Director of Marketing

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Company:

Nordson EFD

Job Title:

Director of Marketing

Department:

Marketing

Responsibilities:

The Director of Marketing plans and directs strategic marketing plans of organization’s products and services on a global scale by performing industry value assessments and executing on strategic business development plans and growth opportunities.

  • Establishes strategic marketing plans to achieve corporate objectives for products and services
  • Develops and executes comprehensive marketing plans and programs, both short and long range, to support sales and revenue objectives of organization
  • Researches and analyzes, and monitors financial, technological, and demographic factors to capitalize on market opportunities and minimize effects of competitive activity
  • Responsible for product line and portfolio management of the EFD business. This includes developing multi-generation product plans, identifying product line gaps and opportunities, and aligning resources to leverage our capabilities to drive double digit growth
  • Develops and manages marketing operating budget
  • Plans and oversees advertising and promotion activities including print, online, electronic media, and direct mail
  • Evaluates and recommends distribution channel development programs
  • Determines agencies and suppliers of record, and negotiates contract terms and conditions for major services
  • Serves as liaison with outside agencies on ongoing promotional campaigns
  • Oversees development and production of promotional and collateral materials
  • Develops and recommends product positioning, packaging, and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market share
  • Achieves satisfactory profit/loss ratio and market share in relation to preset standards and industry and economic trends
  • Ensures effective control of marketing results, and takes corrective action to guarantee that achievement of marketing objectives falls within designated budgets
  • Oversees and evaluates market research and adjusts marketing strategy to meet changing market and competitive conditions
  • Monitors competitive products and marketing activities
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with industry influencers and key community and strategic partners
  • Resolves conflict and facilitates changes in structure of marketing group to ensure objective fulfillment and swift response e to marketing problems and opportunities
  • Conducts marketing surveys on current and new product concepts, and provides feedback for future product development
  • Guides preparation of marketing activity reports and presents to executive management
  • Establishes and maintains a consistent corporate image throughout all product lines, promotional materials, and events
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluations of these units
  • Supervises individual contributors and subordinate managers within the functional organization; Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Office environment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel Required

Estimated 50%,domestic and international

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 10 years of commercial experience including direct sales
  • Demonstrated experience in developing industry value assessments and executing on strategic business development and growth opportunities

Skills:

  • Proven ability to develop and execute strategic growth plans
  • Demonstrated negotiation, relationship management, facilitation, and decision making skills
  • Critical and creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must possess a high level of energy and passion for growth, a global mind-set and have the ability to travel both domestic and internationally

Preferred Skills and Abilities

  • MBA or Master’s Degree in Marketing highly preferred

Location:

RI - East Providence

Relocation Assistance:

-

Job Identification:

RI 15-2680

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