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Cargill E-Commerce Manager in Wayzata, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Marketing E-Commerce Manager will build the digital commerce capabilities for our brands on e-commerce platforms and scale the company´s presence on retailer sites. In this role you will establish the strategy on the company´s positioning around the digital commerce channel and determine which brands, pricing strategies and key partners will help the company´s long term growth. You will lead a team to support the channel and will partner closely with the strategic marketing and commercial teams.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead the development of e-commerce strategy for the assigned business including selected markets, customer target groups and product categories.

  • Partner with strategic marketing team on product launch execution to support consumer awareness and trial.

  • Foster customer partnerships with key retailers and stakeholders.

  • Serve as a domain expert for others digital team members to develop foundational capabilities including specific system, brand, and product assets.

  • Apply business knowledge to align key priorities, product seasonality, brand campaign messages, and consumer insights into the e-commerce strategies.

  • Provide recommendations on channel budget to maximize growth across prioritized retailers and flagship brands.

  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPG industry experience

  • Experience navigating a large, heavily matrixed environment across various stakeholders, including those in a virtual environment

  • Ability to set strategy and drive leadership buy-in, and execute plans with excellence

  • Highly collaborative, desire to partner closely across strategic marketing and commercial sales teams

  • Comfort with experimentation, failing fast and implementing learning for the future

  • Ability to balance the analytical and creative sides of the role, and set metrics for success and scorecard

  • Animal experience and/or passion

Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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