Territory Sales Manager - Rockville, MD

Mars
Remote or Rockville, MD
**Territory Sales Manager, Rockville, MD**

**(Grocery Channel)**

The Territory Sales Manager (TSM) role is an entry point into our Mars Wrigley sales organization. The position is responsible for achieving sales KPI objectives assigned by Mars Wrigley in a defined geographic channel specific territory. TSM's execute company strategies and priorities at the retail level in order to drive channel and customer GSV. This position is field based and reports directly to a Regional Team Leader.

The position requires a high degree of integrity with the ability to work efficiently and effectively in an independent fashion without direct supervision. Individual territory performance is highly visible to the organization and key performance indicators (KPI's) are measured and reported on a daily basis to enable the Company to evaluate TSM performance. Associates are evaluated and compensated for their performance against these KPI's.

**What are we looking for?**

+ A Bachelor's degree, or HS Diploma and equivalent work experience

+ Ability to lift 40lbs

+ Able to sit, stand and/or drive for long periods of time, as well as frequently bend, kneel and stoop

+ Ability to walk for a minimum of 6 ½ hours per day

+ Demonstrate ability to work remotely

+ Subject to outside weather conditions and changing climates

+ Must live within territory boundaries

+ Ability to travel overnight if required

**What would be nice to have?**

+ A Bachelor's degree and significant experience in field sales and territory management

+ 2 years with at least one year of selling experience

+ Prior Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and/or retail sales experience

+ Prior selling experience in the convenience, grocery or Walmart channels.

**What would be your key responsibilities?**

+ Leverage fact based selling tools and technology to sell the company's strategic focus areas and priorities to Key Decision Makers (KDM). These include assortment priorities (core and innovation), shelving objectives and planograms, and incremental displays both permanent and temporary.

+ Customize and implement advanced selling tools and fact-based selling strategies to achieve orders and sustainable results resulting in increased share and gross sales for the company and the customer.

+ Where applicable, sell in contracts which will support delivery of the distribution, shelving and merchandising objectives. Enforce compliance throughout the year by providing business updates to the store decision makers. Execute trade and/or product payment commitment (where applicable).

+ Measure and evaluate specific territory business (KPI's, trends, gaps/opportunities, what's working/not working). Provide solutions where gaps exist and execute these solutions accordingly. Own and lead this territory story with management team.

+ Partner with 3rd party providers (where applicable) to execute merchandising required after the sales initiatives are sold in (i.e. displays, seasonal, shelving initiatives, distribution/on shelf availability).

+ Prepare materials for all in-store and HQ sales presentations. Utilize advanced sales tools to develop fact-based presentations (i.e. syndicated data, retail link) that will result in KPI achievement and sustainable share and sales growth.

+ Leverage data and demonstrate strong priority setting to deliver channel/retailer specific Seasonal sell thru targets.

+ Participate in team conference calls, training and attend all sales meetings.

+ Responsible for storage facility and managing product rotation, inventory allocation, supplies, etc., in an efficient and effective way.

**What can you expect from Mars?**

+ The opportunity to learn, develop and take charge of your own career.

+ An industry competitive salary and benefits package.

+ To be respected and valued.

+ The Five Principles at the center of every decision we make

+ The opportunity to work cross functionally, add value and impact a better world for generations to come.

+ This position provides a company vehicle.

Territory Sales Manager - Rockville, MD

Mars
Remote or Rockville, MD
**Territory Sales Manager, Rockville, MD**

**(Grocery Channel)**

The Territory Sales Manager (TSM) role is an entry point into our Mars Wrigley sales organization. The position is responsible for achieving sales KPI objectives assigned by Mars Wrigley in a defined geographic channel specific territory. TSM's execute company strategies and priorities at the retail level in order to drive channel and customer GSV. This position is field based and reports directly to a Regional Team Leader.

The position requires a high degree of integrity with the ability to work efficiently and effectively in an independent fashion without direct supervision. Individual territory performance is highly visible to the organization and key performance indicators (KPI's) are measured and reported on a daily basis to enable the Company to evaluate TSM performance. Associates are evaluated and compensated for their performance against these KPI's.

