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Company: ACCO Brands
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
EmployeeType: Full-Time
Industry Type: Consumer Products
Required Education: Not Specified

Location: Kettering, OH 45429 (map it!Map it!)
Experience: Not Specified
Manage Others: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Ref ID: 18560853

Marketing Manager - Decorative Calendars
Job Description

ACCO Brands, one of the world’s largest suppliers of branded office products, with annual revenues of nearly $1.8 billion, is seeking a Marketing Manager for our  Decorative Calendar team in Kettering, Ohio.  This role develops the overall plans/programs for assigned products or brands within the Decorative Calendar team.  The Marketing Manager will be responsible for effectively managing the existing product line or category through the complete product life cycle of development to customer placement. This role requires sales interaction, product management, brand marketing, and retail market research. This position also provides direction in the acquisition of nationally known licensed properties and the subsequent development of products using those assets.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develops business and marketing plans for assigned products/brands, including pricing strategies, sales plans, and implementation strategies
  • Works closely with all cross functional teams such as: sales, purchasing, creative and manufacturing functions on design, distribution, and product specifications
  • Work closely with a wide range of Licensed content while building strong industry relationships. For each licensed property, manage the product development direction, sales forecasts, and work to maximize the earn out of each licensed deal.
  • Defines market research requirements and works with research manager to develop and execute research plans.Works alongside market research and category management to help determine strategies and/or next steps for new/existing product lines
  • Analyzes consumer research, market conditions, and competitor information when developing new product lines or enhancing existing lines
  • Develops and participates in product/category presentations along with sales to key customers  
  • Participates in the development of the customer mix, merchandising, POG logic and POP communication in the retail, catalog, and on-line channels.
  • Manage annual sales collateral development – including catalogs, cover sets, marketing bulletins and samples.
  • Ensure on-time delivery of products in accordance with published product availability dates by working closely with Creative, Licensing, Supply Chain, and other support teams.
  • Analytical skills and ability to work with category management, market research and POS data to determine market and product strategies
  • Supervise one or more Associate Marketing Managers
  • P&L responsibilities for assigned product line(s)/brand

Job Requirements

    • Bachelors Degree in Marketing or a related field is required
    • Minimum of 4 years of marketing experience is required, preferably product management experience
  • Knowledge and application of marketing theories and principles
  • Experience working with licensed properties
  • Experience in product development and/or brand management
  • Experience in all aspects of developing and maintaining marketing strategies
  • Strong Communication, project management, managerial and presentation skills
  • Motivated, driven and hard working individual who is comfortable leading meetings and making decisions
  • Strong problem analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Team Leadership and collaboration skills
  • Understanding of many diverse retail channels of distribution (not just mass market)
  • Travel:  Approximately 15-20%
  • Local Candidates Only



ACCO Brands markets products in over 100 countries across the globe through our own sales force and distribution networks.  

As one of the world's largest suppliers of school supplies and office products we pride ourselves in reaching the world on a daily basis with our products.  Companies, students, teachers, parents and business professionals alike in more than 100 countries use our products each day.  Here at ACCO Brands, we're proud of our more than 100 years of industry leadership and innovation, and we're focused on delivering exceptional value for our shareholders and customers by providing unique, leading-edge, branded office products.  We look forward to continuing our tradition by hiring talented individuals guided by a spirit of innovation.

Our industry-leading brands and products include AT-A-GLANCE and Day-Timer, Five Star, GBC, Hilroy, Kensington, Marbig, Mead, Quartet, Rexel, Swingline, Tilibra, Wilson Jones and many others

ACCO Brands USA LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


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ACCO Brands is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

About ACCO Brands
As an industry leader, we consider our employees the cornerstone of our business and recognize that they are the key to our continued success. Our goal is to foster an environment that promotes commitment to service and quality to both our internal and external customers. A career at ACCO Brands represents an opportunity to partner with an organization that believes its success rests with its employees. The gateway to your future is at your fingertips with a career at ACCO Brands.

ACCO Brands is committed to providing its employees with:

  • A great place to work for our PEOPLE.
  • An environment that fosters TEAMWORK & EMPOWERMENT.
  • CAREER PATH through continuous learning & development
  • INTEGRITY in all we say and do.
  • RESULTS through concise goals and clear course of action.
  • PROFITABLITY for the continued growth of our business.

We offer a full range of career opportunities, which feature career growth and development across the globe. Come craft your future with a company that is looking for premier talent. We are looking for talented, enthusiastic and skilled people who are entrepreneurs and ready to chart their career with a leading organization. If you are ready for a rewarding and a diverse experience, and want to work for a global leader, consider joining ACCO Brands. You will enjoy a full range of opportunities in a variety of disciplines which will offer numerous career paths in a fast pace and growing company.

Start reviving your career and Apply Now to ACCO Brands.


"Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities"

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