May 3, 2019

Interim Brand Manager

The Hain Celestial Group - Celestial Seasonings

Basic Purpose
This position is responsible for the management and business development of the Celestial Seasoning brand on an interim basis, covering for a maternity leave. This position will be a minimum of three months and a maximum of six months in length.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Identifies key business drivers and opportunities based on competitive/category trends, track & report on business results, and lead all budget related activities for financial planning
• Manages development plans with R&D, Packaging Design and Operations inclusive of developing detailed manufacturing forecasts with input from Sales, Operations and Finance
• Oversees long term project management functions on the innovation of current products and commercialization of new product initiatives
• Oversees the development and execution of shopper marketing plans for key customers and partner with Sales teams to drive category growth
• Assist the Director of Marketing in managing agency partners and in supporting research projects
• Ensures excellent execution of marketing initiatives
• Provides backup assistance to other members of the marketing team, as directed
• Assists with other projects, as needed
• Must be a quick learner, fun, collaborative, and love tea!

Minimum Requirements:
Minimum five years’ experience in consumer packaged goods marketing capacity or related role. Because this is an interim role, there is some flexibility here but must have some marketing experience.

• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, MBA preferred or equivalent
• Experience with AC Nielsen or IRI preferred
• Experience analyzing marketing data & translating to recommendations
• Ability to monitor budgets and report on P/L activity associated with assigned marketing initiatives
• Excellent creative instincts and comfort with visual design
• Demonstrated project management and leadership skills
• Previous demonstration of managing marketing mix including shopper marketing, social, print & television media
• Experience managing external agencies
• Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize multiple priorities and strong attention to detail.
• Computer skills including MS Office programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel PowerPoint.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate (verbal/writing) effectively.
• Self-motivated and strong analytical / problem solving skills.
• Ability to collaborate at all levels of the organization and across other functional areas.
• Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
• Preferred knowledge of the Consumer Product Goods Industry.


Please send inquiries to Blair Price at