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post #1 of 44
Thread Starter 

Passionate About Sound and have a solid background in Product Marketing?


If so, we have the following positions that may interest you.


Sennheiser Electronic Corporation is the wholly-owned US subsidiary of Germany-based Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG, a world leading manufacturer of headphones, microphones and wireless transmission systems. Our products address applications that range from professional to consumer needs and span across a large number of different industries: from the Music Industry to Broadcast, Installed Sound Systems, Aviation, Assistive Listening, Telecommunications and the Consumer Electronics market.

Established in 1945 near Hanover, Germany, Sennheiser is now a global brand, represented in 60 countries with approximately 2,000 employees worldwide. Our pioneering excellence in technology has rewarded our company with numerous awards and accolades including an Emmy, a Grammy, and the Scientific and Engineering Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Sennheiser offers attractive compensation and benefits, an exciting work environment that encourages achievement and growth, and the opportunity to be an integral player in a dynamic, well-respected organization. Navigate
www.sennheiserusa.com and forward your resume in confidence to humanresources@sennheiserusa.com ----


Sennheiser is an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring only the most qualified applicant, regardless of race, color, sex, religious affiliation, age, national origin or disability.


Channel Manager, Consumer Electronics


This position is based out of our corporate office in Old Lyme, CT. You are responsible for planning and managing short and long term strategies for all aspects of marketing and distribution of Sennheiser products to the Consumer Electronics (CE) and Audiology channels in the United States and Latin America by performing the following duties. You will work closely with the Vice President of Strategic Marketing in developing marketing strategies for Consumer Electronics and Audiology to maximize market share.

Essential Skills and Requirements:

  • Extensive and proven experience in all aspects of developing and maintaining marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives
  • Experience in writing business plans
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong understanding of Consumer Electronic market dynamics and requirements
  • Proven ability to oversee all marketing, advertising and promotional activities
  • Ability to maintain professional internal and external relationships that meet company core values
  • Ability to analyze data and make recommendation for strategy for growing CE channel
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to motivate team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Polished presentation skills
  • Proficient PC skills including Microsoft Office, JD Edwards and Lotus Notes preferred


  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Willingness to travel up to 50%; may involve overnight stays as business needs dictate


Product Specialist, Consumer Electronics


You will be responsible for providing support for the planning, developing and managing of short and mid-term strategies for all aspects of marketing and distribution of Sennheiser products in the Consumer Electronics Channel in the United States and Latin America.  You will be responsible for becoming the product expert and answer technical questions as needed.  You will also recommend promotions and programs for your specific products.   You will develop collateral material, defining SKU and assist with pricing strategies.  You will travel with Area Sales Managers to meet with customers and understand their product applications and identify how to utilize our products into their applications.  You will also work closely with sales staff to recommend marketing tools for the sales team to assist them in effectively selling our products.

In addition, you will also provide product training as required.


Essential Skills and Requirements:


  • Product knowledge related to Consumer Electronics products
  • Ability to provide product and system configuration, technical assistance, training, and competitive knowledge
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching products
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good business acumen including solid understanding of gross profit analysis
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously without sacrificing quality
  • Proficient PC skills including Microsoft Office, JD Edwards and Lotus Notes preferred



  • Degree in Marketing preferred with a minimum of 3 years related industry experience.


  • Willingness to travel up to 30%; may involve overnight and weekend stays as business needs dictate
post #2 of 44

-Deleted as irrelevant.

Edited by Kost - 11/2/12 at 3:56am
post #3 of 44

If they open up an engineering department stateside, I would definitely be interested.

post #4 of 44

Thank you for the information!  Where would the Product Specialist position be based out of?

Edited by Mr.Sneis - 10/22/12 at 1:53pm
post #5 of 44
Thread Starter 

The position is based in Old Lyme, CT.

post #6 of 44

Debbie, out of curiosity is the IT department hiring as well?

post #7 of 44
Thread Starter 

Hello -


Currently, we do not have any openings in our IT department.

post #8 of 44

What a great opportunity for the Head-Fi Community.  Wonderful of Sennheiser to post their openings here.



Good luck to all qualify and apply for the positions.  cool.gif




post #9 of 44

 I have no degrees and am 16...... what can we do with me?

post #10 of 44

Where is the position that lets me dictate what kind of headphones you'll be building in the future?


I'll settle for a modest 6 figure amount and all the headphones I can listen to biggrin.gif


Seriously though - great to see this here. Hope you find some good people!

post #11 of 44
Originally Posted by DebbieC View Post

Hello -


Currently, we do not have any openings in our IT department.

Figured Id try. Ill have my B.S. in Computer Info Systems in a month and a half and Im looking anywhere in the ConUS.

post #12 of 44
I'm very interested in this company.
post #13 of 44

Oddly, this is almost exactly what I currently do - among other tasks of course, as I tend to go a little farther back in the supply chain than just marketing.  It's hard work, but being at the helm of a brand can be very rewarding.  This is especially true when you can see a rise in market share as the fruit of your labor.  I encourage everyone who may be interested to apply.


Debbie, out of curiosity, would you say that this is more or less what Eric Palonen used to do?  Or is this a wholly new position?


Originally Posted by Kost View Post

Heh I think the only marketing strategy they really need is one that will convince people to sit down long enough to listen to their gear. 


Actually, you'd be surprised how creative (and daunting) some of this can be.  The singular benefit that Beats has brought to the industry is that they have conditioned an entirely new generation into accepting a higher MAP.  This should have opened the doors for the old guard to step in and increase market share. 


Unfortunately, they were a bit slow in responding.  So they're now in a position of having to convince this new generation of portable audio consumers that they were there all along with superior products - without saying the public equivalent of "Hey everyone, look at us too!" - which would of course put them into an immediate disadvantage.  To turn a storied brand into a second-fiddle underdog from the start is handing over a huge advantage.


I don't envy the VP of Strategic Marketing here.  He's got quite a task on his hands, and some elements of his strategy will need to be handled very deftly and delicately.


Anyway, didn't mean to thread crap.  Just wanted to point out that it's not as easy and getting people to audition the gear if you know what I mean.  smile.gif

Edited by warrenpchi - 10/24/12 at 2:48pm

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post #14 of 44

I live 5 minutes away from you guys. Would you guys like an intern?

post #15 of 44

No openings for a Registered Nurse?? Everyone needs an RN! C'mon, Sennheiser, expand that occupational health program!!! :)

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