Associate Portfolio Manager - 30159BR - EN in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kalamazoo, MI
  • Job Type:
    Marketing
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/16/2018
  • Job ID:
    30159BR

Job Description

Basic Function

Plans, directs and coordinates the marketing of a specific product line and ensures that assigned product/products are marketed in accordance with budgeted objectives and with respect to market maturity to obtain maximum profitability and volume in relation to pre-set standards.

Responsibilities
  • Formulates and installs sales promotion guidelines, methods and procedures and assists with the over‑all sales promotion and marketing programs
  • Prepares sales training and selling aids, literature and brochures and catalogue displays along with advertising or similar materials. In addition, may administer sales promotion projects such as sales contests
  • Originates new uses and markets for products and recommends distribution channels for them
  • Analyzes competitive position of company products and recommends or supervises product styling, quality changes, inventory allocation, and price structures
  • Analyzes and appraises the effectiveness of sales methods, costs, and results
  • Supervises, coordinates or recommends advertising programs and coordinates publicity and maintains contacts with agencies
  • Supervises or cooperates in market research programs
  • Recommends participation in industrial, scientific and other types of exhibitions and may develop direct mail campaigns and programs
  • Participate in or advise on label, package and product design, from a sales promotional standpoint
  • Prepare or cooperate in the preparation of sales forecasts and in development of projected selling expense budgets
  • Will participate in the sales and/or marketing training of others
  • Manages and/or facilitates functional input in the new product development process for assigned products
  • Submits periodic reports on areas of responsibility
  • Provides sales force with competitive and technical information on a timely basis
  • May coach and develop marketing personnel

Job Requirements

Qualifications/Work Experience Preferred
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated effective managerial skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • 2+ years as a marketing associate or related sales and/or marketing experience
  • Fundamental Computer Skills
Education/Special Training Required
  • B.B.A. or B.S. degree (emphasis in marketing or related discipline preferred)

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