Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Taurus, Miami, FL - Is seeking a dynamic high energy Marketing Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare a strategic marketing plan and annual department budget; authorize expenditures, and track project costs to control expenses.
Develop creative solutions to drive leads for the sales force.
Responsible for the marketing of all product lines.
Manage all public relations. Collaborate with media, writers and editors. Establish and maintain a relationship with key contacts within the industry.
Manage product inventory levels and fulfill requests for various trade publications.
Plan advertising, purchasing incentive, and promotional communication projects.
Oversee development and production of promotional material.
Establish an advertising schedule, ad preparation and ad insertion in conjunction with product release date.
Responsible for the development and production of product catalogs.
Evaluate research regarding new market trends and market reaction in order to recommend strategic adjustments.
Authorize interviews and media opportunities regarding the organization; ensure adherence to corporate image.
Appointed company representative for interviews, presentations and awards.
Direct and attend corporate meetings, events, tradeshows and functions; travel required.
Supervise the Tradeshow Coordinator.
Must follow company policies and procedures.
Other duties may be assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
BS or MBA with a major in Marketing Preferred; or 4 to 6 years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in the firearms and/or sporting goods industry.
Must have extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs.
Must possess a high level of interpersonal and social skills.
Self-motivated with excellent time management and organizational skills.
Ability to effectively communicate; in oral and written form, and while presenting in small and/or large groups of people.
Fluent in the English language. Spanish and/or Portuguese are a plus.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Please email cover letter and resume to Lesley@taurususa.com.
With a rich history that began in Porto Alegre, Brazil more than sixty years ago, Forjas Taurus, S.A. has become a diversified, international company celebrating its resounding success as one of the world's leading small arms manufacturers. In 1941 the company produced its first revolver, and in 1984 changed the industry forever by offering customers an unqualified LIFETIME REPAIR POLICY™, posting record growth every year since. Taurus brand firearms manufactured by Forjas Taurus are imported into the U.S. and serviced by Taurus International Manufacturing, Inc. For additional information about Taurus, visit www.taurususa.com. High-resolution images are available at www.taurusdownloads.com.
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