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BIC Corporation Head of Marketing in Boston, Massachusetts

Head of Marketing

4655

Marketing and Product Mgmt

Boston, MA, US

For over 75 years, BIC has been creating ingeniously simple and joyful products that are a part of every heart and home.

As a member of our team, you'll be a part of reigniting a beloved brand as we continue to reimagine everyday essentials in new, sustainable and responsible ways.

Our "roll up your sleeves and get the job done" approach to work creates an environment where self-starters, problem solvers and innovative thinkers thrive. BIC team members are empowered to take ownership of their careers and bring their unique perspectives to the table to make a meaningful impact on our mission.

It's a colorful world - make your mark by joining the BIC team today.

Head of Marketing

Company Description

Rocketbook is a Boston-based innovation company with global reach and universal ambition. We believe that jotting down your notes, sketches, and big ideas should be done naturally by hand. We also believe that you should not have to cut down trees to do it, nor cut out the infinite power of digital. We develop products and technology that help people write and share ideas while saving the planet.

We also believe in equality, diversity, and building a team of highly talented and passionate individuals that represent the eclectic universe we live in. We hire people for their character, the desire to give back to the community, their passion to save the planet, and clear values that align with ours. Are YOU prepared to launch with US to help build this vision?

Job Description

Location: Hybrid, Boston, MA Full-time

RocketbookInnovations Inc.is a Boston-based innovation company with global reach and universal ambition. Withour first line of products,Rocketbooknotebooks and app, we believe that jotting down your notes, sketches, andbig ideasshould be done naturally by hand. We also believe that you should not haveto cut down trees to do it, nor cut out the power of digital.Rocketbooktechnology,notebooks andapphelp people write and share ideas while saving theplanet.

TheBrand, Innovation and Product Marketer isHead of Marketing,reports directly to the Vice President, General Manager atRocketbookand is a member of theRocketbookLeadership Team. Thefiveoverarchingpurposesforthis roleand the job responsibilities under eachare:

  1. Develop strong insights driven consumer understanding tounderpineverything we doand interpret and translate into action. Specifically,insightsonconsumer understanding, reasons to believe andpath to purchase fora new subcategory withnewproductsolutions to old problems(versuswell understood products in mature categories).Responsibilities include:
  • Track what we know anddon’tknow about consumers from internal and externalsources

  • Map the gaps in our consumer knowledge and understanding and impediments toconversion

  • Develop plans for insights/research approaches both internally drivenand externalcontracts

  • Monitor the competitive landscapeanddevelop marketing strategies toaddress

  • Interpretimplications frominsights andtakeaction

  1. Develop communications, messaging,contentand targetingstrategiestoeffectively andtime and cost efficientlymovetargetconsumersalong the path to purchase;specificallythechange in beliefsrequiredto considerRocketbook. Coherent approaches acrossmarketingmessagingand instore presentation (both bricks and mortar andon line).Responsibilities include:
  • Solve for consumer target segmentsand prioritize forcommunications

  • Lead the marketing team in the implementation across socialandcommunitymanagement

  • Leadmessaging andcontentdevelopmentto address consumer questions on the path to purchase and drive organic search(blogsetc)

  • LeadeMailmarketing for retention and repurchase andacquisition

  • Seek out sponsorship and affiliateopportunities

  • Lead theConsumer Customer Servicefunction

  • Measuremessaging, content andbrand performanceandtheeffectiveness of marketingspend

  1. Managethe omnichannel sales and distribution channels to drivegrowthandleveragecross channel impacts to maximizeeffectincluding overseeing the digital sales channels,retail saleschannelsand international channels. Responsibilities include:
  • Work with the Digital MarketingLeader todevelop and implement marketing plans includingdigital and agencyspendand strategiesto achievetargets

  • Work with the Sales Force Retail leaders to develop customer marketing plans to secure andgrow distributionand achieve customerand channeltargets

  • Developand lead the AnnualSales andMarketing plans. Monitor progress andtakes actiontocourse correct andadjust

  • Manage and achieve coherent branding across allchannels

  1. Bring consumer perspectiveand insightsto the innovation road mapadvocating for innovations acrossphysicaland digital product improvements throughnew products,through adjacencies and licensing opportunities.Responsibilities include:
  • Leadership of the“Make the Numbers”Innovation Road Map for the currentyear

  • Shared leadershipofthe “Build the Future” Innovation Road Map forthe next 5years

  • Shared leadership of the strategy and innovation projects

  1. Strategic and executional marketing leadership as aleaderforRocket Innovations Inc.Responsibilities include:
  • Manage and deliver daily, weekly, monthly reporting including performance againsttargets

  • Ensure a ‘no surprises’ approach to cross functional integration on sales and marketingplans withSupply Chain, Product,Sales,Financeand Corporate stakeholders ensuring critical paths are in place that touch your responsibilities.Demonstrate excellence in cross functionalteamwork

  • Supportpeopledevelopment both within the formal processes and inevery daymanagement.

  • Participate in monthly reportingatRocketbookand Corporate

  • Stay up to date on industry trendsand educate the Leadership Teamandparticipatein BIC COE’s

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degreerequired(MBA in Marketing strongly preferred)

  • 12+years of experienceinconsumer facing physical and digital productsinfluenced byfashion,techandconsumer trends essential.Experience inConsumerGoods (preferably the discipline of leadingcpgcompanies),and alsoConsumer-Techispreferred.

  • Experience as BrandManagerincludingproduct Innovationand newproductintroductionsis essential.

  • Insightsleadership in start-up environments with new to market solutions and introductions preferred.

  • Experience finding insightsand reframing and changing the approach to messaging and contentimproving conversionis essential. This experiencefor a new and novel product and subcategorypreferable.

  • Experience in both digitally drivensalesand retail distribution sales modelswith capability to solve for effectively integrating them in anomni channeltailored toRocektbook’schallenges is essential.Digitalexperience should includeAmazon Retail Media, SEM/SEO,andSocial.

  • Experience with marketing and driving growth in an omnichannelmodel

  • Experience working with syndicated data (IRI or Nielsen,etc)

  • Abilityto move with speed and agilityand excellent interpersonal, communication and presentationskills

  • Strong analytical and creativeproblem-solvingskills

Additional Information

Rocketbook is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. All employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. The successful applicant will be employed solely by Rocketbook .

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BIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly commit to hiring people with different backgrounds and experiences to help us build better products, make better decisions, and better serve our customers. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status, or similar characteristics. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

BIC is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any team member at BIC via email, or directly to a BIC team member in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of BIC, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by BIC as a result of the referral or through other means

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