Director, Innovation – Southeast

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CPG – Snack Food:

A diversified snacking leader in the Southeast is hiring a Director of Innovation to lead innovation for its entire portfolio of products. Fact based, insights driven, yet nimble and fast paced, this organization is consistently recognized as a top employer in its community.

 

Director, Innovation Position Highlights:

  • Develop, implement and deliver short and long-term innovation strategies in an organization where innovation is a top priority
  • Responsible for entire stage-gate from white space to commercialization
  • Opportunity to build a more robust pipeline stemming from strategic thinking, taking brands into new channels of distribution
  • Direct report responsibility
  • Report to a classically trained, empowering Vice President of Marketing Innovation

Director, Innovation Ideal Candidates:

  • Must be a sitting Director with consumer packaged goods food experience
  • Proven innovation experience including fuzzy front end through commercialization
  • Brand management experience preferred – able to understand brand challenges and make connection between challenges and pipeline
  • P&L understanding to drive profitable innovation
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to build trust with direct reports and overall organization
  • Strategic mindset and hands-on

If you or someone you know is well-qualified for this role and would like to learn more, please send a message or submit the form below. A member of our team will respond right away.

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