Sr. Marketing Manager, Quartet & TruSens

Date: Mar 7, 2023

Location: Lake Zurich, IL, US, 60047

Company: accobrands

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Job Summary

ACCO Brands is seeking an experienced Sr. Marketing Manager for our Office branded product portfolio team. Motivated growth-oriented individuals will have the opportunity to advance within our Marketing organization as we continue to grow and evolve as a company. This role will be an Office product champion and product line expert for the Quartet and TruSens brands within the organization.


  • Ownership of P&L of assigned product portfolio including product mix management, pricing strategy, new product launch activities, multi-year strategic planning, and customer/channel-specific marketing programs
  • Drive annual marketing plans and oversee tactical execution inclusive of internal and external resource management and content development
  • Partner with Insights & Analytics team to perform detailed category analysis, and identify consumer learning needs, to extract findings and identify opportunities/trends which can be translated into actionable business plans and marketing strategies
  • Regularly assess competition, both direct and indirect, proactively identifying threats while exposing weaknesses to subsequently recommend thoughtful plans of action
  • Development of annual brand objectives, product programs, retail partnerships, and special projects to gain market share and improve annual results
  • Work collaboratively with the Sales organization in satisfying customer requirements and serving as subject matter expert, influencing top of mind relevance across key channels
  • Collaborate and partner with Product Development teams to frame strategy and deliver product innovations in conjunction with the new product development process
  • Monthly engagement into annual/seasonal product life cycle management activities
  • Manage a team of marketing professionals and develops and trains talent.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration or a related field required. Master’s degree preferred
  • 8+ Years of experience across product management, product marketing, brand management and/or product lifecycle management
  • Previous experience in both B2B and B2C product categories
  • Strong Experience managing and developing direct reports
  • Experience marketing products in multiple channels simultaneously including e-commerce, direct sales, regional distributors, independent dealers, mass retail, big box, and/or rep networks
  • Can-do, will-do attitude/mindset with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, complex environment
  • Interpersonal communication skills are essential
  • Proven ability to communicate, work with, present to, and influence cross-functional teams across all organizational levels, including senior management
  • Curiosity-bound, growth-minded attitude with decision making, project management, and technical/mechanical aptitude



About Us:

You know our brands. You love our brands. You just may not know they are ours.

If you have touched a PowerA® gaming controller, a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, or a Kensington® computer mouse, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation. With annual revenues of over $2 Billion, ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO) designs, markets, manufactures and sells branded academic, consumer and business products globally. The power of our brands, our unmatched global customer reach, and our strategic market strengths put us in a position to achieve global leadership and growth. We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation and are focused on delivering exceptional value to our customers by providing unique, cutting-edge, branded products.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

At ACCO Brands, we are committed to providing an environment of fairness and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, physical and mental disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. ACCO Brands believes that a diverse and inclusive work environment is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.



Accommodation for applicants with disabilities will be provided in all parts of the recruiting process as required under the ACCO Brands Canada AODA policy.  Applicants are asked to make their needs known in advance.

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