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Roland Corporation U.S.

One of the leading music products companies in the industry, Roland Corporation U.S. has employment opportunities for dynamic, resourceful, results-driven individuals determined to make a difference in contributing to our success.

We are an organization of dedicated people committed to creating and distributing superior musical products. Our core values are focused on our customer service, innovation and creativity, quality and the contagious enthusiasm among our employees.

We have an excellent benefit package, as part of our total compensation, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Plans, Disability Plans, Vacation and Holiday pay and a great 401(k) plan.

Roland Corporation U.S. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources Department if at any time during the interview process you feel a reasonable accommodation is required to facilitate the interview or job functionality.

Roland does not accept unsolicited resumes from any sources other than from the candidates themselves.

Please send all resumes to employment@rolandus.com.




Current Openings

Channel Marketing Specialist

Division: Marketing
Reports To: Senior Account Manager, Marketing

Summary Description

The Channel Marketing Specialist will be responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotional content strategies to support the full line of Roland and BOSS musical instrument products in the Roland Corporation U.S. and BOSS U.S. retail network. This position will serve as liaison between Roland’s marketing communications (MarCom) department, Sales department, Product managers, and dealers. The goal of this position is to increase sales by encouraging general marketing and promotional activities through authorized Roland and BOSS dealers. In addition to offering general support to the MarCom team, the Specialist will work directly with authorized dealer accounts that have been assigned to the Specialist by the Senior Marketing Account Manager.

This position will require an understanding of and ability to support Roland’s sales and marketing policies, procedures, objectives, and strategies. The position will also require a familiarity with current print advertising, digital advertising, and social media practices, plus an ability to maintain relationships with the allocated dealers and their marketing/sales representatives.

Through direct communication with assigned accounts or strategizing with sales and product staff, the Specialist will be responsible for the identification of opportunities to implement localized marketing activity through the designated accounts. This includes making proposals to assigned accounts, following up on all aspects of implementation both internally and externally, and providing review of results.

Success in the Channel Marketing Specialist position will be measured by an increase in the total promotional efforts of participating dealers in support of Roland and BOSS products, effectively developing the dealer network’s marketing impact as a viable marketing channel. The related tasks will require strong communication, writing, and project management skills. Familiarity with the company’s products and the business needs of participating dealers will be valuable.

This position is based in Los Angeles, CA.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement Roland/BOSS marketing and promotional content for the retail sales channel.
  • Cultivate relationships with assigned dealer accounts, focusing on creating productive marketing-to-marketing relationships.
  • Source new opportunities to reach customers through partnerships with dealers.
  • Strategize and implement customized dealer events and marketing activity such as print, digital, promotional, and social media content in partnership with dealers.
  • Assist the Sr. Account Manager in effectively communicating new product and promotional information to the Roland/BOSS sales team.
  • Develop and maintain marketing asset distribution channels for Roland/BOSS sales team and authorized dealers.
  • Ensure delivery of new product and promo marketing assets to assigned dealer accounts, facilitating clear and timely presentation of Roland/BOSS brands and products in the dealer channel for end users.
  • Oversee the execution and reconciliation of all proposed marketing deliverables associated with assigned accounts.
  • Guide the development of dealers’ marketing capabilities by sharing best practices then analyzing and replicating successful activities.
  • Manage marketing budgets for assigned accounts.
  • Develop successful strategies to support Roland sales efforts at assigned dealer accounts with a goal of increasing product sell-through.

Employment Standards

Education/Experience: High School Diploma. College degree preferred. Experience in a similar capacity or role. Experience in marketing or sales department/agency a plus.

Skills: Must demonstrate knowledge of new and current marketing, advertising, promotional, event, and social media practices and techniques. Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to apply strong analytical and problem solving skills required. Computer skills are required. Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines and multi-task. Must be able to function well in a creative team.

Knowledge: Familiarity with project management and customer relationship management software a plus. Familiarity with the traditional content/advertising production process a plus. Familiarity with contemporary musical instruments and music production extremely valuable.

