Vacature: Marketing Specialist, te Amersfoort

Functie : Marketeer
Functiegroep : Marketing & Communicatie
Soort vacature : detachering
Branche : Communicatie
Uur : 32 uur per week
Locatie : Amersfoort, Utrecht
Salaris indicatie : in overleg
Opleiding : HBO


Are you an experienced Marketing specialist, preferably with experience in animal health or nutrition industry? In this interim position you can contribute to the global market-share, sales and profitability of the global species portfolio in the short and long-term by leading and supporting cross-functional innovation teams in which specie specialists, R&D, country operations and support functions participate.

The Marketing Specialist will be delivering innovation by working closely with the R&D department and local market experts to develop and launch new products and services via global market-leading brand campaigns.

  • Coordinating R&D projects as the business lead and overseeing innovation project management using the Stagegate innovation process

  • Working closely with the R&D and specie teams to develop innovative market strategies, create and implement global product/brand campaigns and communications

  • Responsible for collecting feedback/input from local companies and R&D for the global innovation development

  • Understand, anticipate and explore market trends, expressed and unexpressed customers/farmers' unmet needs and take full advantage of them for the global ruminant portfolio

  • Establishing key relationships in the global functions and with local market managers, delivering marketing expertise and technical excellence where required globally

  • Involved in price positioning decisions of new and existing products in the portfolio in conjunction with the pricing team

  • Provide relevant input for strategic portfolio discussions & meetings

  • Monitor sales and market share developments in the key sales areas and regularly report these to the species director, other team members and key local market managers

  • Follow up of the implementation of Global Marketing campaigns within local markets

  • Manage effective and timely communication of knowledge and research using modern communication channels and market influencers

  • Establish and maintain close contact with people, both inside and outside the company relevant to the position

  • Within the approved budget, follow up expenses and assist monitoring promotional budget

 Start: 1 November, period: of 6 months 

Over het bedrijf

Our client is a global leader in animal nutrition and aquaculture feed. Innovation department is responsible for the R&D and Marketing strategy and drives the execution of the value propositions for its nutritional solutions portfolio and innovation strategy across geographies. . The Marketing specialists work across the species teams and other business areas).


  • Marketing degree preferably and/or a BS degree

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in the animal health/nutrition industry preferably in marketing or 8 years' experience in marketing

  • Minimum of 2 years product/brand management experience with an proven track record

  • Excellent communication skills and team working abilities

  • Creativeness, strategic orientation and good analytical and operational skills.

  • Language: Business English to a high level Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated team leadership experience especially with cross functional teams

  • Sales and marketing of products and services

  • Business to business (b2b) and direct to consumer marketing (b2c) within the agriculture industry

  • International experience specifically working with global brands

  • Developing, forecasting and launching new products.

  • Understanding and experience of working with R&D people and within innovation project development

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Bedrijfsnaam : USG Marketing, Communication & Sales Professionals USG MarComSales Utrecht
Telefoonnummer : 0307501810 (vast)
Adres :
Euclideslaan 251 -
3584BV Utrecht
E-mailadres : info@usgmarcomsales.nl