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Marketing Analyst – Candy

Full Time + Cambridge, ON

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, and Whippet (to name just a few). Today, after over 125 years, Dare remains a Canadian, family-owned business that continues to develop innovative products that meet the changing needs of our consumers. Our head office is located in Cambridge, Ontario and is a modern work environment connected to our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

About the job

Marketing Analyst
Do you want to bring exciting candy products to market that are uniquely developed in Canada from inception to execution? Dare Foods Limited offers an environment where the innovation strategy and agenda are set in Canada so you have the opportunity to make impactful contributions. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a developing marketer who wants to develop plans, bring them to life, and deliver strong results in Canada.

In this role you will be responsible for both business and digital analytics for the Candy Team (80%) with the opportunity to support other categories (20%). This role will support the business providing insights and recommendations derived from a number of data sources including: AC Nielsen Answers Desktop, COGNOS, Google Analytics, Amazon Dashboard, industry literature and more. In addition, you will assist the Brand Manager Candy with Project Management and cross-functional team leadership for new product launches and portfolio renovations.

What you bring:

A desire to drive your future and build your career, plus the following experience and knowledge:

  • Strong analytical, creative problem-solving skills
  • Creativity and insightful thinking
  • Ability to effectively organize, analyze, and present data with solutions
  • Results driven, detail oriented
  • Solid interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team
  • Previous experience in project management and data analytics (both digital and business)

Minimum Requirements:

  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in business/marketing
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of Assistant Brand Management or Marketing Analyst experience at a CPG company
  • Proficiency in AC Nielsen Answers Desktop, Google Analytics and Hootsuite (or similar platform to Hootsuite)
  • Exposure to Amazon Dashboard, COGNOS and SAP preferred
  • Solid MS Office skills, very proficient in Excel and Power Point

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply in writing by September 30, 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, diverse and accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. Dare Foods Ltd. will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process and throughout their employment. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

How to Apply

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply directly to the email below by the deadline indicated.

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