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Marketing Manager, Solutions

| West Suburbs

About the Role:

The Solutions Marketing Manager of Product Marketing will drive the marketing strategy for Pampered Chef’s kitchen products. In this role, you will lead Product Marketing, partnering across the Marketing team to drive the evolution of Pampered Chef product marketing, focused on driving business growth by delighting and inspiring our customers and consultants at each stage in their path to purchase. This role reports into the Solutions Marketing lead.


About the Team: 

This is a hands-on role in the Solutions Marketing group that requires both strategic thinking and execution. You will be responsible for developing the seasonal go to market strategy, including market research, market requirements, positioning and messaging, content strategy, concept testing, market launch, and project management. This role will partner across the organization to identify and develop meaningful new product solutions to engage and immerse consultants and consumers in the Pampered Chef brand and develop marketing plans to drive demand for these new product solutions through the direct sales channel.


What you will do:

  • Partner with Product Development, Customer Experience and Customer Insights teams to develop innovative product solutions and consumer experiences that address consumer pain points, generate revenue through the consultant channel and elevate Pampered Chef positioning and value proposition.
  • Develop strategic marketing plans for product solutions and customer experience launches in partnership with cross-functional marketing teams to increase household penetration and consultant sales of Pampered Chef solutions.
  • Develop detailed project plans and lead cross-functional teams to launch marketing plans that support new solutions on time and within budget parameter.
  • Craft compelling positioning and messaging narratives across different marketing touchpoints to support solutions and drive consultant and consumer engagement.
  • Develop programs, tools and training that enable the consultant sales force to effectively market and sell Pampered Chef solutions.
  • Measure and track performance of new solutions in-market and identify and execute optimization plans
  • Partner with Channel Marketing and Field Teams to determine the solution distribution strategy, including the identification of strategic partnerships/alliances and other promotion and distribution opportunities.

Skills you will need:

  • Academic background in marketing, business, technology, or related field. Undergraduate college degree or equivalent experience minimum.
  • 8+ years of consumer product and/or service marketing or related experience delivering highly successful solutions that generate growth, including 5+ years team leadership experience.
  • CPG and/or kitchen products/services industry experience preferred.
  • Experience crafting compelling value proposition, messaging and positioning narratives across channels, and developing targeted content strategies.
  • Proven success leading the launch and enhancement of consumer products and services; design thinking experience a plus.
  • Ability to influence and manage cross-functional teams to accomplish objectives.
  • Strong project management skills; ability to manage and maintain multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and provide quick turnaround.
  • Ability to adapt and work in a progressive, dynamic and evolving environment.
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Establish strong relationships and collaborate effectively with colleagues and business partners.


About Pampered Chef:
We’re a global brand delivering curated, high-quality kitchen solutions through a network of over 40,000 independent consultants. We began as a Chicago-based start-up in 1980. Today, we’re a small, agile company with long-term focus—backed by the resources of Berkshire Hathaway.

Our team is guided by our core values and our purpose of enriching lives…one meal & one memory at a time. We aren’t your typical company—we act like owners, crave challenges, seek out learning opportunities, and thrive in an environment of empowerment and accountability.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages


We get to mix it up! PC has offices in Addison and in downtown Chicago.

What are Pampered Chef Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Happy Hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

Each and every coworker makes a difference every day by asking tough questions, finding the answers, and then making it happen—our entrepreneurial employees are the key to our success! Pampered Chef is big enough to implement cutting-edge technology, and small enough for all ideas to be heard and challenged.
We are a learning focused environment—we want you to learn from us, and we expect to learn from you and what you’re passionate about! We even provide training and development for added brainpower.

We collaborate every day in a high-tech space with writable walls, open collaboration zones, quiet “I need to contemplate” zones, and fun zones with ping pong, basketball, and bags, of course. No boring cubicle farms here!

We are concerned about your physical and financial well-being and offer BC/BS PPO or HMO health plans, dental, disability, matched 401K, life insurance, on-site fitness center, comfy chairs, on-site cafeteria, and dry cleaning valet service.