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Account Manager, Marketing Operations

Location: Modesto, CA, US, 95354

Date: Jan 8, 2021

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands, we are the largest family-owned winery in the world. Apply Today! Our Brands. Your Future.

As an Account Manager in Marketing Operations, you will provide end-to-end project management leadership for cross-functional projects and initiatives for a portfolio of Gallo's brands. You will manage and develop a team to support and execute a range of Packaging, POS, Digital and Corporate design projects to accomplish goals established by the business unit. You will be a liason between cross functional partners in maintaining client objectives and communication goals with internal partners and external agencies to lead cross-functional teams. You will have the opportunity to impact change through process improvements and analyzing inefficiencies.

What You Will Do


  • Manages an account management staff functioning at various levels.
  • Manages high-level, complex Packaging, POS, Digital and Corporate design project/initiatives to include new brand development, brand redesigns, and new campaign development.
  • Functions as the Creative liaison to various winery departments and project owners for new design and maintenance driven projects.
  • Partners with the marketing department to complete creative briefs; works with creative
  • management to generate project timelines, cost estimates and manages project spending throughout all phases of development for new design initiatives.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for multi-channel marketing programs, ensuring proper resourcing, budgeting, communication and adherence to timelines.
  • Participates in the IMP process and Agile Marketing practices and provides feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Maintains total brand responsibility for the assigned business unit.
  • Delegates and prioritizes projects based on business objectives.
  • Demonstrates and encourages innovation, thought leadership and critical thinking to drive continuous improvement.
  • Evaluates risk assessment, contingency planning, and provides recommendations on course corrections.
  • Analyzes business processes and/or data and makes recommendations that lead to improvements in ways of working.
  • Partners with multiple functional groups to ensure the success of brand initiatives.
  • Supports positioning and new brand development efforts for the assigned business unit.
  • Attends consumer research sessions to capture consumer insights and communicate recommendations to project stakeholders.
  • Facilitates brainstorming sessions for assigned brand set.
  • Works closely with designers and senior management to secure appropriate brand team consensus for all projects.
  • Provides the design team with marketing insights materials and key competitive marketing data.
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of consumer trends, key competitors/sales channel, and merchandising characteristics for assigned brand set.
  • Ensures that basic project management principles are followed on all projects for assigned brands – time, cost, scope, and communication.
  • Develops, coaches and mentors peers, indirect and subordinate staff.

What You Will Need


  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of project management or account management experience to include timeline management and cost management accountability reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 9 years of project management or account management experience to include timeline management and cost management accountability reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Managerial or supervisory experience.


What Will Set You Apart


  • Bachelor’s degree plus 7 years of project management or account management experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Master of Business Administration degree.
  • Prior winery experience in a creative services marketing capacity.
  • Knowledge of project management principles and client services fundamentals.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship building.
  • Experience with new product development.
  • Knowledge of marketing, consumer research and design principles.
  • Experience developing and maintaining business relationships.
  • Knowledge of brand equities and promotional success factors.
  • Experience analyzing project spending trends and determine root cause.
  • Knowledge and understanding of POS, Marketing and Sales functions.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Marketing and Design principals.
  • Skilled in leading meetings and group discussions.
  • Skilled in managing multiple projects and work well under pressure with little supervision.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and follow-through.


Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.



Equal Opportunity Employer

Gallo will consider all qualified applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, consistent with the requirements of applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Modesto

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