Agriculture Division in South Europe (IT, ES, PT, GR) with the potential to grow into a wider managerial role including Sales in the short to medium term.
What You Will Do in the Marketing Manager Role :
Gather & consolidate market insights and identify local market trends through Voice of Customer (VOC) and other methods
Identify customers’ drivers and needs at the local level
Monitor competition offerings and market position
Adapt regional strategy to develop local strategic and tactic measures
Identify local opportunities or whitespaces that can bring innovation and profitable growth to local markets
Develop short and long-term plans for demand generation, sales and inventory forecasting.
Support sales growth, customer retention and profitability of the business by execution of marketing programs.
Assure efficient roll-out of new products and services into the region
Manage all local marketing communication activities including advertising and promotions
Provide Ecolab sales force with marketing support, including sales tools, training, competitive intelligence and actionable reporting
Assist in developing sales and customer training programs and sales tools to support the sales force in response to customer and competitive needs.
Lead cross functional teams, as needed, to deliver project results.
Participate in key Associations and develop connections to key opinion leaders
Organize and represent ECL at Exhibitions and Congresses
Build and maintain strong connection into the regional Agri. marketing team
Leverage best practices wherever possible
Position will be based in Milan (Vimercate)
What’s in it For You :
The opportunity to take on meaningful challenges in the world of modern agriculture, helping dairy farmers to improve animal welfare, to provide safe food while improving farm economics
The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about its customers
The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best
Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor / Master Degree and 8 years of professional experience or MBA in Marketing, Food Science or Chemistry with 5 years of experience in Marketing
Knowledge / Experience in Agricultural environment
Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Languages : Fluent Italian and English, other European languages would be an additional advantage
Ability to relate to people and complex organizational structures strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization
Demonstrated initiative and leadership skills setting vision and strategy, planning, critical thinking, orchestrating cross-
functionally, overseeing multiple project elements and proven track record of results
Effective oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, good attention to detail and use of sound judgment in a fast-
paced environment are essential
Must have demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks
About Ecolab Agriculture : Ecolab Agriculture Europe is a part of Ecolab’s Food and Beverage division. Ecolab F&B Agriculture Europe provides a comprehensive approach to dairy farm hygiene including product, equipment and service solutions for dairy farmers.
The solutions include udder care and milking machine hygiene products.