Posted on April 27, 2021

Job Summary

Are you a results oriented, self-motivated individual interested in a position that can make a difference within a well-respected company? Wixon is a growing and progressive manufacturer of custom seasoning blends and flavor systems.  Located in St. Francis, WI, we have been blending innovation with a passion for service since 1907.  We are always looking for talented individuals seeking to build a career and join the Wixon family. Wixon has an immediate opening for a Marketing Manager.

The Marketing Manager plays an essential role in the company’s strategic and market planning, brand building, and customer development efforts.  This position provides an effective bridge between the commercial and technical teams, and contributes to activating the sales process and enhancing the customer’s experience with the company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Tracking and interpretation of product, flavor and consumer trends
  • Market assessments to identify growth opportunities
  • Development of marketing and promotional materials
  • Refreshing content and creative for digital media
  • Creation of customer-specific, capabilities, and trends presentations
  • Providing market insights, trends and inspiration to R&D for innovation and demos development
  • Supporting development and implementation of Division business plans

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 6 years of marketing experience in Food and Beverage industry within seasonings, flavors, food ingredients, or foodservice preferred
  • Strong business sense and deep understanding of food industry market dynamics.
  • Excellent communication skills, positive energy and ability to interface effectively across a wide range of functions and levels
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Creative, adaptable, and flexible
  • Ability to travel as required (estimated at 10-15%)

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree