Marketing Portfolio Optimization Specialist (Hybrid/Remote)

analysis, analytics, business

This is a 12-month contract with opportunities for extension and conversion.  This role can be hybrid or remote. MN candidates are encouraged to apply.  

The Marketing Portfolio Optimization Specialist is a multifaceted position that requires close working relationship with our area sales and marketing organization. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Marketing project oversight and support of the Kaizen Sprint to Simplify program effort across the entire spectrum ranging from portfolio to PPC (Product Packaging Commercialization) efforts and activities.
  • Driving project actions by executing key portfolio decisions either directly or in collaboration with other team members.
  • Work cross functionally to manage timelines and deliverables to meet strict project milestones.  
  • Ensure the timelines established meet downstream demand for the final information. 
  • Monitor and track process and gaps to plan and clearly communicate those to the key stakeholders.
  • Defining the Area Portfolio execution plan in alignment with Area Portfolio Marketers needs and implementation plan in alignment Kaizen Projects
  • Flex on key projects across CBG USAC where there are resource needs to complete specific portfolio action steps.
  • Support of both HICW and HCAW segments and current APM’s and PPC Supervisors
  • Clear actions for total portfolio optimization – disco / replace / optimize.
  • Execute portfolio exit decisions in the area to minimize customer impact during transition or complete phase out.
  • Partner across organization with area teams / global business / SC / Manufacturing on key actions.
  • Apply relevant data to everyday activity, processes, and tracking of results.       

Your Skills and Expertise 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 4 years of marketing or business analytics experience in a private, public, government or military environment
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Experience working with the MS Office Suite of Applications, including strong proficiency with using Microsoft Excel.
  • Portfolio / Marketing experience
  • Comfort with using corporate systems to generate reporting and develop execution actions.
  • Team collaboration
  • Ability to drive short to mid-term projects to completion with accuracy.

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel including but not limited to pivot tables, charts, multi-variable formulas, lookups and data manipulation.
  • Experience in Power BI,
  • Experience in customer facing role
  • Experience in the CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) Industry
  • Experience in Lean Six Sigma process improvement as a team leader or participant

MARCOMM Inc. is headquartered in Minneapolis. The types of Marketing, Interactive, Digital and Creative jobs we offer are dynamic, fun and always fast paced. Our employment package is “best-in-class” because we’re committed to hiring the brightest, most qualified talent available. For more info check out our website at

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