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Associate Brand Manager in Los Angeles, CA

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 5/30/2019

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*Associate Brand Manager – Los Angeles*

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:

  • Work with Cross-Functional partners to deliver on brand strategies
  • Support all marketing activities including (but not limited to) promotions, advertising, media production, packaging, branding, public relations, trade shows, licensing, market research for a select group of brands, pricing, costing, profitability analysis, and SKU rationalization.
  • Take charge of day-to-day product development on your brands. This includes coordinating team meetings, as well as preparing 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, financial goals are achieved, and that all stakeholders have the information they need to succeed.
  • Prepare product presentations and deliver sales pitches to internal & external stakeholders.
  • Manage P&L to achieve product development goals, product margin requirements and corporate financial targets.
  • Liaise with internal departments (Engineering, Quality Assurance, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Sales, and 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.
  • Support Digital, Social Media, and Experiential strategies, content development and execution

 

Job Requirements

What we can expect from you:

  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office, coupled with excellent organizational communication skills, and customer service skills
  • A strong level of passion and willingness to be awesome

 Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • An individual with proven ability to do whatever it takes to get the job done while taking initiative and pushing projects forward under tight deadlines
  • Someone with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize work without missing critical deadlines
  • Ability to both adapt to and manage changing priorities independently in a fast paced environment

 You should apply if you have the following:

  • 2-4 years of consumer product brand management experience in a new product-oriented industry, preferably working with toy, entertainment, fashion, or other pop culture products
  • MBA preferred, but not required

 

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.

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