**What are we looking for?**

+ A Bachelor's degree, or HS Diploma and equivalent work experience

+ Ability to lift 40lbs

+ Able to sit, stand and/or drive for long periods of time, as well as frequently bend, kneel and stoop

+ Ability to walk for a minimum of 6 ½ hours per day

+ Demonstrate ability to work remotely

+ Subject to outside weather conditions and changing climates

+ Must live within territory boundaries

+ Ability to travel overnight if required

**What would be nice to have?**

+ A Bachelor's degree and significant experience in field sales and territory management

+ 2 years with at least one year of selling experience

+ Prior Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and/or retail sales experience

+ Prior selling experience in the convenience, grocery or Walmart channels.

**What would be your key responsibilities?**

+ Leverage fact based selling tools and technology to sell the company's strategic focus areas and priorities to Key Decision Makers (KDM). These include assortment priorities (core and innovation), shelving objectives and planograms, and incremental displays both permanent and temporary.

+ Customize and implement advanced selling tools and fact-based selling strategies to achieve orders and sustainable results resulting in increased share and gross sales for the company and the customer.

+ Where applicable, sell in contracts which will support delivery of the distribution, shelving and merchandising objectives. Enforce compliance throughout the year by providing business updates to the store decision makers. Execute trade and/or product payment commitment (where applicable).

+ Measure and evaluate specific territory business (KPI's, trends, gaps/opportunities, what's working/not working). Provide solutions where gaps exist and execute these solutions accordingly. Own and lead this territory story with management team.

+ Partner with 3rd party providers (where applicable) to execute merchandising required after the sales initiatives are sold in (i.e. displays, seasonal, shelving initiatives, distribution/on shelf availability).

+ Prepare materials for all in-store and HQ sales presentations. Utilize advanced sales tools to develop fact-based presentations (i.e. syndicated data, retail link) that will result in KPI achievement and sustainable share and sales growth.

+ Leverage data and demonstrate strong priority setting to deliver channel/retailer specific Seasonal sell thru targets.

+ Participate in team conference calls, training and attend all sales meetings.

+ Responsible for storage facility and managing product rotation, inventory allocation, supplies, etc., in an efficient and effective way.

**What can you expect from Mars?**

+ The opportunity to learn, develop and take charge of your own career.

+ An industry competitive salary and benefits package.

+ To be respected and valued.

+ The Five Principles at the center of every decision we make

+ The opportunity to work cross functionally, add value and impact a better world for generations to come.

+ This position provides a company vehicle.

Database and Marketing Automation Director

The Mars Agency
Remote or Southfield, MI
The Mars Agency is a global marketing practice, specializing in marketing to shoppers, consumers and retailers across the ever-expanding omni-commerce environment. Mars uniquely refers to this environment as the A-to-V Commerce SM space, which incorporates everything from Autonomous to Voice commerce.

Mars, proud of its independence and growth-for-clients focus, operates internationally across the Americas, Europe and Asia through its network of 15 offices.

The Database and Marketing Automation Director will be responsible for managing and maintaining The Mars Agency's customer and prospect database and for the implementation, management and maintenance of the marketing automation stack. They will report into the CMO and will collaborate with members of the marketing team, including campaign and engagement managers, sales enablement, and website development. This position can be based in one of our offices or be a remote position.
RESPONSIBLITIES:
Work with the CMO and outside consultants to specify TMA's marketing automation stack to allow integrated campaigns, lead nurturing and CRM Work with the CMO and web manager to integrate marketing automation with the website in service of lead generation Work with internal resources and outside consultants to implement this technology Work with campaign management to deploy campaigns on the tech stack Collaborate with the marketing team to determine and implement lead nurture flows Collaborate with the marketing team to determine the ideal client profile, then build TMA's database through various channel to build a prospect database aligned to the ideal client profile Manage both lead nurture processes as well as the database Seek and research new sources of prospective customer data, and provide recommendations to marketing leadership Set up dashboards and reporting to be able to monitor the effectiveness of campaigns SKILLSETS REQUIRED:
The ideal candidate will be dependable, detail oriented and self-motivated with strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate across function The ideal candidate will have experience in and a working knowledge of marketing automation, lead nurture and database The minimum experience required in these areas is three to five years. Candidates with more experience are encouraged to apply and a suitable package will be offered Execution focused, with a high degree of personal accountability Strong t ime management skills required, and project management skills Ideally a bachelor's degree or certificate in marketing, business, technology or another related field is preferred The Mars Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, ancestry, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or handicap, HIV, veteran, marital or family status, or any other status or condition protected by applicable state and/or federal laws, except where a bonafide occupational qualification applies.
The Mars Agency has developed a wide variety of inclusive benefit plans and policies that address and promote the needs of all employees and their family members, including comprehensive group health plans, a parental leave program that includes paid maternity and paternity benefits for pregnancy, adoption and surrogacy, flexible paid time off, a broad and confidential employee assistance program, ongoing wellness support initiatives, trusted financial health advice and guidance, promotion of education through tuition support and assistance, and a flexible and supportive work environment and culture.
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Manager, Customer Development- Regional Grocery

