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Junior Commercial Manager - Milk Based Beverages - Norway

Are you a gifted marketing and sales professional, who can set the directionand execute theMilk Based Beveragesambition inNorway? Then you could be the person we are lookingfor as Junior Commercial Manager. You will join a dedicated group of sales and marketing professionals who create the basis for our brands and partner brands. This is a role where you will drive the daily business and build strong brands and bring new innovations to the marketplace.


You will report directly to MBB Commercial Director International Toke Rasmussen (in Denmark) and your base will be with our local organisation in Oslo, Norway.   


About the role?

As Junior Commercial Manager you will be operationally responsible for business establishment and business execution.  Whilst you have an immediate KPI of delivering the results pursuant to theMBB Norway ambitions; you willalsofocus on the development for the future. In brief, your job spans commercial strategies, campaign concepts, budget management, customer insights, local strategies proposalsandreporting.  


Your prime objectiveswill be to obtain, establish and execute marketing and sales plans based on local category insight into consumers, shoppers, customers, channels and competitors. You drive the annual business plans and have P&L impact for your area within MBB which involve brands like Starbucks® Iced coffee and Cocio®.


Who are you?

To be successful in this role we believe you have a minimum of 2-3 years as Brand Manager or junior Marketing Manager in the beverage category of an international FMCG company with well-known brands and possess a B.Sc/MSc. in Marketing, Business Economics or similar.


This background has given you theskills to bring our products to market and drive well-known consumer brands like Starbucks® Iced coffee to further success. You excelin the relationship building discipline and thrive in the role as initiatorand the mastermind behind yourmarketing and sales activities.Moreover, you have an open and positive mindset, a communicative behaviorand proficiency in written and spoken English.If you have experience with beveragesit willbe seen asanadvantage.


What do we offer?

We are committed to professional development and promoting from within. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you will join a market leader who produces nutritious household-favorite brands in a way that makes things better for our customers, the farmers who own us and the whole world.


Arla Foods Norway is the subsidiary of Arla Foods. In Norway we are 18 employees and together we can build on our turnover of approx. 450 mill NOK. We have gained significant market positions within several categories on the Norwegian market and represents well-known and strong brands like Apetina® Cooking cheese, Castello® Specialty cheese, Arla® cheese, Starbucks® Iced coffee, Cocio® Chocolate milk and God Morgon® Juice. Please see for further information.


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Application and contact

Please apply as soon as possible. We process applications on a continuous basis and close the job open-ing once the right candidate has been found. For questions, please contact MBB Commercial Director International Toke Rasmussen on :  


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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