KIK Custom Products

  • Marketing Coordinator- Prestone

    Job Location US-IL-Rosemont
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/7/2018 10:22 AM)
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  • Overview

    As one of North America’s largest independent manufacturers of consumer packaged goods (“CPG”), KIK helps a large portfolio of brands and retailers bring their products to life. With leading positions in the multibillion dollar household and personal care (“HPC”), over-the-counter (“OTC”), pool additives and automotive aftermarket categories, we serve over 100 CPG companies and several major North American HPC and automotive aftermarket retailers, including many of the leading players in their respective categories. We have full-service capabilities covering end-to-end contract manufacturing, including project management, innovation and R&D, sourcing and procurement, blending and compounding, filling and packaging, supply chain and distribution, and quality control. Our manufacturing model is highly flexible and we consistently add value to our customers by leveraging our range of services and expertise.

    KIK has over 5,000 employees and operates 19 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America and over $1 billion in sales; KCP (operating as KIK Custom Products) is one of North America's largest custom manufacturers of both National Brand and Retailer Brand consumer products. KCP's product lines include Laundry, Household Cleaners, OTC Medicated, Pharmaceutical and Health & Beauty Care, all supported by KCP's in-house technical expertise and value-added services.

    In this role, you will contribute to the vision and strategy for the Prestone Brand execution. Using both creative, communicative and analytical skills you will help to execute successful partnerships and events that drive awareness and sales within consumer, commercial and industrial industries. As a key leader on the team that is responsible for developing, managing, and maintaining partnerships (motorsports, sports, events, etc.), it is essential that you collaborate closely with the Prestone marketing and sales teams to maximize promotional opportunities, execution of events, and growth and success of Prestone brand. You will provide updates and feedback (pre, during and post) at each race and event to the teams. You will also work to help execute marketing programs and promotions in conjunction with the partnerships and events.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Design the Prestone Truck & Trailer annual program and set marketing objectives. Develop all displays and materials to be used on site at events, which draws and engages show attendees, and ensure all tactics adhere to branding guidelines.      
    • Assist with both setting up the event, and taking it down. Work with booth assembly team to coordinate show service, including material handling, electrical, etc. Act as a brand ambassador for Prestone Products Corporation. Coordinate event staffing, including internal attendance. Assist agency with social media presence and activation
    • Determine the annual Truck & Trailer calendar of events to attend and perform all applicable registration and compliance tracking
    • Manage Prestone trade shows, particularly SEMA and other larger shows.       Determine objectives, design and implement trade show appearance and branded assets/materials and displays to ensure a successful show experience. Assist with the final display of the trade show booth and work with assembly company, and coordinate event staffing. Assist agency with social media presence and activation
    • Manage the budget events and promotions budget
    • Manage


    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in marketing, communications, or a related field

    • Minimum three plus years of marketing experience, including a minimum of 3 years tradeshow and/or event management experience
    • Demonstrated capability managing budgets and following compliance
    • Must have minimum knowledge of car mechanics/car industry and interest to learn
    • Strong project management, organizational, and budgeting skills.       Ability to simultaneously manage numerous projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate with trade show attendees, retailers (trade contacts), industry professionals, internal management, and internal sales/marketing teams
    • Ability to travel up to 40% of time to events and shows (domestic), which includes weekends/evenings for several shows
    • Ability to work both independently yet also be part of a team
    • Strong capability in powerpoint, word, and excel


    A Career with KIK Offers:


    KIK offers very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including health, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. You can plan for your future with KIK's retirement savings options including employer match. KIK also recognizes the importance of continuing education and offers Education Assistance to our employees to encourage continued personal development and growth.


    Thank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Custom Products. 


    KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, age, religion, sex, or national origin.


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