Manager - Light Duty Brands

April 7, 2014

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Key Responsibilities

The Brand Manager is responsible for planning and executing the regional brand marketing mix, including responsibility for the PPG High Performance Coatings and MegaSeal brands and other light duty brands in the Americas. In addition to supporting current brands, the Brand Manager is responsible for creating new product and brand launches based on analysis of quantitative and qualitative data and working with key stakeholders. Effective task priorization and meeting deadlines essential. Prior experience managing and working with agency and vendor relationships is preferred. Experience working in a matrix organization is a plus.

Responsibilities include taking a lead role in the following key areas:

  • Brand Management
  • Program Management
  • New Product Marketing
  • Public Relations

Experience and Education

5-10 years marketing, business development or related business experience. Bachelor's degree in Marketing or business related field. MBA a plus. Strong communication skills are essential. Experience managing agencies and vendors a plus. 

Functional and Technical Skills

Strong Microsoft Office and quantitative skills essential.

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.

PPG Industries, Inc. offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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