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Director Advertising

Company name
Tyson Foods, Inc.

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Executive, Manager, Advertising

Posted on
Feb 24, 2020

Valid Through
Jun 08, 2020

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If you are looking to make an impact on a meaningful scale, come join us as we raise the world's expectations for how much good food can do!

Work Shift:

ALL SHIFTS (United States of America)

Job Purpose/Summary:

The Director, Advertising will be a member of the Marketing Communications and Design Team and will support Prepared Foods as the lead expert on cross-channel advertising campaign development to drive both brand and business growth for all of Tyson’s retail brands. This person will oversee the relationship with our creative agencies and collaborate with marketing leadership to enable advertising that keeps our brands salient, relevant, and poised for growth. He/she will report to the Vice President, Marketing Communications and Design, and will interface frequently with the Prepared Foods leadership and the BU teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Leads advertising agency partners to create famous advertising campaigns that build our brands and businesses

Guides marketing leadership on strategic and executional creative decisions

Leads brand strategy and marketing briefs, in collaboration with brand marketing, consumer insights, and agency partners for both core brands and new Innovation

Influences campaign-related research initiatives, in conjunction with consumer insights

Collaborates with media and PR teams to execute annual Integrated Marketing Communications process and timelines

Build principles for great advertising and coaches marketers on creative evaluation and decision making

Oversees agency-executed production process, timelines, and budgets

Builds strong relationships with various internal & agency leadership teams

Establishes and oversees advertising KPIs and measurement priorities

Manages one direct report, Manager of Owned Media, who manages website content, including SEO & SEM


Education/Certifications: Bachelor’s Degree required

Experience: 10 years of hands-on experience in advertising roles, with agency experience a must and CPG experience a plus

Computer Skills: proficient in Microsoft Office

Communication Skills: Able to collaborate and build relationships with senior marketers and agency partners. Able to effectively navigate decisions when there are conflicting priorities and opinions

Special Skills: Skilled at identifying, influencing, and championing great creative work. Well versed in traditional and digital media landscapes. Influential across all levels & departments in the organization

Supervisory: 1 direct report (manager level)

Travel: 10-15%; various locations for production shoots, some international (i.e. Canada)

When completing a Tyson Foods employment application, be sure to complete all tasks listed on the candidate home page. If not, you will see a message that there are 1 or more task(s) that require attention. Applicants for hourly production positions must complete the task to provide additional information to be considered from employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.

Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose.

Tyson Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are unable to apply for career opportunities through use of this site due to an impairment or disability, please contact (479) 290-2478 for further assistance.

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