Here's a JOTW “Can't Wait” job announcement from the Torch Group


Here's a JOTW “Can't Wait” job announcement from Donna Antenucci and the Torch Group:

Ned,

Here are job descriptions for the following opportunities:

— Channel Marketing Manager – DIY

Location: Cincinnati, OH

— Product Manager – Hardware

Location: Cincinnati, OH

— Consumer Promotion Manager

Location: Denver, CO

All 3 positions have paid relocation.

Please have those interested email their resumes to torchgroup@torchgroup.com.

Their name and the title of the position must be in the Subject line of their email.

No phone calls please. We will contact qualified candidates for further screening.

Of course, you may call with any questions.

Thank you!

Donna

Donna Antenucci

TorchGroup

33595 BainbridgeRoad, Suite200

ClevelandOhio 44139

f 440.519.1823

dantenucci@torchgroup.com

torchgroup.com

Consumer Promotion Manager, manufacturer of food products, Denver, CO

JOB DESCRIPTION:

A leading manufacturer of food products is looking for a Consumer Promotion Manager to plan and implement promotional programs for their premium food and beverage categories. Reporting to the Director of Promotions you will work with internal teams and outside suppliers on the planning, budgeting and execution of brand-specific consumer promotion programs.

In this position, you will research and make recommendations to continuously improve consumer promotion programs that meet brand objectives, strategies and budgets. Other responsibilities include program review and enhancement, event management, vendor selection, and budget accountability.

The ideal candidate will have 4-5+ years in consumer promotions within a CPG business. You must possess a strong understanding of the role consumer promotions play in overall marketing plans and programs. Experience in establishing, tracking and accountability for program budgets is required. Our client’s culture was built on an entrepreneurial foundation and they are seeking an individual with the personal drive to excel in a dynamic environment.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

• 4-5+ years experience in marketing promotions, event management and sales.

• Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or other related field.

SKILLS/CHARACTERISTICS:

• Ability to work in a diverse, entrepreneurial environment.

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

• Outstanding organizational skills with the capacity to multi-task.

• Effective oral and written communication skills.

• Analytical abilities and strong negotiating skills.

SALARY: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus.

In order to facilitate resume processing and to shorten response time, please apply online at:

http://www.torchgroup.com/careerDetails.cfm?JobID=417

Due to the volume of resumes received, only qualified candidates will be contacted directly

Product Manager – Hardware, hardware products company, Cincinnati, OH

JOB DESCRIPTION:

A $500MM fast-growing hardware products company is looking for an Associate Product Manager that is ready to step into a product management role to develop and execute marketing plans and strategies, and manage the “marketing mix” for a newly launched line of hardware products.

Key responsibilities include development and monitoring of budgets for assigned product lines as well as pricing, forecasting and development of merchandising displays and POP materials. With sales, you will develop and implement cost effective sales, advertising, and promotional programs to create product movement and provide product information and training. You will coordinate market and competitive research, identify consumer needs and new product opportunities and analyze market demand and product line data. Other key roles include leadership of cross-functional teams in the development, design and launch of new products.

The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of product management experience in consumer products, preferably in the hardware industry. You must have strong analytical and organizational skills and possess a collaborative, team-player attitude. Excellent presentation skills and a strong understanding of consumer products in “big box” retail accounts are required.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

• Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or equivalent.

• 2-3 years managing a multi-line consumer products category, preferably in the hardware industry.

• Product development experience strongly preferred.

SKILLS/CHARACTERISTICS:

• Demonstrated organizational skills and capacity to meet deadlines in a multi-tasking environment.

• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to effectively lead, train, and facilitate team.

• Experience with national accounts, home center stores, “big box” or hardware chains.

• Technical aptitude with a working knowledge of Word, Excel and Windows.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience plus Bonus.

In order to facilitate resume processing and to shorten response time, please apply online at:

http://www.torchgroup.com/careerDetails.cfm?JobID=416

Due to the volume of resumes received, only qualified candidates will be contacted directly

Channel Marketing Manager – DIY, hardware products company, Cincinnati, OH

JOB DESCRIPTION:

A $500MM fast-growing hardware products company is looking for an experienced Channel Marketing Manager to develop and implement marketing programs to promote their presence and products within the national account home-center channel. Reporting to the Director of Channel Management, you will be a key contributor to the achievement of sales and growth objectives.

This position is responsible for developing and executing retail marketing plans and programs that support and grow large national accounts such as Home Depot, Wal-Mart and Lowes. You will participate in cross-functional teams to develop, design and launch new products. You will coordinate market and competitive research, develop and implement merchandising and event marketing plans, analyze product line data, develop and roll out annual promotion plans and act as a liaison between marketing, sales and our customers.

The ideal candidate will have 4-5 years of marketing, sales planning or merchandising experience in retail distribution channels. You must be well-organized and able to manage multiple projects from concept to delivery on time and within budget. The ability to work effectively across company departments is a must. Planning and project management skills, including experience in key marketing communications disciplines are required.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

• Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or equivalent.

• 4-5 years experience working with retail distribution channels.

• Experience in developing retail marketing programs.

• Knowledge of the hardware industry strongly preferred.

SKILLS/CHARACTERISTICS:

• Demonstrated organizational skills and capacity to meet deadlines within.

• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

• Technical aptitude with Word, Excel and Windows.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience plus Bonus.

In order to facilitate resume processing and to shorten response time, please apply online at:

http://www.torchgroup.com/careerDetails.cfm?JobID=415

Due to the volume of resumes received, only qualified candidates will be contacted directly

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