Asia Pet food Marketing Manager

Asia Pet food Marketing Manager

Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh

Sales

Job Description

MISSION
This position is dedicated to marketing of pet food brands in Asia and will increase the value of the brands by developing the marketing plans and actions in order to meet the objectives of market share, profitability and brand awareness. He/she will also be responsible of leading the development of new products and services in the related segments.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Marketing intelligence

  • Launch and update market studies to ensure permanent market knowledge (segmentation, trends, competition, customer needs and expectations) both at Asian regional level and support at subsidiaries level
  • Undertake continuous analysis of competitive environment and consumer trends
  • Lead analysis and detection of market opportunities for the pet food segments in charge to propose innovation projects
  • Ensure carrying out of customer satisfaction surveys in the different subsidiaries

Product development

  • Keep a strong link with Corporate and local innovation / R&D / technical teams to permanently ensure involvement of the Asian teams in the pet food innovation projects
  • Prioritize and plan the different launch of products/services in coordination with regional and country petfood teams
  • Project manager for product/services developments to ensure achievement of marketing & business objectives
  • Develop the launch kit for new products (marketing and launch plan, operational marketing tools, launch actions proposals…)
  • Follow up proper execution of launch plans

Operational Marketing

  • Manage the brand architecture at Regional level in coordination with Corporate marketing to implement marketing actions according to the market and customer needs
  • Define regional marketing plan in line with global marketing plan and strategy
  • Support the country pet food marketing teams in the preparation and implementation of their Marketing Plan consistent with the brands strategy (positioning, price, distribution, and branding strategy…)
  • Coordinate and execute global brand communication plans to achieve the objectives of the brand and to ensure brand consistency
  • Monitor the respect of the brands guidelines for all the communication materials at the point of sale to ensure correct communication to the customer
  • Monitor the annual media planning at Asian regional level in coordination with country pet food marketing teams
  • Coordinate pet food company presence and image at the global Asia external exhibitions, trade fairs and customers events
  • Support country pet food marketing teams in the operational marketing actions (commercial brochures and tools, launch of products, promotion, animation of Point of Sales, web, and social network presence, etc.)
  • Animate the Asia pet food marketing community

THE SUCCESFULL APPLICANT:

  • Relevant bachelors or master’s degree in Marketing, Animal Science, Animal Nutrition, Veterinary,
  • Minimum 5 to 8 years working experience in FMCG industry, Pet Care being a plus
  • Experience in trade-marketing and distribution management as well as a multi-channel expertise (SMS, web, social networks)
  • Capacity to work in a matrix environment: multi-cultural and multi-countries.
  • English is compulsory. A second Asian language will be a plus.
  • Strong relational skills and ability to work in team.
  • Project management skills.
  • Capacity to work under pressure, result oriented.
  • High level of autonomy, proactive and source of proposals.
  • Frequent business trips within the Asia zone are required (around 30% of the time)
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