Global Content Manager – Personal Safety Division (Maplewood, MN)

  • Company: 3M
  • Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Posted: December 13, 2017
  • Reference ID: R00054061
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Global Content Manager for the Personal Safety Division (PSD) located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talents in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position will be key in driving Personal Safety Division's (PSD) new products' launches through delivering relevant content and activation strategy. Supporting development of the annual marketing plans, and development of 18 month calendar in line with Area and Global strategy. Making sure full Area/Global alignment. Improving brand execution consistency and efficiency through increased Area PSD marketing collaboration in the development and operation of marketing co-ops.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Driving PSD new products' launches thru delivering relevant content and activation strategy
  • Drive PSD Brand Communication Strategy, with the goal to deepen Familiarity from a high-level area view through the entire Customer Journey at the global level.
  • Support development of the annual marketing plans, and development of 18 month calendar in line with Area and Global strategy. Making sure full Area/Global alignment.
  • Drive development and deployment of Fully-Integrated Marketing Communications model by consulting Area specific countries in their executions (top priority).
  • Drive brand communications excellence through formal training seminars and best practice sharing.
  • Improve brand execution consistency and efficiency through increased Area PSD marketing collaboration in the development and operation of marketing co-ops.
  • Support development of the activation toolkits for the centrally driven campaigns in the cooperation with the Area and Global
  • Leverage existing communication assets and lead Area specific localization in line with the global guidelines focused on the priority segments and portfolio.
  • Measure and report performance of centrally prioritized marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs) in the cooperation with DRC organization.
  • Cooperation with Digital Leaders and business teams from the Area and priority countries, supporting them in local adaptations;
  • Cooperation with the DRC Demand Generation Team, Digital Platforms Team and eCommerce team, Product Content Team to create & provide complex multi-level solutions incl. campaign assets, websites, channel activation support, marketing automation campaigns
  • Cooperation with Global agencies, 3rd party global partners, providers, managing the process from the global level.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university
  • Minimum of five (5) combined years of marketing experience in a consumer and/or customer-driven role

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA preferred
  • Proven experience solving and communicating complex marketing strategies to cross-functional teams. Must be able to organize large amounts of information and track and meet many competing deadlines.
  • Past experience utilizing your understanding of business objectives and assisting in the development of strategy and communication of market direction.
  • Prior experience tracking metrics to evaluate effectiveness in reaching target consumers. Must have used consumer research and business analysis to understand the competition, channel dynamics, consumer/customer segmentation & positioning, product segmentation and sales performance in the past.
  • Prior experience writing creative briefs.
  • Proven ability to track and manage brand budgets.
  • Takes responsibility and ownership for own tasks, decisions, and outcomes
  • Delivers consistent results and hits deadlines within the scope of own role
  • Collaborates and establishes multi-functional teams across structures dedicated to driving marketing activities
  • Proactively solicits and contributes innovative ideas and suggested changes. Generates new ideas in team settings
  • Experience gathering and synthesize data to draw insights from primary and secondary sources.
  • Ability to identify market trends, and translate them into recommendation for marketing activities
  • Demonstrated ability to translate information and data into actionable insights and recommendations
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders on assessing business issues to develop, manage/execute-learning plans for the assigned core brands
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written/visual) to create and deliver compelling presentations of insights to teams, senior management and key retailers
  • Excellent project management skills: Able to prioritize multiple projects with little assistance and execute programs and projects from start to completion
  • A team player with strong interpersonal and team building skills
  • Experience with Negotiations with External Partners to drive optimized costs

Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 25% domestic/international
Relocation: Is not authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

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