Knoll Inc. Marketing Manager in New York, New York

Marketing Manager

Tracking Code 1627-056

Job Description

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Knoll is a global office furnishings manufacturer committed to design excellence and recognized internationally for creating workplace furnishings that inspire, evolve and endure. As a division of Knoll, KnollStudio is a definitive resource for modern furniture in both the contract and residential markets. Our collections include iconic pieces from great modernists and exciting new products from today’s best designers.

To learn more about Knoll please visit our website www.knoll.com at http://www.knoll.com/

POSITION PROFILE

Seeking a curious, creative, business-minded person with a passion for design and products. The KnollStudio Marketing Manager will be a voice of leadership at Knoll. This individual will share product management responsibilities for KnollStudio’s portfolio with their counterpart in Marketing. They will interact regularly with the appropriate Marketing, Design and Supply Chain personnel to strategize and grow KnollStudio’s market share in both the contract and residential distribution channels. This position has no direct reports and is an individual contributor within the amazing KnollStudio Marketing team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Formulate marketing strategies and assist in creating a product development plan

  • Project Management: Implement launch plan for new products, finishes, and line extensions

  • Maintain marketing and sales materials (price list, brochures, sales presentation)

  • Develop competitive research for your product category

  • Develop and deliver product training

  • Field sales team inquiries and requests

  • Problem solve to make day-to-day decisions that drive results

  • Position requires a balance of qualitative and quantitative analysis, combined with strong intuitive sense

  • Successfully develop collaborative relationships with internal and external suppliers, stakeholders and customers, as well as design partners

  • Possess excellent written and oral communications skills

Required Skills

  • MBA preferred (not required)

  • Bachelor’s degree required preferably with an emphasis in marketing, design liberal arts or related fields

  • Three years of product marketing related experience required

  • Strong design sensitivity

  • Background in contract or residential furniture or other design-related experience preferred

  • Team oriented, creative thinker, problem solver

  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office applications

  • Willingness to travel occasionally.

We offer a location based in New York City, competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please apply online at www.knoll.com at http://www.knoll.com/

Job Location New York, New York, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

We are an equal opportunity employer.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.