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Posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 6:00 PM

Req ID: 93925Position Summary:A Solution Manager is a problem finder; your market expertise in Theater and Performing Arts will enable the delivery of a strong market strategy for Product Management to execute. The primary goal is to devise new solutions through the development of audio, video, lighting and control products as well as combining new and existing products to provide full end to end solutions which serve the market and adapt to new and upcoming industry trends. You will be responsible for global market strategy and marketing from a products and solutions perspective for Theater & Performing Arts, together with House of Worship.Job Responsibilities:- Evaluate global market needs through focused interaction with customers in the Theater and Performing Arts market, and globally within the House of Worship market. Systematically develop and evaluate opportunities for new products or line extensions. Establish solution line direction for each market and help prioritize projects for development.- Develop initial business case for new solution/product development investments, including needs analysis, competitive analysis, revenue and profit projections. Also identify and assess regional differentiators and necessary adjustments.- Maintain awareness of competitive and market forces affecting product line through effective networking and research. In partnership with the Product Managers, manage solution line direction through an ongoing assessment of current products, pricing, and positioning.- Together with your team, support in subject matter expertise with pre and post sales teams, with ability to translate technical data into digestable sales and marketing communication aides.- Communicate with broad range of stakeholders, including integrators, end-users, R&D personnel, operations, project management and C-level executives, on a business case basis and in public speaking situations.Basic Qualifications:- Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in marketing, business or related industry field- Minimum of 5 years experience working in the Theater and Performing Arts business- Successful candidate will have global knowledge and understanding of products, architecture and workflows, competitive offerings and market drivers in the Theater industry and preferably House of Worship also.- Must be organized and detail oriented, with proven experience managing change orientation- Excellent internal and customer-facing communication skills- Proficient use of Microsoft OfficePreferred Qualifications:- Managerial experience preferred- MBA preferred- Additional industry qualifications preferredEligibility Requirements:- Willingness to travel up to 70% of the time, including international travel- The position is based in the Harman Professional Headquarters, Northridge CA. Candidate is not required to work from this location. Relocation package is not offered.- Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.HARMAN designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and connected services. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson ® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. The Company’s software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 29,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $6.9 billion during the last 12 months ended June 30, 2016. The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status. HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN! (

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• Location: Northridge, San Fernando Valley

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