Marketing Operations Manager at Beyond Meat

Posted on:
November 6, 2023

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At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? Thus, we make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.

Beyond Meat is focused on raising the bar on talent. We are dedicated to shaping an inclusive culture that drives excellence, innovation, and results by enabling talent acceleration and development, engagement, and the employee experience.  

The Marketing Operations Manager  is an advisor to the Head of Marketing and will play a pivotal role in coordinating and optimizing the marketing efforts within Beyond Meat.  This team member will be responsible for streamlining Marketing processes, ensuring cross-functional collaboration, and driving success across all strategic  and operational activities, deliverables, and special projects.  

This manager will contribute to achieving business objectives, key results, enhancing brand awareness, and maximizing the efficiency of the marketing performance and operations while supporting Marketing leadGeneral Responsibilities Assist in the development and execution of Marketing strategies in fulfillment of Beyond Meat’s Marketing team objectives.Maintain holistic oversight and responsibility for assisting the Head of Marketing with driving Marketing team initiatives with a balance of both long-term strategic vision and operational execution support.Aid in the planning of leadership team retreats, assist in the development of objectives and agenda, coordinate with team members on logistics.Coordinate the standing marketing leadership team, and full staff meetings including meeting preparation, invitation of guests, meeting management and time keeping, minutes and action items.Own the timeline and management of deliverables for Marketing departmental strategy development, Annual Operating Plan, and Long Lead Initiative planning.  Respond to the day-to-day needs of the executive including preparing presentations and correspondence, attending internal or external meetings on behalf of the executive, preparing talking points, taking notes at meetings the Head of Marketing attends.Coordinate internal and external Marketing team communications: drive transparency throughout marketing team, facilitate connectivity, enable within-function and cross-functional reporting.Coordinate development activities within the Marketing team, including seminars, internal meetings, and external meetings.Help facilitate a culture of best practice sharing and exchange that provides learning opportunities for team members.Assist the Head of Marketing with the management of the Marketing budget, with ownership monthly budget review and the accrual process in partnership with Finance.  Administrative responsibilities will include calendar management and managing travel and expenses for the Head of Marketing.   Qualifications5-7 years of Marketing expertise.Bachelor’s degree necessary in Marketing, Business Administration, or related field; MBA degree preferred.Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills (particularly Microsoft Excel) as well as Google Workspace. Proven experience in Marketing operations, preferably within the CPG or technology industry. Accurate and concise communication skills are essential.Proactive, resourceful, self-motivated, and possessing exemplary interpersonal skills to interact professionally with all levels in the organization, cross-functional teams, and external stakeholders.Ability to act independently through complex cross-functional matrices.Maintain strict confidentiality.Passion for Beyond Meat’s mission, vision, and values.Excellent general problem solving and excellent project management skills, and proven ability to manage multiple initiatives and tasks simultaneously.Plans, coordinates, collates and reviews the work of assigned staff; assigns work activities and coordinates schedules, projects, and programs; provides constructive feedback; reviews and evaluates work and makes effective suggestions and recommendations.Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.Other QualificationsThe ability to work closely with senior leadership and direct reports by communicating ongoing progress updates. The ability to work in a team environment and be self-directed.Must have leadership qualities that inspire and motivate team members.EnvironmentRequired to be onsite five days per week at our corporate headquarters in El Segundo, CA.The starting annual base pay for this role is between USD 95,000 and 110,000.  The actual base is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands.  The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. The role may also be eligible for bonus, equity, and benefits. 

Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

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