Lubrizol Marketing Manager in Blackley, United Kingdom

Marketing Manager

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colors from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale. With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent. To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Engineered Polymers at , Personal Care at , Home Care at , Lubrizol LifeSciences at , Performance Coatings at , and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems at .

Marketing Manager: Performance Coatings

Location: Blackley, Manchester or European base can be considered

Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits

Lubrizol Advanced Materials are looking to recruit a Regional Marketing Manager to join our Performance Coatings team.

You will develop and implement a marketing strategy, whilst taking responsibility for the day to day business, positioning Lubrizol Products within the market and provide the management of the technical support.

In this role you will support the sale of products with customer contact and / or merchandising.

You will ensure regional alignment to the global marketing and business strategy and support continuous profitable growth.

Experience of managing a team is a must, as you will have direct line management responsibility for a team, based in the UK and across Europe.

This role, can be based from the Lubrizol Manchester site, or at one of Lubrizol’s offices across Europe.

If successful, you will: -

  • Develop and implement a regional marketing strategy for a given market segment in line with global marketing and business strategy.

  • Direct marketing activities in all areas of the marketing mix to reach continuous profitable growth in line with business strategy.

  • Set pricing strategy by analysing price and margin.

  • Direct and develop promotional activities, sales tools, advertising, customer presentations, trade shows and conferences.

  • Define new product development projects.

  • Provide market intelligence including showing opportunities, trends and market requirements.

  • Be a Key Member of the Regional Business Team

  • Report Directly to the Regional Business Director

To be successful you will have:-

  • Typically educated to degree level in a business/marketing or technical discipline or with equivalent experience.

  • Min. 5 years’ experience in sales, marketing or business development.

  • Very good English skills. Additional European language is an asset.

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