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POSITION TITLE:   Marketing Manager
REPORTING TO:    President
LOCATION:           Martinez, CA 94553 (some remote work may be allowed after 6-9 months)
OUR CLIENT:        Shields, Harper & Co.


Since 1917, employee-owned Shields Harper & Company, (SHC) has been a leader in the distribution of energy equipment. With eight locations in three states, SHC delivers complete solutions that help people and companies connect with the energy they need to perform. Some solutions include electric vehicle chargers, fuel dispensers, environmental monitoring systems and foodservice equipment.

SHC’s integrated systems are installed at airports, fleets, commercial and retail sites, and facilities requiring emergency power systems, such as data centers and hospitals. SHC’s partner network includes contractors, architects, designers and engineers who work together to deliver unique customer experiences.

We seek a Marketing Manager to establish and implement strategic and tactical communication plans, designed to capitalize on market opportunities, and generate demand.:

This is a salaried, full time position with benefits. This is an in-office position, with some flexibility for commute and/or periodic remote work.

The position is posted here:


Position Overview:
The Marketing Manager will build brand awareness and reputation, measure the return on marketing program investments, and take initiative toward providing a steady flow of sales leads. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, resourceful, and have impeccable communication and leadership skills.

Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, directing, and coordinating all marketing projects and efforts.
  • Evaluating, developing, and communicating marketing strategies and plans.
  • Researching demand for our products and services.
  • Working with the sales department to develop pricing strategies to maximize profits and market share while balancing customer satisfaction.
  • Identifying potential customers.
  • Developing promotions and advertising while building brand awareness and positioning.
  • Understanding and developing the Marketing budget; including expenditures and research/development appropriations.
  • Organizing company conferences, trade shows, and major events.
  • Overseeing social media marketing strategy and content marketing.


The company realizes that every interested candidate might not have all of the desired experience, but here is what is what is preferred in terms of experience and skills… the more you have, the better!

  • Experience in marketing and running a marketing team.
  • Proven marketing campaign experience.
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Strong copywriting skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to manage budgets.
  • Professional and proactive work ethic.
  • High competence in project and stakeholder management.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with digital marketing forms such as social media marketing and content marketing.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.


Bachelor’s degree required. Business, engineering, construction, manufacturing are attractive majors. MBA is a plus.


This is an opportunity to make a significant impact on the company, taking the marketing function to the next level, with a high level of strategic thinking and implementation. The role of this position will grow, and help the organization grow, while continuously making significant, lasting, changes in the direction of the company. Competitive base salary.

  • Competitive base salary.
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan).
  • Bonus opportunities.
  • Paid vacation and eight paid holidays.
  • Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision and Life.
  • 401k Retirement plan with company matching.
  • Education reimbursement program.
  • Supportive company culture.


Shields, Harper is committed to the safety of our employees, and takes all appropriate precautions and protocols to keep employees healthy. The company provides appropriate supplies and encourages employee vaccinations.


Please thoroughly read the position description and company website before sending resume.
Please email your resume and cover letter with “Marketing” in the subject line. Bay area candidates only.
Qualified resumes with cover letter will receive notification of receipt.
Please do not send your resume to Shields Harper directly.

Lisa K. Locke
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