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Assistant Brand Mamager - IC Incubator

Job ID: R-10882 Category: Marketing Location: Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality Date posted: 05/19/2021
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Job Scope:
UL IC category enjoys a double-digit growth in recent years, driven by up-to-trend market strategy and exciting product innovation. This role will work as a business owner from end to end, including new opportunity detection, new business model building, P&L managing, brand strategy planning, product development & campaign deployment.

Job Responsibilities: 
1)    Business Strategy Planning 
- Detect and develop new IC opportunity from 0 to 1
- Explore IC unmet needs via deep understanding of external market & consumers
- Deliver strategic portfolio roadmap & build tailor-made business model via channels/activations/digital/media

2)    NPD Innovations/Renovations
- Manage innovation & renovation projects as a project leader through agile and flexible UL incubator way of working
- Fully lead cross functions from insights understanding, concept development, product development via inhouse or OEM model, to product launch deployment
- Lead NPD launch plans, selling stories and channel strategies (both online & offline), customer sell-in and legal & regulatory issues
-    Manage business case and P&L accurately

3)    Brand Building 
- Tailor-made IMC plans to serve different business models
- Co-lead brand campaign/activations (esp. EC & digital commerce channels), with the full scope of campaign planning, asset production, media strategy, social, content and omni-channel visibility 
- Lead co-branding/IP collaborations from exploration, concept development to campaign landing
- Manage brand & marketing investment effectively

4)    Daily sales and market monitoring
- Monitor product daily sales performance and sell-in progress
- Always-on monitor and analyze competitors’ brand & product performance, support to new opportunity investigation if needed


Key Skills:
1.    Strong mindset of entrepreneurship and ownership
2.    Insightful understanding towards consumers and shoppers
3.    Sensitive to new opportunities and embrace changes
4.    Proactive learner and fast executer in new areas
5.    Excellent communication skills to both internal and external stakeholders
6.    Multi-task management and on-time delivery
7.    Both good at science & art, i.e. logical thinking & good sense of aesthetics)

Job Requirements:
•    Bachelor degree and above
•    Passion for self-development and self-growth
•    At least 2-3 years MKT related working experience in FMCG category, either delivered an impactful IMC or co-led a full innovation process
•    Incubator/ start-up experience preferred
•    Project management experience preferred
•    Supportive and good team spirits
•    Fluent in English in both verbal and written expression

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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