Marketing Director in Wichita, KS at Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co

Date Posted: 2/16/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Marketing Director will be responsible for directing marketing efforts and collaborating with all Murphy Tractor & Equipment branches to provide marketing strategies and programs to promote Murphy Tractor & Equipment’s brand vision effectively.  This position will ensure that all marketing initiatives are aligned with the goals and vision of Murphy Tractor & Equipment Company.  


Essential Functions

    • Responsible for promotional and advertising efforts with major manufacturers while remaining compliant and cooperative with all given standards

    • Manage and execute the design and implementation of marketing strategies 

    • Manage company relationships with external marketing agencies to leverage their resources. 

    • Develop and implement the execution of all content marketing strategies including: all digital advertising, social media, SEO and SEM, internal and external email marketing, internal and external company website development, podcasts, print, and direct mail.

    • Coordinate and organize customer and internal events and tradeshow participation.

    • Actively communicate with major manufacturers to coordinate marketing messages and leverage their resources for the company.

    • Responsible for the implementation and continued development of Customer Relationship Management database (CRM).  System is installed and in use.

    • Conduct market research initiatives along with analysis of consumer trends and competitors’ marketing initiatives.

    • Responsible for directing the training and performance of marketing staff and overseeing their daily tasks and activities.

    • Responsible for managing and developing a department budget.

    • Work closely with product sales and service management teams to define needed marketing materials & programs.

    • Manage all internal and external public relations content.

    • Participate in John Deere Marketing Communications Dealer Advisory Committee.


  • Excellent computer skills including MS Windows, Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Strong knowledge of web analytics required
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign preferred
  • Complete training on CRM and internal business systems. 
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure. 
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to use interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with a diverse group of customers, employees, and vendors 
  • Organize ideas clearly.
  • Project management skills
  • Able to work in and foster a team environment.
  • Able to effectively delegate tasks
  • Anticipates and prevents problems.
  • Understands and operates within applicable policy & procedure.
  • Demonstrates openness to new structure, procedures and technology.

Physical Requirements and Work Schedule

Employee must be able to do occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs. Must be willing to travel up to 30%. 


Education/Work Experience

Bachelor’s Degree, with a focus in Marketing, Business, or Communication is required. Five to 10 years related experience preferred. Strong understanding of construction and/or heavy equipment preferred.   

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