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NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

FUNCTION: Sales
REPORTS TO: Vice President of Global Marketing & Sales

Job Summary:
The National Account Manager is responsible for sales and sales management of the Guitar Center Enterprise including Guitar Center, Musician’s Friend, Music 123 and all other businesses related to Guitar Center. The individual in this position is accountable for achieving sales volume, profit, brand mix, DSO, and other objectives for the assigned accounts.

Additionally, the National Account Manager is responsible for providing for the continuous profitable revenue growth of the company’s product offerings, for the development and introduction of profitable new products and for the corresponding sales programs and service programs for Guitar Center and Musician’s Friend.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Call on corporate location and all pertinent buying groups to place our products within the chain.
  • Manage the relationship for the Guitar Center enterprise including merchandising, ordering, marketing, inventory, store sales, training, repair and others within the enterprise.
  • Lead and manage 2 part-time resources to call on stores and direct our DSM team who will also call on stores.
  • Support store openings, events and other store activities.
  • Network with Guitar Center district and store managers and introduce our DSMs as appropriate.
  • Develop and recommend assortment and merchandising to attain sales growth targets.
  • Manage ongoing marketing and event activities including MDF, tent pole events and other promotional activities to attain sales targets.
  • Monitor Guitar Center and Musician’s Friend sales and communicate any changes to forecast and business implications.
  • Report at least quarterly to the Executive Leadership Team and Senior Leadership Team on sales results, corrective actions, trends and opportunities.
  • Monitor and manage Guitar Center Enterprise policies and procedures to ensure Martin can comply with and minimize any chargebacks to the Company.
  • Develop and recommend sales product planning and management programs in the areas of product, pricing, packaging, and promotion for Guitar Center and Musician’s Friend.
  • Develop sales forecasts and operating budgets. Analyze monthly reports to monitor results and plan corrective action as required.
  • Insure that all C. F. Martin & Co., Inc. product lines are being presented in accordance with company targets and guidelines.
  • Responsible for insuring that Product Management receives accurate and timely forecast information for all product lines.
  • Represent the Company at trade associations and industry activities such as national and regional shows.
  • Provide competitive information on products and prices and report developments. Recommend new and revised products.  Coordinate with internal personnel to provide information on new product introduction, promotions and any special requirements.
  • Provide input to Marketing in the preparation of advertising and sales promotion materials and programs including catalogs, brochures, space advertising and participation in trade shows.
  • Perform all other duties or functions as assigned by the Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing.
  • Select, promote, transfer and otherwise treat coworkers equally without regard to race, age, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Postion Requirements:

  • College degree (preferred) with 10+ years experience in Sales Management with a proven track record of accomplishment in profitably increasing sales volume
  • Sales experience managing a large omni channel multi-store chain
  • Required to live in California

Core Competencies:

  • Adaptability
  • Aligning Performance for Success
  • Building Partnerships
  • Building Trust
  • Coaching
  • Communication
  • Customer Focus
  • Developing a Successful Team
  • Facilitating Change
  • Leading through Vision and Values
  • Managing Conflict
  • Planning & Organizing Work
  • Technical/Professional
  • Commitment to personal learning/knowledge growth

The Martin Guitar Company offers competitive pay, profit sharing, health care, 401K, and other competitive benefits.

Interested applicants should send resume to:

C. F. Martin & Co., Inc. 
510 Sycamore Street 
Nazareth, PA 18064 
ATTN: Human Resources

jobs@martinguitar.com

Graphic Designer

FUNCTION: Marketing
REPORTS TO: Creative Manager

Job Summary:
The Graphic Designer is responsible for helping to generate, execute and produce great ideas and designs with focus on brand strategy and corporate branding. The Graphic Designer needs to be able to take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them seamlessly into images, layouts and other designs.

The Graphic Designer thinks critically about projects to create great solutions. Through his/her talent, vision and enthusiasm, she/he inspires peers and encourages them to innovate and create their best work.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the design of all print and online literature and collateral for Customers and Dealers/Distributors that include brochures, event materials, advertisements, packaging, etc.
  • Thinks creatively and develops new design concepts, logos, graphics and layouts using software or by hand.
  • Creates graphics for our website and social media channels as directed.
  • Prepares, collects and oversees files for print and online placement, works with vendors and reviews all proofs.
  • Determines the message the design should portray, while being on brand.
  • Ensures projects are completed on time, on budget with high-quality deliverables.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending design workshops; reads industry publications and participates in external activities as a source of creative inspiration and for continued professional growth.
  • Works with copywriters and Creative Manager to produce final designs.
  • Performs any additional responsibilities as instructed by the Creative Manager.
  • Treats coworkers and visitors equally without regard to race, age, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Communications Arts and Design or related field. Marketing knowledge is a plus.
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations and other graphic design or branding work.
  • 3+ years’ experience in an agency environment for luxury brands preferred.
  • Print production and digital design program and application expertise required.
  • A solid understanding of visual and typographic hierarchy in design
  • Strong color correction and photo retouching experience required.
  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality.
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas clearly and professionally.
  • Exceptional organizational, time management, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Basic knowledge of consumer goods marketing principles along with best practices in social media and digital advertising.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solution-based thinker able to take projects from conception to completion.
  • Thrive in a face-paced environment with ability to meet deadlines.
  • Forward thinker and abreast of all new creative techniques and innovations in the industry

Full competency with the following:

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Wireframing/ Design for web
  • After Effects
  • Basic Photography

Core Competencies:

  • Creativity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Excellent typography skills
  • Communication and collaboration skills
  • Clear understanding of the brand and vision
  • A strong visual sense
  • Understanding of web architecture
  • Innovation
  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focus
  • Technical Skills
  • Professional
  • Aligning Performance for Success
  • Planning and Organizing Work

The Martin Guitar Company offers competitive pay, profit sharing, health care, 401K, and other competitive benefits.
Interested applicants should send resume and portfolio to:

C. F. Martin & Co., Inc. 

510 Sycamore Street 

Nazareth, PA 18064 

ATTN: Human Resources

jobs@martinguitar.com

 

FIRST SHIFT

Job Summary:
We are currently accepting applications for a limited number of 1st shift production positions. Experience operating wood working machinery, hand tools, close attention to detail and guitar playing skills would be a plus.

Competitive wages, profit sharing, medical benefits and 401(k).

EOE

Highly motivated, enthusiastic and self- starting candidates should send a resume to:

C. F. Martin & Co., Inc. 
510 Sycamore Street 
Nazareth, PA 18064 
ATTN: Human Resources

jobs@martinguitar.com

 

MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN/TEAM LEADER

This individual will be responsible for repairing, installing, replacing, and testing equipment and machinery using hand tools and testing instruments, and maintaining all electrical systems so that they are in compliance with local, state, and federal electrical codes and regulations. This individual will also participate on an emergency call list to respond to any of the facilities in the event of fire response, natural disaster recovery, and all other essential functions needed to support the Company’s day to day operations and business continuity plan. A journeyman wireman certification is required for this position. Normal work hours are 10:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. Monday – Friday but must be able to rotate between 2nd and 3rd shift when needed to provide coverage at all facilities. Production demands may necessitate overtime.

The Martin Guitar Company offers competitive pay, profit sharing, health care, 401K, and other competitive benefits.

Interested applicants should send resume to:

C. F. Martin & Co., Inc.
510 Sycamore Street
Nazareth, PA 18064
ATTN: Human Resources

jobs@martinguitar.com

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