Regional Marketing Manager – Europe Focus of EMEA Regio
Regional Marketing Manager – Europe Focus of EMEA Region Our Business is BiorationalsAt Valent BioSciences, our focus is on building the strongest portfolio of biorational solutions to improve agricultural productivity, protect public health, and keep our forests beautiful. It's all part of our commitment to creating value for our customers around the world — and doing so in a sustainable way. We invite you to explore our offerings and learn how Valent BioSciences can help you make a positive difference in your world. Regional Marketing Manager Based in Libertyville, IL will be Responsible for European Region Description of Job: This position will create and execute marketing strategies and plans in support for the Agricultural Biorational Business Unit (BBU) business to achieve the short- and long-term objectives supporting the BBU growth in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. The position will report to the VBC V.P. Business Management with a dotted line to the three Global Business Managers. Responsibilities include identifying and developing business opportunities, creating financial forecasts, developing segment specific marketing/business plans, and leading business unit branding strategies for the business’s three Agricultural platforms: Biorational Crop Enhancement, Biorational Crop Protection, and Biorational Rhizosphere (BCE, BCP and BRZ). Responsibilities may be expanded to include other technologies that could be added depending upon BBU needs. The position will be responsible for working with SCC colleagues to implement and execute BBU strategies in the region. Principal Responsibilities:Responsible for co-development and attainment of SRP and MRP financial goals at the region level and supporting regional affiliate initiatives to obtain these goals.Successfully splitting time to adequately cover the various Agricultural platform (BCE, BCP, and BRZ) initiatives.Provide Global strategic direction and work with affiliates to gain alignment of regional long-range marketing strategies and plans for the BBU Ag businesses and manage short-range objectives to meet near-term sales and profit goals.Analyze and interpret market research data to identify trends and opportunities and identify adjustments to strategies leading to sustainable and enhanced growth of business.Communicate global strategies and work with affiliates to support their implementation of these strategies.Work with affiliates to develop shared annual goals to meet strategic and financial objectives.Analyze and interpret market research to identify trends and opportunities and review these with affiliate partners.Assess and evaluate unmet market needs in order to coordinate and facilitate regional business expansion projects.Participate and provide guidance in the development of the annual R&D and Regulatory programs for the BBU product line.Participate in cross-functional teams to achieve business and product development objectives for product life cycle management and new product initiatives.Evaluate and assist in licensing and acquisition efforts to complement existing portfolio and take advantage of new products and market opportunities for the BBU business.Participate in industry initiatives and organizations to keep abreast of the changes in the market place and adjust marketing strategies accordingly. Experience: Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a marketing manager in an agricultural field, preferably with biorational product management, with a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of plant physiology, crop protection, marketing, promotion and demand creation. Strong background in branding, integrated media, and/or agricultural chemical products a plus.Education: Bachelor's degree, preferably in marketing or agricultural field, is required.Travel: Up to 50% (Primarily Europe of the EMEA Region)Apply for this job.