The Mars Agency
Tampa, FL
The Mars Agency is a global marketing practice, specializing in marketing to shoppers, consumers and retailers across the ever-expanding omni-commerce environment. Mars uniquely refers to this environment as the A-to-V Commerce SM space, which incorporates everything from Autonomous to Voice commerce.

Mars, proud of its independence and growth-for-clients focus, operates internationally across the Americas, Europe and Asia through its network of 15 offices.

We're looking for a Manager, Customer Development for our Regional Grocery team. Candidates must have marketing experience within the Regional Grocery channel for consideration.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Work with the internal cross-functional team (Strategic Planning, Client Leadership and Creative) to develop optimal and actionable strategies, concepts and plans
* Manage the implementation of key client projects
* Build strong working relationships with Regional Grocery client contacts
* Manage execution of approved programs through team
* Work with external client vendors/agencies to execute projects as assigned
* Approach and manage partnership relationships with other manufacturers or properties
* Identify retailer direct and manufacturer opportunities
* Develop and manage project timelines and budgets
* Manage communication of project status and budget to client teams
* Work hand-in-hand with internal teams on planning and implementation of retail marketing extensions of brand and category programs (national retainer clients)
* Manage client approval process
* Measure post-promotion results using agency and client-provided data
* Some travel required

SKILL SETS REQUIRED:

* Bachelor's degree in advertising, marketing, business, or related field
* 5-7 years experience in retail marketing or experience with Regional Grocery retailers
* Proven Project Management experience
* Strategic thinking in the development of Shopper Marketing programs and management of day-to-day business
* Sound decision making skills based in industry knowledge
* Passion about business - always thinking of ways to improve/grow assigned client/business
* Strong listening skills and attention to detail
* Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
* Desire to dig in and do what's needed to get the job done right

The Mars Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, ancestry, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or handicap, HIV, veteran, marital or family status, or any other status or condition protected by applicable state and/or federal laws, except where a bonafide occupational qualification applies.

The Mars Agency has developed a wide variety of inclusive benefit plans and policies that address and promote the needs of all employees and their family members, including comprehensive group health plans, a parental leave program that includes paid maternity and paternity benefits for pregnancy, adoption and surrogacy, flexible paid time off, a broad and confidential employee assistance program, ongoing wellness support initiatives, trusted financial health advice and guidance, promotion of education through tuition support and assistance, and a flexible and supportive work environment and culture.

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Senior Project Manager

The Mars Agency
Chicago, IL
The Mars Agency is a global marketing practice, specializing in marketing to shoppers, consumers and retailers across the ever-expanding omni-commerce environment. Mars uniquely refers to this environment as the A-to-V Commerce SM space, which incorporates everything from Autonomous to Voice commerce.

Mars, proud of its independence and growth-for-clients focus, operates internationally across the Americas, Europe and Asia through its network of 13 offices.

