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Summary

Brand Manager

Reporting to the Marketing Director, the Brand Manager for Rubicon’s Flagship Brand, Simply Bare is a rare opportunity to take the lead on what is rapidly becoming one of the best thought-of cannabis brands in the country. You will be responsible for all aspects of building the brand – from creating data-driven consumer insights to annual brand planning and positioning. While working with the internal team and agencies to develop ground-breaking communications, you will ensure excellent execution, providing top notch data analysis and reporting.You are someone who thrives in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment and have a proven track record of consumer-centric brand building. You feel comfortable with strategy and getting your hands dirty in execution. There isn’t a problem you aren’t willing to solve from a branding perspective. 

Purpose of the Brand Manager role

  • Ensures continued progression of brand health through evolving brand positioning with consumer/shopper driven insights in mind
  • Leads the strategic annual brand planning cycle, ensuring strong executable plans are embedded across the company
  • Role models the mission, vision and values of Rubicon Organics and instilling passion for our brands company wide

 We are looking for an outstanding Brand Manager:

  • Possesses an agile, hands on leadership style with a passion for consumer marketing 
  • Has the ability to inspire and relate to all employees, from Marketing Assistant to CEO
  • Acts as a leader who wants to deliver a broad business impact, through both team participation and individual contribution 

 Responsibilities 

BRAND

  • Develops and implements brand activations brief from an aligned Annual Planning Cycle, to actively improve brand awareness, consideration and conversion
  • Collaborates with the innovation team and cross-functional partners in the development of new product ideas and platforms, product improvements or value engineering, and new product activation strategies. 

DATA DRIVEN INSIGHT

  • Accountable for brand health and performance through monitoring and mitigating critical brand metrics including awareness, trial, penetration, brand equity measures, value/volume share, distribution, ROS, forecasting, price compliance, etc.
  • Monitors and reports on market trends, research outcomes and competitors’ effectiveness 

COMMERCIAL

  • Has ownership of full brand P&L with an eye to drive strong GM% through COGS and Sales efficiencies
  • Partners with sales team to develop channels strategies including implications for assortment, merchandising, pricing and sizing, new business opportunities, and tracking of new item distribution and performance

COMMUNICATION

  • Develops and oversees the execution of a data-influenced marketing strategies with a heavy focus on digital marketing channels
  • Measures and reports on performance of all marketing campaigns, assesses KPIs and ROI

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years proven working experience in brand marketing in a consumer driven category
  • Proven ability to develop and implement consumer driven brand strategies 
  • Data-driven thinking partnered with a creative mind
  • Solid verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to influence cross-functional teams
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to adapt and thrive in an atmosphere of constant change
  • Degree in marketing or a related business field