“Trouw Nutrition doesn’t just sell animal feed components, but scientifically based nutritional products and services.” - Nienke de Groot, strategic marketing manager
- Amersfoort, Netherlands
- Full time
Would you like to play a role in a company that has feeding the future as its core value? Then Nutreco has a very interesting role for you!
What are you going to do?
As a Nutreco company, Trouw Nutrition’s mission is to feed the future. In a world with limited natural resources, our ambition is to meet the rising food needs of a growing world population in a sustainable manner.
Our Innovation organisation plays a key role in fulfilling this mission. We drive the development and commercialisation of innovative feed technologies and unique digital solutions. Our solutions are designed to sustainably optimize animal nutrition and animal health through all life stages.
As Marketing Communication Manager, you will be part of the Marketing Excellence team and you bring branded value propositions to market by developing marketing and communications strategies for the species portfolio of products, programmes and services. You also support and identify new innovation projects to meet future market needs.
You ensure that our products, programmes and services are strongly positioned to meet customer’s needs across multiple markets. You do this in close collaboration with colleagues in cross-functional project teams and in our operating companies.
What are your key accountabilities?
In your role as Marketing Communication Manager, you fulfill three responsibility areas:
Customer Engagement Management
Identify and assess new market opportunities, monitor customer satisfaction and understanding of our offerings, and identify offering improvements based on market feedback;
Maintain and report a keen understanding of industry trends affecting customers and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy;
Actively embody a culture of marketing excellence that advances and advocates the added value generated from a community of like-minded and best in class marketers;
Establish key relationships across global functions and with local marketing managers, delivering marketing expertise and excellence where required.
Species Community Management
Set up and implement social media and communication campaigns and ongoing plans to align with marketing strategies, along with clear metrics and monitoring;
Support the launch of new value propositions in collaboration with the marketing manager and colleagues in the operating companies in various markets. Support on branding, marketing and communication to build consistent and concise positioning in line with the company’s branding policy;
Coordinate the organisation of species events including conferences, trade shows, round tables, internal team building and client entertainment in collaboration with the global event coordinator.
Manage and execute marketing communication activities, initiatives and materials in line with the species marketing strategy in a timely manner;
Create engaging content for internal and external audiences across a variety of mediums, including websites, whitepapers, press releases, articles and presentations;
Monitor, analyze and communicate communications performance results on a monthly basis.
What we offer
Working for Nutreco means a fantastic position in an international working environment with lots of development opportunities. We have a friendly, pleasant and informal working environment in which you cooperate with dedicated colleagues.
What else is in it for you?
We will offer you a fulltime position, 40 hours per week;
Your position is classified in a Nutreco Hay scale;
You will get 30 vacation days, with the possibility to sell or purchase a limit amount of days;
Attractive salary based on skills and experience -paid in 12 monthly payments- plus holiday allowance in May;
The possibility to participate in our wellbeing Fit for the Future programme;
Responsibility for your own projects and development opportunities within the company;
The possibility to earn bonuses when you reach your target.
What we ask
As a Marketing Communication Manager, you are a marketing and communication specialist with demonstrated experience in animal health/nutrition. You have international experience and you are a cross-functional team player. You like to collaborate with others. You have a strategic and analytical mindset and excellent communication skills.
What you bring
Academic degree in marketing/communications/journalism preferably with a Bachelor or Master Degree in Science, Health (Life) Science or Business;
Minimum of 5 years of experience in the ruminant animal health/nutrition industry preferably in marketing. International experience with global brands as an advantage;
Minimum of 2 years product/brand management experience with a proven track record in working with complementary online/offline marketing activities and communication tools
Digital experience: familiar with Office 365 Suite (SharePoint, Sway etc), good knowledge of social media and monitoring tools such as Hootsuite or Falcon is an advantage, ideally experienced with CRM, Episerver CMS and basic mastery or design tools (Adobe, Canva) is welcome;
Ability to manage and coordinate international projects involving multiple stakeholders in a cross-functional team and local markets, making sure progress is made according to timelines and milestones;
Excellent communication and writing skills;
Team working abilities with a proactive and collaborative approach;
Creativeness, strategic orientation and good analytical and operational skills;
A team player that collaborates with global and local colleagues with a strategic yet operational “let’s make things happen” mindset;
Self-driven, results-oriented and ale to work independently with a sense of urgency to get things done;
Language: Business English to a high level, other languages as an advantage;
Travel would be approximately 25% internationally.
Extra information / Apply direct
Are you the candidate we are looking for? We would like to hear from you! You can express your interest in this role by clicking the button “apply online’’ and we will contact you as soon as possible. For more information regarding this vacancy, you can contact Esther Schudel (Corporate Recruiter) at +31(0)639272811 or email@example.com
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