ARB is Australia’s largest manufacturer and distributor of 4x4 accessories for a range of vehicles, including 4WD SUV’s, 4x4 trucks and compact SUVs and is known worldwide for high-quality products that are tried and tested in some of the world’s harshest environments.
Over the years, ARB expanded its product range from the hugely popular Air Locker line-up, to include Old Man Emu 4x4 suspensions, US vehicle-specific front and rear bumpers, skid plates, roof racks, ARB recovery gear and a host of smaller products from air compressors to tire accessories.
Success has led us to a sizeable international presence with offices in Thailand, USA and Europe, as well as an export network reaching across more than 100 countries.
ARB staff are known for their passion and enthusiasm for off road driving and all things automotive. Many team members were our customers long before they commenced employment with us. At ARB, we recognise that our success is derived from the strength, expertise and passion of our people and we pride ourselves on providing our employees with excellent training, allowing us to maintain exceptionally high standards of customer service.
We’re currently seeking a highly talented, motivated and experienced marketing professional looking to be part of a growing company in a fast-paced and exciting industry. Reporting to the ARB USA President, the ideal candidate will possess a strong background in consumer marketing with a skill set to match. You must be able to develop, implement and maintain marketing strategies to meet company sales and growth objectives.
The successful candidate will embody the ARB brand, have an adventurous mindset and be passionate about all things automotive and will display initiative and creativity in personally contributing to marketing concepts. The position is based at our main Sales & Distribution Center in Seattle, Washington, home for the ARB USA sales, marketing and technical staff.
The main tasks and responsibilities of this position include:
Develop, implement and maintain the company’s marketing plan and marketing budget
Manage marketing campaigns (i.e. email campaigns, media buy, social media, sales support, public relations, and customer life cycle communications)
Plan and oversee execution of all marketing plan activities including media, trade, promotions, merchandising, and collateral material for key accounts.
Produce marketing communications content and collateral including videos, press releases, presentations, brochures, and other promotional material
Supporting the Sales team with the coordination of trade shows
Tracking and reporting on key marketing benchmarks and programs to stakeholders and developing plans for improvement.
Our company culture is goal-oriented, collaborative, and driven to achieve results; we seek an individual who is motivated by building programs from scratch and is not hindered by ambiguity. This is a fantastic opportunity as you will have a major influence on how ARB is presented to the US market.
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or related field
5+ years of work experience in consumer marketing, or advertising
3+ years managing marketing staff
Consumer product experience
Demonstrated experience managing multiple competing priorities and using metrics to drive business decisions
Excellence in Social Media
Experience in Web Development and Management
Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
Key Account Marketing experience
Ability to work effectively across the organization and build rapport and maintain strong working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
Expert level skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word. Some knowledge and skills in graphic design tools such as Adobe Photoshop and InDesign also require
Additional Salary Information: Competitive base salary in the industry. Health/Medical insurance, 401(k) with company participation; Paid Holidays; Paid vacation.
About ARB USA
Founded in 1975, ARB 4x4 Accessories stands as Australia’s largest manufacturer and distributor of aftermarket 4WD accessories. Committed to developing the most technically advanced and innovative market offerings, ARB sets a global benchmark in the industry and continues to supply military, mining and government sectors around the world.With an extensive product portfolio covering all facets of functional and protective four wheel drive equipment, ARB's primary mission is to prepare vehicles and owners alike for the remote and harsh conditions typically encountered off road. ARB currently has more than 50 stores and over 100 hundred stockists located across Australia, including a global presence throughout the United States, Thailand and Europe, with an export network serving more than 100 countries around the world.