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European Product Marketing Co-Ordinator

Our client, a global tech business with an International head office in Greater Manchester, are looking to recruit a European Product Marketing Co-Ordinator to help drive business across Europe through sales and marketing support.

The duties will include, but not be limited to the following: 

Main Responsibilities

Pan European Product Marketing

  • Prepare and propose the yearly marketing action plan and manage the associated budget
  • Take leadership of the marketing plan ensuring all deadlines and quality targets are met
  • Take leadership and full responsibility for various projects creating relevant project briefs to design department, writing copy, attending photo shoots, managing schedules, negotiating and managing costs
  • Provide Product Marketing input into the European Marketing Group and liaising closely with European stakeholders of the group to ensure projects are delivered in a timely manner
  • Determine future marketing activity with local sales subsidiaries whilst sharing best practice from other regions
  • Support European sales subsidiaries sales activity with the creation of tools for both internal and external sales teams
  • Provide input to the central Web Strategy to ensure the mobile products are accurately represented and all new products are accurately updated at launch
  • Ensure EU sales offices and mobile department management are regularly kept updated on the status of each project

Commercial Project Support

  • Support the Product Manager in managing and delivering key strategic projects from start to finish
  • Monitor and evaluate local sales activity within local sales subsidiaries, and sharing with internal stakeholders
  • Holding periodic sales review meetings with sales subsidiaries to understand local activity prior to sharing overview with Product Manager
  • Liaising closely with Product Development internal teams to ensure commercial feedback from the market is received and understood
  • Contributing to Solutions sales strategy by providing regular insight and proposals to Product Manager

Market Intelligence

  • Research target markets & competitors marketing/promotion actions
  • Visit EU sales offices, exhibitions, and conduct web research where necessary

Budget Administration

  • Ensure the Solution Budget is correctly administered
  • Assist in forecasting the Budget spend quarterly

Facilitate mobile regional meetings

  • Planning, facilitating and minuting the quarterly Mobile meetings with sales subsidiaries
  • Ensure follow up actions are pushed through with European and global HQ participants
  • To assist with any other duties required by management

Requirements:

  • Degree level qualified in a relevant field, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience within a product marketing role within IT related industry is essential
  • Exposure to the Auto ID/ mobile device market would be advantageous but not essential
  • Ability to manage marketing projects demonstrating time management with the ability to prioritise workloads
  • Highly organised with experience in marketing budget management & QTLY forecasting
  • Ability to effectively communicate marketing message to vertical target markets
  • Able team player whilst self-motivated to deliver individual marketing projects
  • Collecting and analysing relevant market data to inform the organization’s marketing strategy
  • Ability to present information articulately both verbally and in written form.
  • Competent on Microsoft Office with good working capability on Excel.
  • Flexibility to travel

  

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