Manager - Marketing Activation (Murphy USA)

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The Manager, Marketing Activation – Murphy USA will provide effective day-to-day leadership and support across Murphy USA marketing planning and execution. The Manager will exercise an omnichannel toolkit to drive Brand objectives: Advertising, Content, Grassroots / Event, Partnership, Signage, Social, and overall Omnichannel Experience. The Manager, Marketing Activation will be responsible for the coordination and execution of cross-functional projects, initiatives, and rollouts. This will be accomplished by applying managing – directly and through influence – a heavily matrixed set of cross-functional partners, external agencies, vendor community, and sponsorship partners. The Manager will work closely with Marketing and Brand leadership and will have curiosity and understanding of the business and the way Marketing can benefit business goals.


NOTE: This role is based on-site at our Home Office in El Dorado, Arkansas.


Some benefits for this role include: 

  • 401(k) dollar-for-dollar matching up to 6%, as well as a 3% Annual Retirement Contribution from the Company (Matching vests immediately, ARC after 3 years)
  • Annual STI (Short-Term Incentive/Bonus) based on company performance
  • Health, Dental, Vision insurance
  • Company-paid Life Insurance, with supplemental insurance options available


  • Under the leadership of the Director, Marketing Activation, operationalizes annual marketing plan and develop Sales Period-level strategies for the go-to-market
  • Partners with senior Marketing leadership team, Brand & Category Marketing peers, Loyalty, Food & Beverage, Center Store Merchandising, and other partners to ensure projects are well orchestrated and executed
  • Successfully deploys a comprehensive marketing plan – annually and by Sales Period – involving and/or informing cross-functional partners as necessary
  • Manages agency of record (AOR) day-to-day, signage agency, and sponsorship partners, developing clear process, and communication
  • Leads content marketing development for Enterprise including social channels
  • Effectively packages and communicates results for Marketing Activation leadership
  • Applies lessons learned on subsequent program iterations and identifies opportunities to improve outcomes and processes, as well as to reduce costs
  • Advocates for Marketing Activation function across specific brands and cross-Enterprise by developing strong internal relationships


  • 5+ years of experience in Marketing, Business, or related field (Master’s preferred)
  • Omnichannel marketing experience (brick-and-mortar, digital, mobile)
  • Partnership skills, with ability to influence cross-functional teams
  • Analytical mindset and data-driven decision-making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presenter, able to convey a story as well as present and defend a pitch
  • Meticulous and highly organized with strong project management capabilities
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills required
  • Proactive with a self-starter mentality, strong collaborator and collaborative nature
  • Strong curiosity and eagerness to learn, demonstrates a growth-mindset
  • Ability to adapt with shifting priorities and comfortable with ambiguity


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