Category Leader
Jack In The Box - San Diego, CA

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Job Description:
Are you energetic with a passion for executing projects
that will have high impact on company performance? Have
you previously been in a role with the title of
Marketing Manager, Brand Manager or Product Manager? We
have a great opportunity for a high achiever to join our
category team and work cross-functionally on long term
category plans.

In this role you will:
  • Develop long term strategic marketing plans and
identify opportunities to increase the sales and
profitability of the category
  • Serve as a project leader and partner closely with key
business partners on various categories such as:
Snacks/Sides, Breakfast, Late Night, or Chicken
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams consisting of
Marketing, R&D, Operations, Guest Insights and Analytics
on menu development ideas
  • Manage category positioning, product development, and
category building initiatives
  • Provide direct category strategy and strategic
direction; overseeing market level event calendars and
testing plans while identifying contingency plans
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of all category
initiatives and key milestones
  • Monitor product and category success by analyzing
sales performance
  • Conduct field visits to understand performance through
a field/franchisee lens
  • Ensure timely and effective execution of all stages of
product development and market testing
  • Execute marketing plans by leading the
cross-functional development, testing, and system
rollout of new products and promotions
  • Stay abreast of consumer trends and the competitive
  • Assist in the management of food and packaging costs,
margin, and ROI
  • Partner with Marketing Communications and advertising
agencies to ensure consumer understanding of the

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or
related field; MBA preferred
  • 2+ years of brand, product, category or project
management experience in consumer packaged goods or
  • Category expertise is a benefit but not required
  • Ability to work under concurrent priorities and manage
time efficiently
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time to restaurants
or other locations as business needs require
Jack in the Box offers a competitive salary and benefits
package that includes health, vision, dental, flexible
spending, 401K and a wellness program. You can’t beat
our onsite fitness center, free coffee, soda, and frozen
yogurt. Our culture is fun and innovative – ‘Work Happy’
with us!
Req. Code : 2013081202

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