Nestle Associate Marketing Manager in Stamford, Connecticut

As the nation’s leading bottled water company, Nestlé Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we’re also committed to developing our people – enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.

Nestlé Waters consists of five business units: Corporate, Commercial , Supply Chain, Technical & Production and ReadyRefresh by Nestlé. Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you’ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that’s challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You’ll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It’s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions – all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.

An essential element of our ongoing growth, the Commercial team at Nestlé Waters is the perfect place for ambitious and aspiring individuals to achieve their dreams while building fulfilling careers. Roles on the Commercial team include sales and account professionals and all offer the chance to truly impact our business at our hundreds of Retail partners. Pair this with the support you need to work with confidence – and triumph in everything you do and you have a winning combination. Join this part of Nestlé Waters, and you’ll be able to use your talent to have a direct and meaningful impact on our success as you deliver healthy hydration to millions of our customers. Not only that, but you’ll discover your accomplishments are recognized with a range of outstanding benefits designed to help you prosper both at work and outside of work.

Nestle Waters North America (NWNA) has been a leader in the beverage industry for over four decades behind the strength of brands like Poland Spring, Perrier, San Pellegrino and Nestle Pure Life. As we build our roadmap for the future, our Marketing organization will take the lead in building brands that matter by:

  1. Putting the consumer first

  2. Creating brand love in every opportunity

  3. Building not only for today but for the future

  4. Leading with passion

We are currently seeking an Associate Marketing Manager to join the Nestle Waters Marketing organization based in Stamford, CT. This position will be responsible for driving growth on our Strategic Growth Team (SGC) by supporting day-to-day business management and marketing execution, managing cross-functional and inter-agency teams, and contributing to the shaping of long-term positioning and strategy. This is an exciting opportunity to build brands that matter, while owning projects that will contribute to personal development and business performance.

Key responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the execution of the tactical plans supporting the brand’s objectives, including social and digital assets and strategy, public relations and events, and internal engagement

  • Support the development and execution of annual marketing plans which address all aspects of the marketing mix including packaging, new product development and launch, renovation, pricing, promotion, market research, advertising and media. Inherent in this responsibility is working closely with all internal and external functions to translate long-term strategy into highly effective annual marketing and sales strategies and tactics.

  • Assist in driving cross-functional team (incl. Consumer Insights, Packaging Operations, Supply Chain, R&D, Finance) to develop and execute key business initiatives, ranging from new items, renovations and driving demand initiatives; includes high level of collaboration, consolidating information, and for I&R projects, presenting to Senior Leadership for approval at Gate meetings

  • Participate in Integrated Commercial Planning process, supporting key brand initiative implementation within retail channels

  • Support monthly brand reviews to analyze and diagnose market share/shipment performance to appropriate leadership and stakeholders. This includes identifying key root causes, trend analysis and developing actionable recommendations

Key qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • MBA Preferred

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Marketing for Packaged Goods

  • Cross-functional experience (i.e. sales, research, etc.)

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to effectively interface at all levels

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong strategic, analytical skills

  • Ability to take initiative, develop and seek out creative and innovative ideas

  • Must have strong knowledge of Marketing fundamentals, analytical expertise, and be familiar with syndicated data sources and internal data sources

To our veterans and separated service members: you are at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills that you have gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are aligned with the skills that we look for when we think about what success looks like at Nestle. We hope that you will consider sharing in our mission and purpose to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.

Nestlé Waters North America is the nation’s leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestlé Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. We’re passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship – most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you’ll receive a competitive total rewards package – something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It’s not just the work that you’ll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you’ll receive exactly the kind of benefits you’d expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestlé Waters?

Job: Marketing/Brand Management

Organization: Nestle Waters North America

Title: Associate Marketing Manager

Location: CT-Stamford-Stamford

Requisition ID: 19001059

The Nestlé Companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran