Cargill Associate Marketing Manager in Wayzata, Minnesota

Associate Marketing Manager

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description

Position Purpose

Develop best in class market intelligence and insights to support GEOS growth strategies and innovation and support key business decisions around ‘’where to play and how to win’’. Ensure connectivity with other FIBI marketing teams and efficienct and effective gathering and use of secondary market information.

Conduct secondary market research and collect and integrate primary market research and data from regional teams -creating best in class insights into 4 C’s and STEEP analysis.

Support development of robust business cases and making right choices via processes such as customer segmentation

Establish and be accountable for specific processes. Maintain consistency, drive efficiency of analytical spend connecting across FIBI, identify common themes & opportunity spaces.

Principal Accountabilities

60% Working under supervision of Global marketing Director and category leads Conduct secondary market research and collect and integrate primary market research and data from regional teams -creating best in class insights into 4 C’s and STEEP analysis.

  • Collect analyse and integrate information from secondary market sources such as Euromonitor, Mintel, Oilworld, AC Nielsen, CREST, Innova etc.

  • Working with regional marketing teams, PLM’s, Sales etc.– rolling up regional data and complementing with ‘’top down’’ external market data create market map for global oils and fats supply and demand. Support Global category leads to create market maps for global win catagories.

  • Working closely with FP&A team – integrate market information with Cargill sales and IBP data to measure and manage our performance & market position – e.g. market share ( volume and value)

  • Working closely with regional teams and FIBI commercial Excellence – design, execute, analyse and communicate customer surveys.

  • Design and execute consumer research directly or via third party providers – e.g. ‘’Fattitudes’’. Using digital channels & other sources collect analyse information and create insights on consumers.

  • Working in collaboration with regional marketing, FP&A etc. perfrom competitor analysis for globally relevant competitors – involving secondary research and rolling up primary research from regions. Support Global category leads in competitor analysis for global win catagories.

  • Collect, analyse and integrate opportunity space mapping working with regional marketing and R&D – work closely with global marketing director and FP&A to use insights to guide ‘’win with customers PRT’’ decisions.

  • Perform Mega trend analyses. Work with Cargill corporate affairs, regulatory affairs and other functions to develop STEEP analsyis at group and global win category level – roll up STEEP analyses from regional teams. Working with group marketing director and regional marketing leads Support Group issues mapping and management process

  • From time to time attend industry conferences and/or customer meetings as appropriate.

20% Support development of robust business cases and making right choices via processes such as customer segmentation

  • Develop and maintain effective tools and process for communicating and sharing insights to key stakeholders in the regions to guide regional decisions and mitigate duplication in secondary research.

  • Perform custom 4 C’s or STEEP analyses for global catgory leads and from time to time take part in H2/3 project teams with objective of creating insights to support robust business cases and make the right commercial choices

  • Support customer segmentation process, collecting analysing, integrating and reporting relevant data (qualitative and quantitative) to deliver behavioural customer segmentation.

25% Establish and be accountable for specific processes. Maintain consistency, drive efficiency of analytical spend connecting across FIBI, identify common themes & opportunity spaces.Collaborate with other FIBI groups and share information & insights. Take the lead in specific category analyses on behalf of FIBI.

  • Collaborate with other FIBI groups and share information & insights. Take the lead in specific category analyses on behalf of FIBI to create best in class insights and mitigate duplication in secondary research. Collecting, analysing and integrating secondary and primary research- delivering information, insights and preparing reports that will drive valuable insights for multiple stakeholders in R&D, Marketing, commercial across groups within FIBI. , identify potential common themes & opportunity spaces.

  • Work with other marketing teams and Cargill information center to maintain consistency, drive efficiency of analytical spend across FIBI.

Qualifications

Required

  • University Degree in Business & economics or marketing

  • 5-7 years of experience

  • Performing Competitive intelligence & reporting

  • Performing Market research & reporting

  • Analysing, integrating information and designing and producing reports basis questions to be answered

  • Project management

  • Participation in strategy development project(s)

  • Devloping business cases

  • Fluent in English

  • Researching, analyzing and integrating information – curious & willing to learn.

  • Effective communication & presentation skills

  • Working in teams and in a matrix environment

  • Organising, planning and managing time

  • Proficent with analysis tools, databases, digital platforms

  • Ability to set up processes, manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines

  • Managing and measuring work.

  • Proactive, anticipates needs.

Preferred

  • MBA

  • Secondary qualification in marketing/market research

  • B2B ingredients environment or business

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Marketing

Primary Location US-MN-Wayzata

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WAY06071