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Distribution Marketing Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 2020.8.19.92
    • Job Location: Islandia, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 20, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals
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Job Description:

  • Establish a clear and comprehensive marketing vision for Festo distributors
  • Manage and support Festo North America's network of distributors to ensure consistent and effective marketing activities are in place
  • Development and execution of North American distribution marketing plan
  • Work in conjunction with Distribution Management to develop a partner program for North American distributors
  • Plan, implement and monitor the North American distribution marketing activities including co-branding, distributor tradeshows/events, speaking engagements, newsletters, website and social media
  • Assist with product launch strategy and coordinate product launches with distribution partners
  • Work in conjunction with Distribution Management on marketing support tied to sales campaigns and initiatives
  • Work with Distribution Management on development, storage and deployment of enriched data and distributor catalogues to be used for e-commerce
  • Work with Distribution Management on development, storage and implementation of annual "co-op incentive programs" that utilize Festo MarCom related products and services
  • Work with Distribution Management on establishing an organized method for distributor sourcing of Festo Demo Cases
  • Provide regular reporting of activities to North American Marketing Communication and Distribution management teams

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field.
  • At least 5-7 yrs Industrial marketing experience with a technical product line.
  • At least 5-7 yrs distribution experience.
  • Leader with a keen understanding of proven marketing practices.
  • Self-sufficient and determined professional who can bring projects from concept to completion.
  • A collaborator that will work effectively with multiple team members to achieve results.
  • Manages time and prioritizes effectively to meet deadlines and expectations.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Teams).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and interpersonal skills.

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster