Product Marketing Specialist

Position Description/Company Info:

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Product Marketing Specialist to join the Data Communications Division in Moraine, OH. The Product Marketing Specialist serves a critical role in the launches, promotional programs, and communication of Legrand products and associated technology. This position develops, executes, tracks, and measures the effectiveness of product launches and marketing programs. Additionally, this position is responsible for the project management of key strategic marketing initiatives for brand management and data governance.

About Legrand

Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries. As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.

Employing more than 3,200 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.

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Equal Opportunity Employer


* Minimum BS in Marketing, Technical Writing or Computer Science, MBA preferred

* 3-5 years of product marketing experience, with knowledge of Legrand products, services, sales channels, and customer segments preferred

* Knowledge of connectivity for audio/video, PC, and data networking devices including associated physical infrastructure solutions including cabinets, containment, and racks for commercial applications including, but not limited to, building networks, data centers and work spaces
* Possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation) with experience in translating highly technical concepts into digestible content for varied audiences
* Highly organized and detail oriented with strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple short and long term projects and deadlines simultaneously
* Team player who can work well in a cross-functional environment
* Highly motivated with strong initiative
* Thorough knowledge of PCs and Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, and Outlook

Position Attributes:

Main Job Duties:
* Work cross functionally with New Product Development, Product Lifecycle Management, Creative Services, Channel Marketing, Supply Chain, Pricing and Sales teams to develop, plan, execute, track and measure the success of product launches and programs for new, strategic and refreshed products and solutions.
* Provide thought leadership, guidance and support to the Channel Marketing teams during the development and execution of corporate marketing initiatives, customer marketing programs and other marketing efforts.
* Project management of key and strategic marketing projects and initiatives including brand management, data governance and web updates
* Act as an intermediary to facilitate communication between the New Product Development, Product Lifecycle Management, Creative Services, Channel Marketing, Supply Chain, Pricing and Sales teams.
* Represent the organization in various customer-facing calls and events as needed.
* Other assignments or projects assigned by management.


PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:
* Use written and oral communication skills
* Read and interpret data, information and documents
* Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
* Use math and mathematical reasoning
* Observe and interpret situations
* Learn and apply new information or skills
* Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
* Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
* Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:
* Sit, walk and stand
* Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
* Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
* Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus