EMEA Product Marketing Manager

Recruiter
Dematic Ltd
Location
Adderbury
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located across the globe. Dematic has implemented more than 4,500 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

Are you an expert at telling stories? Can you translate complex technology and business topics into an effective messaging platform that targets different industries and audiences? Then this may be the right opportunity for you!

You will work proactively providing the link between marketing and communication teams and the product development teams globally, to develop comprehensive marketing plans and help promote Dematic’s thought leadership and market leading products and solutions. In the process, you will collaborate closely with sales, business development, and product & solution managers to understand market needs, trends, offerings, and competitive positions in order to craft effective messaging and positioning platforms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research (through collaboration with sales, business development and product/solution management teams) to understand the value, functionality, and competitive position of new offerings.

  • Translate technical features and functionality into crisp and powerful business benefits.

  • Develop product and solution positioning and messaging that differentiates Dematic in the market.

  • Work with the marketing and communication teams in developing and executing marketing and communication plans ahead of new product and solution launches.

  • Contribute to marketing efforts surrounding thought leadership webinars, whitepapers, events, and speaking engagements.

To be successful in this highly business critical role you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, business or related fields.

  • Substantial experience in product marketing, product management, marketing or related fields in a B2B industrial environment.

  • Experience in the fields of warehousing, distribution, logistics or manufacturing is highly desirable.

  • Experience in marketing software products is a plus.

  • Demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking ability.

  • Excellent communication and storytelling skills.

  • Self-motivated, strong project management and organizational skills.

  • Proven ability to execute against tight deadlines and drive multiple projects at once with a keen sense of urgency.

  • Experience with international business is desirable.

Please note that this role is part of a global team with responsibility across europe therefore will be required to travel between 10-20% of their time.

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