We're looking for a Senior Project Manager. We require 4-6 years of previous marketing or agency experience, in addition to any internship experience.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Lead the day-to-day management and execution of all workflow in collaboration with key Agency cross-functional teams
* Responsible for helping to prioritize projects and deliverables
* Keeper of the cross-functional team's schedules and owner of resourcing and workflow management
* Develop project critical paths and timelines
* Manage job jackets & job-level budgets, ensuring completion of programs within estimated hours and costs
* Work closely with Finance leads to support overall billing and budget management
* Maintain and update necessary reporting
* Quality control and mitigate risk
* Internal systems expert and keeper of process
* Responsible for billing and workflow systems & training/implementation
* Contribute to ongoing process refinements and ways of working

SKILL SETS REQUIRED:

* Bachelor's degree in advertising, marketing, business or related field
* 4-6 years of marketing or advertising experience, agency or project management experience preferred
* Experience in retail is a plus
* Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* Ability to manage time, adhere to strict timelines, multitask and work well under pressure
* Detail orientation and ability to ensure that projects are developed in line with client's brand style and guidelines
* Ability to lead and drive alignment across teams and seniority levels
* Proactive nature in the seeking of work/responsibility
* Dependability in execution of work and as member of assigned team
* Enthusiastic, solution-oriented attitude in accepting work/new challenges
* Desire to learn all aspects of the assigned client scope of work and tactics
* Effective interpersonal skills working well across functions
* Conscientious work ethic

The Mars Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, ancestry, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or handicap, HIV, veteran, marital or family status, or any other status or condition protected by applicable state and/or federal laws, except where a bonafide occupational qualification applies.

The Mars Agency has developed a wide variety of inclusive benefit plans and policies that address and promote the needs of all employees and their family members, including comprehensive group health plans, a parental leave program that includes paid maternity and paternity benefits for pregnancy, adoption and surrogacy, flexible paid time off, a broad and confidential employee assistance program, ongoing wellness support initiatives, trusted financial health advice and guidance, promotion of education through tuition support and assistance, and a flexible and supportive work environment and culture.

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Director, Client Leadership

The Mars Agency
Chicago, IL
The Mars Agency is a global marketing practice, specializing in marketing to shoppers, consumers and retailers across the ever-expanding omni-commerce environment. Mars uniquely refers to this environment as the A-to-V Commerce SM space, which incorporates everything from Autonomous to Voice commerce. Mars, proud of its independence and growth-for-clients focus, operates internationally across the Americas, Europe and Asia through its network of 15 offices.

The Mars Agency is currently seeking a Director, Client Leadership. This position is responsible for developing Shopper Marketing strategies for assigned brands/retailers and leading growth of assigned businesses.
What You'll Do:

* Provide thought leadership, impacting/contributing to client's way of doing business on an ongoing basis
* Act as a change agent/impact player from both an internal and external perspective - contributing to both client and The Mars Agency's performance
* Expand assigned business through identification of emerging opportunities and securing of incremental revenue and/or acquisition of new business
* Manage client budgets, ensuring profitability for The Mars Agency and contributing to overall department bonus attainment
* Demonstrate financial acumen across standard business accounting/finance documents such as income statements, balance sheets, and sales reports
* Develop annual business plan, setting short- and long-term strategic course for growth of assigned business
* Build strong relationships with the client while working closely with cross-functional teams including consumer marketing, trade development, operations, merchandising, and category managers, directors and buyers

What You Bring to Us:

* Bachelor's degree in advertising, marketing, business, or related field
* Minimum of 8 years of marketing or advertising experience, preferably agency experience in traditional consumer activities
* Dynamic personality able to effectively engage and influence a variety of audiences
* A wealth of industry knowledge including current trends, consumer packaged goods, and business philosophies
* Motivational leadership, inspiring team to deliver top performance every day against assigned business
* Strategic thinking in the development of Shopper Marketing programs and management of day to day business
* Sound decision making skills based in agency, client, and industry knowledge
* Passion about business and dissatisfaction with status quo - always thinking of ways to improve/grow assigned client/business
* Strong listening skills and attention to detail
* Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
* Some travel is required

The Mars Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, ancestry, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or handicap, HIV, veteran, marital or family status, or any other status or condition protected by applicable state and/or federal laws, except where a bonafide occupational qualification applies.

