Supervisor Marketing

Kansas City, Missouri
Jun 17, 2019
Metro Area
Kansas City
Full Time
This Marketing Supervisor develops strategy & coordinates the production/implementation of planned promotional and advertising materials for assigned location(s). This position will work closely with auction management including general management, customer support, and commercial accounts managers to ensure development of promotions that serve location and consignor needs.  Works in alignment with Sr. Field Marketing Manager to ensure that promotional efforts align with and support the broader strategy and needs of the market. Job Responsibilities: Functions as a member of the location’s leadership team, providing functional guidance and expertise from all aspects of marketing. Coordinates development of onsite signage/ads. Ensures that effective auction/lane signage and décor are in place for the location. Implement market-specific and location promotions. Tracks giveaways and promotional item inventory.  Ensures appropriate  reporting of promotional item receipt to the finance department. Works in partnership with SFMM and auction leadership to develop overall strategy for marketing to align with corporate KPIs. Partners with corporate design to coordinate creative needs for auction campaigns. Assists management with the execution of local and corporate marketing activities prior to and throughout the sale. Partners with Controller to develop and effectively manage marketing budget . Maintains location website and ensures that an effective and approved social media presence is in place. Works in‐lane promotions for commercial and dealer accounts. Visibly demonstrates safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such. Works in cooperation with safety leadership in support of all safety activities aligned with Safety Excellence. Works with manager to review work volumes, plan and continuously monitor staffing levels to ensure efficiency, quality work product, and effective customer service; reviews departmental performance against key performance indicators and metrics and develops and executes strategies for improvement.   Effectively leads the team at the location by setting an example in behavior, championing Cox/Manheim values and ensuring that all employees are treated with respect. Mentors and develops marketing team to align with the future vision of the marketing department. Enforces all company policies and procedures related to employee and customer conduct.  Travels, as needed to corporate for meetings and sister auctions for cross marketing efforts. Performs other duties as assigned by management.
Qualifications:High school diploma required. Bachelor’s degree in marketing, graphic arts, or advertising preferred. 3-5 years of marketing/promotions and customer service leadership experience. Previous experience in the auto industry highly preferred. Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills required. Effective organizational skills required. Good computer skills and fundamental graphic arts knowledge is essential. Knowledge of MS Office products and layout/design software necessary. Ability to work in a high performance, fast‐paced team environment. Ability to work under pressure with time constraints. Ability to work effectively in a constantly changing work environment.
Work Environment: Occasional exposure to outdoor weather conditions as well as noise, dust, and fumes in auction lanes. 
Disclaimer: The posting is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Closing: Manheim is the world’s leading provider of used vehicle services and marketplaces for the millions of cars that change hands every year.  A subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, Inc. with 32,000+ employees in over 145 locations worldwide, Manheim offers an array of products and services that impact every stage of a used vehicle’s life cycle, including live and online auctions, financing, inspections, title management, transport, auto body repair and dent repair.  Manheim is the leader in remarketing technology, using its online tools to connect buyers and sellers around the globe to the world’s most comprehensive physical and virtual wholesale marketplace for used cars.  Manheim is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free workplace.  Please use the Cox Career Network at to submit your resume.

About Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company’s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader®, Clutch Technologies,®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, VinSolutions®, vAuto® and Xtime®, are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion.

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