Walgreens Associate Functional Manager, Email & Direct Marketing in CHICAGO, Illinois

Job Description:

Job Description

The Associate Functional Manager, Email and Direct Marketing, is a member of the Campaign Management team, which is responsible for executing direct marketing activities for Walgreens. The role requires directing a cross-functional team to ensure that all campaigns fit the Walgreens brand, are customer-led, and fit the appropriate business needs. Individuals may also be responsible for guiding direct marketing strategy within specified business units.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develops and executes operational activities within the Campaign Management team, including:

  • Managing projects across a broad range of business issues, from inception to completion.

  • Establishing guidelines, best practices and standards.

  • Analyzing, summarizing and presenting results to functional teams and decision makers.

  • Developing programs that establish and enhance standards.

  • Interpreting complex results and analyzing trends.

  • Identifying and establishing relationships with internal/external partners.

  • Performs as the subject matter expert for the specified functional area May connect various data points to create the big picture. Becomes actively involved, as required, to meet schedules and resolve problems that are complex in nature.

  • Assists in the development of complex capabilities, May develop the specifications of complex projects and may perform as implementation lead for key initiatives. Stays abreast of new developments used to establish and enhance standards.

  • Provides cross-functional challenges and recommendations for new ideas / solutions to gain acceptance from a wide range of audiences. Creates specifications for initiatives and may lead in implementation. Shares complex information related to areas of expertise and/or to gain acceptance of business solutions.

  • Identifies opportunities and makes appropriate recommendations to improve processes and/or operating efficiencies. Identifies potential business risks and strategies to deliver business solutions. May make actionable recommendations to appropriate stakeholders and perform as customer advocate.

  • Leads project work streams and ensures key initiatives are completed within budget and on time to meet business units’ needs.

  • Communicates effectively and tailors communications appropriately to different audiences.

  • Guides and mentors less experienced team members, as necessary. May provide subject matter expertise to the business. May participate in teaching and training members of the work team.

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.

Job ID: 163308BR

Title: Associate Functional Manager, Email & Direct Marketing

Company Indicator: Walgreens

Employment Type:

Job Function: Merchandising/Procurement

Full Store Address: 36 S WABASH AVE STE 410,CHICAGO,IL 60603

Full District Office Address: 36 S WABASH AVE STE 410,CHICAGO,IL,60603-2965-01231-2

External Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 2 years of experience in promotions, marketing, retail, analytics, pricing, consumer packaged goods, insights, vendor collaboration, consumer research, inventory, category management and/or business analysis OR High School Diploma/GED and at least 4 years of experience in promotions, marketing, retail, analytics, pricing, consumer packaged goods, insights, vendor collaboration, consumer research, inventory, category management and/or business analysis.

  • Experience with MS Office Suite.

  • Experience establishing & maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community & with vendors.

  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates.

  • Experience analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.

  • At least 1 year of experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).

  • Experience collaborating with internal and external resources to develop strategies that meet department goals within budget and established timelines.

  • Experience developing and delivering presentations to various audience levels within an organization.

  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree OR MBA.

  • Experience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams.

  • Strong project management and analytical ability

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