Product Marketing Manager Gillette Ventures

Procter Boston , MA 02298

Posted 5 months ago


P&G is the largest consumer packaged goods company in the world. We have operations in over 75 countries, with 65 trusted brands that improve lives for 5 billion consumers worldwide.

We believe great ideas emerge from the creative connections that happen between our talented employees and we encourage diverse, multi-functional teams to work together to generate new ideas to address challenges we face. Brand management is a critical function at P&G that leads these teams to drive the future growth of our brands.

Working in brand management at Procter & Gamble means being more than just a marketer, it means being a total business owner. We need someone who is dedicated and who can guide the vision and strategy behind a brand, identify new opportunity spaces, and execute growth plans with excellence. Together, we'll continue to create leading brand experiences and make a difference for nearly 5 billion consumers every single day.

The Opportunity

Gillette Ventures is a newly created, agile organization designed to disrupt the male grooming category and bring innovative, groundbreaking products and experiences to the Gillette brand. We are seeking a Gillette Ventures Product Marketing Manager in our Boston, MA office who is an out-of-the-box thinker, passionate business owner, and entrepreneurial in spirit to join our team and help catapult our business to new heights.

As the Product Marketing Manager, you will be immersed in a fast-paced culture focused on identifying and building new business models and scalable disruptive innovation for our core. The Gillette Ventures team operates separately from the core brand teams and reports directly to the executive Gillette Ventures Board. The Product Marketing Manager will report directly to the Founder & Head of Operations of Gillette Global Ventures and will have a key ownership role in developing long-term team vision and strategic direction.

As the Gillette Ventures Product Marketing Manager:

  • You will serve as an active and influential internal and external business strategy consultant, continually searching for new, cross-industry opportunities and have an eye for design and lifestyle trends with the ability to drive consumer relevant positioning of opportunities.

  • You will work with multifunctional teams, agencies, and vendors to identify opportunities, generate leads, and execute rapid product and service prototyping experiments.

  • You will become an expert in category dynamics in the male grooming landscape, develop actionable insights, and lead the design of marketing concept sell materials for internal and external presentations and industry events.

The key to your success will be your:

  • Biased approach towards action you know when it's time to roll up your sleeve and get things done! You embrace change and thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

  • Willingness to challenge the status quo you're comfortable challenging established processes and have demonstrated experience getting "scrappy" to ensure project success.

  • Strong project management experience you have a proven track record of driving projects from the concept phase to successful in market launches and have a strong ability to develop project timelines, manage key gates, and ensure all members of the team are on track with key project deliverables.

  • Deep analytical skills you have an acute ability to turn data into insights that drive actionable next steps.


Required Qualifications

  • 3 or more years of brand marketing or product management experience, preferably in a lifestyle brand, technology, or start-up environment, with a demonstrated history of managing external agency and vendor relationships.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to influence and build strong working relationships at all levels, including C-Suite executives.

  • Confident, driven self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work autonomously.

  • Willingness to travel 15-25%

  • Bachelor's degree

The Value of a P&G Career

  • Ongoing coaching and career development you will work with passionate people and have access to best in class training through our P&G Leadership Academy as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager.

  • We provide a market-competitive salary benchmarked against the finest companies, so you'll be able to spend your generous vacation time doing more of the things you love with the people you love.

  • We offer a suite of benefits, including but not limited to: flexible working arrangements, remote working options, generous paid vacation increasing with service, generous parental leave policies, group life insurance, health insurance, and dedicated support to help you find the right child care or elder care.

  • Additional perks include discounted P&G products from our company shops and a discount platform offering you unbeatable savings on everything from groceries to exotic holidays.

  • What's more, your financial package might include things like interest-free loans, a tax-advantageous share purchase plan, a contributory pension plan, and financial education and advisement on topics including purchasing real estate and generating wealth.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.

No immigration sponsorship is available for this position. Procter & Gamble does not sponsor candidates for permanent residency except in some areas that in Procter & Gamble's sole discretion require highly specialized backgrounds.

Procter & Gamble participates in e-verify as required by law.

Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.

Job locations:

Boston, Massachusetts Job Type: Full-time Req No: BRM00001540

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