REMOTE Marketing Assistant 4. Job at BCforward, Redmond, WA

  • BCforward
  • Redmond, WA

Job Description

REMOTE Marketing Assistant 4.

BCforward is currently seeking a highly motivated REMOTE Marketing Assistant 4 .

Position Title: REMOTE Marketing Assistant 4 .

Location: REMOTE
Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

Please note this is the target date and is subject to change. BCforward will send official notice ahead of a confirmed start date.

Expected Duration: 6+ Months with a possibility of extension.

Job Type: FULL TIME 40 hours a week, CONTRACT, REMOTE
Shift: MON - FRI.

Must have skills:

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience with Proven success at marketing and execution planning - particularly Retail Marketing with Consumer Technology products
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience with Retail/Channel Marketing/Marketing/Retail Sales
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience with data analytics experience.

    Job Description:

    We are seeking a Partner Marketing Manager to manage retail partner across both the US and Canada, building full-funnel partner marketing plans and compelling customer experiences, leveraging worldwide guidance and proven omnichannel strategies across digital and physical environments. With the reach of 80,000 retail locations, 500+ partner websites and 139,000 retail sales professionals selling the Microsoft ecosystem, Partner Marketers have the responsibility of being the first, and sometimes only, impression of the Microsoft brand for our consumers. Partner Marketers have end-to-end responsibility for execution, including landing visual merchandising assets, digital and campaign execution as well as transformation on sites and demo platform sell-in. You will drive and facilitate strategic decisions about our marketing investment strategy, including marketing development funds management, and our marketing mix across key marketing disciplines. Your passion for our products and our partners will guide the team to execution excellence, a strong focus on ROI and accountability to sell-through.

    You will act as a thought leader, a trusted advisor to drive strategic decisions about our marketing investment strategy and marketing mix across digital platforms, in-store presence, and retail activation teams. You're an omnichannel expert, adept at inspiring partners to long-lead plan, accelerate their digital transformation and adopt, experiment and innovate with us. You'll drive impact by leveraging data and insights to create more personalized experiences and maximize ROI. Your passion for our products and our partners will guide the team to execution excellence, a strong focus on ROI and accountability to brand advocacy and sell-through.

    You will possess the creativity to lead the evolution of our strategy as well as the skills to create and sustain consistent operational excellence. You will also be someone who is passionate about inclusivity and are inspired by collaborating with high performing sales, category, and marketing teams.

    (20%) Strategic Business Planning:
  • Create short and long-term full-funnel marketing plans for retail partners across all instore and online customer touchpoints that are tailored to our consumer needs
  • Develop a marketing mix that focuses on omnichannel innovation and maximizing ROI

    (40%) Partner Engagement and Management:
  • Act as a trusted advisor and thought leader to the retail partner, building credibility and impact by jointly creating marketing plans and aligning our marketing investments
  • Collaborate and drive co-marketing campaigns that involve our ingredient partners and hardware/device partners
  • Influence conversion both in-store and online through seamless and synchronized shopper journeys/experiences
  • Build brand advocates among retail sellers through training, evangelism and community engagement platforms
  • Activate eCommerce sales motions through digital marketing excellence, a connected storefront and mobile-first execution
  • Optimize in-store presence by maintaining and future-proofing our shop-in-shop programs and in-store experiences
  • Act as a trusted advisor and thought leader to the retailer/partner building credibility and impact and influence to help land key seasonal and product priorities.
  • Differentiate Microsoft from the competition buy building connected product stories that are locally relevant
  • Develop partner capability assessments to identify key partner opportunities and relationship strategy
  • Role model a culture of integrity and compliance, where trust and transparency are core to all decisions

    (20%) Execution Excellence:
  • Deliver against timelines, manage investments & land KPI/budget targets, while also capitalizing on innovation opportunities
  • Ensure brand consistency and deep understanding of the customer, competitive and marketing landscape
  • Drive creation and review of monthly and quarterly feedback/reporting in support of regular business milestones
  • Ensure brand consistency and deep understanding of the customer, competitive and marketing landscape

    (20%) Analytics and Insights:
  • Analyze performance & results of marketing activities to identify opportunities
  • Assess our partner capabilities to identify key opportunities and create a compete strategy
  • Incorporate key insights from accounts to drive informed marketing action plans
  • Create a culture of learning, encouraging tests and trials that constantly move our marketing execution forward

    Experiences Required: Education, Key Experiences, Skills and Knowledge:
  • Four Year college degree or relative work experience in the retail sector
  • 3+ years relevant experience in Retail/Channel Marketing/Marketing/Retail Sales
  • Proven success at marketing and execution planning - particularly Retail Marketing with Consumer Technology products
  • Adept at building integrated partner marketing plans and campaigns across multiple marketing disciplines
  • Direct experience interfacing with partners and a proven track record delivering growth/performance metrics.
  • Understand the digital and physical buying journey (omni channel), well-versed in sales channels, commerce platforms. Expertise landing and coordinating cross-discipline marketing programs and sales programs.
  • Track record of marketing execution excellence and ROI through planning, operations-savvy, creative execution, readiness and analytics/insights
  • New product launch experience
  • Marketing budget management
  • Experience managing ambiguity and rapid change - demonstrate agility and risk-taking


BCforward offers all eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to major medical, HSA, dental, vision, employerprovided group life, voluntary life insurance, shortterm disability, longterm disability, and 401k.
About BCforward:

Founded in 1998 on the idea that industry leaders needed a professional service, and workforce management expert, to fuel the development and execution of core business and technology strategies, BCforward is a Blackowned firm providing unique solutions supporting value capture and digital product delivery needs for organizations around the world. Headquartered in Indianapolis, IN with an Offshore Development Center in Hyderabad, India, BCforward's 6,000 consultants support more than 225 clients globally.

BCforward champions the power of human potential to help companies transform, accelerate, and scale. Guided by our core values of PeopleCentric, Optimism, Excellence, Diversity, and Accountability, our professionals have helped our clients achieve their strategic goals for more than 25 years. Our strong culture and clear values have enabled BCforward to become a market leader and best in class place to work.

BCforward is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

To learn more about how BCforward collects and uses personal information as part of the recruiting process, view our Privacy Notice and CCPA Addendum. As part of the recruitment process, we may ask for you to disclose and provide us with various categories of personal information, including identifiers, professional information, commercial information, education information, and other related information. BCforward will only use this information to complete the recruitment process.

This posting is not an offer of employment. All applicants applying for positions in the United States must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The submission of intentionally false or fraudulent information in response to this posting may render the applicant ineligible for the position. Any subsequent offer of employment will be considered employment atwill regardless of the anticipated assignment duration.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 224003 when responding to this ad.

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