If you have ambitions of being part of a best-in-class organization, the Go-to-Market Team at Samsung is the place to be. Our award-winning teams span every category of our dynamic business. We drive market disruption and innovation across our product portfolio and representative markets. The dynamic culture at Samsung offers both great challenge and great reward. If you want to work among the very best talent in the industry, marketing the most innovative products in the world, Samsung is the place to be.
The Senior Manager Marketing will be instrumental in the strategic frame-up and flawless execution of Samsung's Marketing and in-store Merchandising and eCommerce initiatives partnering with Best Buy. In this role, you will have the opportunity to build and cultivate collaborative relationships with Best Buy to develop and execute merchandising and marketing plans that drive sales fundamentally elevate the Samsung brand at the leading electronics retailer in the US. This role is essential in our quest to drive world-class, business-moving delivery of the Samsung brand and its broad range of products.
Role and Responsibilities
Areas of Responsibility:
Partner with marketing, sales and store operations teams to prioritize marketing, merchandising and online activities based on broader strategic objectives and joint business planning
Deep integration into key product category, understand fundamental strategies, business drivers, shopper insights, business KPIs, etc.
Define standards, policies and procedures driving marketing and merchandising execution with retail-partner digital properties & ecosystems
Ensure flawless implementation of local/global initiatives with Best Buy
Stay plugged in to industry trends, best practices and technological innovations; refine / evolve strategies accordingly
Interface with US HQ to align strategies and share shining examples
Partners cross-functionally to find efficiencies and cross-leverage opportunities
Deliver best in class shopper experiences across all retailer platforms (in-store, online and marketing)
Conducts marketing analysis to understand market landscape and Samsung position at Best Buy
Develop annual marketing programs that meet and exceed sales targets.
Build and manage marketing and merchandising programs (road-maps, timelines, budgets, approvals)
Develop KPIs and reporting frameworks
Manage inter-org & external partner (vendor) relationships
Closely align project road-maps with Store Operations and Demand Generation Marketing organization
Skills and Qualifications
The successful candidate will have the following experience:
12+ years' experience in marketing and/or merchandising with demonstrated subject-matter expertise
Demonstrated ability to develop, sell-in and execute flawlessly strategic marketing and merchandising with retailer partners
Experience leading major cross-functional initiatives with both internal and external stakeholders to drive business results
Superior strategic and analytical skills; experience evaluating volumes of data and making strategic recommendations
Demonstrated comfort with and passion for technology
The Senior Manager Marketing must have excellent communication skills, capable of clearly articulating a strategic vision and path for getting there. Other characteristics include:
Desire to be a part of something big and fast-moving
Enthusiasm for technology & Samsung products, with strong understanding of trends in consumer electronics & mobile industries
Ability to work within a deadline-oriented, delivery-centered, fast-paced, matrixed team environment
Energetic, charismatic, collaborative self-starter.
Undergraduate university degree; a relevant (MBA) post-graduate degree is desired.
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