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Assistant Commercialization Manager

Posted Date:  Sep 9, 2022
Requisition Number:  114793

Job Location: Mississauga, Canada



Assistant Commercialization Manager (Project Management)


About The Hershey Company:


The Hershey Company, headquartered in Hershey, Pa., is a global confectionery leader known for bringing goodness to the world through its chocolate, sweets, mints and other great-tasting snacks. Hershey has approximately 22,000 employees around the world who work every day to deliver delicious, quality products. The company has more than 80 brands around the world that drive more than $7.4 billion in annual revenues, including such iconic brand names as Hershey's, Reese's, Hershey's Kisses, Jolly Rancher, Ice Breakers and Brookside. Building on its core business, Hershey is expanding its portfolio to include a broader range of delicious snacks. The company remains focused on growing its presence in key international markets while continuing to extend its competitive advantage in North America.


At Hershey, goodness has always been about more than delicious products. For more than 120 years,

Hershey has been committed to operating fairly, ethically and sustainably. Hershey founder, Milton Hershey, created the Milton Hershey School in 1909 and since then the company has focused on giving underserved children the skills and support they need to be successful. Today, the company continues this social purpose through 'Nourishing Minds,' a global initiative that provides basic nutrition to help children learn and grow. From neighborhoods across the United States to the streets of Shanghai and Mumbai and villages of West Africa, our goal is to nourish one million minds by 2020.


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Work on leading edge innovation for the Canadian market touching all our beloved brands at Hershey’s and paving the way for the future of the company.

This position requires a dynamic, high energy and resilient project manager to execute complex innovation projects that are critical to deliver company goals.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Project management – leading a large number of projects of varying complexity through the      commercialization process from launch to execution
  • Developing and accessing business plans and recommendations
  • Innovation tracking
  • Fostering strong connectivity with cross-functional teams, international teams and senior management
  • Ideating against consumer insights and trends
  • Crafting new ways forward in Innovation


Skills, Knowledge and Education Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with experience across a wide breadth of audiences including Senior Management
  • Demonstrated proficiency in project management
  • Overall business knowledge and holistic general management approach
  • Strong leadership skills – ability to manage a cross-functional team and many stake holders
  • Ability to nurture and contribute to innovation with creative problem solving / innovative solutions approach
  • Dynamic, high energy, curious and resilient individual who can thrive in a constantly evolving environment



  • MBA or B. Comm. with Marketing major preferred
  • Strong consideration for candidates with or working towards PMP or CAPM



  • 6+ months marketing/project management experience (co-op experience will be considered)


Benefits and Perks of Working at Hershey Canada:

  • Of course… exposure to some of the finest chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products.
  • Strong marketing and leadership training and development
  • A flexible work environment including recently renovated workspace and ability to work from home • Corporate social responsibility programs - because we should leave the world a little better than we found it.
  • Fantastic rewards & recognition programs




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