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Associate Brand Manager (Hybrid)

Date: Mar 11, 2023

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

Does the Red Solo Cup sound familiar?


At SOLO, we believe every day is a #SOLObration. We embrace fresh new thinking and like unconventional ideas.  As part of the Consumer Products team, you will have the opportunity to learn, grow, and be challenged.  Joining our team means you will have the opportunity to help grow our branded business by supporting the SOLO brand’s strategic choices, product and commercial innovations, holistic communication plans, and brand execution across all media and consumer touch points.  


You will be a part of a positive dynamic environment with individuals that have a passion for what they do.  We are also a proud member of the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) which means you will have access to hundreds of industry-leading events, webinars, training, and committee meetings, plus thousands of insights to help you drive professional and brand growth.


We are looking for a go-getter with three years of CPG brand marketing experience and a passion for brand management - that curious thinker who is intrigued by consumer and shopper behavior. And most importantly, we need a rock star on Nielsen and IRI data platforms. If you have a gift for analyzing data and identifying insights through these data platforms as well as through, financial, consumer, and customer/retailer information and can make recommendations to support business initiatives and/or actionable tasks to drive results, then we would like to hear from you. 


Core Skills and Qualifications

The ideal Associate Brand Manager candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Marketing or Business
  • Three (3) years of experience in CPG brand marketing
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and experience using Nielsen and/or IRI consumption data
  • Analytical skills with the ability to convert data into solid strategic recommendations
  • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary in order to persuade and influence decision making of individuals, groups, or work teams, and to explain difficult issues
  • Ability to work on a hybrid schedule: 3 days onsite in Evanston, IL office and 2 days remote

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • MBA in Marketing

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.



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