Associate Brand Manager


El Segundo CA


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Job ID: EB-5244153853
Category: Sales and Marketing
Location: El Segundo, CA

As the Quest brand continues to grow, we are seeking an Associate Brand Manager to support our core protein bars businesses, which make up over half of our total Quest sales. The Associate Brand Manager will be responsible for leading the planning, execution, and analysis of various business initiatives, including owning a subline within the Bars portfolio. This person will also play a critical role helping the team understand the health of the business and opportunities for continued growth. The Associate Brand Manager will gain broad exposure to all functional activities on the Quest business, such as Consumer Insights, Supply Chain Planning, Research & Development, and Finance. In addition, this role has significant exposure to our Executive leadership team.


  • Own subline within Bars portfolio, including daily management of the business and championing growth opportunities
  • Utilize consumption/panel & shipment data, sales performance, and financial analysis to understand key business metrics, including opportunities and risks; Report and present recommendations to stakeholders
  • Proactively leverage data to identify areas to analyze deeper; Partner with IRI, Numerator, and Consumer Insights to answer these business questions
  • Lead development of new pack sizes and more for our base business from idea to launch (i.e., product feasibility validation, packaging development and sales execution); Present and align Executive team through Stage Gate process
  • Ensure marketing strategies and goals are communicated cross-functionally and come through all touchpoints
  • Support execution of shopper and consumer marketing campaigns / activities, including ROI analysis, as needed
  • Conduct special projects, analysis, and trackers, as required
  • Shared responsibility to ensure that packaging labels are accurate and in compliance with acceptable regulations
  • Participate / Lead special projects and assignments, as required
  • Participate in all other miscellaneous SMPL and departmental tasks, as required
  • Attend departmental/cross-functional meetings


  • Must love data and story-telling
  • Strong quantitative background with ability to synthesize complex information into understandable narratives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)
  • Intellectual curiosity and learning agility; Aspire to learn and grow in the organization and demonstrate strategic thinking
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effective communicate (both verbally and written) at all levels of the organization
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment; Exceptional time management skills to juggle multiple projects at once; Quality, accuracy, reliability, and ownership of work


  • Bachelor’s degree, required; MBA, preferred
  • Minimum 1 year experience in CPG brand management with experience in food category, preferred
  • Syndicated data experience, such as IRI and/or Nielsen, required (IRI, highly preferred)
  • Experience translating data into actionable insights
  • Experience leading project timelines and cross-functional teams ** Work is performed in a fast-paced office environment and may be stressful at times. Work may require sitting for long periods of time; requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, calculator, telephone, copier and fax machine and scanner.

Simply Good Foods USA, Inc. is an operating affiliate of The Simply Good Foods Company (Nasdaq: SMPL) (“Simply Good Foods”). Simply Good Foods aims to lead the nutritious snacking movement with trusted brands that offer a variety of convenient, innovative, great-tasting, better-for-you snacks and meal replacements. Our nutritious snacking platform consists of mission-driven brands, including Atkins® and Quest®, that enable consumers to meet their nutritional goals and fuel their healthy lifestyles.
Our approach to nutrition has the potential to change lives and we’re looking for great people to join our team who are committed to providing people a more nutritious way to eat. Simply Good Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. We celebrate diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for our employees.

We recognize that everyone is unique and believe that we should all have equal access to opportunities with organizations that embrace our differences and value the ideas, thoughts, and perspectives we each have to offer. At Simply, we are committed to attracting, developing, retaining, and promoting a diverse workforce that infuses equity and belonging throughout our culture and business practices.

The health, satisfaction and security of our employees and their families are important to us and an important part of reaching our organization’s goals. We offer a total rewards package that includes valuable and competitive compensation and benefit plans. These programs reflect our commitment to attracting and retaining top talent and keeping our staff healthy and secure. The compensation available for this role includes base salary, and an annual short-term bonus. All incentive plans are subject to management and Board of Directors discretion.
The hiring range for this role is $90,000 – $110,000 annual base salary.
** Compensation to commensurate with level of knowledge, skills, and experience applicable to the position.

The annual short-term incentive target for this role is: 10% of your annual base salary.
We understand that each employee’s situation is unique, and so it is our intent to offer an overall benefits package that can be shaped and molded by each employee to fit his or her family’s needs. Our current benefits package, which is available to all full-time employees and their eligible dependents, includes medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, savings accounts, life and disability coverage, and other voluntary benefits. We also offer time off benefits including vacation time, flexible vacation for exempt positions, sick leave, and parental leave. Please note, however, that Simply Good Foods Company, in its sole discretion, may modify the above benefits package.

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