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JOB TITLE: Applications Engineer, Professional Markets
JOB TITLE: Applications Engineer, Corporate Markets
JOB TITLE: Consumer Product Marketing Manager - Home Audio

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JOB TITLE: Applications Engineer, Professional Markets
LOCATION: Stow, Ohio U.S.A.


GENERAL FUNCTION

Application Engineers serve as the primary technical resource for the field sales force, and are responsible for actively driving and managing the technology evaluation stage of the sales process. Working in conjunction with the sales team as the key technical advisor and product advocate, Application Engineers must be able to identify and provide reliable solutions for all technical issues to assure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the sales process. Application Engineers will establish and maintain strong relationships throughout the sales cycle and work in close collaboration with the sales team.


RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain expert level of product knowledge and application. Establishes himself/herself as an industry expert by presenting best practices and knowledge at industry events and through publications.
  • Works in conjunction with inside and outside sales personnel to visit dealers and end users.
  • Articulate technology and product positioning to both business and technical users. Responds to technical calls from inside technical support, dealers, and end users supporting the interconnectivity of Audio-Technica products with complementary equipment.
  • Provide design and specification development support to consultants, integrators, and distributors.
  • Collects dealer and end user opinions to assist with product refinement and future development of the professional products line.
  • Respond to functional and technical elements of RFIs/RFPs.
  • Perform technical/product training for sales people, estimators, and engineers at targeted accounts.
  • Assist in the design and development of new products and tools necessary to make target accounts comfortable and successful at selling Audio-Technica products.
  • Assists Product Managers and the Director of Marketing in the development and introduction of new products into the market.
  • Regularly summarizes travel and flags details for future follow up.
  • Resolve customer issues or difficulties in a manner that is consistent with the company mission, values, and financial objectives.
  • Provide status of ongoing projects and future projects.
  • Creates sales analyses, reports, and recommendations for the Executive Director of Sales & Marketing, Applications Engineering Manager, Director of Sales, and Territory Managers as required.
  • Identify customer's needs and sales opportunities to help future growth. Assists sales management in devising sales strategies to maximize leads and revenues.
  • Extensive domestic travel (50%) as well as attending industry trade shows.
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge and Experience:
  • 4 year College degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Maintain current industry accreditation relevant to their specialty (CTS, DMC, CEA, etc.)
  • Able to troubleshoot technical issues relating to professional audio equipment
  • Extensive experience using hardware and software specific to professional audio systems
  • Strong ability to configure and deploy complex audio systems
  • Experience with audio system event technical planning and execution
  • Results driven with solution oriented approach; competitive; and self-motivated attitude
  • Professional demeanor and good organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic with ability to thrive independently in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Excellent customer service skills, including listening, oral and written communications
  • Advanced Skill in MS Office Applications particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Above average written and spoken communication skills
  • SAP experience desirable
Supervision
  • Applications Engineers are required to function with minimal supervision. This position requires a high degree of initiative and self-motivation.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


SALARY/BENEFITS

Our competitive salary and benefits package includes health, dental, disability and life insurance, flexible spending account, and profit sharing/401(k) plan. Salary is commensurate with experience.


INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD FILL OUT THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM.


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JOB TITLE: Applications Engineer, Corporate Markets
LOCATION: Stow, Ohio U.S.A.


GENERAL FUNCTION

Application Engineers serve as the primary technical resource for the field sales force, and are responsible for actively driving and managing the technology evaluation stage of the sales process. Working in conjunction with the sales team as the key technical advisor and product advocate for Collaboration Solutions. Application Engineers must be able to identify and provide reliable solutions for all technical issues to assure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the sales process. Application Engineers will establish and maintain strong relationships throughout the sales cycle and work in close collaboration with the sales team.


RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain expert level of product knowledge and application. Establishes himself/herself as an industry expert by presenting best practices and knowledge at industry events and through publications.
  • Works in conjunction with inside and outside sales personnel to visit dealers and end users.
  • Articulate technology and product positioning to both business and technical users. Responds to technical calls from inside technical support, dealers, and end users supporting the interconnectivity of Audio-Technica products with complementary equipment.
  • Provide design and specification development support to consultants, integrators, and distributors.
  • Collects dealer and end user opinions to assist with product refinement and future development of the professional products line.
  • Respond to functional and technical elements of RFIs/RFPs.
  • Perform technical/product training for sales people, estimators, and engineers at targeted accounts.
  • Assist in the design and development of new products and tools necessary to make target accounts comfortable and successful at selling Audio-Technica products.
  • Assists Product Managers and the Director of Marketing in the development and introduction of new products into the market.
  • Regularly summarizes travel and flags details for future follow up.
  • Resolve customer issues or difficulties in a manner that is consistent with the company mission, values, and financial objectives.
  • Provide status of ongoing projects and future projects.
  • Creates sales analyses, reports, and recommendations for the Executive Director of Sales & Marketing, Applications Engineering Manager, Director of Sales, and Territory Managers as required.
  • Identify customer's needs and sales opportunities to help future growth. Assists sales management in devising sales strategies to maximize leads and revenues.
  • Extensive domestic travel (50%) as well as attending industry trade shows.
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge and Experience:
  • 4 year College degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Maintain current industry accreditation relevant to their specialty (CTS, DMC, CEA, etc.)
  • Able to troubleshoot technical issues relating to professional audio equipment typically utilized within corporate collaboration environments
  • Extensive experience using hardware and software specific to corporate collaboration environments to include discussion systems, DSPís, mixers, control systems, and all supporting outboard equipment
  • Strong ability to configure and deploy complex conferencing solutions
  • Experience with corporate environment technical planning and execution
  • Results driven with solution oriented approach; competitive; and self-motivated attitude
  • Professional demeanor and good organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic with ability to thrive independently in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Excellent customer service skills, including listening, oral and written communications
  • Advanced Skill in MS Office Applications particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Above average written and spoken communication skills
  • SAP experience desirable
Supervision
  • Applications Engineers are required to function with minimal supervision. This position requires a high degree of initiative and self-motivation.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


SALARY/BENEFITS

Our competitive salary and benefits package includes health, dental, disability and life insurance, flexible spending account, and profit sharing/401(k) plan. Salary is commensurate with experience.


INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD FILL OUT THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM.


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JOB TITLE: Consumer Product Marketing Manager - Home Audio
LOCATION: Stow, Ohio U.S.A.


GENERAL FUNCTION

The Consumer Product Marketing Manager, Home Audio, provides a wide range of project coordination/implementation and administrative support to the Marketing Director function. This position requires performing the following responsibilities with minimal supervision.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Works with the Marketing Director and others, as assigned, assisting in the development, coordination and execution of projects, including the following:

Develops a deep understanding of the Home Audio Market and implements product plans, pricing, promotion and placement strategies to help foster and grow the channel, brand awareness and ultimately increase brand perception overall.

Gathers information for and implements new products or new product plans.
  • Develop and maintain a current knowledge of typical or best business practices and methods for product planning.
  • Coordinates with product development department to keep marketing and product development related tasks on schedule.
  • Acts as the main communication point between the various Company departments, corporate headquarters and other vendors to ensure all aspects of product development are effectively completed.
Develops and refines a pool of promising product ideas to gain basic assurance of the conceptís viability and fit to the Companyís goals by:
  • Working with sales and marketing to roughly define product features and marketability.
  • Working with US and Japanese engineering to evaluate technical aspects and merits.
  • Working with other departments/personnel as applicable to ensure quality and timely delivery of products
Creates reports from enterprise system and point of sale software, and analyzes data to identify sales and marketing opportunities that will increase the placement and performance of Audio-Technica products.

Actively develops an extensive knowledge of Audio-Technica and competitive products, applications, features, customer satisfaction, technical aspects, and category trends.
  • Creates detailed competitive assortment reports for online and brick and mortar retail stores.
Creates and maintains marketing summaries.

Develops promotional pricing strategies and communicates them to Sales and/or dealer accounts.

Develops promotions intended to increase sales or sell through end of life product.

Creates Graphic Service Requests (GSRs), as assigned, for POP, press releases, key dealer ad requests and other marketing needs. Includes assembling information and monitoring project progress from inception to completion.

Coordinates product evaluation of samples from corporate headquarters and other vendors for technical fit and feasibility.

Communicates major issues during any part of the process to manager for assistance and resolution.

Assists in the organization and implementation of trade show activities as needed.

Handles miscellaneous clerical responsibilities as needed in the Consumer Marketing Department. Duties include packaging and documenting domestic & overseas shipments; summarizing and analyzing competitive quotes for market research, advertising and/or other special projects; and other duties as assigned.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS
  • College degree in Marketing, Communications, Business and/or related field is required.
  • Three to five years of experience in CPG products and/or marketing management.
  • Experience in consumer electronics field preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, and familiarity with e-mail and business systems.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational and proof-reading skills, and attention to detail necessary.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required for working in a team environment.
  • Occasional travel required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


SALARY/BENEFITS

Our competitive salary and benefits package includes health, dental, disability and life insurance, flexible spending account, and profit sharing/401(k) plan. Salary is commensurate with experience.


INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD FILL OUT THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM.


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