Full Time
CA, Van Nuys
Posted 3 weeks ago

 

 

 

 

Technical Product Specialist

GLP German Light Products, based in Van Nuys, California are looking for someone to join the company in the role of Marketing Manager.  This position will be based out of our Van Nuys, California office

GLP are one of the worlds’ leading manufacturers of automated entertainment lighting, supplying products that ultimately end up on film and television sets, live concerts, theatre stages, and much more across the country.

Organizational Placement

The Technical Product Specialist reports to the Sales and Marketing Director.

The Marketing Manager also has direct communication with the Sales Department, Financial Department, Technical Department, and Logistics Department on a daily basis for practical working methods.

Areas of Responsibility

Technical product management for all GLP US Inc. lighting brands and products

Tasks

  • Having a full understanding and working knowledge of all products
  • Training sales staff in the operation and demonstration of all products
  • Providing product training and education to customers on new and legacy products  
  • Representing the company on visits to shows and events, or other outside visits to liaise with customers and users about their experiences
  • Programming fixtures and consoles for events and exhibitions, and assist in show design
  • Maintaining inventory for necessary equipment
  • Ensuring that issues are identified and resolved in a timely manner
  • Ensuring that products are presented and demonstrated in the best manner possible at exhibitions, and therefore being active in the design, programming, preparation and execution of company events
  • Assisting sales team with technical information and product demonstrations as necessary
  • Preparing and keep records pertaining to labor, equipment, and materials used in assigned projects
  • Responding to technical questions over the phone and e-mail in an accurate and timely manner, ensuring a response that leads to customer satisfaction
  • Supporting product development teams by providing serviceability point of view and input from customer
  • Managing and maintaining web-based database of technical documentation
  • Testing new products and communicating results to appropriate personnel
  • Assisting Marketing team to ensure that products are marketed and presented in the best way possible
  • Gathering  customer and user feedback and feed it to the correct colleagues to ensure that appropriate action is taken
  • Working in a timely fashion to ensure customer requests are met accordingly
  • Actively present products to lighting designers and users.
  • Maintaining a complete overview and understanding of competitive products
  • Executing special projects and requests in a timely and positive fashion

Qualifications & Demands

  • Strong communication, organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in computer technology (Mac, Windows, Microsoft Office, etc.)
  • MS Office Suite proficiency (Excel, Word, Teams)
  • Positive attitude and exceptional customer service skills
  • Able to use hand tools, power tools, and electronic measuring devices
  • Able to drive automobile and have an acceptable driving record
  • Able to obtain and keep a valid passport
  • Able to think quickly, creatively, objectively and decisively
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, or independently and perform multiple tasks without general supervision
  • Ability to multi-task between projects and manage priorities
  • Ability to solve problems of moderate scope
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and technical documents
  • Maintains a clean, organized and safe work environment
  • Adheres to safety standards at all times, ensuring that safe methods and practices are used
  • Exquisite attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines

Compensation

  • Compensation is $60k - 75k annually
  • Medical insurance
  • IRA contributions
  • Paid vacation and holidays

To apply for this position

In the first instance, please e-mail your resume with a cover letter explaining why you think you would be a good fit for this job to Tyler Wise, Sales and Marketing Director at t.wise@germanlightproducts.com

 

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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Regional Sales Manager(RSM)

GLP German Light Products, based in Van Nuys, California are looking for someone to join the company in the role of Regional Sales Manager.  This Regional Sales Manager position will be based out of North East USA

GLP are one of the worlds’ leading manufacturers of automated entertainment lighting, supplying products that ultimately end up on film and television sets, live concerts, theatre stages, and much more across the country.

Organizational Placement

The RSM reports directly to the Sales & Marketing Director within the regional organization. The RSM has direct communication with the majority of staff within the company, on a daily basis, for practical working methods.

Areas of Responsibility

The RSM plans, organizes and implements sales and marketing strategies within the sales organization for their assigned territory, in line with the company strategy and guidelines. The RSM has overall responsibility for achieving the sales objectives within their assigned territory.

Sales targets will be made for all product ranges sold in North America by GLP that will need to be achieved consistently by the RSM. All brands sold by GLP US Inc. must be handled by the RSM with an approach that reflects the individual brand values.

The RSM is 100% focused on sales and sales related activities, and will have contact to existing and potential customers and specifiers.

The RSM’s main responsibility is to drive sales within their territory through an assigned dealer network by planning and coordinating activities, monitoring budget achievement, training and motivating dealer partners.

The RSM is directly responsible for developing, driving, and maintaining a strong and sustaining sales network.

A good deal of traveling will be necessary, including some international travel on occasions.

