First Quality was founded in 1989 and, in nearly three decades, has grown to be a global privately held company with over 4,000 employees. Its corporate offices are located in Great Neck, New York, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, and Canada. First Quality is a diversified family of companies manufacturing consumer products ranging from Absorbent Hygiene (adult incontinence, feminine care, and baby care), Tissue (bath and towel), and Industrial (print and packaging materials), serving institutional and retail markets throughout the world. First Quality focuses on private label and branded product lines.
Our core business philosophy is built on a proud culture driven by safety and quality, respect, humility, integrity, customer focus, and teamwork. With leading edge manufacturing technologies and processes and visionary leadership, First Quality is positioned to continue significant growth in the coming years.
We are seeking an experienced Marketing Manager to join our Absorbent Hygiene Marketing team located in Lewistown, PA. This person will support and assist in developing and executing all marketing strategies, programs and key projects for products within the Absorbent Hygiene portfolio. Recommends changes to current product development procedures based on market research and new trends.
Primary responsibilities include:
Understand and execute category leadership concepts including, but not limited to, assortment reviews, pricing analysis, new item introductions, promotional planning and evaluation, consumer usage analysis
Develops and maintains in-depth product and market trend knowledge.
Experience utilizing data to analyze a business and form strategic recommendations.
Candidate must be self-motivated with the ability to work both autonomously and as a leader of a team in ambiguous situations
Analyze and monitor the activity of competitors.
Accompany Sales Ambassadors on account calls as needed.
Develop strategic marketing plans and sales materials for the management team and customer presentations.
Strong presentation skills – both creating compelling visual presentations and communicating clearly and effectively in front of senior management and customers.
The ability to prioritize and drive results in a fast paced environment.
Resilient and adaptable to change.
The ideal candidate should possess the following:
Bachelors’ Degree in Marketing or relevant experience. MBA a plus.
7+ years blended experience in the areas of Sales, Marketing, Market Research, or Category Development/Management, with at least 5 in marketing (product marketing, brand marketing, customer/segment marketing).
Strong verbal and writing communications skills.
Strong project management skills.
Ability to interact with all levels of management.
Solid experience in Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Excellent compensation and benefits, which are effective the first day of employment!
First Quality is committed to protecting information under the care of First Quality Enterprises commensurate with leading industry standards and applicable regulations. As such, First Quality provides at least annual training regarding data privacy and security to employees who, as a result of their role specifications, may come in to contact with sensitive data.
First Quality is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, or protected Veteran status.