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Job Req ID:  5061

Job Title:  Assistant Product Manager

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., a global Fortune 1000 company and one of Forbes 2017 America’s Best Large Employers, is transforming the way we all do business.

From smart office technology and information management to cloud, mobility and IT services, we have a rich history of creating the products and services necessary to drive innovation and make work possible from anywhere at any time. Our award-winning products and solutions help companies around the world move information faster, improve quality and productivity, enhance security and facilitate the sharing of information. We are proud that our portfolio leads the industry while exceeding environmental standards.

At Konica Minolta, you'll work for an amazing technology company with growth opportunities, great benefits and talented, passionate co-workers.

Position Objective

The company is currently seeking an Assistant Product Marketing Manager for its Office/Workgroup products to support the color and monochrome MFP lineup, Printers, AIO (All-in-One) and SFP (Single Function Printer).   Individual will also be responsible for learning key features of related services, solutions and programs.

As an Assistant Product Marketing Manager, you will be part of a team that guides, launches and manages the Office/Workgroup portfolio, inclusive of all required launch materials, promotions, programs, preparing and submitting product data for SAP/S4 Hana (VC, CPQ, etc.) pricing and managing necessary third party relationships.

Based on your experience and project management skills, you will be able to help manage the deployment of internal testing, demo and showroom units.  Also, to work with Business Intelligence Services team and any third party solutions provider on their evaluation needs in terms of equipment, software, applications, etc.  You’ll work with Supply Chain Management to order non-commercial systems for such purposes as well as other internal departments involved in the processes necessary to deliver test units, demo units and showroom units.  Interaction with field personnel for set up and integration is also required.

You’ll assist the Program Manager with the overall operation of various workstreams, team meetings and workshops.

You’ll have the opportunity to learn a lot about the exciting new Workplace Hub portfolio.

Essential Job Functions
  • Support the Digital Workplace and  Office/Workgroup team in the overall sales and marketing  goals as well as contribute sales strategy initiatives
  • Help facilitate Digital Workplace and Office/Workgroup meetings and workshops (internal Konica Minolta “corporate” employees, Direct Channel and Dealer Channel)
  • Aid the Digital Workplace and Office/Workgroup team in the deployment of test and internal systems
  • Liaise with Supply Chain Management regarding non-commercial orders as well as the respective KM administrative, sales and marketing teams that will support the implementation of test, demo or showroom units.
  • Support the product and solutions needs of Partners that are testing Office/Workgroup portfolio
Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
  • 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
  • Adept in Project Management, with innate ability to effectively  manage Assistant Product Manager tasks as well as those assigned to internal departments and third party partners, etc. Skilled management of launch processes required to assist Product Manager.
  • Highly proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other Office products
  • Excellent analytical skills, along with written and verbal communication skills
  • Well organized and detailed oriented
  • Bi-lingual capabilities a plus
Experience, Educational Reqts and Certifications
  • BA or BS, degree with a Bachelor of: Marketing, Commerce, Business or Bachelor of Management or Project Management Studies preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in technology marketing
  • This position requires occasional travel to customer and non-customer sites, primarily in North America (20%); international travel a possibility

Konica Minolta Offers:  

  • Outstanding benefits package (including medical, dental, vision, life insurance)
  • 401(k) plan with matching company contribution
  • Generous holiday and paid time off schedules
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Ongoing professional development training
  • Visible, exciting work supporting 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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