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Energizer Director, Global Marketing - Auto Care in Danbury, Connecticut

This is Energizer

Energizer Holdings is leading the charge to connect our brands, our people and the products we offer to the world more than anyone else. Together, we're creating a game plan for the future – one that defines where and how we'll play, and what it takes to win.

Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared values and passion for winning make us one team. Whatever your specialty, you'll find that excelling at Energizer Holdings provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected.

Position Summary

The Director, Global Marketing- Auto Category is responsible for leading the overall Auto Appearance Category globally, including establishing the Appearance Category strategy and developing the Business and Marketing plans to achieve profit, sales, brand, and share goals.   

Accountabilities

  • Team Leadership

  • Collaboration

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Initiative

  • Influencing

  • Developing Others

  • Driving Results

  • Change and Innovation

Specific Accountabilities

  • Leads one of the Energizer Auto Categories, including reporting to leadership of business performance, issues and opportunities

  • Engages the organization in the development of the Business Plan and Marketing Plan that engages our colleagues, customers and consumers and creates a competitive advantage*        *

  • Leads a team of Marketing professionals to develop and deploy the Marketing Plans (portfolio, packaging, pricing, and distribution) in line with the Auto Category strategy

  • Leads and develops 3 year Strategic Plan (“plan on a page”) in line with company priorities

  • Leads and shapes the 3 year Product Plan

  • Develops the Annual Marketing Plan – Collaborates closely with global colleagues to ensure a holistic category business plan is deployed to the organization. This includes global marketing strategies, media guidelines, new product development, pricing strategies, visibility and distribution guidelines.

  • Proactively identifies trends/risks to delivering the plan and helps lead and drive corrective action

  • Provides full transparency to leadership on key issues as they impact business performance and company goals

  • Proactively assesses & assertively responds to market changes

  • Understands competitive intelligence and changing market place dynamics to input into global strategies

  • May also perform additional duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience

  • 4 year college degree (Marketing / Business Administration preferred)

  • English proficiency required. Additional languages beneficial.

  • Outstanding written, verbal and presentation skills

  • Min. of 7 years (CPG preferred) business experience with at least 5 years' marketing leadership experience on global brands

  • Min. of 7 years' experience in influencing all levels of a global organization

  • Diverse experience across multiple countries

  • Outstanding coaching and people leadership capabilities

  • Experience in leading strategy development in line with corporate strategic direction

  • Min. 7 years of marketing experience including brand development, strategy, planning, 4P (pricing strategy, distribution, product and visibility) development and execution including new product development.

  • Understanding of modern and traditional trade channels

  • Agency Management – Experience leading an RFP process, agency assessment, evaluations and ongoing agency management.

  • Strong understanding of Consumer Insights and Research

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Advanced degree (MBA, Masters, or equivalent)

  • CPG background working across global brands

  • Previous international experience

Working Relationships & Environment

Working Relationships

  • Reports to the Global Category Leader, Auto Care

  • Critical working relationships internally include Integrated Supply Chain, Commercial, R&D, Finance, and Legal. External engagement with agency partners as required

Work Environment

  • Travel Requirements: 20-30%

An Offer to Grow On

Energizer offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical and retirement savings coverage, paid holidays. Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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