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Business Intelligence

Marketing Assistant

Ref ID: REF2145F
Department: Marketing
Location: Dublin, CA
Employment Type: Full-time
Shift: Day

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Company Description

Foster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four generations. Since our founding days back in 1939, we have always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. The hope is that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our people will shine through in everything we do.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms team. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage employees to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

Foster Farms is seeking a passionate CPG marketer to join our fast paced team. This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated individual with excellent organizational, project management skills to make an impact on our growing business.

Essential Functions:

Lead projects related to packaging and product changes & new product introductions; facilitate communication between Operations, Purchasing, R&D, Sales, USDA and external design agencies to ensure successful commercialization.

Gather data about consumers, competitors, and market conditions to assist in go to market strategies.

Collaborate on new product concepts and ideas.

Develop into lead demand forecasting, incorporating insights from Scan and Shipment data and knowledge of future events.

Evaluate product lines, market segments, and account performance leveraging syndicated POS data and relationships with category development and field sales.

Assist in development of annual marketing plans.

Maintain brand project schedules for all advertising, promotional, and merchandising activities, maintaining revisions as required.

Manage marketing budgets – provide regular reporting on actual and forecasted spend.

Provide pricing analysis and product forecasting.

Assist with market research projects

Travel on photo shoots, customer calls, association meetings, and trade shows.

Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field

1 to 3 years of successful professional experience

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent project management and organizational skills

Demonstrated analytical ability

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

MBA

1-2 years of experience in a marketing role at a food / cpg manufacturer, preferably in a related category

Familiarity with financial reporting, syndicated data and consumer research results

Experience managing commercialization projects

Experience managing creative development projects

Experience managing consumer promotion and communication budget

Demonstrated presentation skills with both large and small groups

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to travel

Ability to obtain/ has a valid CA Drivers License & obtain reliable transportation for business travel

Consistent and reliable attendance

Ability to work in fast paced, high pressure situations

Ability to lift 30 pounds

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Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new employees.