Marketing Manager

Legrand Carlsbad , CA 92008

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Description

At a Glance

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Manager, Specification Marketing Education to join the Building Control Systems Team in Carlsbad, CA.

The Manager, Specification Marketing will lead development of a marketing strategy which contributes directly to the aspiration of Legrand Building Control Systems becoming the #1 specified solution in the Education vertical market (colleges and universities). The position will have a national purview that spans all business areas of BCS (lighting controls, shading, and services), and will work in close collaboration with the Vertical Market Sales Director for Education as well as the regional field sales teams. Day to day responsibilities include: strategic lead generation, identification, targeting, and tracking of key "must win" projects, customer & specifier event planning, channel management & support, and management of contracted marketing resources in the development of literature and materials to target the Education market.

What Will You Do?

  • Work with Education Sales Director and field sales teams on market segmentation, targeting, and positioning of BCS solutions in pursuit of target customers and "must win" projects. Track progress of Education opportunities through the sales funnel monitoring specification rate and revenue as KPI's.

  • Collaborate with the Education Sales Director and Field Sales team to scale specification sales efforts nationwide by pursuing strategically identified opportunities

  • Help to drive usage of BCS's sequence of operation as the basis of design for Education projects. Track Education project Basis of Design rate as a KPI.

  • Become the resident expert on relevant tools and resources including DODGE, Salesforce, and other tools as needed. Be the lead champion in the integration of these tools into the regular sales process for Education vertical.

  • Create and manage Education specification targeted events strategy with targeted attendees working in collaboration with Education Sales Director, Specification Evangelist, Field sales. Work with Event Planning Manager on event planning and logistics.

  • Work with Sales, Services and Finance teams to track Education Specification Sales and Marketing metrics and KPIs, and aggregate into a dashboard report.

  • Develop and deploy Education targeted marketing materials. Work with graphic design expert, printers, agencies and photographers as needed to develop these materials. Collaborate with Product Marketing on articulation of BCS solution value propositions and Sales team on deployment.

  • Travel for Education construction industry events and customer meetings as needed (approximately 25%)


Basic Qualifications


  • Bachelor's Degree required


  • 5+ years of Sales and/or Marketing experience.

Preferred Skills

  • Marketing Experience preferred.

  • Communication: Superior written and verbal communication skills, with demonstrated ability to utilize influence to drive organizational behavior without having direct managerial authority

  • Organization: Strong organizational skills and ability to utilize CRM tools to effectively track and manage opportunities working with a variety of stakeholders. Work with a sense of urgency to bring structure to vertical market development process

  • Collaboration: Ability to foster a spirit of camaraderie while working with team members to pursue achievement of our shared goal of becoming the #1 specified solution in our target vertical markets.

  • Product Knowledge:
    working understanding of lighting controls, automated shading, and technology enabled services

  • Market / Channel Knowledge:
    working understanding of Education construction and the path to market, and enthusiastic desire to learn more about this sector

  • Demonstrate Legrand BCS team behaviors:

  • Driven to Succeed

  • Curious Spirit

  • Together, we win!

Company Info

About Legrand

Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world's best employers. For more information, visit

About Legrand North and Central America

Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting). LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women's network. LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity. For more information, visit

About Legrand's Building Control Systems Division

Legrand's Building Control Systems (BCS) division includes the Wattstopper and Solarfective product lines. Wattstopper offers the most comprehensive line of simple, scalable and flexible energy efficient lighting controls and solutions for commercial and residential applications. These products, programs, and services have been helping custo

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