Apply to this job

Back to search

Posted June 11th

Associate Manager, Strategy & Insights, Plant-Based Foods & Beverages


Danone North America


Production and Manufacturing

View Full Profile

Posted June 11th

Associate Manager, Strategy & Insights, Plant-Based Foods & Beverages







At Danone, we believe that every time we eat or drink, we vote for the world we want. As a leading food and beverage company, we make healthy, sustainably-produced foods and beverages that nourish people's lives. Some of our brands include Dannon, Activia, Horizon Organic, International Delight, Silk, Oikos, So Delicious Dairy Free, Stok, Two Good, Vega, and Wallaby Organic. And as the largest Certified B Corporation® in the world, we are committed to redefining success in business to ensure that through our brands we create real benefits for people, our communities, and the planet.

With headquarters in Broomfield, CO and White Plains, NY, Danone North America has more than 6,000 employees across the U.S. and Canada, and more than a dozen manufacturing facilities across North America. Our employees enjoy competitive pay and industry-leading benefits (including flexible (unlimited) time off and up to 26 weeks paid parental leave), and share a common mission and culture committed to both business results and social purpose. When you join Danone North America, you become part of a global team that is inspiring a healthier world through food.

This position reports to the Sr. Manager, Strategy & Insights. The Associate Manager, Strategy & Insights will be fully integrated into the business unit and will play a strategic role in delivering consumer and marketplace insights. The person in this position will serve as a key business partner for the marketing team helping diagnose business problems and bring forward relevant consumer and cultural insights in order to d rive business growth.

  • Be the voice of consumer and inject consumer insights across all aspects of the business, including but not limited to innovation, brand strategy, communication strategy, creative development, product and packaging, in-market execution and assessment
  • Influence general management and the cross-functional team members by actively and persuasively representing the consumer and marketplace dynamics to inform business strategies and tactics
  • Consult with brand teams in order to develop and execute research plans grounded in understanding of the business challenges and opportunities
  • Integrate and triangulate data and insight from multiple sources (primary, secondary and syndicated) to drive holistic business recommendations and strategy development
  • Translate data and information into clear, actionable, and impactful insights and business recommendations utilizing best in class "story telling" and engaging communication
  • Actively participate and provide thought leadership in all aspects of the business unit and broader S&I functional issues
  • Collaborate with other functional leads and agency partners to ensure consumer understanding and insight is integrated with the needs of all constituencies (e.g. R&D, Creative, Sales, Promotions, Legal, Advertising and Media Agencies, etc.
  • Lead relationships with current and new research suppliers to maximize the potential of our research learning
  • Drive the evolution of the Insights function through experimentation with new approaches and an innovative mindset

Preferred Candidate Qualifications:

Education and Experience:
  • B.S./B.A. (required) Marketing, Business, Psychology or related field
  • M.S./MBA (preferred) in Marketing, Business. Psychology or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in market research, consumer insights or related area. Consumer packaged goods experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Innate curiosity to understand human behavior and build consumer intimacy
  • Creative problem solving
  • Good storytelling
  • Skilled at building relationships and collaborationBroad understanding of marketing research techniques and applications, including syndicated, custom for both base business and innovation
  • Track record of successfully applying research results to business applications and influencing senior leadership

That's what we're looking for. We want to know - what are YOU looking for? Let's review the perks...
  • Open, dynamic company culture: If you're interested in making an impact, there's no limit to what you can do!
  • Agility: Our global business provides you with ample opportunities for growth and career development.
  • Health: Are Health & Wellness personal goals of yours? Align your personal goals with our company mission!
  • Give Back: By participating in Danone's community events!
  • Contribute to a Healthier World: We believe a healthy diet begins with a healthy environment. Be a part of our environmental strategy!

Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices inWhite Plains, NYandBroomfield, CO.For more information, please visit .

Danone North Americais an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.
, Colorado