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Marketing Manager - E-Commerce

Company: Automotive Keys Group
Location: Vernon Hills
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Company

Automotive Keys Group (AKG) is a Private Equity backed, high growth specialty automotive products business providing industry leading solutions to its customers throughout North America. AKG is a leading remanufacturer and distributor of replacement (aftermarket) automotive keyless entry remotes, other key replacements and related equipment. The Company sells into a variety of end markets through several sales channels and customer-facing brands. With a diverse set of supplier relationships, the Company provides a comprehensive product offering for over 95% of the vehicles on the road.

AKG will build its team and continue its growth both organically and through acquisitions. With a winning company culture, AKGs vision is to be the nations leading remanufacturer and distributor of replacement automotive keyless entry remotes and other key replacements selling through the various channels they support.

The Culture

One of the primary drivers of AKGs success to date is its differentiating culture. AKG team members are highly motivated, take their work seriously, but have fun and dont take themselves too seriously. Leaning on the Ideal Team Player Model, successful AKG team members share the following attributes:

  • Humble
    • Low ego and not concerned with their status
    • Are self-aware and secure
    • Quick to point out contributions of others and slow to seek attention for themselves
    • Defines success collectively and puts the team over themselves
    • Compliment or praises team members without hesitation
    • Easily admit to making mistakes
    • Willing to take on lower-level tasks or work for the good of the team
    • Hungry
      • Driven, self-motivated and hard-working
      • Go the extra mile
      • Always looking for more to do, more to learn and more ways to contribute
      • Do more than is required of the job
      • Are passionate about the team mission and feel personally responsible for the success of the team
      • Willing to contribute to and think about work outside of work hours
      • Smart
        • Have common sense about people
        • Actively listen to others, stays engaged in conversations and thinks before speaking
        • Asks good questions
        • Have good judgement and intuition and understands the impact of words and actions
        • Shows empathy to others and adjusts behavior and style to fit a situation
          Role Summary

          We are seeking a Marketing Manager E-Commerce Paid Media to join our team. The ideal candidate for this position will have a solid analytical and data driven approach towards marketing and a solid understanding of media planning and optimization as well as all the business aspects of ecommerce.

          You will be responsible for best-in-class online marketing and merchandising to ensure that our marketing efforts and websites deliver consistently outstanding results.

          To be successful in this role, you are someone who is super energized and organized, demonstrates strong business acumen and possesses an understanding of B2C Marketing and eCommerce. Candidates must demonstrate high energy and passion for their work and want to be challenged every day as the role operates in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment.

          Key Responsibilities

          Roles and responsibilities will include, but won't be limited to, the following:

          Media Planning
          • Manage overall integrated media plan for assigned brands
          • Create and maintain overall marketing calendar
          • Create and manage the overall testing programs for assigned brands
          • Work with individual business leaders to identify content and daily/weekly specials
          • Serve as the day to day lead contact for our advertising agency
          • Continually optimize campaigns for greater performance and Return on Ad Spend

            Site Management/eCommerce
            • Performs daily analysis of website performance, including product and category performance and visitor data.
            • Own digital merchandising process through optimizing assortment, pricing and strategy.
            • Develop & analyze digital merchandising approaches to maximize conversion and sales for specific categories online.
            • Enhance site navigation & manage categories by analyzing and optimizing path-to-product, page performance, category conversion, and top sellers.
            • Responsible for category page experience - including merchandising sorts, content, filters & overall customer experience.
            • Collaborate with internal resources to analyze eCommerce sales for gaps and opportunities in product mix.
            • Develop assortment plans by identifying trends in categories as well monitor key metrics by channel.
            • Manage site sorting rules, search term optimization, and other commerce platform-related features that help drive conversion rate and provide a best in class retail experience.
            • Develop and define recommendations for site enhancements to improve the customer experience through content presentation, navigation and merchandising features.

              Social Media
              • Responsible for overall social media strategy and execution
              • Create content and recurring posts for social media channels
              • Manage paid social media strategy

                Skills
                • Exhibits high initiative and integrity
                • Self-starter with positive attitude and team spirit
                • High degree of analytical capability
                • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
                • Must have a strong work ethic and keen attention to detail with an ability to spot errors and inconsistencies
                • Ability to work independently, adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
                • Excellent planning & follow-up skills, including the ability to meet aggressive deadlines
                • Strong prioritization skills & proven ability to successfully handle multiple tasks

                  Qualifications
                  • 3-5 years of digital marketing and eCommerce experience
                  • Google analytics and Ad Words certifications
                  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or related field
                  • Direct to consumer marketing experience
                  • Previous management of media budgets
                  • Willingness to learn our industry
                  • High degree of proficiency in the utilization of website and media analysis tools
                  • Proven capability of developing, communicating and executing strategic marketing plans
                  • Aptitude with learning new tools, developing strategies for use and building and executing plans to use tools to support business needs.
                  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively in order to solve problems
                  • Passion for the eCommerce business and a desire to contribute to the growth and evolution of company

                    Compensation & Benefits Summary

                    Depending on the skills & experiences of the individual, we are anticipating a competitive base salary, bonus (based on achievement of company & individual objectives and awarded based on performance). Full-time team members are eligible for the following benefits:
                    • Competitive market compensation commensurate with experience
                    • Multiple medical benefit options through Blue Cross Blue Shield medical plans
                    • Company-sponsored Group Life Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
                    • Voluntary Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Additional Life, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
                    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
                    • 401k with company match
                    • Paid vacation and holidays
                    • A fulfilling, challenging adventure of a work experience

                      Other
                      • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basisby Jobble

Keywords: Automotive Keys Group, Arlington Heights , Marketing Manager - E-Commerce, Executive , Vernon Hills, Illinois

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