Position: Sr. Packaging + Brand Manager (CPG)

Location: Houston

Status: Full Time

Estimated Duration: Possible Full Time

Starts: as soon as we find the right candidate

Rate: $85,000 - $95,000

Job Description:

Our client, a Houston company, has an immediate need for a Packaging and Brand Manager. This is a senior level full time position.

The ideal candidate is a leader with 10+ years of experience in brand marketing in CPG or consumer marketing.

This position will be responsible for creating and executing brand marketing plans for a private label. Reporting to the VP, you will have daily interaction with product development, design, sales, legal, and purchasing and operations. MUST be a strategic-thinker, who thrives in an entrepreneurial and cross-functional environment, and understands trends and hot products and categories.

Responsibilities will focus on brand management, product development and commercialization, planning, forecasting and execution, including:

- Develop and execute 1,3 and 5-year business plan and marketing programs

- Build annual budget, financial targets, operating plan, PL management

- Conduct consumer and competitive research

- Manage 3rd party vendor relationships and negotiations

- Lead development of new products

- Present brand and line extension ideas

- Provide sales team with sell-in decks and launch support

- Track and analyze brand performance

- Oversee advertising campaigns

We need someone who can roll up their sleeves and contribute to the overall strategy and growth of the company! Must be hands-on and able to perform well in a high-pressure environment.