Graco Inc.

   

Job Title:   Marketing Specialist - Intermediate 4015
01 / 18 / 2013
Day Shift
Minneapolis
MN
Full Time
 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Proven Quality. Leading Technology.

What are you looking for in your career?

• Global Organization
• Career Advancement, Development, and Training
• Great Culture and Benefits
• Industry Leader
• Innovation and Collaboration


Graco Inc. has been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota for a third year in a row by the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper, ranking tenth in the Large Publicly Held Companies category!

Come be a part of a winning and reputable tradition at Graco Inc!

Job Purpose:
Conducts semi-complex research and analysis of markets, competition, product mix and new marketing trends for an assigned division


Essential Duties:
Participates in conducting semi-complex market research and preparing statistical reports.
Supports in compiling and analyzing semi-complex information describing the industry, customer preferences, applications, purchasing trends and sale and distribution of products and service.
Participates in implementing semi-complex market focused pricing strategies.
Participates in the creation of semi-complex proposals, sales and implementation plans for products/services by conducting market surveys and analysis.
Supports in tracking economic conditions, sales, and share trends.
Tracks semi-complex orders from booking to billing status, through order entry and accounting and identifies corrective actions required to deliver products/services on time.  
Participates in developing and implementing semi-complex marketing sales tools.
May provide general guidance or train lower level support staff.  


JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field

Experience:
2 - 5 years Product Marketing, Market Research, Distributor Development, or Field Sales

Skill/Abilities/Competencies:
Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
Demonstrates a good grasp of knowledge and principles and applies through successful completion of assignments.
Successfully applies knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures
Performs important areas of standard professional level work that typically requires processing and interpreting, more complex, less clearly-defined issues.
Refers semi-complex, unusual problems to others.
Identifies and resolves readily identifiable, clearly-defined problems.

Desirable Skills:
Ability to speak spanish fluently strongly preferred, not required

Launch your career with Graco!

Graco offers attractive compensation, benefits, and opportunities for both professional development and career progression. Graco’s comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, stock purchase plan, 401(k) and tuition reimbursement.

Our expectations are high. That's why we are always looking to hire the brightest and the best!

For more information or to submit your resume for consideration, go to www.graco.com, click on “About Graco” then “Careers” and apply online. 

All applicants must submit an on-line application to the specific job to be considered. 


 

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