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: Shopper Marketing Manager, Walmart &Strategic Pet Retail

Do you have a deep omnichannel commerce background, solid Walmart experience, interest in Animal Health, and a passion for building Commerce & digital disruption? Then the Senior Manager Shopper Marketing – Walmart and Strategic Accounts may be for you. Shopper marketing is accelerating Strategy/Planning/Execution + Capabilities across US Pet Health.  We are looking for rock solid thought leaders and executors to translate brand strategy to retail and ensure growth for Walmart and other strategic accounts.  The right leader will drive omnichannel Shopper Marketing Strategy, Planning & Execution across Walmart and other multi-channel retail partners + Commerce Capabilities.


Your Responsibilities: 

  • The position will lead the development and stewardship of strategic marketing initiatives at Walmart and other multi-channel retail partners that increase the presence of our brands across all platforms.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong ability to work cross-functionally to deliver business results.
  • Working in hand with Brand, Sales, Category Management and our Global Digital Transformation team, the successful candidate will leverage brand equity to change shopper behavior across the path to purchase, have an analytic and data driven mindset, leveraging deep knowledge of Walmart and other customer shopper marketing capabilities to drive growth.


What You Need to Succeed (minimum qualifications):

  • BA/BS Degree
  • Minimum 7 years relevant experience
  • Proven Walmart shopper marketing management
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, resiliency, and strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to develop and manage budgets
  • Strong communication skills; ability to communicate complex marketing goals, plans and results to broad cross-functional teams


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

  • Demonstrate an interest and skillset suited to eCommerce and retail technology
  • Previous experience with JBP process
  • Demonstrated understanding of customer strategies and retail environment
  • Previous experience partnering with agencies


Additional Information:

  • Travel: Up to 15% travel. Travel will be required to Elanco HQ for meetings and Customer Meetings as determined by the team.
  • 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

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