Sales & Marketing Rotation Associate

US-CT-West Hartford
# Positions
1
Category
Marketing

Position Description/Company Info

Legrand has an exciting new opportunity for entry level professionals to participate in our Sales & Marketing Development Program.  Learn and develop as a Sales & Marketing Professional by rotating through Sales and Marketing positions within a 2-year period. This position will be responsible for gathering and analyzing relevant competitive information used to maintain and develop competitive profiles for key competitors as input to corporate decision making. 

 

Employee must complete at least two 6-month rotations in marketing and an additional 12 months in field sales. The marketing roles may include Marketing Communications, Product Marketing or Digital Marketing. Upon completion of 2-year assignment, employee will be assigned as openings occur in Sales or Marketing at any Legrand location. Employee must be mobile to move to any location within the US.  

 

About Legrand

Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 

 

Employing more than 3,300 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.

 

Visit us at:

http://www.legrand.us

http://www.youtube.com/legrandna

http://www.linkedin.com/company/44580

http://twitter.com/legrandNA

 

EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled

 

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Qualifications

Education:  BS in Industrial Distribution, or Marketing or other business related degree.  MBA is a plus.
 
Experience:  Proven work ethic & commitment to being mobile to other assignments in the US as needed.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Proven ability to collaborate with Multiple Brands and position cohesive message to Account. 
  • Develop strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Learn how to us Customer tools & become proficient in Sales Force Dot.com.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills to multiple audiences.
  • Strong presentation skills – both creating content and delivering message.
  • Ability to get things done utilizing individual and Team strengths.
  • A willingness and ability to work across organizational boundaries.
  • Must have strong analytical skills and proven ability to effectively conduct in-depth research, identify trends and summarize information on a variety of subjects.

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PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Mental Demands

 

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Use written and oral communication skills
  • Read and interpret data, information and documents
  • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
  • Use math and mathematical reasoning
  • Observe and interpret situations
  • Learn and apply new information or skills
  • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
  • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work

 

Physical Demands – General Office Employees

 

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Sit, walk and stand
  • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
  • Use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Lift up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Attributes

  • Develop skills as a Sales & Marketing Professional.
  • Learn position in the Marketing or Sales for at least 12 months in each role.  The goal would be to relocate this individual to other markets as assigned.
  • Learn to meet goals by clearly communicating our vision and direction – Internally, within Teams and to the Customer.
  • Learn how to presents the LNA Branding message.
  • Sales
    • Assist with regular in person meetings with Key contacts at Account to measure progress and make improvements to strategy, implementation and execution where necessary.
    • To learn how to work with LNA Teams and collaborate with other LNA Territory Representation when identifying additional LNA opportunities.
    • Assist w providing a solution based services for installer community which would include LNA Productivity and Upsell Strategies on a daily bases for every project opportunity. 
  • Marketing
    • Role may include Marketing communications, Product Marketing or Digital marketing
    • Develop a clear understanding of market conditions, territory opportunities and competition.
    • Become very knowledgeable of Customer Service, Pricing and Technical Support functions for the business.
    • Learn how to develop a marketing plan.
    • Understand new product life cycle. 

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