Remington Seeking Product Channel Manager
Friday, May 13, 2011
Remington Arms is the leading manufacturer and seller of Sporting Firearms, Ammunition, and Accessories in the county. We currently have an opening for a Channel Marketing Manager in our Madison, NC office.
This position is responsible for the management and growth of the profit and loss statement through execution of promotions and key marketing initiatives. This position will help support the overall business and channel strategy by uncovering new product and promotional opportunities by channel.
Work with wholesalers, distributors and chain accounts.
Identify key product categories, manage the execution of new product launches and develop promotional programs in accordance with sales and profitability targets.
Work closely with National Sales Managers; manage the ongoing forecasting of new and existing products taking into account launch timing, advertising and other relevant market variables.
Conduct competitive market analysis to formulate recommendations for product positioning and promotional strategies to ensure performance in line with company sales and profitability targets.
Recommend and implement promotional plans to support the new product in line with company budgets.
Responsible for channel forecasts by product category.
Aid in packaging and merchandising decisions.
Serve as primary interface between sales and product management.
Assist sales with customer presentations.
Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Education Required:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; Master's degree preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Internet skills, Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Significant Knowledge of Channels of distribution (Commercial, Retail and Superstores).
Experience with creative development process and program execution.
Highly organized and very strong, proven project management skills.
Self-starter and able to work independently and work effectively across functions.
Sound analytical skills and acute attention to details, adept at creative thinking and problem solving.
Passionate about the business opportunity and strong communication skills.
Freedom Group Family of Companies is committed to its policy of equal employment opportunity and fully utilizing all human resources. It is essential to value the diversity of our employees by respecting each and every individual, valuing their uniqueness and treating them fairly.
Remington offers a competitive benefits and compensation package. Don't miss the opportunity to work for the most respected name in outdoor sporting goods.
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