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Sep 08, 2016

Dallas, TX

Temp To Perm

Agent: George S.

Job #: 107920

Job Description

Vitamin T has an AWESOME opportunity with one of our corporate clients in Dallas, TX that is looking for a talented Product Marketing Director.

This is a permanent, contract-to-hire position. Only local candidates please.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy/Positioning of Products:
Identify and prioritize growth opportunities through thoughtful consumer and customer insights, thorough competitive and market analyses and deep understanding of emerging trends
Develop new product strategies to help “access” identified market opportunities
Discovery/Ideation:
Working with internal and external resources, build a robust pool of consumer and market insights and ideas to mine
Build 3 year roadmap of new and innovative products
Analysis:
Act as the central point for ALL market, consumer, and customer information; Synthesize, frame and present information to ALL relevant stakeholders to gain alignment to product strategies and associated action plans.
Lead cross-functional effort to establish business case development and presentation to the executive team.
Planning/Leadership:
Manages development of new products through the stage gate process
Lead cross functional teams to accomplish key initiatives
Partnership Management:
Develop supplier and agency relationships to close internal capability gaps required to meet new opportunities
Brand Development:
Plans on-going consumer support to drive brand equity, increase awareness, purchase and usage of products/brands. Works in partnership with outside agencies and internal partners to plan and execute brand-building programs.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Business Administration or similar fields required. MBA in Marketing or related field strongly preferred.
Minimum of 7 years relevant Marketing experience. Progression of successful accomplishments in marketing that includes the identification and commercialization of a significant line extension, new product or major new marketing program that delivered target business results.

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:
Superior strategic thinking and planning
Proven consumer understanding, to serve as foundation for sustainable innovation
Overall business knowledge and holistic general management approach
Ability to nurture and contribute to innovation and creative solutions
Economic value creation mindset
Superior leadership skills
Outstanding analytical abilities
Demonstrated ability to deliver target results
Strong verbal and written communicator to wide breadth of audiences including senior management
State-of-the-art functional marketing expertise
Leadership Competencies:
Strategic Thinking: Thinks strategically by clearly anticipating future trends, challenges, and consequences, creating business strategies and plans to achieve a competitive advantage. Creates clear and compelling vision and strategy, translates strategy into business plan, and communicates strategic vision.

Business Acumen: Leverages business judgment to shape strategy, based on understanding of operational, commercial, financial, and organizational requirements and capabilities. Understands the manufacturing and market access of its products and services.

Drive for Results: Pushes self and others to exceed goals and achieve breakthrough results. Recognizes the key actions necessary to achieve results, establishes and communicates the priorities to others, and maintains own and others focus on achieving the important goals. Demonstrates persistence in removing barriers to achieving results, and encourages others to do the same.

Prioritization and Judgment: Prioritizes and focuses on the right ideas, opportunities, issues, and projects. Develops decision criteria and considers benefits, costs, and risks of each decision and its immediate and long-range implications. Makes timely, sound judgments in uncertain and changing situations.

Influential Leadership: Leads and persuades others, within and outside of the company and without direct authority or formalized structure. Understands other’s needs, motivations, concerns, and positions. Establishes credibility with stakeholders and confidently influences their opinions and actions. Inspires and leads others to adopt common vision, achieve organizational change, and accomplish business strategies.

Partnership and Collaboration: Develops and maintains quality, long-term relationships and partnerships based on trust, transparency, communication, and credibility with key internal and external stakeholders to accomplish strategic objectives.

Customer/Consumer Focus: Assists in building a culture that strives to exceed consumer and customer needs and is creatively challenged by and responsive to customer experiences.

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