If your skill set combines strong project management with principles of online marketing, this position offers a unique opportunity to play a high impact role with a growing industry leader in fiberglass and composite materials. Your ideas will be important and good ideas can be implemented quickly.
This is a new position created to increase sales through advanced marketing and merchandising efforts in both the online and offline space. The individual in this position is expected to participate in setting strategic direction; developing initiatives; ensuring execution; identifying, locating and managing needed resources; hiring, motivating and disciplining staff; measuring and achieving profitable results.
This is senior level position responsible for all marketing efforts. The majority of these efforts will be directed toward optimizing online performance but will also include all offline activities. In addition to overseeing an internal staff of two, this role oversees a large number of external resources – agencies, photographers, videographers, etc. A key goal is to move from a staff of 2 to 4 by 6/30/19 and reduce our dependence on outside agencies.
This position requires very strong project management skills, a consistently positive attitude, and the ability to work closely with IT, Sales, Operations and Finance. Reports to the President.
Who we are: Since 1957, Fibre Glast Developments has specialized in private label distribution of fiberglass and composite materials. Originally a store in north Dayton, Fibre Glast has evolved into the dominant online provider of hundreds of materials and supplies to professional fabricators, mold builders and repair facilities. Our customers include professional racing teams, aerospace, government, movie studios, universities and many more industries in over 50 countries.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have proven eCommerce and project management experience in a product (not service) environment. He or she will have demonstrated capabilities in developing strategy as well as personally executing the strategy. There will be natural curiosity and demonstrated capability in the areas of web sales strategy and tactics with an interest in communicating about composite materials for audiences in racing, aviation and a wide variety of industries.
Purpose: This position is created to increase sales through effective strategy, tactics, plans and execution. This position is a combination of strategic executive, manager and hands-on participant in a wide variety of duties. Effective project planning, project management and results evaluation is critical. The Marketing and Merchandising Manager is responsible for optimizing current initiatives, creating new ones and being aware of changes in the online world that ensure a customer experience of a leading online retailer.
Opportunities for Growth: The Marketing and Merchandising Manager will be in a unique position to grow and develop his or her staff, programs and accountabilities with ROI based, data driven recommendations.
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We offer: We offer the unique opportunity of an established company enjoying robust growth in an emerging market. Our team members are passionate about growth and committed to our values of providing our customers with a consistently excellent experience. We pursue perfection in everything we do and we always measure results. Team members enjoy our customers, our company and each other in a committed “get it done and get results” environment. Team members are rewarded with competitive compensation, 401K, medical insurance and an excellent work environment.
Location and work hours: We are in Brookville, Ohio near Dayton. This position requires daily office arrival and general work hours of 8 – 5 Mon – Fri.
Physical Requirements: This position requires extensive sitting and computer use. Occasional events such as photo or video shoots require the ability to stand for extended periods
Job Type: Full-time