Required Senior Brand Manager

7 - 12 Years
Chennai

Job Description

PROFILE OVERVIEW:

We are looking for an experienced and result-driven professional to join our marketing team! As a Senior Brand Manager/Category Manager at our company, you will be responsible for Conceptualizing, Planning, Implementing and Managing the entire life cycle of the products in our company's portfolio for the brands designated to you. The role will play a crucial role in fueling the product pipeline for the companys portfolio of brands and thereby achieving our business goals and objectives.



ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

(I) BUSINESS PLANNING

1. Annual Business Plan: Develop annual business plans and own it including budgeting for the brand/brands and monitoring the expenditures. The role would be responsible for the P&L for the allocated brand/brands

2. Category Business Planning: Analyze macro environment trends, consumer behaviors, internal business imperatives, industry scenario to conceptualize region wise volume projections

3. Portfolio Planning: Analyze industry trends, market competitiveness of products and SKUs, consumer requirements etc. to identify gaps in the current brand portfolio

4. New Product/Product Extension Planning, Development and Launch: Gather inputs from consumer insights, coordinate for Consumer Preference Testing & initiate new product launch

5. Demand Planning: Provide inputs (with respect to art work, packaging, manufacturing readiness, WSP and market connectivity) to management for better planning

(II) BRAND PLANNING

6. Brand Planning: Analyze market research data for growth prospects, change in brand positioning, brand health

7. Brand Communication, Development and Execution: Drive the creative & Media Team and take responsibility for developing and implementing all marketing plans

8. Consumer Promotion (Domestic Market): Conceptualize consumer promotion schemes and co-execute with agencies

9. Planning with Internal Teams: Analyze and provide consumer, category and brand information to support channel marketing and sales initiatives

10. Brand Plan Review: Evaluate the effectiveness of brand communication, trade and consumer promotions and overall brand health

11. Partnerships and Alliances: Identify, initiate and leverage possible partnerships and alliances to build awareness of the company brand drive incremental sales through alternative channels

12. Media Activation: Plan and prepare the brief for event activation, and plan execution with agencies

13. Product/Marketing Planning: Execute specific marketing plans in collaboration with a variety of functional areas such as PR, Packaging, Design, Creative, R&D , Supply Chain, Finance and Factory Operations

(III) CONSUMER/CATEGORY INSIGHTS

14. Voice of Consumer: Be the visible voice and advocate for the end user within the organization

15. Market Research Conceptualization and Execution: Participate in field work related to market research to obtain first hand consumer insights that will improve product development and new product introductions and guide the design effort, ensuring leading-edge, consumer-driven products and designs that meet manufacturing and cost goals

16. Market Research Findings Implementation: Participate in identification of key trends from the market research report and usage of key trends for building brand initiatives

17. Consumer Complaint Redressal: interact with customers to identify the root cause of market complaints, and coordinate with various functions to address consumer complaints

Required Candidate profile

Post-graduate in Business Management from a Premier B-School (with specialization in Marketing/related field, if applicable)

6 to 8 years relevant experience in FMCG Marketing/Brand roles

Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company's success

Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Team player with good time-management skills

Great interpersonal and communication skills

Salary: INR 25,00,000 - 30,00,000 PA.

Industry:FMCG / Foods / Beverage

Functional Area:Marketing, Advertising, MR, PR, Media Planning

Role Category:Marketing

Role:Product/Brand Manager

Keyskills

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above

Education-

PG:MBA/PGDM - Any Specialization

Company Profile

CHOLAYIL PVT LTD

Cholayil was stared in 1969 by Dr. Sidhan, a certified medical professional. Dr. Sidhan used his understanding of Ayurveda to develop Medimix, an ayurveda soap. Medimix soon became a household name and also transformed into the flagship brand of the company. The ingredients in Medimix are frequently used in Ayurveda for the treatment of skin maladies. The quality of the product and marketing perseverance of Dr. Sidhan were crucial factors for the success of the Medimix Brand.

In 2011, the leadership of the company passed on to Mr. V. S. Pradeep Cholayil and now it has become a multi - Crore FMCG organization. In 2007, Cholayil acquired the talcum powder brand Cuticura and expanded it to the deodorant and soap segments. It also acquired the soap brand Krishna Thulasi in 2011. Cholayil' s other subsidiaries are Sadayush, an Ayurvedic cure and care center, and Jullaaha, a clothing line made from natural dyes and fibers.

Our company website: www.Cholayil.com
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Recruiter Name:Remya Krishnan

Contact Company:CHOLAYIL PVT LTD

Telephone:55771600

Address :#8, J Block, 6th Avenue Anna Nagar East, Chennai, Tamilnadu - 600102,India

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