The Mars Agency has developed a wide variety of inclusive benefit plans and policies that address and promote the needs of all employees and their family members, including comprehensive group health plans, a parental leave program that includes paid maternity and paternity benefits for pregnancy, adoption and surrogacy, flexible paid time off, a broad and confidential employee assistance program, ongoing wellness support initiatives, trusted financial health advice and guidance, promotion of education through tuition support and assistance, and a flexible and supportive work environment and culture.

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Account Manager

The Mars Agency
Chicago, IL
TWINOAKS is a top-ranked shopper agency seeking motivated people who have a passion for great ideas. We are a carefully selected group of thinkers, who look past quick fixes to craft tangible solutions. Our team is an intentional blend of retail and brand experience, providing a unique mix of insight and understanding, allowing us to create strategic and innovative shopper programs for both brand and retail. We are a different kind of agency with an unexpected point of view.

We're seeking an Account Manager for our Chicago office to help develop and lead shopper marketing programs for a leading Alcohol Beverage client.
Primary Responsibilities:

* Lead the day-to-day client relationship while collaborating with senior leadership to solidify a broader partnership
* Independently drive projects from brief to execution with the internal team, properly translating and communicating key client information while managing team workflow/deadlines and demonstrating category and brand expertise
* Manage client expectations to ensure alignment and clarity in all work processes, details and deliverables
* Support and partner with VP, Client Leadership to lead and grow assigned businesses
* Strong collaboration with Creative, Planning and Digital counterparts, supporting in a manner that shows ownership of the work and investment in the success of the team
* Immediate application of retail knowledge and experience while staying current on new trends/priorities
* Demonstrate ability to strategically evaluate briefs and the creative product
* Actively participate in strategic planning sessions and creative ideation with a point of view
* Create and manage project budgets, supporting senior leadership in revenue management/goals
* Anticipate potential issues and opportunities and resourcefully solve
* Work with external vendors, as needed, to source/manage budgets and timelines
* Maintain status of internal project management systems

What You Bring to Us:

* Bachelor's degree in advertising, marketing, business or related field
* Minimum of 5 years of shopper marketing or advertising experience, preferably agency experience in retailer promotions.
* Strong computer skills and proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Keynote
* Prefer alcohol beverage category experience and understanding of current trends, category legal nuances, the 3-tier system and relevant commerce channels.
* Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
* Ability to manage time, adhere to strict timelines and work well under pressure
* Detail orientation and ability to multitask across fluid workload
* Proactive nature in the seeking of work/responsibility
* Dependability in execution of work and as member of assigned team
* Genuine passion for business and dissatisfaction with status quo, consistently striving for ways to improve and grow the work and relationships.
* Desire to learn all aspects of the Shopper Marketing discipline
* Effective interpersonal skills working well across functions
* Conscientious work ethic

TWINOAKS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, ancestry, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or handicap, HIV, veteran, marital or family status, or any other status or condition protected by applicable state and/or federal laws, except where a bonafide occupational qualification applies.

TWINOAKS has developed a wide variety of inclusive benefit plans and policies that address and promote the needs of all employees and their family members, including comprehensive group health plans, a parental leave program that includes paid maternity and paternity benefits for pregnancy, adoption and surrogacy, flexible paid time off, a broad and confidential employee assistance program, ongoing wellness support initiatives, trusted financial health advice and guidance, promotion of education through tuition support and assistance, and a flexible and supportive work environment and culture.

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Director, Client Operations

The Mars Agency
Chicago, IL
The Mars Agency is a global marketing practice, specializing in marketing to shoppers, consumers and retailers across the ever-expanding omni-commerce environment. Mars uniquely refers to this environment as the A-to-V Commerce SM space, which incorporates everything from Autonomous to Voice commerce. Mars, proud of its independence and growth-for-clients focus, operates internationally across the Americas, Europe and Asia through its network of 15 offices.

