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Marketing Manager

Date: Mar 3, 2019

Location: Richmond, VA, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Marketing Manager


Location: United States : Richmond, VA

Function: Marketing & Sales

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Interface & Performance


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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The Marketing Manager – Release Coatings position is an integral part of Evonik’s release coating team and supports the region in achieving its goals within North, South and Central America.  This role acts as the primary interface with the sales force providing them with support and direction.  The role also is responsible for defining the regional strategy in concert with the commercial management, technical service and research and development teams.


•    Responsible for the implementation of marketing plans and regional strategies in the North, Central, and South American region. Provides key input for creation of the global marketing strategy. Assist the regional manager with establishment of regional objectives, i.e. sales targets, price and cost goals, etc., that are consistent with the global strategy.  
•    Manage the promotion of Evonik’s release coatings in the region including the creation of sales collateral, advertising and trade shows.  The position is also responsible for managing the promotional budget.
•    Conduct market research and provide input for strategy creation, new product opportunities.  Reports quarterly on industry trends and competitive activities; and analyze financial viability of future products by establishing market size, adoption rates, as well as development, and registration costs.
•    Manages new product roll-outs and implements product obsolescence in the region. 
•    Takes the lead in organizing and developing the short and midterm financial forecasts.



The ideal candidate for this position has at least three years of commercial experience in the pressure sensitive or more broadly the converting markets and has; 
•    B.S. degree in Business, Marketing, Chemistry or Engineering
•    Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills.  The ability to work in teams.  Strong computer application skills.
•    Ability to travel twenty-five percent of the time. Most travel is domestic, but the position requires occasional overseas travel. 

•    Ideally 4-5 years of sales & marketing of technical products to industrial markets. Relevant experience in adhesive or label or paper or flim or silicone or  release coating markets or related industry.


Your Application

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Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.


Nearest Major Market: Richmond