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Marketing Manager - Security Products - Building Technologies - Buffalo Grove, IL

Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Solution and Service Portfolio
Requisition Number: 217372
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 40%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/building-technologies.htm


Job Description:

Position Overview

We are looking for a highly motivated Marketing Manager to lead the product management, positioning and awareness programs for our owned portfolio of security products for SSP. This position will focus on marketing our owned Security portfolio in a B2B context targeting customers across several key verticals and through multiple channels.

 

Responsibilities

Directs all activities and program elements to include:

  1. Program / project development focusing on driving product revenue growth for our products

  2. Develop and deliver programs to support customer segment (vertical market) strategies and multi channel strategies

  3. Develop and articulate brand positioning and competitive differentiation to guide marketing communications activities

  4. Provide application expertise and knowledge to support Sales and Channel in providing product solutions to customers

  5. Ability to demonstrate customer benefits of Siemens products and have knowledge of competitor strengths/weaknesses

  6. Understand and properly manage a multi channel approach for product marketing

  7. Identify and create necessary Sales Tools to improve product/specification position

  8. Develop and execute lead generation programs from beginning to end—including ideation, strategic development, program management, and tracking via CRM to capture ROI and determine campaign effectiveness

  9. Expert understanding and application of marketing concepts, methods and tools

  10. Contribute to annual marketing planning and budgeting

This is a high visibility business line within Siemens Building Technologies.  We are challenged to grow rapidly and to build upon our leadership position in this market. Candidate must be highly motivated, very focused, and comfortable with operating in a process-driven environment with strong reporting matrixes in order to lead growth.


 

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing or other related field (MBA preferred) plus 5 years experience in marketing and marketing communications
  • Experience in leadership with or without direct authority of team members as this position may require direction, coaching and mentoring of team members
  • Extensive business experience promoting products to OEM's, Distributors and End Users
  • Proficient in developing compelling business cases, including financial justifications
  • Strong program / project management skills with excellent communications skills
  • Strong customer focus; ability to develop customer specific value propositions
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience in marketing Security Products in a B2B environment is a plus

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification may be required in some areas.

  • Direction of Others: this position does not include or require direct management of subordinates.  However, specialized guidance, coaching or mentoring of support and/or professional staff may be required.

  • Key Working Relationships: intra-organizational contacts (both domestic and abroad) and external contacts for channel engagement.

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