Kruger Products L.P.is most well known as the
leading manufacturer and distributor of Canada’s leading Tissue Brands
(including CashmereÂ®, PurexÂ®, ScottiesÂ®’, SpongeTowelsÂ®, White SwanÂ® and
EmbassyÂ®) for both the consumer and away from home markets, but we’re quickly becoming
known as one of Canada’s best places to work as well.
We are leaders in our communities, leaders in
sustainability, and leaders in connecting with our consumers. Our headquarters
is in Mississauga, ON, but we proudly have nearly 2,500 employees spread across
seven manufacturing plants in Quebec, British Columbia, Ontario, and Tennessee.
Our publically-traded entity, KP Tissue Inc., is listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange under the symbol KPT. We recently acquired Metro Paper Industries to
continue to build on our leadership position in the industry.
Our majority shareholder, Kruger Inc., is a
Canadian-based manufacturing company in a variety of other industry sectors
including renewable energy, publication papers, forest products, paperboard and
packaging, wines and spirits, and recycling.
We know our people are our greatest competitive
advantage, and we strive to help them grow, succeed, innovate, and make our
company even better each and every day.
Better yet, we are now looking for qualified
candidates to join our growing team!
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Contract: 13 Months
The Marketing Manager executes marketing programs
including consumer promotions, coupon activities and website updates. The
Marketing Manager is responsible for communicating marketing support activities
with Sales and Trade Marketing. The incumbent is expected to provide
recommendations on assigned projects and accountabilities covering such areas
as budget control, packaging and consumer promotions. He/she will achieve this
by keeping up-to-date on all trade publications and information updates
available to the Marketing Team.
- Execute consumer promotions, tactical initiatives and website updates
and ensure all information is communicated both internally and externally.
- Monitor, analyze and report competitive activity including advertising
and pricing. Regularly update competitive product samples.
- Complete monthly reports including FT Monthly update, Nielsen analysis
and QA report.
- Through the AIM process, launch new Facial Tissue SKU’s from idea
submission through to completion by managing internal stakeholders including
Product Development, Sales and Finance.
- Execute packaging changes by coordinating activities with external
suppliers and mill employees.
- Assist with the execution of advertising and Public Relations
- Manage Scotties Facebook initiatives and provide admin support for
promotion and product related consumer posts.
- Complete the annual Business Review and assist in the preparation of the
Marketing Plan as well as category reviews.
- Manage the Advertising & Promotion budget including Purchase Orders,
invoicing, reconciliation and monthly accruals.
- Oversee the multi-brand breast cancer
cause support for Scotties, Cashmere, Purex and SpongeTowels.
- Manage the Scotties Tournament of
WHAT YOU WILL BRING
IN IT FOR YOU
University degree or MBA with Marketing focus
3-5 years of marketing experience; Assistant or Brand Manager level in
packaged goods marketing. Advertising exposure an asset.
Proficient in all Microsoft support software; Excel, Word and PowerPoint
as well as Workstation Plus
skills; excellent project management and multitasking, analytical,
creative, excellent written and presentation skills, ability to lead and
manage others, package design development experience and demonstrate a
keen interest in design or fashion.
People:You will be part of the Kruger Products team
Company:Kruger Products has been named one of GTA’s Top Employers
for the past seven consecutive years as well, named Forbes 2019 Canada's
Kruger Products is an equal opportunity employer and
encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Accommodation will be provided in all parts
of the hiring process as required under KPLP’s Accessibility Policy and
Multi-Year Accessibility Plan - 1.04.33.Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
We thank all applicants for their interest in Kruger
Products but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.