Senior Manager, Communications and Learning Design
Job Opportunity at Executive Directions & Pinnacle Int'l

Posted on Nov 18

http://www.executive-directions.com    (330) 499-1001

Location: San Diego, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4164239

A US based, global manufacturer has a divisional headquarters located in the northern San Diego county area and is looking for a communications leader that will be responsible for the development of technical product training and marketing communications programs that promote products and increase the effectiveness of commercial teams. Will work closely with product managers and campaigns and brand specialist to develop strategies and tactics that support the company's growth targets. The manager leads an experienced team of instructional designers, marketing communicators and marketing operations staff to fulfill all objective. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Leads a team of marketing communications professionals to develop the marketing communications strategy, brand profile, message and promotional campaigns. Development of business-to- business sales collateral. advertising and PR, website, tradeshows and intercompany communications is a primary objective. 
  • Collaborate with our global sales offices to align on marketing communications plans. 
  • Identify and manage outside vendors to produce promotional materials. 
  • Develop and maintain pricing policies, including management of configure-price-quote and CRM systems. 
  • Develop lean six sigma practices such as visual management, stand-up meetings and commitment based management practices. Maintain marketing team ISO 9001 processes. 
  • Implement and effectively manage product obsolescence and legacy product support strategies. 
Education & Experience Requirements 
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business, Communications or Engineering. MBA preferred. 
  • Minimum 5 to 10 years of experience with increasing responsibilities in either marketing communications or instructional design. 
  • 5 to 10 years of leadership of a team/staff is a must.
Preferred Skills & Abilities
  • Demonstrated strong project management and managerial skills. 
  • Knowledge of training theories and principles including adult learning theory and established industry models of evaluation. 
  • Familiarity with instructional design software (Adobe Acrobat, Captivate, etc.). Experienced user of Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 
  • Familiarity with with digital marketing concepts and tools (Adobe Creative Suite, Sitecore or Sharepoint and Google Analytics) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of SalesForce.com or other CRM software is a plus. 
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