Marketing Manager

Canon UK Ltd
04 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Using your product marketing experience you will develop and execute marketing plans to support the growth and market share of Canon's award winning Pixma range. Though you will have your own responsibilities, you will working with other product marketing project managers in sharing ideas and being truely innovative. This is an excellent career role, where commitment and passion are required. Apply now with a tailored CV!

This is an exciting role where an experienced product marketing individual can demonstrate their abilities and ownership of launching products from a sector of Canon's award winning Inkjet PIXMA Printer Range.

Individuals must have had previous product marketing experience and proven skills in owning and implementing product marketing plans.

The Product Marketing Manager Consumer Electronics known internally as (Product Business Development Professional) is based at Canon UK, and responsible for the creation and implementation of the annual Product Strategy and Business Plan across the UK and Ireland.

Collaboration with Sales and Trade Marketing as well Product Management and Sales in Europe. The Product Manager is responsible for pricing, positioning and channel distribution through the life of the product from launch to EOL monitoring both the market trends and internal forecasting.

What We Give:
Using your product marketing skills in the development and execution of effective marketing plans, you'll co-ordinate company and channel requirements to maximise sales opportunities consistently throughout the year. You'll understand and appreciate the dynamics of product category and wider markets, to interpret trends and opportunities for growth.

You'll communicate with Sales and Trade Marketing, in order to implement Business Plans. You'll work with colleagues in European Head Office to understand and negotiate business opportunities. Liaison with Product Intelligence team to produce materials and training to support product launch, ranging and sell through. You'll need to understand Canon segmentation and customer audiences to align product strategy. You'll provide technical assistance with product positioning for budget and planning purposes.

Your career is important at Canon and we encourage you to own your career with the support and guidance of your manager.

What We Ask:
Ideally you will be need to understand the consumer electronics/printing industry, but will consider those who have come from outside this sector

Have a Degree in Marketing or marketing related discipline preferred.
Experience in Project Management.
Excellent commercial background possess strong commercial acumen

Totally proficient in the use of software application packages, including email, spreadsheets (project planning), word processing, digital imaging and presentation software. General software, networking and computer hardware skills are essential. Excellent communicator, presenter, numerate and flexible.

Capable of continuously assimilating technical marketing and sales information through self-study to aid analysis and problem solving.

You'll have excellent communication skills balanced with sound business acumen. Capable of creating exceptional business plans that clearly communicate the key message of the product group both internally and externally.

Individuals must have had previous product marketing experience and proven skills in owning and implementing product marketing plans.

You Will Need:
For this role, possess excellent communication skills and have strong Planning & Organising qualities. Being driven and results orientated, you will enjoy the challenge of exceeding expectations.#LI-SNB

Further Information:
Closing Date - 12 October 2017 - please apply as soon as possible
Location - Reigate, Surrey
Salary - Competitive salary + bonus

Key Benefits
Basic 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (increasing to up to 27 with long service)
Company pension scheme
Life Cover for those in the pension scheme
Free private healthcare for all employees (tax on benefit payable by employee)
Long service awards
Focus on learning and development and career progression
Staff purchase scheme.

No agencies please

Company Strapline:
Canon is enriching lives and businesses in incredible new ways. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company that's strong, ambitious and considerate, where people do great things together. You can expect the exceptional and achieve the exceptional, with the world's best imaging company.

Expect the Exceptional.

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