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Marketing Manager in Toronto at Westcon-Comstor

Date Posted: 5/1/2018

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Job Description

Marketing Manager / IT Distribution Channel

Position Summary:

To support Westcon Group North America with its marketing efforts internally, vendor and/or reseller driven.

Responsibilities and Duties:

* Develop and implement comprehensive vendor marketing plans.
* Manage assigned product category and understand basic marketing trends product positioning and market opportunities.
* Act as a consultant for product management and assigned vendors by providing marketing direction pertaining to assigned manufacturers' marketing plans.
* Participate in the planning and development of reseller events, including agenda development, event flow and on-site participation.
* Develop and implement marketing plans that incorporate all aspects of marketing including print advertising, direct mail, electronic marketing, training programs, telemarketing and sales awareness.
* Provide programmatic marketing support by understanding vendor objectives and recommending an appropriate mix of marketing programs. Execute vendor participation in these programs.
* Develop a comprehensive understanding of the creative and job flow processes of the marketing department.
* Work with product manager to understand monthly sales data and trend information.
* Act as the focal point for project material coordination by interfacing with participating manufacturers gathering necessary vendor materials and developing materials tracking tools for effective program management.

Required Qualifications: (e.g., education, skills, abilities, knowledge)

* Education: Bachelor's degree required or 2 years' related external experience in the technology industry
* Experience: Two to five years of marketing experience preferably in the high tech computer related environment.
* Experience developing and implementing channel marketing programs.
* A basic understanding of the distribution channel preferred.
* Knowledge of general computer applications (Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel Ability to develop business marketing and sales plans.
* Strong written, verbal, interpersonal, leadership, problem-solving and presentation skills.
* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
* Ability to communicate with executive level associates internally and externally in an articulate and professional manner.
* Ability to practices discretion and understand appropriateness of communication and behavior.
* Ability to implement recommendations and see projects through to completion.
* Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
* Must be detail-oriented organized and have strong time management skills.

WestconGroup, Inc. is a value added Information Technology distributor of category-leading unified communications & collaboration technology, network infrastructure, data center, data/telecom and IT/Data & Network security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. The company goes to market under the Comstor and Westcon brands. WestconGroup's teams are located in 70+ countries around the globe, create unique programs and provide exceptional support to accelerate the business of its global partners. Strong relationships enable partners to receive support tailored to their needs. From global logistics and flexible customized financing solutions to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, the company works with partners to respond with agility and speed to changing market conditions so they can achieve the fastest time to revenue. WestconGroup's portfolio of market- leading vendors includes: Cisco, Avaya, Polycom, Check Point, F5, Palo Alto and Blue Coat, among others.

Our employees are as important as our customers and we take pride in recognizing their outstanding talents and efforts.
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