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Product Marketing Assistant

Company: ICC
Location: Plano
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Product Marketing Assistant (PMA) is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of the Product Manager(s). This person will be an integral part of the promotion and the growth of their designated product lines. A successful PMA will have a good business acumen and will understand the basics of B2B selling.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Other duties as assigned.--- PMA's shall have knowledge of their supplier's policies, procedures, contacts, and products.--- The PMA will be trained to be the backup point of contact to the Product Manager (PM).--- Cross train with other PMA's to expand supplier and product knowledge.--- Quote requests submitted and responded to in a timely manner.--- Communicate any challenging issues to the PM in real time.--- Run Expired Ship and Debit reports to renew supplier contracts monthly.--- Load vendor contracts in a timely manner.--- Create supplier bill of materials (templates) as required.--- Update supplier pricing and lead times as necessary.--- Process sample requests as required.--- Assist the Product Marketing Manager (PMM) and PM's on any special projects.--- Assist PM with open Quote Accelerator (QA) requests.--- Communicate with the QA coordinator as needed.--- The PMA position can be a path of succession to Product Manager.SKILLS:--- Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.--- Customer service skills - Ability to nurture and grow key supplier relationships with, among other activities, timely responses to requests for service and assistance.--- Business acumen - Understands basic business implications of decisions; maintains appropriate focus on profitability; keeps abreast of the market and the competition.--- Communications skills - Effectively communicates messages both verbally and in writing; capable of persuasively working with suppliers in both positive and negative situations; a good listener with ability to keep emotions under control.--- Planning & Organization - Ability to establish a clear plan of action and direct and manage execution of the plan to achieve intended results.EDUCATION:Associates degree (A. A.) from a four-year college or university; or two plus years related sales/marketing experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in electronic component distribution sales or closely related field preferred.--- To perform this position, you must be US Citizen due to contractual requirements with the US Navy.--- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook) at the intermediate level preferred.--- The ideal candidate possesses a business acumen and understands how to calculate basic business formulas. The candidate understands how QBP, purchasing, inventory control and gross profit effects business.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:While performing the duties of this job the employee is often required to stand, sit, use computers, read, write, type, use fax machines, use copy machines, file paperwork, use telephones, and utilize written and oral communication to interact with clients, co-workers and customers. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.WORKING CONDITIONS:Position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work.)To perform this position, you must be a US Citizen due to contractual requirements with the US Navy.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities:We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law, are strongly encouraged to apply. Interstate Connecting Components - A Division of Heilind Mil-Aero, LLC takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Heilind Mil-Aero is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.The American with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination by employers, in compensation and employment opportunities, against qualified individuals with disabilities who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the "essential functions" of a job. A function may be essential for any of several reasons, including: the job exists to perform that function, the employee holding the job was hired for his/her expertise in performing the function, or only a limited number of employees are available to perform that funtion.As a Federal Contractor, we are required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click on the following links:* E-Verify* Right to Work (English) (Spanish)* EEO is the Law* EEO is the Law - Amendment* Pay TransparencyICC and TrekConnect, a subsidiary of Heilind Mil-Aero, offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full time, regular employees which include:* Comprehensive medical, dental and vision* PTO and holidays* Accident, life, disability and critical illness insurance* 401k program with match* Wellness programs* Tuition reimbursement* Pet insurance* Employee discount program* Referral bonuses

Keywords: ICC, Plano , Product Marketing Assistant, Other , Plano, Texas

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