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Product Marketing Specialist - IIOT and Cloud Technology
Job Code:2017-USSUB-064
Location:Harrisburg, PA
Department:ICE-IE-I/O And Network
Type:Regular Full Time
  
SYNOPSIS:
The Product Marketing Specialist – IIOT & Cloud Technology will participate in the implementation of marketing campaigns and efforts including new product launches, tradeshows, content for trade journals, creating sales tools, training and technical support. This will specifically focus on cloud technologies including mGuard Secure Cloud, Proficloud, and associated products. In addition, He/she will utilize technical skills and product knowledge with strong communication skills to develop the necessary relationships to further market penetration in our targeted industries and accounts.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Assist the Product Marketing Manager in the implementation of marketing plans, new product releases, policies, programs and sales efforts within the area of product focus for Phoenix Contact Marketing department.
•Assist Product Marketing Manager on strategic sales plans and annual programs.
•Assist the Product Marketing Manager in developing channel partner champions in coordination with the Phoenix Contact Sales Engineer. Conduct product demonstrations and presentations focused on target accounts.
•Provide feedback for a competitive gap analysis.
•Assist in research products and industries including competitive and market trends.
•Assist with inventory control and coordination with emphasis on new product launches
•Provide Phoenix Contact customers with on-site pre and post-sales technical support, start-up assistance, and training to insure successful specification and implementation of Phoenix Contact cloud solutions and associated products.
•Answer technical questions for Phoenix Contact personnel, manufacturer’s representatives, authorized distributors and customers.
•Conduct product demonstrations and presentations at targeted accounts in coordination with the Phoenix Contact Sales Engineer (ISE / ESE).
•Effectively communicate information relevant to opportunities, issues, and challenges to the Product Manager, Industrial and Electronic Regional Sales Managers, and SEs (ISE / ESE).
•Design and fabrication of sales tools within the area of product focus.
•Coordinate projects and communicate with Harrisburg solution center, engineering team and product team.
•Provide monthly report as required by Product Marketing Manager.
QUALIFICATIONS:
•Business Administration or Engineering degree or equivalent technical work experience.
•Two years sales and/or marketing experience with control device or connection technology products.
•Basic understanding of industrial control applications
•Basic understanding of cloud platforms and technologies
•Basic understanding of high level programing languages
•Basic understanding of Ethernet networks and industrial automation protocols
•Ability to train others in cloud platforms, services, and solutions.
•Ability to articulate technical information effectively.
•Excellent presentation skills.
•Detailed reporting skills and analysis insight.
•Must be able to navigate and research the World Wide Web.
•Working knowledge of Microsoft Office: Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
•Displays proficiency in the following global competencies:
oInitiative – the understanding of what action needs to be taken and completing these tasks while seeking the perspective of others.
oComprehensive Thinking (Personal Credibility) – taking personal responsibility for mistakes; does what he/she commits to and is honest and forthright.
oCollaboration – works as a team player to make a difference within the business and expresses gratitude and appreciation to others who have provided information, assistance and support
oWillingness to Learn – handles change through taking advantage of lifelong learning opportunities and is open minded and curious to face new challenges.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• 15-25% travel requirement with some overseas travel.
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
• Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time (2-4 hours at a time).
• Must be able to work on a computer for extended periods of time (up to 4 hours at a time).
• Must be able to travel in vehicles (automobiles, trains & planes) for up to 10 hours.
• Must be able to communicate effectively in verbal and written English.
• Working knowledge of basic electricity/electronics.
OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: (if applicable)
  
    

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