Digital Strategist Brand Manager Marketing

Arlington, VA, United States
Mar 01, 2017
May 10, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Foods people love. The life you imagined. And the culinary capital.

We are writing a new chapter in our journey; Nestlé USA is opening its new U.S. headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, directly across from Washington, D.C.   As a part of this extraordinary moment, you have the opportunity to help build the Nestlé USA of today, and tomorrow.

Our new home in the D.C. area offers close proximity to world class restaurants, shopping, and museums. You are steps away from the world's largest museum, the Smithsonian, and renowned national landmarks such as the Washington Monument.  

Nestlé USA is transforming what we do, how we do it, and where we work.  Now is the time to define your future, and ours, too.   Find your fulfilling personal and professional life, matched with our competitive benefits, focus on innovation and limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career.

Discover the ways that Nestlé USA values and supports our employees and community.  Giving back continues to be a part of the Nestlé tradition.  As the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company, our focus is not only about nourishing our customers, it's about enriching you.

Digital Strategist Manager


This individual plays a highly visible and strategic role at Nestle USA, driving digital excellence and business impact in collaboration with Marketing. The Digital Strategist is key in co-piloting total digital strategy (as part of overall marketing plans), integrating current best practices in digital creative development, distribution strategy and paid media, and also carving out new best practices as the digital landscape evolves.

In this role, the Digital Strategist collaborates across internal teams at all levels (junior to senior) and agency partners, and ensures knowledge transfer for both specific brands and a portfolio of brands. This individual will possess successful digital communications strategy (paid, owned and earned) experience, planning leadership, and collaboration skills. This position typically rotates into Brand Marketing.


Digital Strategy: Collaborate with Marketing teams and their agency partners to deliver integrated digital strategies and plans that are differentiated and impactful against brand's objectives, insights and consumer targets. For specific business, portfolio and/or brand assignments, ensure development of comprehensive, efficient, and impactful plans leveraging most effective digital touchpoints, to achieve brand business objectives. Strategies and Plans are developed with intimate understanding of brand, target consumer(s) and their digital interaction across the greater digital landscape. Identify and provide resources and capabilities that enhance Brands' digital effectiveness. Proactively identify brand and portfolio needs for a wide range of stakeholders, from junior to senior and executive level teams. (60%)

Deep Functional Expertise (DFE): Within the Digital Center of Excellence (DCOE), lead an area of expertise (e.g. Search, CRM) and/or strategic partnership (e.g. Pinterest, Facebook, Google). For the given area, share and ensure implementation of best practices, industry leading expertise, new learning, innovation and testing opportunities with brands, and across portfolios. Elevate and accelerate integrated digital capabilities of all brands. Identify and facilitate real-time knowledge across brands and multiple portfolios to increase business results, competency and innovation. For the given area, present and lead education efforts across NUSA. (40%)

Perform all other duties as assigned


BA, MBA (preferred)


5 years of Marketing with strategy, communication, and digital experience (Paid/Owned/Earned)


Experience collaborating, influencing, and working successfully with multiple stakeholders and teams amid change and ambiguity.

- Digital prowess (HD)

- Strategic thinking (HD)

- Innovation (HD)

- Consumer engagement (D)

- Consumer communication (D)