Marketing Communications Manager

Saint Paul, MN, United States

Job Description

Marketing Communications Manager, Lodging and Long Term Care Segments, Institutional Ecolab is the $14b billion global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world businesses in foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environment clean and safe, operate efficiently and achieve sustainability goals. At Ecolab, we are committed to growth and providing our customers with the most effective and efficient cleaning, food safety, and infection control programs available. We believe that our Marketing Department is one of the keys to our success. Marketing roles at Ecolab are very challenging and involve diverse skills and responsibilities. As a marketing function, we are committed to driving growth while providing individuals with a range of developmental career opportunities. The members of our marketing team have an opportunity to help our customers meet their goals, differentiate Ecolab from our competition, and impact the achievement of our aggressive growth targets. Ecolab’s Institutional business operates in 131 countries, serves customers across foodservice, hospitality, facilities, education and long-term care industries, and is a key growth driver. We work behind the scenes and in partnership with customers to help them deliver clean, safe spaces to help protect their reputations and optimize their operations, reduce risk and promote sustainability. As a Marketing Communications Manager for the Lodging and Long Term Care Segments within the Ecolab Institutional Business, you will help advance this forward-thinking, customer-driven business by creating and leading marketing communications strategies, planning and execution to strengthen the Ecolab brand and support and drive segment growth. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with segment, portfolio and global marketing teams, RD&E, corporate account and field sales teams, training, other communication teams across the Enterprise and agency partners to develop marketing communication strategies and successfully execute plans. You will be encouraged to bring new and different ideas to the team and be offered flexibility in execution. The ideal candidate will be an agile, self-starter with a growth mindset and propensity for results who has a passion for brand, customer experience (internal and external) and commercialization. We are looking for a strong, highly strategic, creative and collaborative project manager that has a demonstrated ability to achieve business results in a matrixed organization. Elevating our digital-first foundation will also be prioritized. What You Will Do: Create and lead marketing communications strategy, planning and execution to support Lodging and Long Term Care segments and drive business growth

  • Develop and manage all aspects of annual marketing communication plans that align to business strategies and initiatives
  • Drive profitable business growth through creative, bold, business-driven innovation launches and commercialization plans
  • Coordinate with multiple stakeholders and cross-functional teams and manage multiple vendor partners, including agencies and contractors, to produce effective marketing communications materials and execute on plans
  • Generate awareness, interest, engagement and qualified leads through creative, targeted, integrated brand and gain/grow campaigns
  • Strengthen relationships across brand and industry partners by leading marketing communication strategy and tactics, including managing media strategy, schedules and placements
  • Lead development of sales enablement tools and communication to support the Field and corporate account sales teams
  • Manage development and brand standards across deliverables and channels, including advertising, social, editorials, thought leadership content, websites, videos, sales collateral, tradeshow assets, webinars, and more
  • Proactively and continuously assess communications strategies against business objectives, serve as strategic counsel on marketing communication strategies and adjust as necessary
  • Partner with marketing and finance to manage annual budgets
  • Manage cross-functional approvals and negotiate changes to create compelling material that complies with brand, legal, safety and other requirements
Build brand through customer experience strategy and value messaging to enhance industry leadership position and drive customer consideration
  • Lead development of go-to-market messaging and creative that clearly demonstrates Ecolab’s value in the channels where our customers reside
  • Strengthen customer experience and value messaging on website and at industry events
  • Create and promote compelling, engaging thought leadership content that differentiates Ecolab’s value
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, marketing communications or equivalent
  • 8+ years of experience in marketing communications activities
  • Experience developing and managing effective strategic marketing communication plans, including digital strategy and new communication tactics and channels
  • Strong brand and budget management skills
  • Proven ability to simultaneously manage all facets of multiple projects, including strategy and implementation, scope definition, timeline, budget, quality, vendor partners, approvals, etc.
  • Ability to articulate vision and bring plans to life through story and creative design
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, attention to detail and use of sound judgment in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite
  • Ability to effectively manage scope of work and navigate in a matrixed organization
  • Strong problem-solving and negotiations skills; ability to anticipate issues and see the big picture beyond tactics
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills balanced with vision and creativity
  • Proven ability to work independently while handling multiple tasks
  • Business to business marketing experience
  • Executive presence
#li-uscf Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran. In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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