast-paced environment. In-depth understanding of the company’s current products and future concepts
  • Excellent organization and project management skills.
  • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills  (both English and Spanish)

Job Requirements

Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • Should be a team player, have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to develop strong relationships with internal and external parties.
  • Proactive, self-starter with ability to work independently. Strong ability to set priorities, solve problems and maintain grace under pressure.
  • Manage working under pressure

You should apply if you have the following:

  • 5-7 years in international marketing management with proven success at developing and executing product launches and managing major brands – toy industry experience a plus
  • Must have broad experience and understanding of all facets of the marketing discipline including market research, product positioning, pricing, promotions, budget control, sales and distribution.
  • Four-year degree in a related field required; MBA highly desirable.
  • Passion for pop culture and entertainment a must

What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.