Senior Brand Manager in Los Angeles, CA

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 6/27/2019

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Job Description

*Senior Brand Manager – Los Angeles*

Are you looking to further your career with an industry 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; we are building a legacy and welcome individuals with a proven track record of driving results.  

The Role:

This opening is for a Senior Brand Manager role in Spin Master’s LA office. As a member of our Girls Global Business Unit, you will be responsible for all product development and marketing activities for a portfolio of innovative toy brands.  This hands-on, high-responsibility role will require a top tier marketer with a passion for launching brands, developing great toys and driving best in class global marketing campaigns.  

  • Support and help direct all marketing activities including (but not limited to): integrated marketing planning, brand directional planning, digital and social content strategy and execution, media planning, licensing, promotions, advertising, packaging, branding, public relations, trade shows, market research, pricing, costing, forecasting, POS analysis, profitability analysis, and SKU rationalization
  • Assist in managing projects related to product development activities including (but not limited to): preparing new product start documents, product costing, turn over transmittals, packaging and product briefs
  • Negotiate Pricing, profitability and Vendor cost Approval management and manage internal competitive pricing
  • Administer 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

Job Requirements

What we can expect from you:

  • Working knowledge of a variety of marketing tactics from TV, print, digital, social and consumer promotions
  • Direct experience with the full product development cycle, with a track record of thriving in a growth oriented and changing environment
  • Direct experience dealing with overseas development and manufacturing facilities
  • 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.”

You should apply if you have the following:

  • 5-7 years of consumer product brand management experience in a new product-oriented industry, preferably working with toy, entertainment, consumer products
  • Experience working with international brands and retail distribution channels coupled with a University or College degree in Commerce or related fields
  • Experience managing multiple projects at once in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Management experience an asset
  • Master’s degree preferred but not mandatory

 

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.