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Newell Brands Assistant Manager, Sales Planning in Atlanta, Georgia

Position Title: Assistant – Sales Planning

Location: Fishers, IN or Atlanta, GA

Reports to: Manager, Sales Planning


The role of this job is to commercialize sales and marketing programs within assigned channels or customers of distribution and to identify channel-specific business-building opportunities; work cross functionally to deliver sales and profit results through commercialization of the overarching brand/trade strategies to the customer/channel.

Specific Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Customer Planning and Execution

  • Contributes to the annual salesplanning process relative to area of responsibility.

  • Partnerswith sales team to ensures plans are built to meet division sales budget andtrade spend guidelines.

  • ExecutesDSMP plans in assigned channels to meet division goals to align with brand andbusiness unit strategic plans

  • Plans trade spend strategy tomaximize ROI for both Newell and retail partners.

  • Quantifies and identifies risks andopportunities to achieving sales budget.

Forescasting, Pricing, and Trade FundManagement

  • Manages Customer Monthly and outmonths/quarter internal sales calls.

  • Generates promotional P&L’s toensure sales and profit metrics are being achieved.

  • Prepares product mix recommendations.

  • For the retail partner/at thecustomer level,

  • For the business profitability

  • Understands what trade funds or customerprogram spend is available or needed for programming.

  • Analyzes the effectiveness of tradespend within area of responsibility.

Market, Shopper, and Channel / End-UserInsights

  • Compiles market, shopper / end-user,and channel knowledge gaps and creates a summary for the business toreview.

  • Manages timelines and deliverablesfor all line/catalog reviews

  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (emphasis in business/marketingor related field), MBA or other advanced degree highly preferred

  • Possesses creative problem solvingskills to overcome barriers and close opportunities.

  • Ability to think creatively, generate options,build consensus, and execute.

  • Comfort dealing with ambiguity and a fast-pacedentrepreneurial environment.

  • Aptitude for both strategic thinking anddetail-oriented operational management.

  • Collaborating with partners and otherorganizations to achieve results

  • Up to10% travel may be required

  • Fluent in English (verbal andwritten)

  • Preferred 1-3 years of experience working with aleading CPG company (Trade Marketing, Sales, Finance, or related position)

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply