Brand Manager

$40 - $50 hourly
Job Category: Marketing
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 140867
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LaSalle Network is partnered with a leading player in the beverage industry, known for its innovative products and strong brand presence globally. Our client is committed to delivering high-quality beverages that inspire and refresh their consumers.

They are seeking a dynamic and strategic Brand Manager to join their marketing. This is a W-2 contract position that may have the possibility of transitioning to a permanent role based on performance and business needs. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and executing marketing strategies to drive the growth and profitability of their brands. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including sales, product development, and external agencies to achieve brand objectives.

Brand Manager Responsibilities:
  • Develop comprehensive brand plans and strategies to achieve sales and profitability targets
  • Conduct market research and analyze consumer behavior, market trends and competitor activities to identify opportunities
  • Drive brand positioning, messaging and creative development across various marketing channels
  • Manage advertising campaigns, promotions and product launches from ideation to execution
  • Collaborate with external agencies and internal stakeholders to develop marketing materials and ensure brand consistency
  • Monitor and analyze brand performance metrics and make data-driven decisions to optimize marketing activities
  • Work closely with sales teams to develop and implement trade marketing initiatives
  • Build strong relationships with key retail partners and distributors to maximize brand visibility and sales
  • Prepare and present regular reports and updates to senior management on brand performance, initiatives and ROI

Brand Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration or a related field. MBA preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience as a Brand Manager or similar role in the beverage industry
  • Strong understanding of marketing principles, consumer behavior and brand management
  • Experience in developing and executing marketing campaigns across multiple channels (digital, social, traditional media)
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and trends
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Creative thinker with a strategic mindset and a passion for beverages
  • Must be based in Chicago or the surrounding Chicagoland area

Please apply today if this opportunity sounds interesting!

Thank you,

Cas Ngiramowai
Sr. Marketing Recruiter
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries.

LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here