• Marketing Specialist

    Job Locations US-WI-Beloit
    Requisition ID
    2018-15623
    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 Marketing Specialist is responsible for design, strategy, and execution of the verbal and visual messaging, execution and brand alignment across our Foundational Technologies, with a particular focus on Kerry’s Nutritional Beverage platform and FI&A. Additionally, this role manages the tactical plans that showcase Kerry’s unique value proposition tied to specific accounts. The Marketing Specialist leads the creation of persuasive, compelling messages which are delivered through internal presentations to the company’s executive and senior teams and externally through customer-specific presentations to the customers’ executive/senior leaders.

     

    Responsibilities:

     

    • Act as the marketing champion for FI&A within North America as relates to the Beverage EUM.
    • Lead awareness and knowledge of the FIA technology marketing strategies and plans, and ensure that they are embedded within the Beverage EUM marketing strategies and plans
    • Lead the implementation of best practices on the integration of technology into Beverage EUM marketing strategies, ensuring a culture of ongoing effectiveness and efficiency improvement
    • Support Strategic Marketing by helping to develop and execute marketing communication initiatives for assigned global and strategic accounts driven by Kerry’s push technologies, current trends in the marketplace, and Insights contributing to Kerry’s top line growth
    • Work with the Commercial Sales team to build marketing-to-marketing relationships with Kerry’s key customers, allowing for a deeper understanding of our customers business and the ability to advise on customer engagements.
    • Using the Market Insight Presentation process to project manage and deliver high quality, trend and insight driven customer centric presentations and events to including trends presentations, technology presentations, etc.
    • Share relevant Beverage EUM consumer and market insights from diverse primary and secondary research studies to help inform FIA and other technologies innovation pipelines and develop short/long term strategies
    • Collaborate with key Kerry departments to act as the conduit for deliverables with assigned presentation and platform initiatives including Sensory, R&D, Digital & Marketing Insights.
    • Manage budget/costs to plan of assigned businesses (i.e. advertising, trade shows, customer presentations, etc.)

    Qualifications

    Experience/Skills Required for the Role:

    • BS degree in Marketing, Nutrition, or Food Science.
    • 2-3 years of progressive experience in a contemporary marketing function. Science or Nutrition experience preferred
    • Ability to interact with senior leaders within the organization
    • Extensive experience pulling together the story objectively
    • Flexible with ability to adapt to shifting priorities, tight timelines, and ambiguity
    • Execution oriented
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills
    • Strong sense of accountability and independence
    • Proven track record of successful project management
    • Stellar communication skills via multiple forums
    • A passion for helping delight and nourish consumers with food and beverages
    • Leadership, and facilitation skills
    • Proven track record of creative project management and execution

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