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Faber-Castell USA

  • Resumes may be submitted to [email protected]
  • Applicants must include salary expectations

Position Title:
Brand Marketing Leader for Fine Art Materials

Position Location:
Cleveland, Ohio

Estimated Start Date of Position:
September 2019

Position Description:
Faber-Castell USA is a recognized leader in delivering the best quality products and experiences for creative minded consumers. Whether via our art materials, mixed media product line or highly acclaimed Creativity for Kids brand, Faber-Castell USA is best of class across the creative products industries. Located in our US distribution center in Valley View, Ohio, Faber-Castell has an immediate need for an energetic, well-organized and team-focused Brand Marketing professional to represent our acclaimed Art & Graphic and Design Memory Craft product lines.

This position will be responsible for planning, organizing, and executing the marketing activities for the Faber-Castell Fine Art Materials brand to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial and corporate sales growth objectives.

Additionally and importantly, this position will be expected to consistently contribute in building our culture of effective teamwork and true leadership. This expectation is tied to our core values and behaviors around Communication, Collaboration, Culture, Competence, Contribution and Creativity.

Faber-Castell USA is a recognized leader in delivering the best quality products and experiences for creative minded consumers. Whether via our art materials, mixed media product line or highly acclaimed Creativity for Kids brand, Faber-Castell USA is best of class across the creative products industries.

Located in our US distribution center in Valley View, Ohio, Faber-Castell has an immediate need for an energetic, well-organized and team-focused Brand Marketing professional to represent our acclaimed Art & Graphic and Design Memory Craft product lines.This position will be responsible for planning, organizing, and executing the marketing activities for the Faber-Castell Fine Art Materials brand to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial and corporate sales growth objectives.

Additionally and importantly, this position will be expected to consistently contribute in building our culture of effective teamwork and true leadership. This expectation is tied to our core values and behaviors around Communication, Collaboration, Culture, Competence, Contribution and Creativity.

Essential Duties:

  • Product assortment planning and management.
    • Includes collaboration with domestic product development/design and global marketing in Germany.
    • Includes conducting research on competitive products and monitoring trends.
  • Development of Fine Art sales and marketing materials.
    • Includes versioning where necessary of global materials and creation of custom US market materials.
    • Also includes collaboration on the creation of content for digital/social channels.
  • Key contact for trade-show coordination and execution.
    • Includes the creation of show plan/strategy, show presence, facilitating shipping of materials & product and other related coordination.
  • Faber-Castell USA Customer and Consumer Workshops and Demos.
    • Responsible for designing and executing this key marketing tool.
    • Includes travelling artist and sales rep demo programs.
  • Promotional program development: trade & consumer.
    • Example: Create email marketing campaigns for specific targets, Back to School and Holiday promotions.
    • Manage and maintain detailed marketing calendars use for executing marketing strategy.
  • Shared responsibility for forecasting, annual purchasing and inventory planning tasks.
    • Perform regular data analysis needed to generate insights and improve understanding of business dynamics.
  • Tracking of annual marketing expenses in line with agreed upon budgets.
  • Strong and regular collaboration with Sales Team to generate sales volume to meet annual budget goals.
  • Be the brand champion watching over USP, market positioning and brand consistency.
  • Participate in annual catalog production for Fine Art product line.

Critical Skill Sets:

  • Experience and success in:
    • Managing, leading teams to success.
    • Collaborating in team environment cross-functionally.
  • Work ethic that reflects sense of urgency and a focus on results and action.
  • Open-minded, growth mindset.
  • Dedication to and strong belief in building trust as foundation for teamwork.
  • Strong communication skills : written, speaking/presentations.

Requirements:

  • Consumer packaged good experience with 7+ years in marketing or brand management. Art materials or Creative industry experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree (Business/Marketing or related field preferred)•Marketing experience with premium branded products.
  • Highly competent with sharp analytical and quantitative analysis skills.
  • Experience of managing and collaborating in an effective team environment.
  • Demonstrates attributes of an active “Team-Player” able to thrive in a “Team Environment”
  • Naturally detail driven with a clear understanding of the overall objective•Self-starter with strong problem identification and resolution skills.
  • Clearly able to work independently while remaining transparent and aligned with supervisor.
  • Experience in successfully marketing/promoting within constraints (eg budgets, brand guidelines.)
  • Proficient in MS Office Products, including Excel, Word, Outlook and Powerpoint.
  • Individual possessing a strong interest/passion in arts and crafts a plus. Please include your compensation expectations with your resume in order to be considered a candidate for this position.  Send resume to [email protected].


Posted on August 20, 2019






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