The Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin (formerly the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board) is looking for a Regional Marketing Manager for its Upper Midwest Region.
About Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin: At Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin, cheese runs through our veins. As a non-profit organization that is fully funded by dairy farmers, our mission is to help Wisconsin’s dairy farm families succeed by building demand for products made in Wisconsin with Wisconsin milk…like specialty cheese.
We are seeking team members who are passionate about what they do, who are excited about new challenges and who do not settle for the status quo. Collaborative and open-minded, we put farmers and our team members first. New ideas and opinions are encouraged and valued.
The Opportunity: We are looking for a sales and marketing professional with exceptional management skills and experience in the retail industry. Reporting to the Director – Channel Programs, the successful candidate will represent the Wisconsin dairy industry and Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin in the retail marketplace and plan, develop and implement retail promotional programs. This includes on-site training, managing market promotions and market-level Wisconsin Cheese events. It is an excellent opportunity to belong to an innovative organization in a growing industry.
Our Requirements: Qualified candidates must have at least five years of proven retail sales success and a demonstrated ability to develop and implement program strategies at a regional level. Knowledge of and experience in retail deli/perishable section sales, logistics and operations is required. Cheese company and/or retail cheese industry experience is preferred.
Position requires professional, well-developed communication skills to effectively communicate with retailers and manufacturers/marketers and to speak confidently in front of groups. Analytical, organizational and computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products is absolutely necessary. A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Marketing is required. Must be willing to travel extensively, 75%+ of time.
Location/Compensation/Benefits: This position will be located in a home office in the Upper Midwest Region of the United States (major metro areas: Minneapolis, Chicago, Kansas City preferred). Compensation consists of a competitive salary and benefits package that includes a company-funded 401(k) retirement plan.
Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer. Further information on this position can be found on the Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin website www.wisconsindairy.org/who-we-are/jobs.
Please send resume to:
Human Resources Manager
Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin
8418 Excelsior Drive
Madison, WI 53717
About Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin
Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin is a nonprofit marketing association funded by Wisconsin's dairy farmers. Our mission is to increase demand for our dairy farmers' milk.