Branded Products Portfolio Manager – (Sacramento, CA)
?Description?Do you have a deep understanding of Ag industry crops, technologies, and practices? Do you have a proven track record of developing successful marketing programs and collateral materials? Do you have the ability to develop a strong strategic direction with long-term and annual product plans? Do you have experience supporting tactical marketing needs while overseeing all phases of project launches? Do you have expertise in growing sales and profitability for a branded product line? If you said yes to these questions and you view yourself as a strong leader with the ability to build relationships with cross-functional?team members, we want to hear from you!???For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services.? Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!??General Purpose and Scope of Position:The role of Branded Products Portfolio Manager ? Specialty Crop Inputs is to provide leadership to specific product areas within the Branded Products group, including the identification of marketing needs, strategy implementation and assistance with creation of marketing support materials, to enhance growth and profitability. This position also has responsibility assisting with financial analyses and performance metrics to assist in managing product lines and inventories. This role specifically focuses on our sulfur, horticulture spray oil, bait, and rice herbicide business, and is focused on products that are used in specialty crop areas throughout the Western United States.?Key Skills and Abilities Include:Deep understanding of Ag industry crops, technologies and practices, including extensive market knowledge with emphasis on sulfur usesExperience in developing successful marketing programs and collateral materialsAbility to develop the strategic direction, long-term and annual product?plans for assigned branded productsExpertise in growing sales and profitability for branded product linesStrong ability to support tactical marketing needs and oversee all phases of direct project launchesDemonstrated skill in coordinating field input into the business planning and execution processProficiency in use of Microsoft software and other common business tools, and capability and interest to learn new tools as neededExperience and proficiency in analyzing product information, R&D data and market information?Key Personal Attributes Include:Aligns with Company Core Values (Integrity, Diversity, Effort, Accountability, Service)Proven leadership ability, including ability to build relationships with cross functional team members including PCAs in the field, branch and geography management, and the entire Branded Technologies TeamExcellent written and verbal and presentation communication skillsStrong organization and time management skills, with the ability to set prioritiesSkill in creative and critical thinking to achieve goalsAbility to remain detail oriented with a wide range of responsibilities?Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:Identifying key external and internal stakeholders and working with them to develop business and marketing strategies.Branding Wilbur-Ellis products, coordinating sales training, information sharing and data development as needed to support marketing strategiesCollaborating around the idea initiation, product formulation, registration, sourcing, packaging, promotion, education, etc. to introduce new branded productsAid in identification of new product opportunities and new market access points for assigned productsExtensive travel, up to 50%?Compensation and Benefits:Competitive salary (to be commensurate based on experience or other factors)Comprehensive company benefits?Job Code:?BRAND03280?Apply for this job.