Marketing Manager

3 days left

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Aug 19, 2019
Content Marketing
Metro Area
Full Time
This Promotions Manager coordinates
the production and 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 to ensure that promotional efforts
align with and support the broader strategy and needs of the market.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Function as a member of the location’s leadership team,
    providing functional guidance and expertise in advertising and promotions.
  • Works with manager, auction leadership, and
    customers at assigned location(s) to develop promotions that service the needs
    of location consignors and overall location goals.
  • Ensures promotions are delivered on time and within
  • Coordinates the design and implementation of site
    specific promotions, flyers, etc.
  • Assists management with the execution of promotional activities
    to dealers within market and auction facilities including print, displays,
    and signage.
  • In partnership with location GM/AGM, develops
    advertising and promotional budget and is accountable for effectively
    managing it.
  • Maintains location website and ensures that an
    effective and approved social media presence is in place.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Enforces all company policies and procedures related to
    employee and customer conduct.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.


  • High school diploma required. Bachelor’s degree in
    marketing, graphic arts, or advertising preferred.
  • 3 years of marketing/promotions and customer service
    leadership experience.
  • Previous experience in the auto industry highly
  • 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.

    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

    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.

    Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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