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  • Marketing Manager×

    Job Description:
     

    SolarEdge is a global leader in smart energy technology. We believe that a continuous improvement in the way we produce and consume energy will lead to a better future for all of us. By combining engineering excellence with a relentless focus on innovation, SolarEdge drives progress by creating the smart energy solutions that power our future. For example, the SolarEdge DC optimized inverter maximizes power generation while lowering the cost of energy produced by the PV system. Continuing to advance smart energy, SolarEdge addresses a broad range of energy market segments through its PV, storage, EV charging, batteries, UPS, and grid services solutions. 
        
    You will report directly the VP Marketing Europe and also to the Country Manager, France, in a matrix-management structure. You will be a native French speaker living in France, responsible for the French market, preferably office based in Lyon but a working-from-home arrangement is also negotiable. But you will be expected to travel from time-to-time within the country to meet customers, attend events and occasional fly outside the region for European and potentially Head Quarter activities in Israel.

    The EU Marketing team is made up of highly creative, competent, marketing professionals, who are capable of thinking and doing at the same time. In your role, you’ll be expected to create, implement and maintain a marketing strategy with the vision based on SolarEdge being the prosumers #1 choice for smart energy solutions. Your touch points are mostly B2B but with increasing emphasis on B2B2C.

     

    In order to achieve this, you must:

    • Seek valuable insights into your market and customers - distributors, installers and prosumers (people who produce and consume energy) - and use these insights to grow market share
    • Know intimately what SolarEdge products and services you are selling and why, including in-depth insights into how it beat the competition
    • Make it easier for prosumers in France to access SolarEdge’s smart energy solutions and figure out ways to delight them with our innovative technology

    You will also be challenged to contribute beyond your regional responsibilities and take on a special project to improve the overall performance of the marketing department in Europe.

     

     

     

    Responsibilities:
     

    1. Develop and deliver campaigns to generate leads, grow revenues, focusing on at least one significant campaign per quarter
    2. Drive content generation for Newsletters, case studies, articles, testimonials, sales presentations etc.
    3. Advertising and media planning and execution
    4. Developing relevant local web and social media content
    5. Events management, ranging from large exhibitions to smaller co-marketing activities with our partners
    6. Ensuring your region complies with brand and corporate guidelines
    7. Sales support and lead generation
    8. Manage your marketing budget, including forecasting, tracking spend, optimizing return on investments
    9. Organise customer training programs and webinars
    10. Coordinating the production of artwork, show walls and marketing materials that comply with brand guidelines, your marketing budget and agreed deadlines
    11. Being a proud Ambassador of the SolarEdge brand, prepared to present, speak to and in front of customers
    12. Ensuring purity and integrity of translations from English into French

     

     

    Requirements:
     

    • Languages: It is essential that you are a Native French speaker and fluent in English. Other EU languages will be valuable but not essential
    • Education: University Degree essential. No subject type is essential but Marketing, Business Admin, Technical Design and Engineering disciplines would be considered favourably.
    • Marketing Experience: 3 years’ minimum in Marketing, including digital marketing and events management.
    • Industry Experience: Renewable energy, high-tech, power electronics, electric vehicle industries are highly preferable.
    • You will be capable of demonstrating the following soft skills and attributes 
      • Leadership skills, with ability to think strategically and creatively
      • Exemplary clear communication skills, both written and verbal
      • Meticulous planning and organisational skills
      • Ability to multi-task, stay calm under pressure and retain cross-group collaborations
      • Perceptive, empathetic team player with a strong desire to empower others
      • Solid analytical skills with consistent attention to detail and also good with numbers
      • Presentation skills, including the ability to speak and inspire audiences of any size

     

    Please send CV in English with indication of the relevant position (country and title) to Shir.Shargal@solaredge.com

     

  • Technical Marketing Manager×

    For our French team we are looking for a committed, flexible, performance-oriented and self-responsible reinforcement in the field of technical marketing. As a specialist in Technical Marketing, you will work directly with our Sales Team and customers in the market and will therefore be the first point of contact for technical questions for our customers and for organizational interfaces regarding technical questions. You will be part of the Global Product management team and represent the French market requirements for new products, features and regulations. This requires a high degree of flexibility, motivation and reliability. 
     

    Responsibilities:
     

    • Contact person for sales and direct customers for product-related questions
    • Suggest  of technical solutions for product applications
    • Represent the French market requirements for new products, features and regulations
    • Development, maintenance and further development of product-related training documents and training tools
    • Expansion and maintenance of contacts with energy suppliers and grid operators as well as industry committees
    • Development and implementation of structured qualification measures in sales (product training)
    • Conduct customer training via online tools or on-site support at the customer's site
    • Updating and revision of technical documentation
    • Collaboration in product and market-related competitor analyses
    • Support for product launches

     

    Requirements:
     

    • A BA/BS in a related technical discipline such as Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering etc.
    • Strong technical background in both Hardware and Software, preferably from Technical pre-sale  or technical account management  with strong capability of  project management 
    • Affinity to technical products and renewable energy (a must!) 
    • Confident handling of MS Office programs
    • Programming skills (VBA) are an advantage
    • Knowledge of Modbus interfaces and Modbus programming skills are an advantage
    • Fluent in written and spoken language in French and English. 
    • Independent and proactive working style, commitment, ability to work in a team, very good communication skills
    • Fast learner, adaptive character type, team player
    • Willingness to travel (up to 40%)
    • Office based in Lyon

     

    Please send CV in English with indication of the relevant position (country and title) to Shir.Shargal@solaredge.com