Brand Manager, Corporate & Medical

  • Location: Toronto
  • Posting Date: March 07, 2019
  • Job Order ID: 171525.1
  • Consultant: Ryan Vanjoff
  • Industry: Cannabis / Healthcare
Brand Manager, Corporate & Medical

For the past six years, our client is a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of Cannabis in Canada. They are focused on investing in the continuous growth of clients, Canadians and the community. They are committed to improving the quality of life for patients and consumers all across the country. This means working with healthcare providers, retailers and industry organizations, supporting research and education, and providing a safe, effective product.
As part of our ongoing commitment to grow globally, we are currently seeking candidates for the position of Brand Manager, Corporate and Medical.

Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer, the Brand Manager, Corporate and Medical will be responsible for championing all elements of the brand portfolio through the planning and execution of marketing strategy. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter able to work independently, you will have strong business acumen and have an incredible eye for detail.

  • Assist in establishing the direction of assigned brands including brand positioning, volume objectives, promotional planning and execution, advertising/media strategies and identification of key issues;
  • Create strong relationships with all internal departments and foster partnerships with external stakeholders such as agencies and suppliers;
  • Have a firm and comprehensive understanding of regulatory guidelines as they relate to cannabis in Canada;
  • Play a significant role with key supplier ensuring mutually beneficial, healthy and sustainable relationships;
  • Management of significant budgets within a very regulated yet robust and variable operating environment;
  • Lead the annual brand plan development process for assigned brand(s);
  • Execute all marketing initiatives, including but not limited to retail promotion, point of sale and merchandise, packaging design, sponsorships, advertising, media planning and direct mail.
  • Undergraduate degree, MBA preferred;
  • Minimum of three years experience in a significant marking capacity;
  • Experience in consumer-packaged goods or a related industry;
  • Solid understanding of marking management;
  • Proficiency in the use of productivity software;
  • Solid leadership skills, previous supervisory experience would be considered an asset;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Trustworthy with the ability to maintain strict confidence.

If this sounds like the right role for you and you are confident at what you bring to the table, please contact Ryan Vanjoff or Michael van Olm at MacDonald Search Group 403-444-6487