Language Ability:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, trade data, and marketing metrics. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions.

Computer Skills:
Must be fluent in MS Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CRM). Knowledge and usage of Apple computer systems. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud suite a plus. Knowledge of file-sharing and cloud storage platforms a plus.

Work Environment Ability:
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:
This position requires the ability to sit 50% of the day, walk 30% and stand 20%. Having reliable transportation is required to drive to the Roland office and potentially dealer locations. This position may require additional travel to be arranged by the employer. Requires constant use of hands, arms, and wrist movement for PC work. Requires the ability to write memos, and possess good spelling skills and/or the ability to use a dictionary. Must be able to read and comprehend what is read.

Basic math skills are required. Must have good eyesight for reading, writing and use of PC. Must have good hearing and be able to speak clearly, for phone work and interaction with other employees, vendors and other outside callers.

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.

This is an exempt salary position. Pay periods are bi-weekly. Company offers excellent salary, and benefit package will include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and much more. If interested, please send resume with salary history to employment@rolandus.com. NO AGENCY PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.




Video Producer/Editor (Preditor)

Division: Marketing
Reports To: Manager, Video Production

Objectives

This video Producer/Editor position is a skilled, creative, and cutting edge video production person that can produce a video project from inception to completion. This includes handling video and audio pre-production, production and post-production duties. Duties include writing scripts, storyboards, operating camera, lighting, sound recording, video editing and motion graphics.

One of the main strengths needed for this position is video post-production (video editing). This includes being able to accurately convey the right message from a 10-sec commercial spot to a 10-min documentary-style piece. Skills include the mastery of storytelling, and identifying marketing motives and trends. You must be skilled and experienced with NLEs and handling various video formats and codecs and compression settings.

The other strength needed for this position is in production. This includes being able to capture and direct video shoots with creativity and style. From single camera scripted shoots to live multi-camera shoots. Skills include Directing, Cinematography, and Audio Recording. You will work with a variety of cameras and lighting rigs. You must be experienced and familiar with shooting various HD videos formats as well as have a keen understanding of audio recording.

This position is based in Los Angeles, CA.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the creative-team to shoot, edit, produce, mix and master videos that support marketing and sales objectives. Responsible to assist with: script writing, creating storyboards, setting up camera shots and lights, recording and mixing sound, directing content, as well as editing video and motion graphics.
  • May be required to go solo on location, shoot the video, bring it back to the office and edit the video according to department standards. This also includes being able to do camera work on multi-camera shoots or webinars.
  • Assist with sourcing and managing crews, locations and equipment based on department practices as well as time and budget requirements.
  • Performs set-up and tear-down, as well operation and maintenance of related equipment including lights, camera and audio.
  • Supports technical needs for internal and public facing multi-camera webcasts and company meetings as needed.
  • Helps distribute video content in support of sales and marketing objectives.
  • Helps maintain studio and all related equipment.
  • Helps organize and maintain storage of digital assets.
  • Travels to off-site locations for video production as needed using reliable, personal vehicle.
  • May be asked to work a variety of work schedules including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Be creative and have the drive to always do your best work for every project.
  • May perform other duties or projects as requested.

Employment Standards

Education/Experience: High School Diploma. Experience in a similar capacity or role. Experience in marketing and/or agency a plus. Must be able to provide a show reel.

Skills: Must demonstrate knowledge of new and current filmmaking/editing, production styles, motion graphics, music and sound design techniques. Extensive knowledge of video production and editing techniques, Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to apply strong analytical and problem solving skills. Computer skills are required. Good organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines. Must be able to function well in a creative team.

Knowledge: Knowledge of appropriate audio and video production software (e.g., Premiere Pro, Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, AI, Logic, Pro Tools). Must be very familiar with video formats, codecs, and compression technologies. Must be familiar with video lighting fixtures and various HD cameras and camera support systems.

Language Ability:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions.

Work Environment Ability:
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

Driving is required to and from video locations; a reliable vehicle is required; must have valid California Drivers’ License.

The noise level in the environment is moderate to loud.

