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Associate Customer Business Manager

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Associate Customer Business Manager

Seattle, WA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Background & Purpose of the Job

    Are you looking for an opportunity to drive significant impact in one of the most strategic areas of Unilever? Warehouse Club is a unique channel, and one of the few Brick & Mortar channels that is projected to grow significantly over the next 5 years. The Associate Customer Business Manager is directly responsible for delivering growth for Unilever at Costco Wholesale.

    Who You Are & What You’ll Do

    You are directly responsible for delivering growth for Unilever at Costco Wholesale on multiple categories

    You will work with a cross functional team to develop and deliver a joint business plan with Costco Wholesale across multiple categories. This plan will include product assortment, promotions, and pricing strategy developed through your insight and analysis of the categories, while incorporating Costco Wholesale strategic initiatives.

    You’re a born leader: You will lead ideation, development, and execution of key strategic growth initiatives with Club and with Unilever to unlock significant growth

    You love to win, and have fun doing it: You have a passion for winning in the marketplace and a passion for growing, and you’re eager to put in the time and energy to win

    You generate powerful insights: You can leverage data to identify insights and drive new approaches for growth

    You’re a story teller: You understand the complexity of our mutual business model, and you’re able to build, refine, and tell the story in a succinct manor to unlock significant growth

    You’re a paradox navigator: You are able to quickly identify the puzzle that comes with each new conversation, asses the pro’s and con’s of multiple approaches, and deliver mutually beneficial solutions

    You execute flawlessly, track & optimize: You pay attention to details and can evaluate promotions and adjust when necessary and you possess exceptional organization, time management, and communication skills (both written & verbal)

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Reporting, trend analysis, and delivering key insights to all business partners
    • Manage the business relationship with Club team and stakeholders
    • Act as the primary liaison on all business issues both internal and external
    • Work closely cross functional teams; Marketing, Shopper Marketing, Category Management, Supply Chain, etc.
    • Coordinate Annual Planning efforts, including executing Joint Business Plans
    • Drive trade investment effectiveness and efficiency
    • Develop marketing and merchandising program
    • Champion and drive strategic selling initiatives for Unilever with Costco Wholesale
  • Qualifications

    What You’ll Need To Succeed

    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • 3+ years experience in CPG or Retail Industry
    • Deep analytical expertise, especially working with syndicated data software (i.e., IRI or Nielsen)
    • Strong written and verbal communication
    • Ability to manage ambiguity and complex situations
    • Ability to build strong relationships
    • Willing and able to travel 15% of the time
  • Benefits

    What We Can Offer You

    Meet the Women of Customer Development | Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

    • Opportunity to work with iconic, global brands
    • Competitive compensation package including base salary & bonus structure
    • Medical & Dental Plans
    • Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic partners & children
    • Health Care Flexible Spending
    • Dependent Care
    • 401k Savings Plans
    • Paid Vacation and Holidays

    Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity PostersEqual Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with DisabilitiesEmployment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

    If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at Please note: This email is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses.

  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • Fun Fact
    Unilever offers seriously cool benefits like flexible working environment, on-site gym and Tigi salon, well-being incentives, and all-you-can-eat ice cream.
  • About Us

    Unilever has a simple but clear purpose – to make sustainable living commonplace. They believe this is the best long-term way for the business to grow. On any given day, two billion people from around the world use Unilever products from iconic brands like Dove, Axe, Ben & Jerry’s, Lipton, Dollar Shave Club, and Knorr to look good, feel good, and get more out of life.