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Marketing Manager

Date: Dec 28, 2020

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: James Hardie

Marketing Manager

Chicago, IL


Now’s your chance to move your career in a new direction – upward! 


Consider this. James Hardie is the #1 brand of siding in America. Globally, we have more than 4,900 employees and generate over $2.5 billion in net sales.  We invented fiber cement, and over 8 million homes later, we continue to set the standard for premium siding and trim.  Of course, to be the best, you have to work with the best.  That’s why we invest in more than just quality products; we also invest in our people.  We take pride in our employees and it’s clear that our employees take pride in working at James Hardie, too. 


The Marketing Manager will lead all facets of James Hardie’s retail and interior product marketing strategy and execution. Your experience in both brand management and retail shopper marketing, inclusive of commercializing new product launches in store, online, and through effective engagement of retail sales associates will be highly regarded.

Key areas of responsibility include: Brand strategy and positioning, development and execution of strategic marketing plans, product commercialization, media and communications, project management, marketing analytics, and a high-degree of communication and partnership with internal and external stakeholders at all levels within the organization.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, or Business is preferred
  • 8+ years of experience in a corporate marketing environment; with a preferred focus on channel/retail and shopper marketing required
  • Experience working with Home Depot and Lowe’s (strongly preferred), specifically on in store execution
  • Specific work experience in marketing, sales, advertising, project management, administrative support operations, written communications, and documentation management are highly desirable
  • Must be able to create, execute and manage comprehensive integrated marketing campaigns
  • Exceptional attention to detail and project management skills
  • Proven ability to effectively navigate through ambiguous situations
  • Self-starter with high sense of personal accountability
  • Able to manage and motivate people through influence, this person is able to build strong relationships with a wide range of people
  • Demonstrated success in developing and implementing dynamic new channel/market strategies
  • Exceptional verbal and report presentation abilities


In return, we offer rapid advancement opportunities, an engaged and collaborative work environment, competitive compensation with solid bonus potential, a 401k program that matches dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a best-in-class total benefits package.    


At James Hardie, our goal is to remain at the forefront of the building products industry in every market in which we operate.  The foundation of this strategy, and our company identity, is an unwavering commitment to safe people, safe places, and safe systems through our Zero Harm initiative.  As a member of James Hardie, you will have significant opportunity to be a key contributor to achieving that goal. 


What’s next? 

“Come home to Hardie” and apply now! 





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