Physical Demands:
This position requires the ability to sit 50% of the day, walk 30% and stand 20%. Must be able to regularly lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Must also be able to do the physical activities needed for transporting, setting up, and striking equipment for video shoots. Having reliable transportation is required to drive to and from video shoots. Requires constant use of hands, arms, and wrist movement for PC work. Requires the ability to write memos, and possess good spelling skills and/or the ability to use a dictionary. Must be able to read and comprehend what is read.

Basic math skills are required. Must have good eyesight for reading, writing and use of PC. Must have good hearing and be able to speak clearly, for phone work and interaction with other employees, vendors and other outside callers.

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.

This is an exempt salary position. Pay periods are bi-weekly. Company offers excellent salary, and benefit package will include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and much more. If interested, please send resume with salary history to employment@rolandus.com. NO AGENCY PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.




District Sales Manager — Professional A/V

Division: Sales
Territories: Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana
Reports To: National Sales Manager

Summary Description

As the first point of contact to assigned resellers, direct customers and system specifiers in the territory, the District Sales Manager provides valuable resources in support of Roland’s products, strategy, and objectives to the resellers and direct customers. The District Sales Manager (DSM) is responsible for accurate analysis of market-by-market territorial sales potential, establishing distribution for all product groups, developing the Roland reseller and customer’s business, monitoring sales results, and meeting company established individual sales budgets and objectives. The DSM will train reseller salespeople and system designers, assist with system designs and specifications, and help resellers with demonstrations to their customers and develop and implement Roland Sales Programs as requested and approved by management for Roland’s Professional A/V Division.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Achievement of monthly sales budgets
  • Submit timely and accurate written reports (possibly including, but not limited to, dealer reports, bi-monthly market reports, sales forecast reports and travel itineraries) as requested by VP Sales and Marketing.
  • Achievement of marketing and sales objectives (Examples: tracking of new dealer activity, channel strategy goals, specification targets, dealer feedback, etc.) as assigned.
  • Maintain current credit accounts with dealers, assisting in the collection of money which is past due and obtaining current financial information from dealers as requested.
  • Visit existing and competitive resellers and direct customers and system specifiers on a regular schedule and conduct all business activity within the framework of Roland stated marketing philosophies. Travel should include an appropriate amount of reseller, direct customer, specifier, training, and prospect visits as directed by the National Sales Manager.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key influencers in the territory including profiled customers and partner facilities

Employment Standards

Education/Experience: Previous successful live sound and event video product experience is required along with previous experience in system based, value engineered sales.

Skill/Knowledge: Strong sales, product demonstration, communication, and computer skills are desired. Strong analytical and problem solving skills are required. Ability to spend travel up to 75% of time supporting the tasks assigned to you.

Language Ability:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions.

Computer Skills:
Must be fluent in MS Office suite (Word and Excel). Knowledge and usage of computer programs that apply to live sound and video products.

Work Environment Ability:
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:
This position requires the ability to drive, rent rental cars and hotel rooms, and fly to visit dealers. Must be able to read and comprehend and have sufficient hearing to determine audio characteristics and vision to determine video qualities as well as support telephone, office and event communications.

District Sales Managers will be expected to maintain a reliable vehicle for travel within territory, occasional transportation of Roland staff, and the movement of samples and products, etc.

As a District Sales Representative you will be required to provide a suitable work and storage location without cost to the company. When working from home, the Representative must be able to support customers professionally through the use of suitable internet bandwidth for browsing, conferencing and phone use. This includes the avoidance of unreasonable background noise or distraction.

Must also be able to bend, push, pull, and reach above head, forward and from side to side to move or access products required for use from the retailer, warehouse, or other location. Requires constant use of hands, arms, and wrist movement for PC and telephone work. Must be able to read and comprehend what is read as well as have sufficient hearing to determine audio characteristics, support telephone, office and event communications.

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.

This is an exempt salary position. Pay periods are bi-weekly. Company offers excellent salary, and benefit package will include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and much more. If interested, please send resume with salary history to employment@rolandus.com. NO AGENCY PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

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