• Technology Marketing Specialist

    Job Locations US-WI-Beloit
    Requisition ID
    2018-14802
    Division
    Kerry
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Recruiter
    JH2
    Posting Type
    LI
    Posting Type
    CB
  • Company Overview

    Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

     

    Leading to better.

    Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!

     

    Leading to better, together. 

    Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage.  Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:
    •Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
    •Empowering our people
    •Promoting diverse thinking
    •Investing in innovation
    •Acting on sustainability
    •Embracing our differences

     

    Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
     

     

    Description and Responsibilities

    The Technology Marketing Specialist is responsible for working closely with the Senior Technology Marketing Manager in the transformation of a selected suite of Kerry’s Strategic Growth Initiatives (SGIs). This role will also support the SGI Business Development Manager and Strategic Marketing teams across a range of categories, businesses, and customer segments to help build a go-to market plan for internal and external communications. A key objective for this role will be to ensure communication across all the teams are well aligned and teams are accomplishing their responsibilities for the SGIs.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Project Management & Collaboration
      • Assist in the project management and execution of high quality, trend and insight driven marketing communication initiatives on SGIs
      • Collaborate with key Kerry departments to act as the conduit for deliverables with assigned presentation and platform initiatives
      • Interact with the Food, Beverage, and Meat marketing teams to leverage their SGI knowledge in order to build out the go to market plan and provide the tools needed for their customer facing opportunities
    • Communication & Messaging, Brand Positioning
        • Develop and create marketing communications collateral outputs such as presentations, video/audio files and printed sales materials to be accessed by the Business Team and sales organizations across N. America
        • Interact with the MarComm team to provide guidance and content for external communication plans
        • Participate in content harvesting for copywriting purposes supporting various marketing initiatives
        • Responsible for timely communication and training of sales teams on product portfolio initiatives
        • Manage creative development process by developing creative briefs, timelines and approving creative execution to ensure consistency with brand standards
    • Interact with senior leaders in the organization to provide monthly reporting of SGIs performance and communicate ongoing activities
    • Insight Development
      • Synthesize proprietary and secondary marketing research data to develop persuasive, compelling insight messages to be deliver through presentations and marketing collateral
    • Content Management
      • Keep all files/presentations up to date and provide reports as required
      • Manage the SGI’s digital content, including but not limited to: sales collateral, podcasts, videos, webinars, training guides, etc.

     

    Qualifications

      • BS degree in Business, Marketing, Strategic Communications or related field. 
      • 2-3 years of experience in a contemporary marketing function within the food ingredient industry developing strategic communications in business-to-business or business-to-consumer environment.
    • Market research & analysis experience

     

      • Familiarity with Food Science technologies and Clean Label activity is preferred
      • Excellent writing and editing skills and masterful power point skills a must
    • Excellent oral presentation skills
    • Passionate about the food and beverage industry

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