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Marketing Manager I in Santa Ana at Behr Process Corporation

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

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    Santa Ana
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Job Description

The Retail Experience team is responsible for the in-store experience and visual merchandising for BEHR and KILZ coatings brands. We procure in-store color selection tools (color chips, brochures), promotional items, signage and displays. We are focused on creating programs that will help consumers more easily find their color, enjoy their in-store experience, and increase sales. This Manager role is responsible for the KILZ Diversified Channels segment. The successful candidate will be strong in project management, creativity, relationship building, finance, strategic thinking and decision making.


  • Manage visual merchandising projects for Diversified Channels from ideation through development, procurement, and placement at retail.
  • Collaborate extensively with internal Marketing teams to ensure alignment on direction.
  • Make appropriate cost-based, purchasing, and inventory decisions.
  • Support channel goals, ensure profitability and a good consumer experience.


Manage the planning, development and implementation of visual merchandising programs through coordination of internal resources and overseeing efforts of 3rd party vendors. Assume responsibility to resolve any cost, schedule, service or quality issues and keep stakeholders informed of progress.

Follow retail trends, analyze category and use insights to recommend tools and programs that give target segments a best-in-class experience

Provide input for the department budget on an annual basis and provide variance reports and explanations on a monthly basis.

Accountable for internal alignment on order quantity decisions, specifications, scopes of work, timelines, and transportation plans.

Partner with our Buyers and Inventory Analysts to ensure best available pricing for sales aids and programs is negotiated.

Possess high standard of quality and the ability to see and address gaps in production quality or workmanship.

Contribute original and unique approaches and techniques.

Create and publish project cost summaries, overviews and post-mortems.

Coordinate size and specifications of sales tools to ensure they are easy to shop, efficient to produce and service, fit in the in-store fixture, contain the right message, and provide the desired consumer experience.

Listen, communicate, and collaborate extensively across the organization. Foster strong relationships with co-workers, internal and external customers, suppliers, and support teams.



Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or a related field

Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in marketing, retail, or agency

Experience organizing projects from start to finish

Intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint


Knowledge of visual merchandising design and development and/or print production

Ability to complete projects with accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to manage through ambiguity

Ability to frame a problem from many angles and resolve proactively

Strong collaboration skills, personable, able to navigate structure and create relationships

Ability to clearly articulate design ideas and expectations both verbally and via written creative brief

Ability to take on additional responsibility such as budget and direct reports

An interest in color, design, and/or home décor is a plus

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: May require occasional travel.