The Trade and Shopper Marketing Specialist will support US marketing initiatives that help to build the O-Cedar brand with retailers and shoppers. This role is key to ensuring the flawless sell in, set up, and ongoing business and marketing transactions for O-Cedar products with the trade.      

Trade and Shopper Marketing Specialist

Your tasks

  1. Own customer item set up and product information maintenance across multiple platforms in relation to product catalogs, customer portals, and data/content syndication sources (including DataSync).
  2. Fulfill product sample requests – includes obtaining samples, performing quality-checks, packaging, shipping and tracking.
  3. Create, process and track purchase orders for sales and marketing expenses.
  4. Maintain onsite product showroom, ensuring it is fully stocked and merchandised at all times.
  5. Manage day to day operational sales, product and marketing needs.
  6. Maintain national price list.
  7. Manage customer line review calendar.
  8. Complete both print and digital coupon set up with external service providers as well as customers; track and report coupon performance.
  9. Conduct and report on ongoing competitor, customer and market audits.
  10. Assist with coordination of meetings, including logistics and meals.

Our expectations

  • High School Diploma or GED; college degree a plus
  • Minimum 1-3 years administrative, sales and/or marketing support experience
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience with MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint; experience with Data Sync, Salsify, and NCH a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt and learn new systems and processes
  • Strong project management and organization skills with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

It feels great to feel at home. That’s why Freudenberg Household Products is committed to providing ingenious solutions to deliver the clean and comfortable feeling of home. 


For over 100 years, consumers have trusted O-Cedar to provide ingenious solutions that make it easier to get truly clean floors. Today, that century of know-how is built into our range of mops, brooms, household glove and scour products. That same expertise is built into our portfolio of Vileda Professional cleaning solutions made for the most demanding commercial applications, including the healthcare and hospitality industries.  


Freudenberg Household Products is a division of Freudenberg Group headquartered in Weinheim, Germany. FHP is an international leader in household cleaning products that does business in over 80 countries. 


Our Aurora, IL facility is home to our sales, marketing, R&D, and engineering teams as well as our LEED-certified manufacturing and distribution facility. We pride ourselves on manufacturing in the US with recycled plastic materials and providing durable cleaning solutions that minimize the carbon footprint of the company. 


As our presence in the market grows, we continue to expand the suite of benefits we offer to employees in order to attract the best and brightest talents. A full BCBS suite of health insurance plans, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans are part of our benefits program. Beyond those benefits, we offer:

  • Volunteer opportunities through our partnership with charitable organizations in the area during work time, plus an additional 8 hours of volunteer time for you to use towards an organization you are passionate about.
  • Family friendly perks including 2 weeks of paid leave for mothers and fathers for the birth or adoption of a child (and mothers qualify for paid disability leave after the birth of a child).
  • Work life balance including work-at-home one day each week (for some positions), fun Friday hours, and 11 paid holidays.
  • Tuition reimbursement and development opportunities through our Academy as well as local educational partners.
  • On-site workout room (Aurora).

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Freudenberg Household Products - Aurora, IL
Melissa Nolan ∙ HR ∙ 2188 Diehl Road ∙ 60502 Aurora
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