Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the number one choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople.
We are currently looking for an Associate Promotion Manager to be located in our Lincolnshire, IL location.
The Associate Promotion Manager will be responsible for assisting in the development and execution of channel-related sales activities. This includes initiatives that drive incremental revenue, assortment breadth, and sales growth. Additionally this involves activities that drive revenue through channel partners, such as promotions, visual merchandising, events and branded merchandise. This role will liaison with internal and external departments including sales, manufacturing, customer service, marketing, product management, administrative and legal.
Specific responsibilities will include:
Bachelor’s Degree required from a four-year accredited college or university in Business or related discipline and three (3) to five (5) years related experience required. Prior experience within big-box retail, hardware, electrical distributor, construction channel and/or industrial channel preferred. Must possess advanced Microsoft Office skills. Must possess Adobe Creative Suite proficiency – Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Experience with AS400, Agile and PIM System strongly desired, but not required. Must possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to work on cross-functional teams in both leadership and member roles. Must be an effective positive communicator.
Must demonstrate a thorough understanding of retail dynamics and P&L financial analysis. Demonstrates strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects at once. Must possess strong analytical skills with the ability to present data, summarize findings and propose recommendations. Must have the ability to identify requirements and possess problem solving skills. Quick learning and initiative - must have the ability to identify required information quickly and efficiently. Must have strong project management skills and be a strategic thinker and creative marketer. Dynamic, motivated, and entrepreneurial minded with an internal drive to continuously hit goals and deadlines within fast-paced, high energy environments. Must promote respect, credibility and trust throughout the organization.
Must possess the desire to develop an understanding of the company’s products - what it makes, who the competition is or how it competes, both in core products and peripheral categories. The desire to understand what end-users want, how they think, how they speak, how they behave and how/where they shop. This product knowledge is necessary to be effective in developing promotional concepts.
Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:
If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your cover letter and resume.
No phone calls please.