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Brand Manager – Marysville, Ohio with The Scotts Miracle Gro Company in North America, Ohio

Type of position Permanent
Employer The Scotts Miracle Gro Company
Location North America, Ohio
Salary DOE
Closing date of competition 10-March-2018
Date position available 2-FEB-2018
Description of duties At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants….in the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family…the world’s largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products!

We are looking for a Brand Manager who will grow at our Corporate Office, Marysville, Ohio.

A successful Brand Manager has the desire to “own” a prestigious national brand, for example: Scotts, Roundup, Miracle-Gro, Ortho, etc. Our Brand Managers are responsible for annual marketing plans, including forecasting, new products, media/advertising, consumer promotions, merchandising, and public relations. Implementing and developing a comprehensive and strategic plan to drive profitability for the brand is the goal.

In this role you will:
* Able to interact with confidence and influence other functions within Scotts to deliver against project objectives. Candidates who have experience working cross-functionally with other departments and/or partnerships are a plus.
* Successfully develops and coaches Assistant Brand Managers.
* Manages key areas that directly influence the success of the business: shipment analysis and forecasting; inventory levels, packaging, point of sale, and sales collateral materials.
* Completes key business analyses: market place/share; competitive assessment; volume builds; capacity assessment; promotion evaluation; SKU rationalization; pricing/sizing analysis; market research analysis.
* Effectively manage brand budgets and brand EBITA.

The perfect person will have:
* Bachelor’s Degree is a must.
* At minimum 3 years’ experience in brand/product management.
* Successfully manages and develops direct reports is preferred.
* Experience with media planning, advertising creative and concept development required.

Some other nice to have’s:
* MBA in Marketing is highly preferred.

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones):
* Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with discounted generic prescriptions and wellness incentive program.
* Onsite wellness center which includes: state of the art fitness facility, Walgreen’s pharmacy and Doctor’s office. Colleagues and their family can receive complimentary care from this facility.
* Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!
* Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.
* Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.
* Generous vacation day policy.
* Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.


The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world’s largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, Tom Cat, Ortho, Round Up, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:
Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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