Associate Manager - Field Marketing

TDS Telecom - Coeur d'Alene, ID3.8


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As an Associate Manager – Field Marketing, you will become more engrained in your community than ever before:

Establish strategic partnerships with property managers, realtors, and developers
Identify community events and activities we can attend
Create and execute marketing programs to increase brand awareness, merchandising efforts, and social media presence
Lead the charge for field marketing initiatives that help us achieve our sales and revenue targets
Recognize public relations opportunities

Medical, dental, and vision plans start on day 1
Competitive salary
Access to company vehicle
Generous paid time off plans
401k match

Local Market Support:
Work directly with Consumer Marketing and local company personnel to provide direct conduit to community-related activities and provide feedback and perceptions related to products and services.
Provide local support for marketing strategies including customer demonstration events, open houses, customer appreciation, and other public events to generate sales.
Develop partnerships with MDU owners and/or property managers to gain referral agreements and marketing opportunities; develop business relationships with Home Owners Associations and real estate agents or developers for marketing agreements and/or specialized marketing programs.
Develop contacts/relationships with local Chambers of Commerce, town administrators and other community business groups and leaders
Create opportunities with marketing events/partnerships to support our Commercial Sales team with a chance to engage customers or potential customers. Tactically integrate Commercial Marketing, creating an avenue to support action (referral generation, campaign support, local market activities).
Support Commercial Sales efforts with TDS marketing merchandising aides, promotional products, strategic integration into marketing programs and introductions to key partnerships that offer potential sales revenue.
Partner with Consumer, Commercial and Customer Experience marketing to understand all customers and how TDS targets each area with the right tools and tactics to drive overall business sales and growth.

Competitive Information:
Monitor and identify competitive threats and opportunities.
Collect competitive data and funnel to consumer and commercial product management/development support teams.
Provide competitor offering/pricing and supply comparisons to products and services.
Act as a conduit for the Consumer and Commercial Sales Teams to Product Management/Development with input on potential product and service modification and developments feedback.
Assist with Aid to Construction (ATC) and Land Development Agreements (LDA) as requested.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree OR 4+ years professional work experience.
4+ years marketing experience.
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Other Qualifications:
Excellent presentation skills.
Experience with evaluating sponsorship proposals and negotiating marketing contracts.
Must be able to travel locally 40%-50% of the time in assigned local territory.
Background and/or working knowledge in customer service, marketing, management and/or sales.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.