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Newell Brands Associate Manager, Product Marketing-O&R in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Associate Manager, Product Marketing – O&R

Location: Chicago, IL

Reports to: Manager, Product Marketing – Outdoor and Recreation

Job Summary:

The Associate Manager, Product Marketing leads and coordinates all aspects of the new product development process for projects that are initiated by marketing and sales functions. These projects are usually derivative in nature, but are critical to the success of the division and our customer base as they deliver upon near term opportunities that drive POS at shelf.


  • Initiates, plans and executes projects using established NewellBrands product development stage-gate framework

  • Leads cross-functional project planning and status meetings toensure project time, cost and quality objectives are met

  • Supports Product Marketing Manager as a liaison between global brandmarketing and sales planning functions with respect to new project initiatives

  • Create new product and packaging briefs and work requests andfacilitates internal and external approvals of assets

  • Ensures product and packaging marketing communications andmarketing adaptations comply with brand guidelines and are on-strategy andconsistent

  • Develops project P&L documentation

  • Supports sales planning team to provide seasonal and promotional assortmentrecommendations

  • Identifies and mitigates project risks

Qualificationsand Experience:

  • Four-year College/University degree

  • 2-5+ years of marketing, project management and/or generalmanagement work experience

  • Highly effective organization and planning skills

  • Logical and creative problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Exhibits self-confidence

  • Proficiency in project planning methodologies and tools such as MSProject (or similar), critical path planning, status tracking

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.