Advance Auto Parts Manager- Professional Marketing in Raleigh, North Carolina

Manager- Professional Marketing

  • Job ID:307154

  • Functional Area:Marketing

    • Location:NC - Raleigh
  • Position Type:Full-Time

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.



This key marketing leader will be responsible in leading efforts for planning, development, and implementation of marketing strategies, communications, events, public relations, collateral, and trade advertising activities to drive brand awareness, sales, and retention goals for Advance. The Marketing Manager will also collaborate with functional leaders within the organization to build integrated marketing strategies for key Advance programs and technology offerings, including Carquest Technical Institute, MOTOSHOP Technology Tools, and our eCommerce platforms. This leader will work closely with cross-functional teams across product development, product marketing, content, digital marketing, and other essential teams to plan and enable integrated marketing.


  • Lead the development of marketing activities that will grow and enhance our brand image while creating interest and loyalty across the customer lifecycle.

  • Develop and execute digital engagement strategies for CTI and Motoshop technology tools .

  • Develop event marketing strategies that will effectively drive customer engagement, grow brand awareness, and separate our brand, products, and team from the competition.

  • Design and develop integrated campaigns to drive customer interest, consideration, acquisition, retention, and loyalty for Advance

  • Partner with product marketing, training, and sales leadership to develop high quality sales and marketing resources and tool sets to enhance and improve sales and customer engagement.

  • Work with key agencies , Trade publications and customer research team to develop trade pub and PR strategy to support positive brand image and amplify company message.

  • Lead design and development of marketing materials to support team members, channel partners, and end users.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and quantitative analysis skills

  • Familiarity with Web analytics tools

  • Solid understanding of Internet trends, business models and technologies

  • Strong analytical, communications and organizational skills with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment

  • Ability to link strategic and tactical planning

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to create & deliver clear, powerful & concise presentations/proposals

  • Highly proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project and familiarity with web based presentation technologies

  • Strong understanding of ecommerce and eservices applications and practical understanding of commercial customer need for such tools

  • Ability to plan and manage time and resources, establish priorities and meet goals


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Market or a related field;

  • 6-8 years of experience in sales, field marketing, or marketing management;

  • at least two years of experience in integrating field sales and marketing initiatives or managerial experience with a consumer or commercial focused organization;

  • or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Direct cross functional project teams and influence business teams to achieve program and strategic results that support our professional business.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here 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.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.