Manager, Global Communications
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world?s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team?especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. We are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America?s Best Employers in 2015. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future Where the Chemistry Happens? Marketing Communications at BASF revolves around the customer experience and driving profitable growth. The foundation for this is a strong team that brings specific application, industry and market knowledge in order to understand the diverse markets where we build trusting and satisfying customer relationships. Manager, Global Communications (1604024) As Manager, Global Marketing Communications you will provide strategic internal and external communications leadership for Global Strategic Marketing Herbicides and Insecticides, as well as Global Professional and Specialty Solutions. Formula for Success: You Will?Work closely with Global Crop Protection communications, Regional and Country communications teams, and other stakeholders to develop communications that will position the business among key internal/external stakeholders. Lead a team that is accountable for the development of key messages and images for use in a wide range of communications tactics; i.e.: global technical brochures, digital communications and tradeshows. Steer market communication approaches to key industry segments. Select, evaluate, and monitor performance of global agencies/vendors to maximize business results. Manage a budget of over %245 million and a team of communication professionals This position will report to the Vice President, Business Management – Professional and Specialty Solutions, and is part of the Global Marketing Communications organization. As a leader for BASF, you will? Coach and develop team members to reach their full potentialSupport development assignments and movement of talent across unitsMotivate and challenge to drive high performanceCommit to “hiring the best” internally and externallyCreate an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversityExecute performance and career development discussionsRole model and enable development of competencies in others needed to implement BASF's strategyEstablish and support a safety culture in which all accidents are preventableTo see more information on BASF in NC, go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSGe-AJKycc Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You? 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. BASFRSAs a leader for BASF, you are expected to? Play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to “hiring the best” internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable. Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You?BA/BS degree 10+ years of experience within marketing and/or communications Experience managing the development and execution of integrated programs, such as branding and corporate communications, including the use of print, digital and video tools5+ years people management Demonstrated experience delivering results through othersProven track record in developing and implementing a digital strategy for a growing business Experience in managing communications virtually, using partners and affiliates to support implementationWe Also Look For?Experience in managing communications Globally, using partners and affiliates to support implementationApply for this job.