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At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Frontline Marketing Portfolio Activation Manager – Nigeria

Ref No: R-54167
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time

Job Description Summary
Focus, Scope, & Impact:

OU Front-Line Marketing Portfolio Activation Manager will:

  • Manage the marketing plans and integration of plans in country/region with the relevant bottler. Also integrate plans with local commercial strategies together with Franchise team and bottler (objectives, DME investments, tracking execution and success metrics, activity calendars, including Innovation projects and IMX Campaigns).
  • Provide input on Regional brand plans (activities, calendars, execution of allocated DME) and local innovation opportunities
  • Co-create on development of market-level innovation projects and provide market input for OU led IMX campaigns (as applicable)
  • Oversee localization and real-time amplification of IMX campaigns within the country/region, providing input to relevant OU IMX team
  • Manage brand activation at the local level, including POSM activations, consumer promotions, experiential marketing and events (leveraging mkt assets), in coordination with bottlers
  • Lead country/region marketing preparation and participation in key business System Review meetings. Support coordination of Franchise routines together with Franchise Managers
  • Work closely with Platform services to ensure timely procurement process management and compliance related to brand activations. Ensure compliance on brand guidelines for any communication materials by Bottlers
  • OU Front-Line Marketing Portfolio Activation Manager will be the key marketing representative of respective country/region with the overall responsibility for the local relevance, alignment and implementation of marketing plans. Work closely with Franchise team, Bottlers and collaborate across all functions to deliver the plan as measured by volume, share and profit

Key Success Parameters

  • Significant mkt and leadership experience (6-8+ years).
  • Direct experience with marketing activation
  • Business and commercial acumen.
  • Ideally experience working with TCCC external partners (bottlers and customers)
  • Experience working in cross-functional and cross-geographical teams is preferred

Work Focus:

  • Ability to provide nuanced country/regional level input on marketing strategy and plans (e.g. consumer / shopper insights)
  • Ability to develop relationships with key bottlers and ensure alignment and buy-in on mkt agenda
  • Ability to coordinate full details (calendars, resources, metrics) of local activation with Bottlers
  • Ability to identify needs for campaign localization or customization as necessary
  • Ability to provide input on media buying (in partnership with Mkt procurement), as necessary

Communication Focus:

  • Role will require frequent communication with OU Frontline Marketing Region Lead, OU Category Brand Teams, OU IMX team, OU C&CL team, and Franchise teams.  It interacts and influences all relevant functions of the local franchise
  • Role will also interact frequently with Bottlers

Application Closing Date
12th April, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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