Technical Product/Marketing Expert - Itasca, IL
Our client is a global leader in factory automation that designs products to increase efficiency and improve quality control. Through their direct sales approach, we identify our customers’ challenges firsthand and provide the most innovative technologies to further support their development. Job Summary
Our client is a global leader in factory automation that designs products to increase efficiency and improve quality control. Through their direct sales approach, we identify our customers’ challenges firsthand and provide the most innovative technologies to further support their development.
Technical Marketing team members are the product experts for their respective divisions. They are responsible for developing the skill level of the division’s sales force, creating resources for internal and external marketing needs, as well as providing knowledgeable support to both sales and customers.
In this role, you will: orchestrate product-related trainings for the purpose of maximizing sales, provide product support and application assistance, and create marketing / sales resources to support the divisional direction.
Candidates should possess strong technical skills, communication skills, including public speaking, and demonstrate excellent prioritization and attention to details.
Principal duties and tasks
Provide product and application support for customers and salespeople
Plan, design, develop, and deliver trainings to both new hires and existing employees on products, applications, and competitors
Develop, update, and disseminate technical guides and tips in order to increase the knowledge and skill level of the sales force
Develop, proofread, and modify new product release materials such as product literature, technical and sales manuals, training manuals, etc.
Research and analyze trends of both existing and emerging customer industries, successful product applications, and competitive information in order to maximize the ability of our salespeople to place our products into the market
Travel to internal regional conferences, sales offices, and/or tradeshows for training and marketing activities
Support division management in the development and implementation of new strategies
Proactively identify areas to improve department operation efficiency and initiate projects to achieve such improvements
Four year college degree
Interest and aptitude to master our highly technical products
High degree of attention to detail
Strong public speaking skill
Ability to communicate complex ideas in a simplified fashion
Ability to organize and prioritize a diverse set of projects, tasks, and activities for timely completion
Ability to come up with creative training, support, and marketing ideas
Proficient business writing and oral communication skills
Knowledge of Microsoft-based applications, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Integrity – job requires appropriate handling of confidential, sensitive information
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering technology, or similar technical field
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Advantage xPO is a premier global workforce solutions provider and part of Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd., one of the largest human capital management companies in the world. Widely recognized by industry experts and HRO Today magazine, Advantage xPO specializes in providing temporary to contract-to-hire and direct/permanent placements with proven expertise in Engineering/Technical, Information Technology, Scientific, Finance/Accounting, Human Resources, Clerical and Light Industrial. Advantage xPO connects you with the right opportunity at the right company.
Advantage Resourcing Americas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard for race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected categories. Advantage is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
United States of America
Engineering / Engineering
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Job Title: Technical Product/Marketing Expert
Location: Itasca, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire Position
Reference ID: 310021
Posted Date: 5/2/2018