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Manager II,Marketing - LS Consumer Audio

Date: Dec 27, 2018

Location: Gurugram, India, IN

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 112747 

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Job Description

A Career at HARMAN

We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between. We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies: leadership, change-orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results-driven mindset. At HARMAN, we expect brilliance. You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities.

Position Summary: Briefly describe the primary purpose and function of this position.

Sales & General Management:

The Head of Marketing will be responsible for Implementing the overall Strategic marketing planning for all the LS India portfolio and also the brands like JBL/HK/Infinity across LS Division. He/she shall be responsible for the marketing plan, implementation and tracking of all marketing related spend and activities across LS India and across divisions. The person would be also be responsible for the following activities: 

  • Brand Strategy across LS for Harman India reporting in India LS GM.
  • Strategic planning for marketing across the LS vertical in India 
  • Responsible for the implementation of marketing channels across print, digital and multimedia.
  • Establish vendors and partners for the marketing strategy in India.
  • work with global marketing teams to implement and source ideas that can be leveraged in India
  • establish customer partnerships through channels that help drive sales.
  • work closely with HMM, CA and online managers for LS in India to drive business
  • Maintains an awareness of industry trends, directions and their relevance to Customers within each given market.
  • Assesses the accuracy of Car Aftermarket merchandise distribution and marketing across the region.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Business Competence – should be from a major consumer brand in India preferably from Electronics side
  • Consumer electronics experience – Experience working with major consumer electronics or products in the retail channel.
  • BS Degree/MBA Degree or equivalent experience is required

 

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong Leadership skills to manage cross functional and divisional teams
  • Strong marketing and partnership leverage
  • Strong consumer products orientation – Keen understanding of consumer wants and needs that can be effectively applied to creating market-winning retail sales strategies.
  • Solid planning and organization skills – Ability to manage complex projects and schedules necessary with this global retail operations role.
  • Good collaboration skills – Ability to effectively collaborate with people and teams from all functions within Harman plus full range of industry consumer customers.
  • Demonstrated creativity and out-of-the box thinking – Constantly pushing new ideas and programs to solve sales and market challenges.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel 30% of the time.
  • Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test

HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (www.harman.com)


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