Product Associate Marketing Manager

Chicago, Illinois
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Sep 08, 2016
Nov 07, 2016
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Job Description

The Product Marketing Planning & Execution Associate Marketing Manager leads planning and creative development and manages day-to-day execution of marketing programs and tactics that support national, local, Agency level and customer one-to-one marketing strategies designed to drive profitable growth and retention for the corporation. The Associate Manager leads cross-functional teams on complex project plans, direct staff/external agency partners, and influence business partners and strategies.

This specific position will be focused on Connected Car Product Pilot tests. The Associate will consult with others in marketing or business areas to gain input to develop, execute and measure naming, positioning and pilot go-to-market plans. The Associate Manager possesses strong marketing strategy skills, strong attention-to-detail, advanced communication skills including concept writing and ability to judge communication creative and provide constructive and clear direction and feedback to both internal and external partners. The Associate Manager also manages and helps others prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a demanding and fast-paced environment. This role requires a strategic thinker who is comfortable with ambiguity in the world of new product development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead Connected Car Product go-to-market planning, creative development and implementation of integrated marketing communications to support various Pilot Market programs, offering solutions and recommendations to manager, other contributing team members and business partners
  • Manage creation and refinement of differentiating product positioning, value propositions and/or concepts in conjunction with the Product Manager. Collaborate with the Marketing Research team to execute testing as appropriate.
  • Manage strategic integration of marketing/communications across platforms and programs including customer communications, packaging, PR, internal communications, events, sponsorships, social, mobile app portfolio/UX, website, MyAccount, Alliance, Electronic Quote Proposal and CCC support, as appropriate.
  • Offer solutions and provides recommendations to Connected Car Product team in development of new mobile functionality which includes integration with eBusiness, technology, product, distribution and measurement.
  • Contribute to development and implementation of complex, integrated marketing communication programs, including analyzing research/data inputs, determining and allocating resources required. Manage all elements through completion, measurement and post pilot analysis.
  • Lead and/or direct others in managing required day-to-day tasks, including status report and timeline management, meeting coordination, legal and key stakeholder approvals, and maintaining centralized files for reference and compliance.
  • Manage and/or lead others in managing program budgets and provide monthly and quarterly budget forecasts to internal finance team
  • Develop presentations, program overviews, recaps, and other materials for internal meetings and presentations; present work internally to Product Marketing leadership and other business partners
  • Integrate across Product Marketing teams and other departments, building relationships with internal and external business partners and resources
  • Develop and disseminate intelligence gathering on target audience and competitive products in the marketplace.
  • Influence, negotiate and persuade team members to support business goals and initiatives; initiate ideas and manage actions plans on cross-functional teams
  • Manage, develop and direct staff, interns and marketing/advertising agency partners
  • Work with strong level of independence on new or unfamiliar projects

Job Qualifications

 Experience working on new product development and pilot implementation
 It would be helpful for the candidate to have demonstrated experience with marketing technology-based products.
 Advanced organization, project/program/time management skills and attention to detail
 Advanced experience using Microsoft suite, including PowerPoint
 Advanced relationship, interpersonal and negotiation skills
 Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across departments and with cross-functional teams
 Intermediate strategic and analytical skills
 Intermediate solutions skills; flexible in times of change
 Intermediate presentation development and delivery skills
 Capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously and experience with a deadline driving environment
 Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; strong ability to write, copyedit and judge creative
 Demonstrated experience managing the creative production process
 Demonstrated aptitude for interpreting data/results from a marketing program or product initiative
 7-9+ years of Marketing experience, preferably including Advertising/Marketing Agency experience and/or in a role managing marketing agencies
 Bachelor's degree required: Marketing, Journalism or Communications concentration preferred
 MBA/Master of Communications or related field preferred
 Must be highly motivated and a passionate team player

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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