The Paint Brand Manager will work in conjunction with the Paint Business Manager on certain aspects of Ace Hardware and Emery Jensen Distribution (EJD) paint business including product assortment and marketing strategy development & execution from wholesale decisions through retail execution. The position provides leadership opportunities within the organization via exhibiting a thorough understanding of the competitive marketplace and trends, providing Ace retailers and EJD customers potential to grow via differentiated assortment, and ability to articulate and drive action plans to execute.
In addition, the Paint Brand Manager is directly responsible for global brand management of the private label paint and coatings portfolio for retailers and consumers. Responsibilities include design & development of packaging; creation and prototyping of product merchandising, color displays & collateral; color palette design, updates, and marketing; brand messaging and positioning across the entire brand portfolio; promotional marketing for paint and the paint departments both in-store and online; overall layout of the consumer’s path to purchase across all channels.
What you’ll do
Strategy and Business Planning
Marketing & Promotional Planning
Brand Management and Messaging
Color Palette Design and Ownership
Retailer & Cross Functional Communication
What you will need:
Knowledge, Experience, and Competencies:
Experience and Technical Requirements:
$93100 – $116400 per year
Why should you join our team?
We live our values – W.E.L.I.G.H.T (Winning, Excellence, Love, Integrity, Gratitude, Humility, and Teamwork). Gratitude. Humility. Love. You don’t often see values like these in most corporate statements, but Ace is different. These things are important to us. They represent our commitment to the company, our employees, to Ace retailers and to the Ace brand.
In addition to providing our employees a great culture, Ace also offers competitive benefits* that address life’s necessities and perks, many of which expand and improve year after year, including:
* Benefits are provided in compliance with applicable policies.
We want to hear from you!
When most people think of career opportunities with Ace Hardware, they often think of the helpful cashiers and sales associates at their local store. However, have you also considered the people behind the scenes who select, promote, ship and process the invoices for more than 75,000 products? Maybe you haven’t, but we’d like you to. Because together we help our customers take care of their homes. Come find out why a career with the Ace Hardware Corporation is one of America’s best kept secrets.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Ace Hardware Corporation and its subsidiaries are committed to a policy of promoting equal employment opportunities. The company recognizes the importance of diversity and leveraging the skills and talents of all people to the mutual advantage of each individual and the organization. The company is committed to the prevention of employment discrimination related to race, religion, color, sex (including sexual harassment), gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability and military or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other action covered by federal or applicable state/local laws.
The pay range for this position starts as listed in the job posting, but could be higher based on education and experience. Please note, compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each opening. We take into consideration the minimum requirements outlined in the job description, such as an individual’s education, training and experience, the position’s work location, required travel (if any), and external market conditions when determining the final salary for potential new hires.
Be aware that salary estimates published via alternate online job boards may not be a true representation of the actual pay range offered for this position. Please refer to the Ace position description for the accurate starting pay range information and feel free to discuss this with a Talent Acquisition professional if you are chosen to move forward with an interview.
This written “Position Description” is not intended to cover all aspects of the position listed. It is meant to cover the basic/general essential job functions of a particular position. Ace Hardware Corporation reserves the right to change job duties, including essential job functions, according to business necessity.
10,000 employees or more