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Manager Communications, PR & Marketing

Waalwijk, Netherlands
Job ID: 45047

Description

Manager Communications, PR & Marketing

About the job

Our new Manager Communications, PR & Marketing works at the intersection of marketing and corporate communications and is focused on both brand recognition as well as an effective external representation of our companies towards our clients and the general public.

We are looking for an experienced, results-oriented communication & marketing professional to manage our external communication to our key stakeholders. You will also plan and execute corporate branding and marketing programs. Together with our leadership you will determine the optimal marketing mix and you will set-up a suitable structure (with internal and external resources) to support our European sites with their planned and ad hoc communication needs.

You will be reporting directly to the Executive Director Business Development Commerce EMEA and you will be working with our global marketing team based in the USA. This role will drive the vision, strategy and execution of our marketing initiatives and the right-sizing of the external communication for our strongly growing business in the EMEA region. You will be based at Waalwijk (NL) which is our EMEA headoffice.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Promote our services through thought leadership, (targeted) social media, posting / blogging, press releases, white papers, infographics and speaking;
  • Develop and launch the strategy for internal and external marketing of our services, with development & promotion of our customer-oriented solutions;
  • Communicate the value proposition of our services and develop the consultative sales approach that supports the selling process, including a library of assets, request for proposal toolkit and similar sales enablement assets;
  • Set-up and maintain an external communication network with internal resources at our local sites/countries and external press agencies in selected countries;
  • Develop a communication plan for our Commerce business’ sites in EMEA, including regular press releases on new services, contracts etc.;
  • Support our EMEA sites and work with our clients’ corporate communications with ad hoc communication requests;
  • Manage external media relations.

Your competencies and education

  • You have at least a Bachelor degree in a relevant field of study e.g. Marketing, Product Management or Communications Management;
  • Minimum of 5 years experience;
  • You have a demonstrated track record of successful execution of messaging, positioning and competitive asset creation and delivery in a corporate communications role;
  • Leadership experience (ideally) with excellent communication skills in English both written and verbal, and the ability to communicate and translate technical issues for business users;

Furthermore we prefer you have a B2B marketing and/or corporate communication background, with a particular expertise in promoting complex services solutions and driving links to external stakeholders including clients and media channels. You should be highly analytical and measurement-driven, focusing on marketing efforts in the areas that provide the best return for our company. You have very good communication skills, both written and verbal.

About Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services

Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services is the e-fulfilment (i.e. warehousing & returns) partner of major e-tailers including bol.com, Zalando and ASOS. We are also a Technology lifecycle business with clients such as Vodafone, Orange and Tele2.

We and our customers have been growing strongly for years. As a result, we continuously innovate and invest in people, machines, buildings and software. In EMEA we presently have more than 7,500 associates working for us in more than 30 sites in 9 countries. The majority of our associates are Operators, working in our warehouses and return centers.

What we offer

An incredibly challenging and dynamic international work environment. An opportunity to make huge impact on business results and company culture. 

We also offer excellent primary and secondary employment conditions commensurate with market conditions. You will receive an annual employment contract with the prospect of a permanent contract afterwards.

Apply

Do you want to make an important contribution to achieving sales objectives of Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services? Apply now via the 'Apply' button. Still have questions? Don't hesitate to ask! Please contact Jacqueline Vreijdenberger on +31 6 11 076 113. 

A VOG application and personality questionnaire are part of the application process. 

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