Sr. Account Manager, Co-Branding/Licensing Partnerships, Retail (Remote) at Impossible Foods

Redwood City, CA

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Impossible Foods was founded to transform the global food system and reduce the impact of climate change by making the world’s most delicious, nutritious, and sustainable meat, fish, and dairy — from plants.

Through the revolutionary work of our world-class R&D team, we’re inventing efficient, sustainable ways to transform ingredients from plants into meat, fish, and dairy foods that deliver all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers demand, without the negative environmental or public health impact.

Our flagship product, Impossible™ Burger, uses 96% less land, 87% less water and generates 89% less greenhouse gas emissions than conventional beef from cows. And the burger is just the beginning. We’re working on recreating every animal product, from chicken to fish, with plant-based ingredients that are vastly better for people and the planet. 

Impossible Foods has experienced spectacular growth over the last few years, and we continue to lead all aspects of the plant-based revolution – from discovery and innovation to commercial production and consumer education. We’re building an amazing team of brilliant, collaborative, mission-driven individuals who take pride in using their diverse skills to contribute to a better world. Our core values include leading with heart, thinking like scientists, and doing the right thing, and our employees embody these attributes in their work every day. 

Want to join the movement? You can help us solve the most urgent, important challenge facing the world today (and have fun doing it). Check out our job opening below:

The Sr. Account Manager – Co-Branding/Licensing Partnerships (Retail) is instrumental to the growth and scale of Impossible Foods’ business in alignment with the corporate strategy. This role will be a key member of the emerging Retail CPG Partnerships team. This position will lead project management and sales planning for new launches.

You Will:

    • Act as the internal and external project management lead both pre- and post-market launch for new products
    • Lead the development of the in-market launch strategy for new co-branded partner products
    • Monitor co-branded products sell-in and performance in conjunction with the Sales Operations team and the co-branded partner to ensure in-market success
    • Work on new partner acquisition and deal business terms

You Have:

    • A Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS)
    • 7-10 years of CPG/food retail sales, sales strategy or sales planning experience
    • A genuine interest and passion for Impossible Food's mission
    • Recent experience growing a brand and pioneering new categories
    • A mix of large and small manufacturer experience in your background
    • Highly collaborative approach with ability to collaborate with all types of functions (Product Management, Marketing, Finance, Strategy, Operations, etc.)
    • Shown success working independently and navigating in a constantly evolving, and often chaotic (and exciting) high growth environment
    • A positive attitude and drive to excel
    • Ability to travel ~25% of the time
(Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $82,500 + (bonus for Sales Bonus Plan roles) + equity + benefits.  

Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired to work based in Colorado.

At Impossible Foods, safety is our priority. Our obligation to our employees (and their families and communities) includes providing a fully vaccinated workplace. It is widely recognized that vaccination is by far the safest and most effective tool for protecting ourselves and our community against the spread of Covid-19. For the sake of our employees, their families, and communities, Impossible Foods will require vaccination by February 1, 2022 for all US-based employees who are on-site at one of IF’s facilities or co-manufacturing facilities; are in a position that requires them to be in person with co-workers, customers, clients, or contractors; or are traveling on behalf of the Company, including attending any in-person Company-sponsored event.

Impossible Foods Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Depending on your location, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) may regulate the way we manage the data of job applicants. Our full notice outlining how data will be processed as part of the application procedure for applicable locations is available here: https://impossiblefoods.com/careers/notice. By submitting your application, you are agreeing to our use and processing of your data as required.

If the ability to work remotely is indicated, this role can be performed from any US state except for Alaska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Hawaii, and Wisconsin.

This role is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

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