Asst. Product Mktg Manager - Business Intelligence

Asst. Product Mktg Manager - Business Intelligence
NJ - Ramsey

Job Description

Konica Minolta is currently seeking an Asst. Product Marketing Manager.

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is reshaping and revolutionizing the Workplace of the Future™ (www.reshapework.com). With our comprehensive portfolio, we deliver solutions to leverage mobility, cloud services, and optimize business processes with workflow automation. Our All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, and network security solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for 10 consecutive years and is proud to be ranked on the Forbes 2017 America's Best Employers list.
The company is currently seeking an Assistant Product Marketing Manager for its Business Intelligence Services division, which manages its document solutions and IT Services portfolios.

As an Assistant Product Marketing Manager, you will be part of a team that guides, launches and manages solutions within a product line category which delivers a measurable contribution as a business unit. This extends from increasing the profitability of existing products to identifying new products for the company.
Based on your industry experience and your interaction with customers and prospects you will be expected to help manage Konica Minolta and ISV/HSV (Independent Software and Hardware Vendors) products and ensure the collaboration with Marketing, Training, Product Marketing, Administration, Systems Support and Sales. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to deliver vision to reality. You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand customer problems, and find innovative solutions for the broader market.

You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company. As appropriate, you will work with an engineering counterpart to define product release requirements. You will work with Marketing Communications to define the product go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customer. You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for your product family offering, working with the sales channels and key customers.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Aid Product Marketing Managers in managing price and cost data, product descriptions and product hierarchies
  • Develop content for presentations, demonstrations, datasheets, white papers, customer case studies that highlight the value proposition of the Konica Minolta solutions portfolio.
  • Prioritize the implementation of new features and set specific timelines
  • Interface with sales teams in supporting their solutions sales.
  • Liaise with the Marketing department to ensure proper advertisement and positioning of new products
  • Help define product pricing and SKU strategies.
  • Work with Vertical Solutions Managers to assist with the creation of a complimentary portfolio of vertical and horizontal solutions.
  • Suggest product enhancements to improve user experience
  • Conduct research to identify customer needs and market gaps
  • Prioritize the implementation of new features and set specific timelines
  • Input product details and ordering processes into SAP.

    Job Requirements

  • BA or BSc, degree with a Bachelor of: Marketing, Commerce, Business or Bachelor of Management or Project Management Studies preferred
  • 2-4 years’ experience in technology marketing
  • This position requires occasional travel to customer and non-customer sites in North America
  • You are analytical and a good writer
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Previous work experience as an Associate Product Manager, Product Marketing Manager or similar role, in the technology industry
  • Have a strong understanding with a successful track record for technology and innovation
  • Strong written and oral communication skills at multiple levels of an organization with organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other Office products

    Konica Minolta offers:
  • Competitive compensation program
  • Outstanding benefits package (including medical, dental, life insurance)
  • 401(k) plan with matching company contribution
  • Generous holiday and paid time off schedules
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program.
  • Ongoing training opportunities.
  • Visible, exciting work supporting the sales of cutting edge technology and workflow solutions.

    Join Konica Minolta and help drive innovation as we transform the Workplace of the Future.™

    Konica Minolta is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or partnership status, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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