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Studio Content Manager - 8451

Wilton Brands LLC k

Naperville, IL

Feb 21
Job Description

We’re passionate about bringing the love of baking and decorating to everyone, everywhere, every day.

Our message is simple – we know you love baking (because we do, too) and we’re constantly evolving to bring you quality products that make baking and decorating fun and easy. We’re not just for the decorators of wow-worthy cakes, we’re for cupcake makers and cookie bakers who love to say, “I made that!” 

Wilton Brands LLC (“Wilton”) is owned by Dr. August Oetker KG, a privately held company based in Germany. Dr. Oetker is a global leader in the food and beverage industries. Learn more about Wilton at http://www.wilton.com.

The Wilton Studio Content Manager, working with internal staff, supports the strategies and development of cake, cookie and sweet treat decorating and design to support Creative content development. The Studio Content Manager leads a team of artists in preparing and decorating cakes (from design sketches), cookies, cupcakes, gingerbread houses and molded candies for publications, packaging, photography and videography to support digital and ecommerce initiatives. The Studio Content Manager manages work-flow and prioritization of projects on the team. The Studio Content Manager works closely with Content Specialists to identify projects quantities and themes for the Artists.

Essential Responsibilities:
* Collaborates with cross-functional content partners to identify BEST decorating projects to support corporate wide marketing initiatives
* Assists with prioritization and complexity level of designs for projects
* Ensures a high level of aesthetic quality in projects
* Thinks creatively
* Enforces Wilton cake design standards with team
* Maintains Studio budget for groceries, supplies and freelance support
* Support video development with hand modeling and demonstration for social and marketing video content
* Provide design recommendations
* Leads and develops team of Wilton Decorators: Artists

Education and Experience:
* A Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Design, related field or relevant experience required
* A minimum of 2-3 years of managerial experience required
* A minimum of 2-3 years of cake decorating experience preferred
* Completion of the Wilton School of Confectionery Arts Master Class or Wilton Method Courses 1, 2 and 3 or equivalent training preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Strong understanding of computers, emails and Microsoft Word program
* Ability to take direction, multi-task, work independently and meet deadlines
* Strong organizational, verbal and written communication and problem-solving skills
* Adaptability to fast-changing business environment required
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* A strong eye for detail
* Strong knowledge of Wilton product line is preferred
* Exceptional time management and organizational skills
* Positive attitude and the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
* Ability to multi-task with excellent follow-through, as well as exhibit strong collaboration
* Ability to take direction, multi-task, work independently and meet deadlines

Physical Demands/Work Requirements:

The position works under a fairly standard environment, but as part of the normal duties of the position it is required to work daily with commercial and standard kitchen and baking equipment, tools and utensils, which can be hazardous.

Wilton Brands LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, individuals with disability or veteran status as provided by law. Wilton Brands LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

If you need accommodation to access the information provided on our website, please contact us at 630-810-2416 or send an e-mail to: careers@wilton.com  We will be happy to help you!

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

Wilton Brands LLC

Wilton Brands LLC (“Wilton”) has a portfolio of iconic brands and is the leading supplier in the U.S. Crafts Industry. These brands help families successfully celebrate life’s many occasions, to express their creativity through crafts, to encourage them to share with their families and friends, and to capture their meaningful and lasting memories. Wilton operates through two divisions, Wilton Enterprises, and Simplicity Creative Group which are leaders in their categories. More information can be found at www.wilton.com, and www.simplicity.com.