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Future Opportunity Associate Marketing Manager

Posted Date:  Sep 7, 2023
Requisition Number:  119479

Job Title: Associate Marketing Manager


Job Location: Mississauga, Ontario (Hybrid)



The Hershey Company


Hershey Canada Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hershey Company (New York Stock Exchange: HSY) that manufactures, distributes and sells confectionery, snack, refreshment and grocery products in Canada.  The Hershey Company is one of Canada’s leading chocolate and confectionary companies with a strong portfolio of brands that delight consumers every day.  Major Canadian brands include OH HENRY! HERSHEY’S KISSES, BROOKSIDE, POT OF GOLD, JOLLY RANCHER, REESE’S, TWIZZLERS, HERSHEY’S, SKOR, CHIPITS and ICEBREAKERS.


 At The Hershey Company, we're committed to making a difference in the communities where we live, work and do business. This commitment dates from the earliest years of our company and is a vital part both of our heritage and of who we are today.


Position Summary

The position will be responsible for assisting the Marketing Manager (MM) in the comprehensive management of the Brand Portfolio to achieve growth targets. 



What will you do?

  • Leading cross-functional teams on commercialization projects, ownership of critical path, team accountability, Gate process, proactively flags risk with solution-focused mindset
  • Supports MM in development of Strategy
  • Supports MM in consumer, shopper, category insights in collaboration with insights team -proactively driving these insights into actions to drive the business
  • Collaborates with Sales Strategy & Shopper marketing on Go-to-Market launch of program, including providing IMC plan, product spec, images, samples and other marketing inputs to support sell-in story
  • Supports Field Sales in the development and execution of retail programs (coupons, focus sell, etc.)
  • DME budget management, budget planning for upcoming years & in-year mgmt.
  • Supports MM in graphic development, briefing agencies and approval process
  • Close collaboration with OMNI team on holistic communication strategy & asset planning
  • Coordinate effectively with agency partners and internal teams




  • Post secondary education – preferably Commerce (B. Com) or Business (B.BA)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with experience across a wide breadth of audiences
  • Overall business knowledge and holistic general management approach
  • Strong leadership skills – ability to manage and collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Project management experience (timelines, budgets) a plus
  • Strategic thinker with analytical abilities
  • Ability to use creative problem solving / innovative solutions approach
  • Demonstrated ability to be accountable for sales and income results
  • Experience with P&Ls/Cost accounting
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Marketing experience preferred; 2-4 years experience



Benefits and Perks of Working at Hershey Canada:

  • Of course… exposure to some of the finest chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products.
  • Health and Wellness Reimbursement program as well as other great employee benefits.
  • Corporate social responsibility programs - because we should leave the world a little better than we found it
  • Fantastic reward and recognition programs.
  • Flextime with required core working hours of 9:30 am to 3:00 pm.
  • Working in a LEED certified and open concept environment.
  • Working for a company recognized as one of the best in the GTA!



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