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European Consumer Imaging Product Launch Specialist - Imaging Products

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  • 11823
  • United Kingdom
  • Uxbridge, Middlesex
  • Marketing
  • Specialist/ Professional
  • Full-time Permanent

Job Purpose and Summary

Canon is on a journey of transition to being a truly customer centric company, bringing new products and services and solutions to our customers and communities. To continue this journey, we are looking for a Product Marketing specialist with demonstrable expertise and knowledge within the consumer imaging market to define and manage the marketing and materials that will successfully introduce our consumer imaging products (including Digital Interchangeable Lens Cameras, Lenses, compact cameras and accessories) to the EMEA market.

This is an exciting role in Canon Europe’s headquarters where not only will you work alongside some of the great imaging products - providing pre-and post-sales support to Canon’s internal and external customers and partners, but you will have the opportunity to work on imaging and video related projects with scope to build technical and marketing knowledge and experience and Canon’s reputation in the industry through new product launches and EMEA imaging events.­­­­­­­

What we give

With Canon, you'll get the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We'll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You'll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.

With Canon, you'll get the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We'll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You'll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.

Working in the Product Marketing team you will work closely with Marketing Strategy and Business Operations to define the new product introduction and on-going product marketing activity for the entire consumer product range. Your other key essential responsibilities will be:

  • Owning and managing the product range and working closely with each functional marketing team/channel to deliver the best practical marketing mix for product launch and lifecycle.
  • Developing, maintaining & understanding detailed information on the market, technologies, products and competition – to secure: product positioning, marketing activity planning, training & sales budgeting support.
  • Communicating, tracking and reporting the product launch implementation among all stakeholders - Product Management, Product Strategy, Content Planning, National Sales Organisations, Marketing Management, Business Operations, Marketing Services, and Canon Inc.
  • Developing and delivering key sales and marketing product training, both internally and externally to videographers, photographers and agencies. This will enable effective product sales & marketing across EMEA, while empowering our customers to successfully sell our products.
  • Providing a pre-and post-sales, technical support service, to our national sales organisations & external customers at events

What we ask

We need people who can achieve the exceptional by working collaboratively, who have the courage to risk new ways of doing things and the ability to see the world the way their customers see it. We're looking for creative problem-solvers like you, someone who can ensure Canon stays ahead in an ever-changing world.

We need people who can achieve the exceptional by working collaboratively, who have the courage to risk new ways of doing things and the ability to see the world the way their customers see it. We're looking for individuals with a passion for imaging blended with an enthusiasm for working with products and technology, someone who can ensure Canon stays ahead in an ever-changing world.

To be successful in this role as the Product Marketing specialist, we would like you to have;

  • A personal passion for imaging and video in professional or amateur capacity
  • Demonstrable experience and working / practical knowledge of consumer imaging products and the industry trends
  • The capability to continuously assimilate technical, marketing & sales information through self-study to aid analysis and problem solving.
  • The ability and flexibility to deal with the different needs of a culturally diverse market.
  • Effective decision-making skills through logical investigation and analysis
  • Proactivity with tasks and projects, a natural curiosity to go and investigate elements of the market and business
  • Familiarity with project-driven environments, working in close contact with other internal and external teams.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written communication skills must be to a high standard and you must also have confident presentation skills
  • This is a technical & product-marketing focused role requiring a good understanding of the product, market & customer environment
  • University degree in technical or marketing related disciplines is preferred

You will need

As an employee of Canon Europe Ltd we would expect you to be able to;

  • Outstanding oral and written communication
  • Confident in your own ability to manage and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong organisational and project management skills
  • Ability to work and to develop within a rapidly changing market and technological environment.
  • Keeps abreast of industry and competitive information
  • Drive and ambition to achieve fantastic results

Further Information

Location: Stockley Park, Uxbridge, Middlesex Closing Date: Salary: Competitive + 15% bonus Canon Benefits; • Annual 15% Bonus scheme • Pension scheme • Private Medical Insurance • Long service awards • Enhanced maternity pay • Enhanced company sick pay • Long Term Group Disability Cover • 25 days holidays per year • Staff Purchase Scheme • Subsidized restaurant • Subsidized Dry Cleaning • Ride to Work scheme • Employee Assistance Programme • Flexible Working Policy No Agencies Please

Canon is enriching lives and businesses in incredible new ways. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company that’s strong, ambitious and considerate, where people do great things together. You can expect the exceptional and achieve the exceptional, with the world's best imaging company. 

Expect the Exceptional.