Marketing Product Specialist

  • Location
    Iselin, New Jersey
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary
  • Salary
    $28.85/Hour
  • Category
    Creative & Marketing

We have a new temporary role we are recruiting for, Marketing Product Specialist for an excellent client in the Edison area. Below is the job description.

 

 GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The position will work closely with the Global Product Portfolio Managers to implement key initiatives that grow sales through improving customers' experience, educating customers on company products, launching new products, and managing the life cycle of existing products. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the Associate Director of Global Product Portfolio Management, the Product Marketing Specialist will provide the following project coordination and support to the Global PPM team.

Project Coordination & Ownership: 

 Coordinate and implement changes to product packaging, source transfers and product discontinuations. Ensure alignment between the global stakeholders on product changes.

Organize and maintain portfolio dashboards related to new product development, regulatory changes, competition and product/packaging updates.

Execute product lifecycle management initiatives including portfolio integration, consolidations, product transfers, and sunsetting.

Product Support:

Provide support to the Private Label business segment including customer coordination, preparation of new-business bids, and onboarding efforts when new business is won 

Support new product development and product line extensions with execution of process steps, analysis, and preparation of launch collaterals (support product system setup, cost analysis, product forecasting, cost-price-margin-volume analysis, product training presentations).

Organize internal and external Voice of Customer product trials and feedback.

Coordinate responses to technical or sales questions between regional and global teams.  

Research and provide recommendations on resolving information conflicts related to products, specifications, part numbers or packaging.

Partner with Global PPMÂ to update content in product information databases and product specifications. Ensure that the content of product portfolio maps and literature are current.

Organize and maintain product training content and presentations.

Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business Management or International Business

Project management training is a plus

Required Experience :

At least 2 years of in Sales, Marketing, Customer Service, Product Management or Business Management

At least 2 years of experience in coordinating projects through completion

Fully proficient with Excel and Powerpoint

Desired Experience:

 Experience in leading project cross-functional project teams

Experience in a global / multinational environment is a plus

 Experience in a matrix organization is a plus

Experience in managing product packaging is a plus

Experience with personal protective equipment (PPE) or medical devices is a plus

Desired Personal Attributes and Competencies:

A driven, results-oriented individual with a can do attitude will best succeed in this role.

Analytical with attention to detail, while at the same time a pragmatic thinker who can propose solutions. Strong interpersonal skills, multicultural awareness and a collaborative team player.



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