Sony Electronics Expert Product Marketing Trainer in Work from Home, Texas
Title: Expert Product Marketing Trainer Location: TX-Work from Home-TX Job Number: 29925
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Working in Sony's Consumer Product Division, the successful candidate will partner with headquarter trainers and product information managers. Specifically this candidate will understand the objectives, strategies and launch schedules of all consumer products and develop, prioritize, and implement product training and product information activities to meet the organizations' requirements. Special focus will be paid to ensuring a coordinated presentation of product materials and training presentations and continuous monitoring of our customer's needs with revisions/upgrades implemented as needed. We are looking for the professional who will deliver significant sales results in the retail job (i.e. market share and total business growth), who understands Sony competitor products in depth, is capable in providing “how to sell” weapons to the retail sales supervisor (RSS), while establishing great business relations with both store and field teams.
This individual will work with the product management teams to ensure that product information content is prepped for introduction and managed through the product's end of life via various systems including a variety of training materials (books, online, CD ROM, pocket guides), the Sony Dealer Network and Cyber Scholar efforts. In addition, this candidate will represent training and content functions for product marketing and sales teams at trade shows, product launches and press events. This includes, but is not limited to, product sample inventory management during these events. This candidate will also coordinate with 3rd party vendors for content creation and in store support related to audio products. Such third party support includes demo days, merchandising maintenance, product experts, etc. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree is required or equivalent Must have 5 to 7 years of related experience Will preferably have experience in field training, training programs, content creation and content management Must have strong computer skills including PowerPoint Must be able to travel at least 75% of time. Travel is 3 weeks per month. Must have sales experience with top class MS/budget attainment in 4K, Action Cam/ILC and Sound bar Must provide "how to sell" group training minimum of one or two times in each territory a year (SF, LA, SD, Seattle, Oregon, Denver, SLC, LV) plus in-store training with RSS at SRE stores. Must be comfortable speaking in front of large groups (i.e. 300 people or more) Concurrently take the RSS job responsible for one store only to constantly find the best weapons by participating in real field exercise while delivering best share result at one test store (ie. 4k share: 80%, All TV share: 30%, Action cam: 50%)
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