Senior Brand Manager - Battle Leader

Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Kimberly-Clark is seeking a Senior Brand Manager - Battle Leader / Must Win Mission - Family Care in Chicago, IL!

Relocation Assistance Provided

You're not the person who will settle for just any role. Neither are we. Because we're out to create Better Care for a Better World, and that takes a certain kind of person and teams who care about making a difference. Here, you'll bring your professional expertise, talent, and drive to building and managing our portfolio of iconic, ground-breaking brands. In your Senior Brand Manager role, you'll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world. It starts with YOU.

You are a skilled marketer accountable for driving business planning and marketing execution for large innovation initiatives one of our iconic brands in the US. The desired outcome is sustainable organic growth with a clear foundation of consumer insights, brand positioning and innovation and marketing plans that result in sales, profit, share and equity gain. This position must focus on the consumer and put them at the center of everything you do. You will provide work direction and influence cross-functional partners in a matrix organization to include R&E, Supply Chain, Finance, Insights & Analytics, and Sales. This role reports to the GM, Intimate Care.


  • This role provides marketing leadership to support critical must win Intimate Care innovation commercialization approach across dry and flushable wipes and helps drives synergies across both platforms
  • Analyzes consumer data, market share and sales reports to understand brand performance, product health and to track progress against critical business initiatives
  • Collaborates with agency partners to drive disruptive communication
  • Participates in customer business planning process and collaborates with Sales Strategy team and Channel Development team to ensure delivery of net sales and market share objectives
  • Collaborates with Strategy & Innovation counterparts and directs the brand to ensure the brand promise and purpose is woven through all brand activities
  • Contributes to the development and execution of portfolio pack, pricing, trade promotion and distribution strategies
  • Leads the process of materials preparation for workshops and steering committees
  • Provide project management support using Agile tools (e.g., ADO)
  • Provides daily work direction to cross functional team members

About Us:

Huggies®. Kleenex®. Cottonelle®. Scott®. Kotex®. Poise®. Depend®. Kimberly-Clark Professional®. You already know our legendary brands-and so does the rest of the world. In fact, millions of people use Kimberly-Clark products every day. We know that these amazing Kimberly-Clark products wouldn't exist without talented professionals, like you.

At Kimberly-Clark, you'll be part of the best team committed to driving innovation, growth and impact. We're founded on 150 years of market leadership, and we're always looking for new and better ways to perform - so there's your open door of opportunity. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark; you just need to log on!

About You:

You're driven to perform at the highest level possible, and you appreciate a performance culture fueled by authentic caring. You want to be part of a company actively dedicated to sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development.

To succeed in this role, you will need the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing/Business related field
  • Minimum of 8-10 years prior marketing experience in brand management
  • High familiarity with brand development planning, innovation and creative ideation processes.
  • Strong skills and experience with diagnosing and resolving complex problems and opportunities.
  • Experience of developing marketing plans including digital media agency management, personalization, consumer-led audience strategy.
  • Demonstrated capability of building a strong, positive, and caring team culture and build talent.
  • Ability to craft vision and strategy and make it come to life with actionable plans.
  • Strong analytical, decision making, influence, and compelling communication skills.
  • Strong project mgmt. and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire cross functional teams to deliver strong innovation plans.
  • Preferred (not essential, but desired):

  • Graduate degree in Marketing or Business Administration
  • Previous team leadership and or formal coaching/mentoring accountability
  • Experience with Agile ways of working

Total Benefits: For a complete overview, see

Hybrid Work Arrangements: You're looking to make a difference. When and where it works best for you. And at Kimberly Clark, we're constantly exploring new ideas on how, when, and where we can best achieve results. When you join our team, you'll experience Flex That Works, flexible work (hybrid) arrangements that empower you to have purposeful time in the office and partner with your leader to make flexibility work for both you and the business.

To Be Considered:

Click the Apply button and complete the online application process. A member of our recruiting team will review your application and follow up if you seem like a great fit for this role.

And finally, the fine print…
For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

Additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role are available upon request. You may contact 866-444-4516 or for assistance. You must include the six digit Job # with your request.

This role is available for candidates already authorized to work in the role's country only.


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