Position : Channel Manager
Reports To : HTAS Channel Marketing Manager
Division : GTS
Location : Millcreek Head Office
As a key member of the HTAS Retail Channel Marketing Team, you will be responsible for leading the growth of your portfolio.
This role will assume responsibilities for P&L, product management, pricing strategies, promotional strategies, forecasting, asset management and public relations.
This individual must have well rounded business skill-set to direct growth initiatives in these categories over the next several years and a keen insight to the Canadian market.
Key Responsibilities :
P&L SBU responsibility : Sales, Margins, Expenses & Operating Income
Develop and implement (3) Year Strategic Plan, line plans, line reviews, channel and account specific business plans to drive sales and profit growth
Customize the execution of national (brand, product, customer experience)
Manages relationships with internal and external creative teams, agencies and vendors to develop integrated custom communication materials.
Financial measurement / tracking for Business reviews
Marketing Management including : SAP SKU structuring, forecasting, asset management, service level analysis and Canadian derivative model execution.
Create and implement innovative new product launches
Key point of contact with US and Global Marketing Teams
Co-develop product launch plans with US Marketing and Canadian Sales Teams
Co-ordinate promotional product launches (bonus packs / merchandisers etc)
Educates sales and customers on emerging trends and how solutions are applied to maximize benefit
Provide product knowledge to Sales Force and in key account presentations
Communicate marketing activities to other departments on a regular basis to ensure integration and support for programs and initiativesCanadian Sales / Marketing / Logistics Groups Global Counterparts End-Users
College or University graduate, preferably with Business or Marketing background
Minimum 3-5 years' experience as a marketing professional, demonstrating increasing levels of responsibility
Experience with campaign & promotion development & execution ideally in CPG space
Worked closely supporting sales in a similar role would be an asset
Strong product knowledge of the IC Channel and product
Demonstrated project management experience
Strong communication skills - verbal and written
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent presentation skills in multiple formats
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
Creative-thinker with the ability top provide solutions that meet the customer needs
Detail-oriented with the ability to work independently or collaboratively as part of a team
High level of energy and commitment
Stanley Black & Decker Canada Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equity in employment.