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Manager Marketing

Req ID:  5027
Remote Opportunities:  Remote

We Light the Way!


Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces and light. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (“ABL”) and the Intelligent Spaces Group (“ISG”), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make the world more brilliant, productive, and connected. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management systems, and location-aware applications.

Job Summary

Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable. 

Key Tasks & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

The Brand/Product Marketing teams are chiefly responsible for creating integrated marketing plans for the brands or product categories they are assigned to, including but not limited to the introduction of new products into the market. Your marketing and demand generation strategies will promote a brand and/or a product category to various customers, influencers and partners for a variety of sales channels; examples include communications, creating brand awareness content, paid digital advertising, social media, etc. You will work directly with the product manager and engineering teams and are the liaison to the greater Marketing department. You are the SME for marketing communications and demand generations activities.
As one of the Marketing Managers for the DLN Product Marketing team you will be assigned the Controls group (specifically supporting the nLight brand). You will work with the Director of nLight product team and the product managers.


Break-down of core responsibilities:

(60%) -- Own the marketing plans & messaging for new product introductions and product updates.
•    Product Launch Communications plans – direct PM partner for PDS, create messaging maps for complete marketing plan with other marketing partners, execute tactics
•    Sustaining product marketing needs: enter new/update product marketing data, update collateral, work with matrix partners to update their materials (flipbooks, catalogs, campaign content, counter loops, merchandise), etc.
•    Communicate and coordinate with Sales teams to bring back this knowledge to the team for better messaging and target audience understanding


(30%) – Own strategy and execution of Brand/Product Category Marketing Plan 
•    Outside of new product introductions you will own creation of an annual marketing plan for your category or brand, which will include thought leadership, social media, paid advertising, demand generation campaigns, etc. You will own the strategy and vision of the marketing plan and messaging, write copy and project manage the execution.
•    Coordinate pieces of your marketing plan with training, events, PR, website, channel, and customer marketing teams
•    Occasionally participate or gather voice of customer, voice of sales insights
•    Sustaining marketing efforts: create new web content, identify, and fix web or product data errors, coordinate and/or support events, trainings, and sales enablement efforts for sales channels
•    Support and possibly lead strategic priority initiatives for the business


(10%) – Team Productivity and Marketing SME
•    Improve, maintain, or create new processes and standard work to ensure productivity for launch communications, marketing project tracking, root-cause-countermeasure marketing metrics for team and business
•    Attend business unit and matrix partner collaboration and operations meetings: participate, report-out, take new actions/projects
•    Utilize marketing best practices in marketing projects

Education (minimum education required)

Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing

Experience (minimum experience required)

• Proven success in time management and an ability to deliver results on multiple projects.
• Superior oral and written communication skills with attention to detail and superior follow-through.
• 3-5 years of marketing and/or sales experience with an emphasis on B2B marketing and demand generation.

Physical Requirements

  • Light work

Travel Requirements

  • 1-20%

We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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