Associate Brand Manager- Activities in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 10/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Toronto
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/25/2019

Job Description

Associate Brand Manager - Toronto

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:

The Associate Brand Manager will be responsible for product development and marketing for innovative brands. This role would give you the opportunity to coordinate cross-functional team efforts on various brands.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support and help to direct all marketing activities including (but not limited to) licensing, promotions, advertising, media production, packaging, branding, public relations, trade shows, market research for a select group of brands, pricing, costing, profitability analysis, and SKU rationalization, competitive analysis, and POS analysis.
  • Assist in managing projects related to product development activities
  • Help to prepare new product start documents, product costing and turn over transmittals, packaging and product briefs
  • Assist in administering the critical path analysis process, ensuring all time lines are adhered to, all details are properly recorded, and that all parties are informed of relevant information where required
  • Liaise with internal departments (Engineering, Quality Assurance, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Sales, Planning) as well as with outside partners (vendors, licensors, inventors) both nationally and internationally at all stages of product development to ensure the smooth running of all projects under your care

Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • Become fluent in company processes and internal systems
  • Adhere to deadlines and show proven ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Successfully lead 1-2 low complexity items/brands

Job Requirements

You should apply if you have the following:

  • 2-5 years of consumer product brand management experience in a new product-oriented industry, preferably working with toy, entertainment, fashion, or other pop culture products
  • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and prioritize work without missing critical deadlines
  • Ability to both adapt to and mange changing priorities independently in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with people at all levels within a team environment
  • Strong knowledge of PCs and software including: MS Windows, Word, Excel, Power Point.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office, coupled with excellent organizational communication skills, and customer service skills
  • Proven ability to do whatever it takes to get the job done while continuously taking initiate and pushing projects forward under tight deadlines
  • Passionate about creative excellence and willing to drive self and others to achieve “magic.”
  • Domestic and International travel required at times

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.