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Marketing Manager - Reading, PA

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: PA, US

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
 
Division Overview
Hubbell Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. 

Brand Overview

GAI-Tronics® owned by Hubbell Incorporated, is the world’s largest company focused on the communication needs of the world’s industrial markets. Founded in 1946, GAI-Tronics’ earliest products set the industry standard for durability and reliability. While maintaining our commitment to the principles of quality and customer service, today’s GAI-Tronics® aggressively applies leading edge technology to solve the world’s most challenging communication needs, and is backed by stability, reputation, and financial strength of Hubbell Incorporated, a worldwide leader in electrical and electronic products. 

Position Overview

The Marketing Manager will manage all aspects of marketing related to Hubbell’s GAI-Tronics’ global operations, including; Marketing Communications, Promotions, Social Media, Trade Exhibitions and Conferences. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create a comprehensive product promotion plan to support future growth strategy throughout all GAI-Tronics divisions and communicate the strategic and business plans. 
  • Direct and coordinate marketing budget and resources to promote all product lines. 
  • Create and direct overall product strategies. 
  • Create a sales training process with product promotion collateral.
  • Launch and promote new products.
  • Work closely with all Product Managers to coordinate the product portfolios, promotion plans, and distribution channels.
  • Direct and develop Product Plans in response to customer needs.
  • Communicate customer needs and product enhancements to the Product Managers via market research and Voice-of-the-Customer feedback.
  • Work with the sales organization to keep current on the market changes and the customers' requirements.
  • Coordinate proposed changes to the product lines (enhancements, obsolescence, etc.)
  • Work with sales management to develop an effective sales strategy for the product line and enable attainment of the most profitable market share levels.
  • Support sales team with product and application information, solutions brochures and all other forms of media collateral.
  • Direct and coordinate Market Research and establish policies for pricing strategies and pricing policies for product lines, based on analysis of costs, market acceptance, gross margin, and product line contribution, as well as new products/product packaging changes.
  • Perform detailed analysis of product offerings as compared to competition.
  • Define and direct marketing communications objectives for the company.
  • Approve source data for all communications pieces pertaining to the product line.
  • Approve and direct marketing programs (direct mail, product promotions, advertising, trade shows, etc.) that will actively promote the product and support the efforts of the sales organization.
  • Manage and mentor a team of up to 4; including remote employees.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or other relevant discipline
  • 5+ years in a similar Marketing role required.
  • Minimum of 2 years supervisory/leadership experience.
  • Technical product marketing and sales experience helpful
  • Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time, including overnight and international travel to attend trace shows/meetings.

 

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

 

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