The RSM will be responsible for the primary customer interaction with the sales organization within their territory.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • The RSM will work closely with the Sales & Marketing Director to discuss, initiate and roll out sales and customer strategies within their territory
  • The RSM will develop and execute approved sales and business development plans
  • The RSM will need to have direct contact with specifiers of various types (lighting designers, consultants, set designers, video designers, architects etc.) to promote the product ranges and to ensure their specification level is increased on an ongoing basis
  • Regional offices of key / national accounts (also referred to as ‘House Accounts’) will need to be handled on an ongoing basis, and co-ordinate with the main GLP US office
  • Develop thorough understanding of customer needs and convincingly offer the best solution from the company
  • Understand and keep up to date with competitor offerings
  • Supply timely market intelligence
  • Share best practices with other sales people in the organization
  • Ensure competence development of the RSM’s own territory sales organization through training and information meetings

Qualifications & Demands

  • The RSM needs to possess excellent communication and presentation skills as well as have the ability to effectively work with employees and customers at all levels.
  • A solid understanding and acceptance of GLP’s future direction and strategy is a key demand.
  • Strong communication and networking skills are preferred.
  • Ability to proactively work across different groups of specifiers and customers with a positive influence.

Further Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of all brands and products sold by GLP
  • Strong knowledge of competitors products and strategies
  • Strong sales competences
  • Motivational - must have the ability to supervise and motivate an extensive sales network in the promotion and sales of GLP products
  • Commercial understanding of their sales territory
  • Open and willing to share information with colleagues across different territories
  • Negotiation skills

KPI's

  • Sales revenue and profit margin
  • Gross profit and gross margin for each product and customer
  • Expense control
  • Customer relationship building and repeat business level

Compensation

  • Compensation is $75k - 85k annually, plus commission
  • Medical insurance
  • IRA contributions
  • Paid vacation and holidays

To apply for this position

Please e-mail your resume with a cover letter explaining why you think you would be a good fit for this job to Tyler Wise, Director of Sales and Marketing at GLP Inc. at t.wise@germanlightproducts.com

 

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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Marketing Manager

GLP German Light Products, based in Van Nuys, California are looking for someone to join the company in the role of Marketing Manager.  This position will be based out of our Van Nuys, California office

GLP are one of the worlds’ leading manufacturers of automated entertainment lighting, supplying products that ultimately end up on film and television sets, live concerts, theatre stages, and much more across the country.

Organizational Placement

The Marketing Manager reports to the Sales and Marketing Director.

The Marketing Manager also has direct communication with the Sales Department, Financial Department, Technical Department, and Logistics Department on a daily basis for practical working methods.

Areas of Responsibility

Marketing Manager for all GLP US Inc. brands and products, including GLP, Fusion, and Scenex Lighting.

At German Light Products, marketing is about understanding people and building awareness of how our products can satisfy their needs. We’re looking for a versatile marketing manager who’s eager to do this and more. The ideal candidate has experience in developing and executing marketing campaigns. The manager should be equally proficient with day-to-day marketing activities and long-term strategizing, and strive under tight deadlines to meet the company's changing needs.

Tasks

  • Oversee all marketing campaigns for the brand in the North and South American markets
  • Brainstorm ideas for new campaigns
  • Coordinate with the sales team and other departments to produce effective strategies
  • Work with partner marketing teams, supporting their marketing efforts and come up with new ideas to improve brand marketing and exposure
  • Present ideas and final deliverables to internal and external teams, and communicate with senior leaders about marketing programs, strategies, and budgets
  • Deploy successful marketing campaigns and own their implementation from idealization to execution
  • Experiment with a variety of organic and paid acquisition channels like content creation, content curation, pay per click campaigns, event management, publicity, social media, lead generation campaigns, copy writing, performance analysis
  • Distribution of press releases to industry media, and following up to ensure the widest possible relevant coverage for the company
  • Assist in the sourcing of news stories for company and project PR purposes, and the creation of local (The America’s) based PR content
  • Create copy for advertising needs
  • Assist in the design and layout process of company advertising
  • Coordinating with industry media where we advertise in regard to the placement of relevant advertising
  • Building and maintaining company contact database
  • Assisting in the preparation and execution of company events, including exhibitions, open days and similar
  • Responsibility for GLP US’s website, its design and content, ensuring that it is current and relevant
  • Attend relevant company events and tradeshows
  • Management of customer giveaways production and stock
  • Coordinate with international colleagues to ensure that our marketing activities are as effective as possible

Qualifications & Demands

  • Knowledge of marketing-related business practices, including advertising, market research, technology and budgeting
  • Demonstrated history of planning successful product launches and events
  • Effective communication skills and adaptable communication style for interacting with team members, upper management, and clients
  • Time management and organization skills in order to plan and execute both large and small marketing projects and initiatives
  • Budget-management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Metrics-driven marketing mind with eye for creativity
  • Willingness to travel
  • Experience in setting up and optimizing Google Ad-words campaigns

Compensation

  • Compensation is $50k - 60k annually
  • Medical insurance
  • IRA contributions
  • Paid vacation and holidays

To apply for this position

In the first instance, please e-mail your resume with a cover letter explaining why you think you would be a good fit for this job to Tyler Wise, Sales and Marketing Director at t.wise@germanlightproducts.com

 

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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