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Assistant Brand Manager – Cookies

Full Time + Cambridge, Ontario

About Dare Foods Limited

Dare Foods Limited is a private, family-owned business that continues to build a legacy rich in innovative, high-quality products that meet the changing needs of our consumers. “Made Better” is at the heart of everything we do at Dare and comes to life through our portfolio of consumer-loved brands including Bear Paws, Breton, REALFRUIT, Boulangerie Grissol, and Whippet (to name just a few). Our head office was relocated in 2018 from Kitchener to Cambridge and is a modern work environment connected to our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

About the job

Assistant Brand Manager – Cookies

Do you want to work on marketing plans that are uniquely developed in Canada from inception to execution? Dare Foods Limited offers an environment where the marketing agenda is set in Canada and all key decision makers “are down the hall”. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a developing marketer who wants to create winning brand plans, bring them to life, and deliver strong results in Canada and the US.

We are looking for an Assistant Brand Manager to join our marketing team. This individual will work with an experienced and passionate team of marketers and Agency partners in driving our business with first-class brand-building, innovation and integrated business planning.

The successful applicant for this opportunity is a consumer-focused marketer who can initiate, analyze and action consumer insights and market facts to drive business growth and profitability. Your passion for marketing will be coupled with the proven ability to execute plans on strategy, on time and on budget.

As a developing marketer, you will lead the thinking and execution of specific elements of the marketing mix and the portfolio’s priority projects. You will also assist the Brand Manager in short and long-term brand planning. You are developing a strong Marketing technical skill set and can lead cross functionally to assist in bringing winning new products, packaging and consumer programs to the market.

You are a creative and insightful thinker, and a dynamic communicator. Your creativity and problem solving skills, paired with the ability to work independently or in a team, will allow you to lead your projects throughout the organization with success.

Your proven analytical, organizational and project management skills will be coupled with a minimum of 1-2 years of Assistant brand management experience at a CPG company and a university degree in business/marketing. Being results driven, detail oriented, and taking initiative are critical to this role. Additional assets include proficiency in AC Nielsen data tools, as well as exposure to Cognos/SAP.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply in writing by November 8, 2021 quoting the appropriate position title to hrresumes@darefoods.com (.txt, .doc or .pdf formats)

Thank you for your interest in Dare Foods Ltd. and the opportunity to review your resume, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No follow up inquiries or agencies at this time please.

Dare Foods Limited is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. Dare Foods Ltd. will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.