Country Marketing Specialist

 •  Bayer Portland, OR and Parma, ID

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/15/17
Portland, OR
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/15/17

Country Marketing Specialist

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Country Marketing Specialist, are to: 

 

  • Support development of (M&S) medium term country strategy and plan (incl. Go-to-Market /channel management), translate crop strategies in the country and implement, and challenge crop marketing specialist if the strategy is not right/applicable;
  • Support and challenge the Country Sales Manager (CoSM), monitor country strategy implementation (alignment with marketing plans);
  • Drive customer / partner segmentation for respective country;
  • Advice and support implementation of price building in the country (above Rock Bottom Price) respecting crop pricing strategies,supporting and challenging the CoSM, (Crop Marketers, and Crop Sales Manager (CSM));
  • Drive development of go-to-market strategy (includes channelmanagement) for the country;
  • Adapt and fine tune global crop communication strategy coming fromCrop Marketing (briefs) and implement/execute them through third party or local BCS-CP organizations;
  • Activate the Nunhems brand for local market, prepare and implementcountry Marcom plan: Brand promotion, Seeds Fair, Customers meeting, etc.;
  • Actively support key field marketing activities, design and plan new variety launch event together with crop marketing specialists;
  • Check with legal in the country to make sure all our promotionmaterial and activities are following the local laws and regulations;
  • Collect, interpret, and translate country specific market &competitor intel into planning (analysis, follow up); support to andsupported by global Market Intelligence department (MCI);
  • Share market & competitor information with MCI unit, take actions if necessary to change our marketing plans;
  • Maintain interfaces with local CP marketing;
  • Frequent communication with crop specialists, CSMs, CoSM, anddrive alignment on any of the marketing aspect in the country.

     

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

 

RequiredQualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree with a preference in Marketing or a related field;
  • At least 5 years’ of related experience in Business-to-Business or Business to Consumers markerting;
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to influence stakeholders;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Travel approximately 40%-50% domestically, and 1-2 times a year abroad mostly to the Netherlands.

 

PreferredQualifications:

  • MBA;
  • Experience in marketing within a multinational company of highly technical product;
  • Fluent in Spanish.
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