Marketing Manager - Retail

Home Chef Chicago , IL 60611

Posted 7 months ago

Home Chef is building new ways to provide meal solutions that meet a wide variety of customer needs, and shipping locations both online and in store. Our team is a unique mix of creators, chefs, entrepreneurs, and trailblazers and we're growing quickly. Our customer-first mentality, combined with a zest for supporting our peers, helped us bring home Built in Chicago's Startup of the Year Moxie award in 2017. If you're ready to be part of the action, we're ready to connect with you. There are no limits to where we can go together.

The purpose of this role is to grow Home Chef's business at dedicated retail divisions. This is an exciting opportunity to start and own something from the ground up. As an retail marketing manager you will be the quarterback and general manager for select divisions as we launch into retail. (Kroger/Mariano's/Roundy's)

Detailed Responsibilities:

Develop, manage, and execute sales and marketing opportunities at the division level

Execute corporate strategic initiatives at the division level

Tailor marketing objectives to fit the unique features of the retail division

Own the critical KPI's for the division: sales, sell-thru, shrink, etc.

Responsibility Area:

Grow key relationships with the division

Build and manage relationships with division by incorporating their unique attributes into Home Chef's strategy

Identify and develop opportunities for growth within division through data-driven analysis, leveraging consumer insights and operational capabilities

Establish a feedback loop for insights from division to larger Home Chef team, allowing for continued optimization

Conduct and report on tests to prove out key strategic initiatives

Define, coordinate, execute A/B testing scenarios to prove out strategic initiatives

Manage multiple stakeholders on projects to drive measurable impact


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or other characteristics needed for this role.

Previous experience with Kroger preferred
1-3 years experience in retail/grocery environment

Previous experience with fresh/perishable products preferred

Previous sales, marketing, and account management experience preferred

Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills with a demonstrated ability to prioritize work

Exceptional Excel and Google Sheets analytics with an innate feel for numbers

Independent self-starter, driven to find solutions without significant oversight

Intellectually curious, with a strong interest in the food, e-commerce and start-up space

Results driven active problem solver with a natural desire to get things done


  • Direct access to senior management our leadership team works alongside our team members every day

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance benefits start the 1st day of the month following your start date

  • Company paid life insurance, short term disability and long term disability

  • Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical, dependent care, parking, or transit expenses

  • 401k program

  • Flexible paid time off (PTO) policy, plus sick days

  • Quarterly company-wide "Town Hall" meetings

  • Ongoing professional development opportunities by level and function

  • Your choice of Windows or Mac laptop

  • Onsite gym

  • Free water taxi for Wrigley Building employees (seasonal)

  • Catered lunch every Friday plus snacks and beverages on hand every day

  • Employee discounts through Perkspot

  • Discounts on Home Chef meal kits and at Kroger stores

  • Casual dress in a fun, friendly and collaborative work environment

Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first order!

Home Chef is an equal employment opportunity employer

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