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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

Advantage Resourcing - XPO Chicago, IL

Company
Advantage Resourcing - XPO
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
154073
AJE Ref #
576063976
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

LEAD EXECUTION OF NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES AND MARKETING CAMPAIGNS.

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES AND SUPPORTING ACTIVITIES:

PROPOSE AND DEVELOP GO TO MARKET LAUNCH PLANS FOR NPD, PRODUCT IN LIFE AND PROJECT IN LIFE.



* WORK WITH INTERNAL MARKETING PARTNERS TO DEVELOP EFFECTIVE BRAND COMMUNICATIONS INCLUDING TV, PRINT, RETAIL, DIGITAL ETC.

* WORK WITH MARKETING MANAGER (MM) AND/OR SENIOR MARKETING MANAGER (SMM) AND TO UNDERSTAND P&L POSITION AND SUPPORTING MEDIA PLAN FOR THE PROJECT AND INFORM CORRECT DECISION MAKING PROCESS

* COLLABORATE WITH MM AND/OR SMM TO EXECUTE GO-TO-MARKET PLANS INCLUDING NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, ADVERTISING CREATIVE, MEDIA PLANNING, PUBLIC RELATIONS, IN-STORE EXECUTION, POINT OF SALE, PROMOTIONS ETC.

* WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH THE GLOBAL TEAM TO ENSURE THAT THERE IS ALIGNMENT WHEREVER POSSIBLE AND SENSIBLE

Be the internal champion for the product

* Deliver organizational training to ensure internal understanding and advocacy of the technology

* Assist manager and Retail team in the development and delivery of sales presentations and materials to ensure retail success

* Collaborate with Retail team to track and analyze in-market implementation

* Work to evaluate ROI of marketing campaigns and adjust plans as necessary

* Provide monthly insight into the business forecasting cycle including appropriate volume forecasting and business trends

Fulfill other duties as required

* Relish the opportunities to pick up new activities that fall broadly in the purpose of the role

* Fix things that need fixing

* Identify problems and find solutions

Other Requirements

* Flexibility- this person will need to adaptable, be open to taking on more and have the ability to adapt plans and direction as the business indicates.

* Entrepreneurial spirit-must be able to deal with ambiguity and willing to take risks as needed.

* Be passionate about the product - this person needs to be passionate about Dyson, technology and engineering.



* Project management skills- this person must be able to manage budgets and deadlines and plan, achieve and evaluate results individually and through others.

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* Ability to travel occasionally as required.

Individual Qualifications

Experience and Education

Skills

Dyson Behaviors


* Experience and Education

Bachelor s Degree required; preferably in Marketing, Advertising or Business Administration preferred

* 3+ years marketing experience preferred.

* 1+ years experience with direct project accountability

* Open to experience in an agency or small entrepreneurial environment.

* Someone with a CPG background is strongly preferred but would be open to non-traditional CPG experience such as electronics, beauty, lifestyle marketing experience, specifically with an understanding of the premium / luxury market.

* Problem Solving-must be able to critically analyze data and tackle problems and present viable solutions.

* Team player-able to manage and motivate people, this person is able to build strong relationships with a wide range of people (across all Dyson markets). This person works cooperatively across the business and puts the good of the business above their own career interests.

* Strong communication skills- this person is able to present information (both written and oral) clearly and concisely. This person needs to be able to communicate clearly at all levels within an organization.

* Creativity-this person needs to guide and challenge a team responsible for managing a dynamic brand. They need to be open to new ideas, adventurous and practical simultaneously.

* Ingenious - An innovative yet objective thinker

* Explorer - Demonstrates a can do / entrepreneurial attitude

* Fighter driven to get the best result. Challenges themselves and others.

Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

















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Dyson is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with Dyson and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail with your contact information, the job number of the position for which you are interested in applying, and the nature of your request to careers.us@dyson.com or call (312) 706-226.

Determinations of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis. Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.