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Assistant Marketing Manager

Date:  Jan 13, 2021

Salisbury, MD, US, 21804

Req ID:  31982
Job Function:  Sales & Marketing

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


The Assistant Marketing Manager position within Perdue’s Marketing organization is an integral part of the brand team. Assistant Marketing Manager responsibilities are focused on supporting the brand’s success within the industry by developing and executing effective marketing strategies for brand competitiveness.


Relocation packages are available for eligible candidates.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and execution of annual and long-term marketing plans, marketing communication programs, and promotional brand activities
  • Lead cross functional teams to execute with excellence, ensuring the on-time launch of marketing initiatives – including product and packaging innovation, renovation, and cost-savings initiatives
  • Lead package design projects and other packaging updates as needed
  • Analyze and report business performance monthly, including market share, volume and revenue trends and drivers, brand profitability, and competitive performance
  • Manage marketing budgets and product P&Ls
  • Collaborate with Sales to support customer programs
  • Advance consumer insights and brand strategy

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in business administration (Marketing emphasis preferred) plus 1-3 years of related work experience; 2+ years of branded consumer product marketing experience is highly preferred

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Excellent interpersonal as well as oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams, including strong time management skills and a proven ability to initiate, organize, prioritize, and meet business commitments
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize data and form logical conclusions
  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Enthusiasm for understanding the consumer and a passion for marketing

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Salisbury