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Sr. Marketing Communications Specialist

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Position Summary:

This position will drive awareness of the brand and lead generation for an

assigned market portfolio via globally-deployed campaigns. This position involves working

with marketing to plan and implement effective campaigns with strong and consistent value

propositions. The specialist will provide consultative communications expertise to marketing

during the annual planning process and through execution, manage the programs to budget

and deadlines, and communicate the deployed programs to stakeholders. Specific programs to

be planned and developed include advertisements, PR, direct mailers, product introductions,

product/market collateral, and internet market. This position drives business growth by meeting

or exceeding specific measures of results (e.g. cost per lead, sales-ready lead goals); anticipates

and reacts to performance trends; leverages business acumen to consider multiple solutions and

options to challenges.

Key Responsibilities:

• Manage annual product/market campaign plan to support business growth goals by

delivering globally deployable campaigns and meeting lead goals and budgets. Ensure

campaigns are tailored to meet the specific requirements of emerging markets. Includes

working with Marketing and other MarCom staff to develop effective plans; prioritizing and

managing those plans throughout the year to ensure projects are initiated and completed on

target.

• Guide Marketing in selecting appropriate MarCom tactics to meet the campaign objective.

Tactics include sales collateral, print and on-line advertisements, direct marketing, product

announcements, press releases, article placement, technical web content, multimedia, social

media, etc.

• Ensure robust new product introductions are delivered to introduction time line and in

accordance with product launch process.

• Implement contingency programs to maintain awareness and lead generation when planned

campaigns / new product introductions are delayed.

• Select and manage all outside MarCom vendors to ensure that marketing goals are achieved

as per the plan.

• Work with regional channels to deploy campaigns globally. This includes supporting

translation requests, and other localization elements.

• Recommend expenditures and actively participate in campaign development discussions.

Manage and implement assigned programs. Manage expenses to budget and communicate

budget status on a regular basis.

• Monitor and report effectiveness of marketing communications programs on a regular basis.

Identify opportunities for improvements.

• Support MarCom efforts in growth regions and support implementation of database that will

help manage customers, prospects and contacts.

• Liaise with other marketing communications personnel across the company to further

integrate and package the portfolio with other products, services and vertical markets to form

a total solution offering.

• Provide mentoring role to colleagues and exhibit role of the leader attributes.



Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

• B.S Degree in marketing, communications or related field. Graduate coursework is

desirable.

• 8+ years of marketing communications experience in a business-to-business

environment

• Strong project management skills, attention to detail, prioritization and decision-making

skills.

• Superior written and oral communication skills. Technical writing skills and comfort level

with scientific topics required.

• Experience with online lead generation and marketing

• Ability to work with remote teams.

• Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and projects.

• Proven ability to define processes to improve efficiency for all stakeholders.

• Experience with product launches.

• Excellent command of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Preferred:

• Industrial market and global experience preferred.

• Knowledge of contact management databases.

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