The Mars Agency is seeking a Director, Client Operations. This position ensures that the team operates in a highly efficient manner while maintaining the highest quality standards. Supports the Lead and team by managing scoping and establishing processes and ways of working to consistently deliver a best-in-class product and service.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Business Management Financials Client Liaison Onboarding and Training Performance Expectations:
Business Management
Partnering Client Lead with annual scope development and custom scope enhancements Monitor staff allocation and budgets, flagging changes in scope that affect resourcing and recommends action in partnership with Client Leads Manages scopes and process to ensure team is both funded and reports at 90% billable. Identify and support the building of tools to assist in the scoping process (e.g., AI/Marilyn integration) Explore new roles or ways of working to meet client needs Develop and manage clear communication plans Plan and lead weekly meetings to discuss present and future issues/updates Support developing and contributing to QBRs Design and develop solutions to resolve issues Manage team resources (external data sources like Kantar, IC's, research and report sharing within the team and to input into Marilyn) Work closely with New Business lead on RFI/RFP responses to identify needs or resources, as well as determining appropriate allocation, budgets and staff recommendations Coordinate agenda and content for VP team meetings Financials
Provide monthly financial updates Optimize funding/utilization based on monthly reports Review performance data to measure productivity, goal achievement and determine areas needing improvement Client/Procurement Liaison
Work with Client Ops/Procurement to thoroughly know the business Participate in Client process changes to share ownership of implementation Onboarding and Training
- Onboard new team members and Clients
- Identify and deploy training to improve overall productivity (e.g. brief training)
- Manage ongoing best practices forums
Skill Sets Required:
· Bachelor's degree in advertising, marketing, business or related field
· 10+ Years of marketing or Operations experience, agency or project management experience preferred
· Interest in the Operations discipline
· Experience in retail is a plus
· Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
· Ability to manage time, adhere to strict timelines, multitask and work well under pressure
· Ability to partner with Client Operations and Procurement
· Ability to lead and drive alignment across teams and seniority levels
· Proactive nature in the seeking of work/responsibility
· Dependability in execution of work and as member of assigned team
· Enthusiastic, solution-oriented attitude in accepting work/new challenges
· Desire to learn all aspects of the assigned client scope of work and tactics
· Effective interpersonal skills working well across functions
· Conscientious work ethic
The Mars Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, ancestry, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or handicap, HIV, veteran, marital or family status, or any other status or condition protected by applicable state and/or federal laws, except where a bonafide occupational qualification applies.
The Mars Agency has developed a wide variety of inclusive benefit plans and policies that address and promote the needs of all employees and their family members, including comprehensive group health plans, a parental leave program that includes paid maternity and paternity benefits for pregnancy, adoption and surrogacy, flexible paid time off, a broad and confidential employee assistance program, ongoing wellness support initiatives, trusted financial health advice and guidance, promotion of education through tuition support and assistance, and a flexible and supportive work environment and culture.
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Senior Account Executive

The Mars Agency
Southfield, MI
The Mars Agency is a global marketing practice, specializing in marketing to shoppers, consumers and retailers across the ever-expanding omni-commerce environment. Mars uniquely refers to this environment as the A-to-V Commerce SM space, which incorporates everything from Autonomous to Voice commerce.

Mars, proud of its independence and growth-for-clients focus, operates internationally across the Americas, Europe and Asia through its network of 15 offices.

We're looking for a Senior Account Executive to support the planning, execution and fulfillment of Shopper Marketing programs, as well as maintain and manage key brand/retailer initiatives.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Maintain productive interaction with support departments (i.e., answer questions/provide direction) to keep projects moving forward
* Develop knowledge of assigned brand or retailer brand positioning(s), short and long term goals, consumer/shopper targets and marketing strategies
* Tactically support programs (development of timelines, trafficking and review of materials, estimation of costs, etc.)
* Independently manage projects effectively from start to finish
* Manage budgets, completing programs within estimated hours and costs
* Manage electronic job jackets/billing information
* Develop your proficiency across all Mars internal workflow and financial management systems
* Work effectively and efficiently with various internal departments
* Maintain and update team reports, including weekly status, marketplace assessments, etc.
* All other duties as assigned by Manager

SKILL SETS REQUIRED:

