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

Advantage Resourcing - XPO Chicago, IL

Company
Advantage Resourcing - XPO
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
154072
AJE Ref #
576063975
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Description:

DESCRIPTION

PURPOSE OF POSITION

SUPPORT SALES AND MARKETING TEAMS WITH EXECUTION OF NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES AND MARKETING CAMPAIGNS

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES AND SUPPORTING ACTIVITIES

MANAGE CROSS-FUNCTIONAL PROJECTS IN A RAPIDLY CHANGING ENVIRONMENT

* WORK COLLABORATIVELY ACROSS THE SALES AND MARKETING FUNCTIONS TO SUPPORT BOTH NEW AND CURRENT PRODUCT RANGES

* PARTNER WITH THE GLOBAL TEAM ON ALL PRODUCT LAUNCHES, ENSURING THAT THEY HAVE THE BEST UNDERSTANDING OF YOUR LOCAL PRODUCT AREA

* FACILITATE GOOD PROJECT MANAGEMENT AS IT RELATES TO THE KEY ASPECTS; COMMUNICATION, UNDERSTANDING, TIMING, COST AND POST-MORTEM ANALYSIS

* OWN AND DRIVE PROJECTS THROUGH TO COMPLETION - CORRALLING INTERNAL STAKEHOLDERS TO ENSURE EFFICIENT AND TIMELY EXECUTION

INFORM BUSINESS DECISION MAKING PROCESS

* ANALYZE AND INTERPRET MARKET DATA REGULARLY AND EXECUTE MONTHLY BUSINESS REPORTS TO EMPOWER THE BUSINESS WITH VALUABLE INFORMATION TO MAKE DECISIONS

* BECOME A PRODUCT EXPERT. LEARN HOW TO COMMUNICATE DYSON TECHNOLOGY TO INTERNAL TEAMS, RETAILERS AND CUSTOMERS

* PARTNER WITH SALES ACCOUNT MANAGERS TO ENSURE THAT DYSON PRODUCTS ARE REPRESENTED IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE BRAND, THE RETAILER AND THE CUSTOMER

* ENSURE THAT MARKETING AND SALES CHANNELS HAVE THE TOOLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ASSETS TO EXECUTE EXCELLENT CAMPAIGN PLANS

PROVIDE MULTI-LEVEL SUPPORT TO MARKETING TEAM

* LEAD SPECIAL PROJECTS OR PRODUCT LAUNCHES

* MANAGE FEASIBILITY SIGNOFF AND PRODUCTION REQUIREMENTS FOR EXCLUSIVE SKUS FROM CONCEPT TO LAUNCH.

* ASSIST IN MARKET AND CONSUMER INSIGHT STUDIES

DEVELOP AND EXECUTE PROCESSES

* WORK WITH THE SENIOR MARKETING MANAGER TO ENSURE THAT ANY ISSUES ARE ESCALATED, COMMUNICATED AND RESOLVED IN AN APPROPRIATE MANNER

* PROVIDE METHODS FOR THE REPORTING OF THE STATUS OF PROJECTS TO THE DEPARTMENT, MANAGE STATUS COMMUNICATION AND ENSURE THAT EVERY OPPORTUNITY IS GIVEN FOR THE TEAM TO UNDERSTAND PROJECT ACTIVITY

FULFILL OTHER DUTIES AS REQUIRED

* TAKE INITIATIVE. RELISH THE OPPORTUNITY OF STARTING OR PICKING UP NEW WORK AUTONOMOUSLY.

* FIX THINGS THAT YOU CAN SEE NEED FIXING

* IDENTIFY PROBLEMS AND FIND SOLUTIONS

OTHER REQUIREMENTS



INDIVIDUAL QUALIFICATIONS

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION SKILLS DYSON BEHAVIORS

* BACHELOR S DEGREE REQUIRED, PREFERABLY IN MARKETING OR RELATED DISCIPLINE

* SOME EXPERIENCE IN A MARKETING OR CREATIVE ENVIRONMENT PREFERRED

* STRONG INTERPERSONAL SKILLS WITH AN ENTHUSIASTIC, HIGH ENERGY PERSONALITY

* MUST BE ADAPTABLE TO A FAST PACED AND CHANGING DEPARTMENT AND HAVE THE ROBUSTNESS TO RECOVER FROM UNEXPECTED OUTCOMES

* ABILITY TO FORESEE AND REACT QUICKLY TO BUSINESS NEEDS TO HELP IMPROVE ITS FUNCTION

* CURIOSITY AND INITIATIVE TO EXPLORE AND LEARN

* ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND ACCURACY IN REPORTING

* 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.

* 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 ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT DYSON, TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING.

* EXPLORER BE CURIOUS, ASK QUESTIONS AND TRY NEW THINGS

* ATTUNED POSSESS A WILLINGNESS TO HELP, DRAW INSIGHTS VIA OBSERVATION

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION SKILLS/ COMPETENCIES

* PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS; THIS PERSON MUST BE ABLE TO PLAN, ACHIEVE AND EVALUATE RESULTS INDIVIDUALLY AND THROUGH OTHERS.

* INFLUENCING SKILLS; THIS PERSON WILL HAVE THE ABILITY TO LEAD CROSS FUNCTIONALLY AND INFLUENCE UP, DOWN AND ACROSS THE BUSINESS.

* ADVANCED EXPERIENCE IN MICROSOFT WORD AND POWER POINT

* DATA NUMERATE. ABLE TO ANALYSE DATA AND INTERPRET QUICKLY TO INFORM DECISIONS

* EXPERIENCE WITH MICROSOFT OUTLOOK

* ABILITY TO TRAVEL OCCASIONALLY AS REQUIRED.

DYSON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER OF MINORITIES, FEMALES, PROTECTED VETERANS, AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

































































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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.