Marketing Manager - Face Care (North America)-1900505 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Marketing Manager – Face Care (North America) (1900505) – Florham Park, NJ
Where the Chemistry Happens
At BASF we are seeking a professional like you with a strong blend of strategic marketing and technical expertise to lead, execute and implement marketing initiatives for our Face Care market segment (Bioactives and Skin Care – leave on) in North America. Our Face Care experts create innovative ingredients and concepts for products that perform on skin and deliver appealing user experiences. With proven formulation expertise and an unsurpassed capacity to create sensory profiles, we address consumers' innermost needs.
Demonstrating your global experience, you will focus specifically on developing and driving market insights, new product commercialization and product positioning, value communication and promotions, building innovation pipelines, and customer marketing activities to generate pipelines. Managing and developing deep relationships with key stakeholders and cross functional team members, you will collaborate with marketing and technical resources to support and articulate capabilities, enlist support to provide understanding of customer needs and requirements, and proactively manage marketing developments. This role will require a domestic (international travel based on specific business needs) travel up to 20%.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your combined education and professional experience in Marketing, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering and your technical knowledge of Bioactives (e.g. Face Care, Skin Care) you will be responsible to lead and execute marketing initiatives to include strategic and tactical planning, organization, implementation and management of marketing activities that generate new prospect leads, advance existing opportunities and support customer retention; develop short and long term strategic marketing plans, including multi-touch, multi-dimensional programs with both inbound and outbound tactics to achieve revenue targets.
Utilizing your marketing segment knowledge and technical expertise, you will develop a deep understanding of BASF's Face Care market segment including trends, consumer preferences driving growth, customer needs and competitive dynamics; identify sources of differentiation for customer segments and develop solutions for customers; and develop purposeful positioning of Care Creation® brand in market with current portfolio.
Successfully engaging across the organization and demonstrating your exceptional business acumen will be vital as you collaborate and interface with cross functional teams (Sales, Technology, Product Management, and Global counterparts) to coordinate, communicate, and optimize the impact of marketing activities and adapt to changing and competing priorities based on business needs.
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.