Field Marketing Specialist

Newark, NJ, US, 07101

James Hardie Building Products Inc. is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. The company pioneered modern fiber cement building products and continues to invest in innovation to transform the industry. James Hardie is a high-performance organization, with an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.


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Remote from your home office in Tri City Area

As the Field Marketing Specialist your primary responsibility is to create demand and help leverage wins in the market place, whether it’s with contractors, builders and customers. In this role you will help grow the market and create visibility to James Hardie activities and drive conversions to create pressure for others (other contractors or builders) to commit and join the James Hardie network. You will also execute marketing activities through effective organization, communication, local activation and event management in support of our sales goals.


What You’ll Do: 

  • Developing and executing internal communications that ensure we’re extracting as much value as possible out of current marketing content and tools
  • Being the voice of the customer and field sales team in identifying new solutions—or the need to optimize current solutions—to help drive enablement against identified business and marketing game plans
  • Creation of new marketing tools to drive the business—intended for customers and end users and those intended to drive enablement of internal sales team
  • Partner with Marketing Manager and Brand Team to execute strategic email communications to the trade
  • High degree of communication and partnership with internal and external stakeholders at all levels within the organization
  • Manage local trade activations and events


The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing.  Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.


What You’ll Bring: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, or Business is preferred (Must be from an accredited institution)
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in a marketing environment; with a specific focus on B2B marketing, project management, written communications, and documentation management are highly desirable
  • Must be able to create, execute and manage multiple project plans at one time
  • Exceptional attention to detail and project management skills
  • Proven ability to effectively navigate through ambiguous situations
  • Able to manage and motivate people through influence, this person is able to build strong relationships with a wide range of people


What You’ll Receive:

  • At James Hardie, we recognize that our success depends on our people. We've worked hard to build a generous and competitive benefits program that demonstrates our commitment to our employees. 
  • Comprehensive low-cost co-pay Health Insurance; medical, dental, prescription, and vision insurance benefits for every 30+ hour full-time employee. Insurance starts on day one!
  • 401(k) Retirement plan that will match 100% of employees saved dollars up to the first 6% of your salary
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation including Jury Duty and bereavement leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Parental Leave
  • Community Involvement & Sustainable Solutions - Fire Resistant Siding to Help Rebuild the Grizzly Flats Community | James Hardie
  • And more 

Apply now and come “home” to Hardie!



James Hardie Building Products Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, or any other basis protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Newark
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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