Associate Manager, Marketing & Business Development, Protein Isolates & Concentrates - Institute of Food Technologists
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Ingredion is hiring an Associate Manager, Marketing and Business Development, Protein Isolates and Concentrates to help drive growth and development of the Plant Based Proteins Platform. The Associate Manager will be responsible for supporting platform management activities and growth initiatives and objectives within the US/Canada team. The Plant Based Proteins Business Unit is focused on establishing Ingredion as the leading ingredient solutions provider in one of the key mainstream movements that is shaping the food and beverage industry today. It is one of the five specialty growth platforms that underpin our Driving Growth strategy.
As Associate Manager, Marketing and Business Development, your responsibilities will include:
Providing periodic updates on business strategies, initiatives and progress to the commercial teams and senior management based on deep understanding of platform drivers, products and customers.
Involvement and assistance in all aspects of new product commercialization and launches in the region.
Collaborating closely with product management teams to ensure manufacturing production plans and product availability align with demand plans on protein isolates and concentrates.
Leading the business development opportunity pipeline, monitoring progress vs. goal, and highlighting support needs or discrepancies. Partnering with commercial teams to assist business development initiatives and address potential customer needs.
Monitoring external competitor activity.
Supporting and influencing the marketing planning process. Being responsible for the development and implementation of marketing tactics through close partnership with internal marketing communications team and external creative agency.
Extracting, analyzing and presenting market insights and prospect lists. Aiding in the design, implementation and communication of consumer research in conjunction with the insights team
The Associate Manager, Marketing and Business Development position is well-suited for you if you:
Consistently focus on achieving strong results and can balance multiple priorities.
Proactively identify areas to be improved and propose new solutions to increase value and improve business performance.
Are a strong teammate, comfortable in a matrix organization as well as operating independently on initiatives
Have demonstrated ability to handle a large variety of tasks and information in a fast-paced environment
Qualified candidates will have:
Bachelor s degree in technical or business field
At least 3 years experience in Business Management, Product Management or customer-facing role.
Food and beverage industry background is preferred.
International business experience favored.
Strong analytical skills, experience in using Microsoft Excel, as well as visual presentation of information and data using Microsoft PowerPoint.
Familiarity with planning, development and execution of marketing communication tactics.
Demonstrated ability in project management
Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to present technical and financial data in formal and informal settings.
Ability to travel 15% (regional)
Internal Number: 09700 About Ingredion Incorporated Ingredion Incorporated is a leading global ingredient solutions provider to the food, beverage, brewing and pharmaceutical industries as well as numerous industrial sectors. We are committed to supplying our customers with quality, innovative ingredient solutions that are on trend and in demand. Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Westchester, Illinois, we turn corn, tapioca, potatoes and other raw materials into a myriad of ingredients. With more than 11,000 employees around the world, we serve customers in more than 60 diverse markets in over 100 countries.Through strategic acquisitions, organic growth, and innovative research and development, we are providing unique product offerings to growing markets. Our starches, sweeteners, texturants and nutritionals are used by our customers to provide everything from sweetness, taste and texture to immune system support, fat replacement and adhesive strength.Each day, we live our Company Values Safety, Quality, Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Innovation so that we may create enduring, mutual value for our customers, business associates, communities, colleagues and shareholders. At Ingredion we want each person to feel part of a globally connected team that s inspired to achieve. More Jobs from This Employer BACK TO TOP
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