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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

Summer Internship Program

Do you live in the L.A. area and have a desire to learn and work in the music industry? Roland Corporation U.S., a leading manufacturer and distributor of electronic musical instruments, has several paid summer internships available for sophomores and juniors working toward a Bachelor’s degree.

The internships provide real-world experience in various business areas such as marketing, sales, finance, or operations, as they pertain to the music industry.

Roland is an organization of dedicated people committed to creating and distributing superior musical products. Our core values are focused on customer service, innovation, quality, and the contagious enthusiasm among our employees. If this sounds like a place you’d like to work, please submit your resume to employment@rolandus.com. Experience playing a musical instrument is a bonus.

Marketing Assistant Internship

We are currently seeking candidates for a paid internship position (10-30 hours/week) in the Roland Marketing Communications department. We are looking for self-motivated applicants that are interested in getting hands-on experience in marketing production as part of Roland's creative team. You will learn and be involved in creating advertising assets, retail materials, event materials, and social media content.

Duties will include, but will not be limited to, assistance with trafficking projects, archiving materials, print production, event preparation, and preparation of marketing packages for delivery. You will grow your marketing skills by supporting an active team with in-house graphic design, web design, print, photo/video, and event projects.

Qualifications:

  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to work between the hours of 9am–5pm, M–F
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must be proficient with Apple computers

Previous marketing experience and/or being a musician is a plus.

Video Production Internship

We are currently seeking candidates for our paid internship video position (10-30 hours/week). We are looking for self motivated person(s) that are interested in getting hands-on experience in video production for Roland's creative marketing department. You will learn and be involved in all aspects of video production, from preproduction to post production.

You will be working in multi-camera HD video studios, video editing bays and audio recording rooms. You will get hands-on experience with HD cameras, studio lighting and grip equipment, video switchers, audio mixing boards, and of course tons of musical instruments.

If you are looking for real world video production and post-production experience, then this internship will be a great opportunity for you.

Qualifications:

  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to work between the hours of 9am–5pm, M–F. Some evenings and weekends may be needed for video shoots.
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must be proficient with Apple computers

Previous production experience and/or being a musician is a plus.




District Sales Manager (Southwest U.S.)

Roland Corporation U.S., a major distributor of electronic musical equipment, is looking for a District Sales Manager for the Southwest territory. IF YOU LIVE IN THE SOUTHWESTERN U.S. AREA (NM, AZ, OK, UT and Texas region) THIS MAY BE THE POSITION FOR YOU. Under the direction of the Regional Sales Manager this individual will primarily interface with assigned dealers in the Southwest US area. The District Sales Manager provides valuable resources in support of Roland’s products, strategy, and objectives to the dealers. 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 Dealer’s business, monitoring sales results, and meeting company established individual sales budgets and objectives. The DSM will train retail salespeople, assist with product merchandising and retail sales promotions, and help retailers develop and implement Roland Sales Programs as requested and approved by Roland Musical Instrument’s (MI) management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Achievement of monthly sales budgets.
  • Achievement of marketing and sales objectives (Examples: tracking of new dealer activity, channel strategy goals, display implementation, 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 dealers on a regular schedule and conduct all business activity within the framework of Roland and BOSS stated marketing philosophies. Travel should include an appropriate amount of dealer, promotional, training, and prospect visits as directed by the RSM.

Employment Standards

Education/Experience: Previous successful retail music sales and/or successful wholesale music sales experience is required.

Skills: Requires above average interpersonal skills in dealing with customers, partners, and dealer sales staff in a timely basis where circumstances might sometimes be stressed for either in person or telephone communication. Must posses a demonstrated sales ability. Must be skilled in the use of web, email, social media, and telephone. Must be able to write technical and application based content. Must be comfortable on camera and microphone for video and audio recording. Requires the ability to write reports, and possess good spelling skills and/or the ability to use a dictionary. Basic math skills are required.

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

Physical Qualifications

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 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 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.




Senior Sales Engineer — Video Products

Roland Corporation U.S., a major distributor of electronic musical, audio and video equipment. The Pro A/V division is looking for a Senior Sales Engineer — Video Products. IF YOU LIVE IN THE LOS ANGELES AREA, THIS MAY BE THE POSITION FOR YOU. As a member of the Pro A/V division, the Senior Sales Engineer will bring a technical sales and market development focus for Roland professional video products to the live production, systems integration and broadcast markets. The Senior Sales Engineer will, through his/her own direct-to-customer sales and support efforts, be effective in working with sales representatives, authorized resellers, consultants, production and rental companies, broadcasters, colleagues and recognized partners to increase sales and market share opportunities for Roland’s professional video products.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work directly with target customers and with independent reps to generate sales to target customers using a consultative sales style that communicates product applications, product positioning and total product value to target customers.
  • Responsible for building a network of leading users and professionals for Roland professional video products.
  • Supporting the development of sales representative, dealer and user training resources and application of those resources.
  • Provide timely feedback and interpretation of market, technology and application trends to factory engineers and colleagues.
  • Participate in the development and subsequent implementation of sales and marketing strategies specific to the target customer market.
  • Arrange demonstrations and trial evaluation of products to target customers.
  • Leverage relationships to expand penetration into target markets in assigned territories.
  • Contribute general customer support for “pre” and “post” sales inquiries.
  • Provide technical and non-technical support and services to customers, key users or other staff members regarding the use, operation, and maintenance of products including non-traditional business hours.

Employment Standards

Education/Experience: Technical arts degree is ideal, or equivalent combination of technical arts certificate and experience. Experience in live event video or broadcasting video system design, installation, operation and support. Experience in industry related sales, retail or commercial.

Skills: Requires above average interpersonal skills in dealing with customers, partners, and dealer sales staff in a timely basis where circumstances might sometimes be stressed for either in person or telephone communication. Must posses a demonstrated sales ability. Must be skilled in the use of web, email, social media, and telephone. Must be able to write technical and application based content. Must be comfortable on camera and microphone for video and audio recording. Requires the ability to write reports, and possess good spelling skills and/or the ability to use a dictionary. Basic math skills are required.

Knowledge: Requires strong knowledge of video mixing and switching hardware, digital and analog video transmission standards, video display technologies and workflows associated with broadcast or live event production.

Physical Qualifications

This position requires the ability to drive, rent rental cars and hotel rooms, ability to fly to visit key markets and ability to travel internationally if required. Must be able to read and comprehend and have sufficient hearing and vision to determine audio and video characteristics as well as support telephone, office and event communications.

Sales Engineers will be expected to maintain a reliable vehicle for travel within the local area and the movement of samples and products, etc.

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 customer, warehouse, or other location. Requires constant use of hands, arms, and wrist movement for PC and telephone work

This position requires the ability to sit 60% of the day, walk 10% and stand 30%. Must be able to occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Must also be able to bend, push, pull, and reach above head, forward and from side to side to access files. Some driving is involved to attend seminars. 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 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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