Global Brand Manager

8 - 10 years experience  •  Manufacturing

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/06/18
Omaha, NE
8 - 10 years experience
Manufacturing
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/06/18

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

The Global Brand Manager is responsible for managing the development and implementation of innovative, comprehensive and integrated marketing campaigns to drive sales and brand equity for Valmont and subsidiaries. This position works in cooperation with the Director of Global Marketing, Product Management, Sales, creative team, and other functional groups within the organization. The Global Brand Manager leads projects that create the foundation for growth and long term value, including print ads, brochures, websites, trade show materials, logos, videos, digital media, social media, public relations and events. This position requires a high level of organization and communication, and must have excellent skills creating and managing timelines and project plans.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports into the Director of Global Marketing
  • This role requires up to 10% travel(internationally/domestically), including overnight stays
  • Assist the Director of Global Marketing in marketing planning and product introduction by participating in planning and development meetings; coordinate the implementation of approved marketing plans
  • Responsible for coordinating with in-house creative staff, freelancers and select advertising agencies in the development of marketing materials, advertising and public relations
  • Develop communication and project plans
  • Establish key media relationships, especially with trade and industry publications
  • Lead the development and implementation of marketing campaigns
  • Work with vendors, advertising agencies, photographers, media, trainers and event planners to coordinate approved marketing campaigns and needed support material

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Provide marketing support for agents and employees
  • Keep abreast of key business issues and developments within the company as well as within the industry
  • Keeps department informed of developments
  • Help identify employee / agent training needs

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Associates Degree with 7+ years of relevant experience or High School Diploma/GED with 9+ years of relevant experience in marketing, advertising, and/or brand management
  • Experience managing projects in a cross-functional environment, with high levels of communication and organization 
  • Management experience at the Account Executive level or higher or in-house corporate marketing experience
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, develop and direct people to execute objectives
  • Strong knowledge of traditional, digital and social media
  • Experience developing creative briefs as required for specific products/campaigns
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy while working in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines
  • Use imagination and creativity to look at problems differently, and provide an unsolicited, fresh perspective to improve business
  • Work both independently and in a collaborative team environment
  • Self-motivated, hard-working, initiative-taking individual who can identify problems and provide creative solutions
  • Decisive problem-solving ability and capability to assess people and situations with accuracy
  • Ability to communicate with team both verbally and in writing

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of experience
  • Advertising agency experience in account service
  • Motivation to learn about new products, marketing strategies and other internal processes
  • Experience working with management in an organization; instilling confidence and making recommendations
  • Ability to consider options and offer solutions in a collaborative manner
  • Outstanding presentation skills
  • Experience with lead generation as part of a marketing strategy
  • Experience with websites and digital media
  • Strong listening and superior relationship-building skills, positive attitude

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting.  The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings.    Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer.  The employee is occasionally required to move about the office.  Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up 20 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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