The Hershey Company Brand Analyst in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Job Location: Hershey, PA
This position has two openings.
The individual in this position will be responsible for assisting the brand marketing team on specific projects and activities in support of the business. The responsibilities will involve supporting ABMs and BMs across archetypes in both strategic and operational brand marketing work.
Key Activities / Responsibilities:*
Brand Analyst support ABMs and BMs across archetypes to get a holistic introduction to brand marketing and build a diverse skillset
Event coordination and program implementation: Support coordinating and implementing brand events (e.g. NCAA Final Four, S’mores Tour)
Weekly business tracking – Analyzing weekly retail IRI data to assist in understanding key drivers of the business and informing the need for actions to address business opportunities or risks. Assisting with adhoc retail business analysis on an ongoing basis.
Support seasonal growth strategy and execution: Collaborate with seasons team and brand management team to support development of seasonal growth strategy. Execute key initiatives to deliver on seasonal growth plans.
Brand management and planning: Support team in assembling brand plan and IBM materials (data collection / analysis, preparation of materials)
Sales communications: Support the development of sales communication updates with oversight from the brand management team
Initiative trackers: Provide assistance in updating initiative trackers (e.g. Thins, design updates on IC)
Vendor / agency management: Help manage smaller / lower-tier agencies or limited-run / one-off items and coordinate scheduling
Design requests: Support one-off brand design requests (e.g. sharing brand assets in Hershey Asset studio)
Skills / Competencies:*
Strong analytical abilities; able to use multiple sources of data and put together data visualizations
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong marketing, finance, and commercial understanding and intuition
Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks effectively
Active learner; ability to learn quickly
Be willing to take responsibility and accountability
Ability to collaborate with cross-functional business units
Problem solving attitude
Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI); ability to learn new systems
Willingness to be a part of a team that works hard and has fun
Education:* Bachelor's degree required (preferably Business, Commerce)
Experience: *Marketing experience preferred. Analytical and project management experience is a plus.
The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
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