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Associate Marketing Manager


Works in coordination with Sr. Manager to manage assigned category of business.
' Works closely with cross-functional partners (design, content design, engineering, packaging) throughout the product development process.
' Responsible for executing marketing and product development related strategies to ensure achievement of sales and profit objectives.
' Responsible for tracking product development progress; track and monitor production dates, ship dates and work with operations to monitor customer dates to make sure deadlines are met.
' Develop and maintains effective relationship with licensor.
' Independently completes consumer and competitive research projects.
' Provides recommendations based on business analysis to improve sales and grow business in order to meet financial objectives.
' Prepares Marketing Reports (P&L, Costing Reports etc); Assists with the completion of Long Range Plans/Strategic plans; Prepares presentations as needed.
' Introduces and presents new products and/or research findings to buyers and sales force multiple times per year

' Some travel required




' Bachelor's degree in Marketing/Business or related; MBA preferred.
' 5-7 years of similar “product“ marketing experience in a consumer products company.
' Toy experience is highly preferred.
' Experience working with licensors/licensees is highly preferred

' Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and work effectively with people at all levels.
' Strong organizational and time management skills.
' Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
' Ability to handle a high volume of work while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
' Computer proficiency: MS Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.
' Must be a self-starter with a proactive approach to work.
' Ability to work independently as well as be a team player.
' Ability to prioritize work in order to meet important deadlines.
' Solid analytical skills with ability to do research and analyze data in order to present sound, well thought out recommendations.
' Strong presentation skills.
' Excellent follow up skills.




$80-90k + bonus