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Human Resources
Stellar Industries, Inc.
190 State Street – PO Box 169
Garner, IA 50438

E-mail hr@stellarindustries.com if you have any questions


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Marketing Manager
Thursday, May 3, 2018 3:35 pm

Job Title:          Marketing Manager

Location:          Garner, IA

Department:    Sales & Marketing

Reports To:       Sales & Marketing Manager

Summary:   Responsible for the day to day management and long-term strategy for marketing promotions and communications in line with Strategic Marketing and Corporate objectives as well as responsible for overall Brand Management and Corporate Identity. Acts as key contact for Corporate public relations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned:

Directly or indirectly manage:

1.     Brand Management

· Develop, maintain and communicate the Stellar Corporate identity and Brand message strategy

· Develop, maintain, communicate and defend all trademarks and copyrights

· Develop, execute and refresh promotional marketing and communications plans in accordance with Brand Strategy

· Develop and execute marketing message and promotional plan in support of new product development

2.     Trade Shows and Expositions

· Research and recommend trade show plan and keep track of trade show schedule and project management tasks associated with attending including:

§  Complete and execute contracts

§  Arrange for attendee registration and accommodations

§  Design and develop booth/exhibit layout and marketing message

§  Arrange for booth construction: Stellar product (logistics and detailing), flooring, furniture, signage, displays, decorations, and anything else needed

§  Purchase and distribute show clothing and promotional gifts

· Maintain displays and show supplies

3.     Plan and implement promotional messages and campaigns

· Coordinate marketing campaigns with sales activities

· Develop and execute Media Plan

· Monitor advertising effectiveness, manage and improve lead generation campaigns and measure results

· Work closely with design and marketing agencies

· Develop IoT (internet of things) strategy including design and execution of website content and social media presence

· Develop and maintain literature, brochures, video, photography, testimonials, external newsletters and all other marketing collateral and materials

4.     Public Relations

·  Maintain relationships with publication sales and editorial staff

· Manage and execute PR communications

· Develop and create media kits

· Track and communicate Stellar share of voice as well as pertinent competitors

5.      Industry Associations

· Research and recommend trade and industry association memberships

· Develop and maintain relationships with key contacts and act as same for Stellar Industries

Other Duties

· Develop and manage Stellar’s marketing budget

· Plan and execute various marketing and sales events including sales meetings and customer visits

· Maintain effective internal communications to ensure that all relevant company functions are kept informed of marketing objectives

· Research and analyze potential strategic partner relationships for company marketing

· Keep topical on technology developments regarding marketing effectiveness

· Coordinate community outreach and PR activities with HR and/or other departments as needed

· Assist with all corporate events planning and execution as required

· Maintain and refresh stock of customer and other VIP promotional gifts

· Assist in developing and executing Corporate PR messages as required and act as a key contact

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                     

· Position will have multiple reports to assist with job execution


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


· Some overnight travel by car or air is expected and amount will be determined by trade show schedule and other marketing plan execution as well as professional development

· Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license

· Have or the ability to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) is a plus but not required

 Education and/or Experience     

· High School Degree or GED required

· BA or BS degree in Marketing, Communications or Business Management from an accredited four-year college or university; or three to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

 Language Skills

· Ability to read and understand professional publications

· Ability to read and understand company policies and procedures

· Articulate and effective conversation skills

· Ability to develop work standards that are clear, concise and understandable

Mathematical Skills   

Basic math including fundamental algebra knowledge required

Key Competencies

· Strong analytical and project management skills

· Confident and dynamic personality

· Strong creative outlook

· Effective written and verbal communication skills

· Good grasp of applying current as well as emerging technologies

· Supervisory skills; coaching and motivating

· Time Management

· Leadership

Computer Skills  

· Familiar with the use of PC’s including Microsoft Office or similar software programs.

· Familiar with Apple products and marketing collateral creation software, especially Adobe Creative Suite

· Basic understanding of website design, concepts, SEO, and tools

· Familiar with internet and internet applications including social media             

We offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement, ESOP, profit sharing, paid vacation and holidays.

Submit cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources

Stellar Industries, Inc.

190 State Street

PO Box 169

Garner, IA  50438


Or E-mail to:  hr@stellarindustries.com