Rain Bird Corporation Marketing Manager in Tucson, Arizona
The Marketing Manager will lead the global marketing, pricing, new product development, business development and channel strategies for a Contractor SBU. This position will require the selected candidate to lead business strategies across many different product and market segments. The ideal candidate will have a strong aptitude to simultaneously lead multiple business strategies, and demonstrate creativity in their ability to solve problems. The selected candidate will be proactive, market focused, analytical, decision oriented and demonstrate the ability to develop/lead high performing teams.
Lead the Contractor SBU’s global marketing strategies, inclusive of product line planning, new product development, promotional activities and pricing strategies. The selected candidate will be a key member of the SBU strategic planning process.
Develop a global expertise of the competition, customers and end users. Use this expertise to drive marketing strategies and product roadmaps.
Management and improvement of product quality, in conjunction with the Engineering and Manufacturing organizations.
Identification and leadership of business development and new market entrance opportunities for Rain Bird.
Hiring and development of the Contractor Product Management and Marketing Group Management team.
Development and implementation of global marketing plans, in coordination with the Turf Sales organization.
Bachelor’s degree, with 10+ years of experience in leading a Sales and/or Marketing organization.
Demonstrated ability to develop and drive marketing strategies derived from market analysis.
Demonstrated ability to develop, build and motivate teams in the context of a business environment.
International business relations experience.
Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills.
Entrepreneurial – Self-motivated, team player, enthusiastic and creative.
Highly creative individual who sees problems as an opportunity to try something new.
MBA with an emphasis in marketing.
An understanding of the landscape irrigation market.
Experience working outside of the United States
Ability to speak multiple languages.
External Company Name: Rain Bird Corporation
External Company URL: www.rainbird.com