* Bachelor's degree in advertising, marketing, business or related field
* Minimum of 3 years of branding, marketing or advertising experience
* Strong computer skills and proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* Ability to manage time, adhere to strict timelines and work well under pressure
* Detail orientation and ability to multitask across fluid workload
* Proactive nature in the seeking of work/responsibility
* Dependability in execution of work and as member of assigned team
* Enthusiastic, "can do" attitude in accepting work/new challenges
* Desire to learn all aspects of the Shopper Marketing discipline
* Effective interpersonal skills working well across functions
* Conscientious work ethic

The Mars Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, ancestry, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or handicap, HIV, veteran, marital or family status, or any other status or condition protected by applicable state and/or federal laws, except where a bonafide occupational qualification applies.

The Mars Agency has developed a wide variety of inclusive benefit plans and policies that address and promote the needs of all employees and their family members, including comprehensive group health plans, a parental leave program that includes paid maternity and paternity benefits for pregnancy, adoption and surrogacy, flexible paid time off, a broad and confidential employee assistance program, ongoing wellness support initiatives, trusted financial health advice and guidance, promotion of education through tuition support and assistance, and a flexible and supportive work environment and culture.

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Operations Manager

The Mars Agency
Southfield, MI
The Mars Agency is a global marketing practice, specializing in marketing to shoppers, consumers and retailers across the ever-expanding omni-commerce environment. Mars uniquely refers to this environment as the A-to-V Commerce SM space, which incorporates everything from Autonomous to Voice commerce. Mars, proud of its independence and growth-for-clients focus, operates internationally across the Americas, Europe and Asia through its network of 15 offices.

The Mars Agency is currently seeking an Operations Manager. This position e nsures that the team operates in a highly efficient manner while maintaining the highest quality standards, and supports the Operations Director and team by managing scoping and establishing processes and ways of working to consistently deliver a best-in-class product and service.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Operations Director Support Financials Onboarding and Training Performance Expectations:
Business Support
Assist Operations Lead and Client Lead with annual scope development and custom scope enhancements Own staff allocation and budget reports Manage scopes and process to ensure team is both funded and reports at 90% billable. Support the building of tools to assist in the scoping process (e.g., AI/Marilyn integration) Help implement new roles or ways of working to meet client needs Coordinate and recap weekly meetings to discuss present and future issues/updates Support Operations Lead and Client Lead in developing and contributing to QBRs Execute solutions to resolve issues Work closely with Operations Lead and New Business lead on RFI/RFP responses to identify needs or resources, as well as determining appropriate allocation, budgets and staff recommendations Coordinate agenda and content for VP team meetings Financials
Work with Project Management on monthly financial updates Optimize funding/utilization based on monthly reports Onboarding and Training
Help onboard new team members and Clients Deploy training to improve overall productivity (e.g. brief training) Schedule and participate in ongoing best practices forums Skills ets Required
Bachelor's degree in advertising, marketing, business or related field 3+ Years of marketing or Operations experience, agency or project management experience preferred Interest in the Operations discipline Experience in Shopper Marketing is a plus Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint Ability to manage time, adhere to strict timelines, multitask and work well under pressure Ability to support with Client Operations and Procurement Detail Oriented Proactive nature in the seeking of work/responsibility Dependability in execution of work and as member of assigned team Enthusiastic, solution-oriented attitude in accepting work/new challenges Desire to learn all aspects of the assigned client scope of work and tactics Effective interpersonal skills working well across functions Conscientious work ethic The Mars Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, ancestry, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or handicap, HIV, veteran, marital or family status, or any other status or condition protected by applicable state and/or federal laws, except where a bonafide occupational qualification applies.
The Mars Agency has developed a wide variety of inclusive benefit plans and policies that address and promote the needs of all employees and their family members, including comprehensive group health plans, a parental leave program that includes paid maternity and paternity benefits for pregnancy, adoption and surrogacy, flexible paid time off, a broad and confidential employee assistance program, ongoing wellness support initiatives, trusted financial health advice and guidance, promotion of education through tuition support and assistance, and a flexible and supportive work environment and culture.

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The Mars Agency
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