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Product Marketing Manager at Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC

Posted in Sales 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Wichita, Kansas





Job Description:



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This role is part of the Strategic Marketing and Innovation team and will report to the Director of the Ag Market Portfolio. This role will be responsible for short- and long-term product strategies to position select products in the market. The individual will work with cross functional internal capabilities and provide proactive support to the Sales Team to advance local strategies and tactics which support the broader macro strategies. The result of these activities is to increase customer demand for our products and drive value creation/capture.  

 

Typical Responsibilities:



  • Develop regional POV and strategic go-to-market plans.




  • Actively participate as marketing representative on project teams, providing input for justification, approval, development, and introduction of new projects to commercialization.




  • Assist in executing strategic plans by leading coordination with internal capabilities and external focus on development and implementation of positioning, messaging, and value proposition




  • Develop and update product concepts detailing near- and long-term strategies for assigned portfolio.




  • Manage assigned product short and long-term supply, forecasting, and profitability by coordinating a balance between short-term operating results and long-term market share development.




  • Developing effective positioning and pricing recommendations to optimize the value of the product line




  • Understanding commercial compliance matters and ensuring effective management systems are in place




  • Creating and utilizing effective scorecards to drive continuously improving business performance



  A Successful candidate will have the following:

 


  • Strong written and oral communicator with proven ability to think conceptually and pragmatically; capable of communicating with broad audiences on strategic and operational topics.

  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership qualities; ability to collaborate effectively using broad range of influence styles to drive desired results; works collaboratively and considered a true team player.

  • Proactive work style and ability to work independently and manage cross-functional activities with limited oversight; comfortable working in and bringing structure to ambiguous environments.

  • Ability to effectively interface with individuals at all levels both inside and outside of KAS.

  • Demonstrated thought leadership and track record of execution excellence with Strategic Initiatives.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects while delivering desired results in a timely fashion.

  • Ability to be an effective change agent

  

What You Will Need (Basic Qualifications):


  • 5+ years’ product marketing experience in the Ag industry

  • Experience working in a cross functional matrix organization.

  • Ability to travel up to 50%

  • Bachelor's degree in Agronomy, Ag Econ, Marketing, or Business

What Will Put You Ahead (Preferred Qualifications):

 


  • 7+ years’ product marketing experience in the Ag industry

  • Proven marketing knowledge specifically with crop protection products

  • Experienced in project management systems

  • Financial analysis and modeling experience

  • Master’s degree in Agronomy, Ag Econ, Marketing or Business


 

Want to learn more about KAES?


 

This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.



Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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