Associate Manager - Field Marketing

TDS Telecom
Job Description

Build your future with TDS®. We’re a force for good--a diverse team dedicated to delivering incredible fiber technology to neighborhoods and businesses across the nation. Our company and culture are driven by one purpose: to delight customers and connect communities with the power of fiber-optic possibility. All we need is...you.

 

As an Associate Manager – Field Marketing, you will become more engrained in your community than ever before:

  • Establish strategic partnerships with property managers, realtors, and developers
  • Identify community events and activities we can attend
  • Create and execute marketing programs to increase brand awareness, merchandising efforts, and social media presence
  • Lead the charge for field marketing initiatives that help us achieve our sales and revenue targets
  • Recognize public relations opportunities

 

**This individual will be required to onboard in our Madison headquarter office for 2-3 weeks before returning to Stevens Point to work**

 

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans start on day 1
  • Competitive salary
  • Access to company vehicle
  • Generous paid time off plans
  • 401k match

Responsibilities:
Local Market Support:

  • Work directly with Consumer Marketing and local company personnel to provide direct conduit to community-related activities and provide feedback and perceptions related to products and services. 
  • Provide local support for marketing strategies including customer demonstration events, open houses, customer appreciation, and other public events to generate sales.
  • Develop partnerships with MDU owners and/or property managers to gain referral agreements and marketing opportunities; develop business relationships with Home Owners Associations and real estate agents or developers for marketing agreements and/or specialized marketing programs.
  • Develop contacts/relationships with local Chambers of Commerce, town administrators and other community business groups and leaders
  • Create opportunities with marketing events/partnerships to support our Commercial Sales team with a chance to engage customers or potential customers. Tactically integrate Commercial Marketing, creating an avenue to support action (referral generation, campaign support, local market activities).
  • Support Commercial Sales efforts with TDS marketing merchandising aides, promotional products, strategic integration into marketing programs and introductions to key partnerships that offer potential sales revenue.
  • Partner with Consumer, Commercial and Customer Experience marketing to understand all customers and how #TDS targets each area with the right tools and tactics to drive overall business sales and growth.

Competitive Information:

  • Monitor and identify competitive threats and opportunities.
  • Collect competitive data and funnel to consumer and commercial product management/development support teams.
  • Provide competitor offering/pricing and supply comparisons to products and services.
  • Act as a conduit for the Consumer and Commercial Sales Teams to Product Management/Development with input on potential product and service modification and developments feedback.
  • Assist with Aid to Construction (ATC) and Land Development Agreements (LDA) as requested.

Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree OR 4+ years professional work experience.
  • 4+ years marketing experience.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Other Qualifications:

  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Experience with evaluating sponsorship proposals and negotiating marketing contracts.
  • Must be able to travel locally 40%-50% of the time in assigned local territory.
  • Background and/or working knowledge in customer service, marketing, management and/or sales.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
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