Acer America is a fast-paced, high-growth company, located in the heart of downtown San Jose. We are part of a global company that is #2 in notebook market share with goals set on becoming #1. We are looking for a high-energy, creative and business-savvy individual to join our team and help us achieve our ambitions.
Business Manager –The BM is the market expert for his or her given product and channel. The BMs function is to understand the market and introduce products which enable the attainment of the specified amount of revenue for any given period. Secondarily, the BM must manage towards a profit contribution target. Ultimately, success is a function of market share development. This position will interface closely between product management and channel partner product management (buyers) and purchasing.
Collecting and analyzing sales out and inventory data from businesses and government agency customer, as well as distributors and partners of Acer’s technical products.
Analyzing Sales statistics and preparing regular reports on sell-through, sales in, order status, etc
Liaising with customers and partners to plan and conduct technical product demos and presentations
Evaluating customer needs and handling technical demo samples to present to customers
Utilizing engineering and technical educational background and knowledge to emphasize product features based on analyses of customers; needs and on technical knowledge of product capabilities
Following up with customers to make sure they are satisfied with their purchase answering any of their questions or concerns
Answering customer questions about Acers Technical product prices, availability and product uses
Creating and maintaining rolling three month sales forecast and targeting sales attainment plan
Coordinating supply chain management activities to facilitate sales process
Participating in competitive analysis, marketing, sales and pricing strategy development and supporting sales-in and sales-out targets
Handling technical product demo samples to present to customers
Participating in Product Cycle planning
Helping with training customers
Supporting supply chain management
Collect and analyze sales out and inventory data from partners
Gather competitive intelligence – pricing, specifications, etc.
Collect and analyze competitive information
Coordinate supply chain management activities
B.S./B.A. in Business Administration, Marketing, Finance or related field
3-5 years relevant experience in marketing or sales in a technical field
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong analytical skills
Assertive team player
Self-starter able to jump in with minimal supervision