At Elanco (NYSE: ELAN) – it all starts with animals!


As a global leader in animal health, we are dedicated to innovation and delivering products and services to prevent and treat disease in farm animals and pets. We’re driven by our vision of ‘Food and Companionship Enriching Life’ and our approach to sustainability – the Elanco Healthy Purpose™ – to advance the health of animals, people, the planet and our enterprise.


At Elanco, we pride ourselves on fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We believe that diversity is the driving force behind innovation, creativity, and overall business success. Here, you’ll be part of a company that values and champions new ways of thinking, work with dynamic individuals, and acquire new skills and experiences that will propel your career to new heights.


Making animals’ lives better makes life better – join our team today!


Your Role: Assistant Brand Manager, US Pet Health


The Assistant Brand Manager works with the Brand team to help execute marketing programs, coordinate logistics, manage materials, analyze data, and provide general support to the Senior Brand Manager and Brand Manager. The Assistant Brand Manager will be assigned projects and activities that they will own and for which they will be held accountable, making decisions within guidelines and policies. This role serves as an entry level position for future marketing roles – supporting Pet Health Marketing and consumer-facing Brands, while gaining valuable experience.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Marketing Specialists to ensure efficient routing of promotional materials. Maintain literature sites and oversee the lifecycle of marketing materials.
  • Manage product sample requests from manufacturing for retail customers and marketing needs.
  • Understand brand’s business strategy, targets, business results, and key priorities. Serve as a point of contact for general marketing questions from both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide retail and internal teams with necessary information to support products.
  • Support marketing programs and campaigns, managing project status and collaborating with agencies and partners.
  • Analyze market and competitor data to uncover trends and business insights.
  • Assist the Purchase Order Process by initiating, gaining approvals and seeing through to execution with vendors, brand and procurement partners. Facilitate team alignment for accurate budget values and seamless management.
  • Lead assigned projects and campaigns, demonstrating resilience in planning and execution; including: the Ratings & Review programs, OTC (over the counter) budget and the social media & influencer strategy and execution.
  • Support team in general administration support and coordination across internal and external partners.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the consumer and customer needs, informed by consumer research.
  • Analyzes needs and requirements by interacting with customers, consumers, and sales/shopper marketing teams.


What You Need to Succeed (minimum qualifications):

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree Marketing/Business, or High School Diploma / GED with equivalent level of experience
  • Required Experience: A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in marketing or sales
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to see projects through to completion, coupled with a strong orientation to detail and proficiency in managing multiple tasks.
  • Strong communication skills: verbal, written and interpersonal
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco Animal Health does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this position.


What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications):

  • Experience working with advertising agencies and/or in regulated industries
  • A positive and collaborating attitude to align and support brand objectives
  • A customer centric mindset
  • Proficiency in Tableau and a deep understanding of business drivers. Well versed in Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Teams, PowerPoint, Excel, Word)


Additional Information:

  • Travel: Maximum of 20% Annually
  • Location: Global Elanco Headquarters – Greenfield, IN – Hybrid Work Environment


Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Elanco we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you think you might be a good fit for a role but don’t necessarily meet every requirement, we encourage you to apply. You may be the right candidate for this role or other roles!


Elanco Benefits and Perks:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package focusing on financial, physical, and mental well-being while encouraging our employees to pursue our purpose! Some highlights include:

  • Multiple relocation packages
  • Two weeklong shutdowns (mid-summer and year-end) in the US (in addition to PTO)
  • 8-week parental leave
  • 9 Employee Resource Groups
  • Annual bonus offering
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Up to 6% 401K matching


Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status