KIK Custom Products

  • Senior Manager, Marketing Communications- Prestone

    Job Location US-IL-Rosemont
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/19/2018 2:00 PM)
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  • Overview

    COMPANY: As one of North America’s largest independent manufacturers of consumer packaged goods (“CPG”), KIK helps a large portfolio of brands and retailers bring their products to life. With leading positions in the multibillion dollar household and personal care (“HPC”), over-the-counter (“OTC”), pool additives and automotive aftermarket categories, we serve over 100 CPG companies and several major North American HPC and automotive aftermarket retailers, including many of the leading players in their respective categories. We have full-service capabilities covering end-to-end contract manufacturing, including project management, innovation and R&D, sourcing and procurement, blending and compounding, filling and packaging, supply chain and distribution, and quality control. Our manufacturing model is highly flexible and we consistently add value to our customers by leveraging our range of services and expertise.

    KIK has over 5,000 employees and operates 29 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America.


    KIK Consumer Brands – Automotive Division

    Our Automotive business is comprised of the Prestone® and Holts® businesses. We develop, manufacture and market antifreeze/coolant and other automotive functional fluids and car appearance products in North America and key international markets. Prestone® is the number one branded consumer choice for antifreeze/coolant in North America. Other brands in our Automotive Care business include Holts®, Redex® and Simoniz® (outside North America).


    SUMMURY: This individual will be the leader driving Presone’s marketing executions across multiple platforms. The role blends strategy development and execution of our digital marketing and includes working closely with our agency partners and the platforms directly. The Senior Manager, Marketing Communication will work closely with the Vice President of Marketing, the entire Marketing Department and cross-function partners and agencies to develop and execute Prestones marketing across platforms with the goal of expanding our reach and ultimately sales.

    Essential Job Functions

    Manage a team of 4 direct reports – 1) digital content, 2) graphics design, 3) consumer promotions/event marketing and 4) truck & trailer driver for car shows and large trade events.

    • Develop and execute integrated marketing programs across platforms to amplify efforts.
    • Serve as a key member of the core marketing leadership team.
    • Lead specific focus on brand positioning and style guides to drive brand consistency in execution across tactics.
    • Manage agency relationships for web, social and PR marketing.
    • Work with key cross-functional partners, such as procurement and legal, to manage accounts with agency partners.
    • Work with marketing and finance to assess post-event success of marketing executions and programs.
    • Partner with the UK team to drive cross-market collaboration.



    7 years’ experience in marketing communications

    Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications or related field

    • Extensive experience in vendor and agency management
    • Experienced in working in teams, internally and with agencies
    • Focus on marketing results, measuring KPI’s, and making marketing dollars work harder
    • Strong ability to execute flawlessly
    • Able to juggle multiple, competing priorities


    A Career with KIK Offers:


    KIK offers very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including health, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. You can plan for your future with KIK's retirement savings options including employer match. KIK also recognizes the importance of continuing education and offers Education Assistance to our employees to encourage continued personal development and growth.


    Thank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Custom Products.


    KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, age, religion, sex, or national origin.



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