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Brand Strategy Project Management Lead

Company: Land O'Lakes
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Join Land O--Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We--re a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another--not Wall Street. We--re proud to rank a Top Workplace. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation and rewards
  • Best-in-class healthcare for you and your family
  • Powerful savings programs
  • Training and career progressionBrand Strategy Project Management LeadRole DescriptionLand O--Lakes is a looking for a Project Management Lead to join an expanding corporate brand strategy and engagement team. The ideal candidate is a strategic project management leader who will shape the marketing project management discipline while enabling us to bring our enterprise brand strategies to life. The responsibilities include:
    • To provide leadership on project delivery including full implementation from initiation to deployment for several initiatives simultaneously.
    • Identify and resolve obstacles to completing project on time and to budget.
    • Organize project teams, assign individual responsibilities, develop project schedules, and resolve resource requirements.
    • This role will mentor project specialists to develop talent and integrate shared approaches and processes and partner with cross-functional teams both internal & external (marketing, HR, procurement, business unit, and agencies). Personal Characteristics
      • Builder: interested in approaching problems in new ways, creating a foundation for new processes and ways of working
      • Mentor: Develop junior team members and shape the discipline.
      • Flexible: works across brands and business units; able to flex from on carbon farming strategy to measuring brand reputation to employee experience projects.
      • Diplomacy: work with cross functional disciplines to bring forward initiatives.
      • Curious: lifelong learner and interested in new approaches, ideas, and ways of working.
      • Ambitious: want to be part of a company that changes the way we think about farmers and farming and shines a light on their impact in communities and the planet.Desired Experience and Education
        • Project management experience required with (ideally) PMP certification. Preferred bachelor--s degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field;
        • Ideally 5+years of work experience within Marketing or Communications, preferably with marketing strategy, digital marketing, or marketing operations.
        • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and meet business priorities. Must be able to delegate to and influence peers and manage up appropriately. Strong attention to detail with excellent organization and project management skills.
        • Must be able to simplify complex projects into key deliverables, roadmaps, and project plans. Comfort working within ambiguity and an ability to bring clarity and formulate a path forward.
        • Desire to work independently and in a team environment with ability to learn quickly and adapt to change; a --chip in-- mentality shared by all levels.
        • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams; excellent proofreading skills and grammar skills with a keen eye for detail
        • Must be able to work in a hybrid environment - self prioritizing and time managing. No travel required with the exception periodic team meetings (if remote).
        • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and PM software.Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.Neither Land O--Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested. Land O'Lakes endeavors to make accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U ) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

Keywords: Land O'Lakes, St. Paul , Brand Strategy Project Management Lead, Executive , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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