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Marketing Manager in Oceanside, CA at OneSource Distributors

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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Job Description

OneSource Distributors is a wholesale distributor of electrical products, automation controls, industrial supplies and safety products from over 18 locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Hawaii, and Mexico. Our focus is People, Processes and Technology: People are our most important resource; it is our People that contribute to our success, service our customers and ensure we lead in the markets we serve. Processes are efficient and effective through the use of Lean Six Sigma methodologies. Leading distribution Technology and custom built solutions support all aspects of our operations.  

Individuals who demonstrate competency and accountability, expertise, and a desire to succeed and progress our organization are welcome to apply.

OneSource is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. Sonepar USA is a market leader in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial & safety products and related solutions. Sonepar USA is made up of over 16 of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors, with coverage in all 50 states. Entering the US in 1998, Sonepar USA has continued to grow over the years due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Sonepar USA is a member of the Sonepar Group, an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products and related solutions. For more information, visit

Position Summary:

 Manage marketing, advertising and promotional staff and activities at OneSource. Take steps to measure, enhance, and enrich the position and image of a company through various goals and objectives. Create scalable processes that ensure best practices in lead generation and promotion execution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Include the following; other duties may be assigned)

  • Organize promotional events at trade shows and other venues, coordinating with our staff to ensure prompt delivery of materials and merchandise.
  • Oversee creation and delivery of press releases, advertisements, and other marketing materials.
  • Communicate with senior management about marketing initiatives and project metrics, as well as to brainstorm fresh strategies.
  • Collaborate with sales and sourcing to develop strategic partnership activities and implement the execution framework and strategic plan on identified opportunities.
  • Lead a marketing team that will develop and execute new concepts and position OneSource as an innovative leader in the market.
  • Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in marketing, advertising, and design.
  • Manage various email campaigns, including the template designs, calls-to-action, and content used in our email sends.
  • Segment lists based on behaviors like past email engagement and website interactions (content downloads, site page visits, etc.).
  • Measure results and optimize the lead nurturing workflows for these segments to convert leads into customers.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned


      Education and/or Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Communications, or related field (MBA preferred)
  • 5+ years in marketing and promotion
  • Ability to work unpredictable hours, including some evenings and weekends
  • Excellent communication and decision-making skills
  • Familiarity with online content marketing and social media development strategies
  • Experience with email marketing, lead nurturing, marketing automation, and web analytics.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time in a fast-paced environment.
  • Technically capable, excellent communicator, and a desire to improve processes


  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and with little supervision
  • Must demonstrate good time management skills
  • Must possess strong planning, organizational and execution skills
  • Must have the ability to set goals and meet deadlines
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills
  • Must demonstrate ownership of assigned responsibilities and ability to get the job done correctly and in a timely manner
  • Must possess a proactive and positive team approach to problem resolution
  • Must have the ability to establish strong working relationships with co-workers and management
  • Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal written/oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Familiar with marketing automation tools such as Wrike, Sales Force Marketing Cloud, etc.
  • Creativity and the ability to synthesize large amounts of data into actionable information
  • Create great working relationships with all levels within the company and across multiple disciplines

  Supervisory Responsibilities: (Check the appropriate box)


☒        Immediate supervision over a unit, section or department where the majority of the time is spent assigning, reviewing, checking work and eliminating ordinary difficulties. Recommends candidates for hiring, termination; coaches and reviews performance, salary reviews and applies company policies.

  • Long and varied hours required occasionally
  • Ability to work mandatory physical inventory
  • Ability to work in extreme hot or cold environment
  • Ability to work in dusty conditions


            ☒ Yes

            ☐  No

            If yes, the % of travel time required: 15%