Our Client Polyscope Polymers was Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Geleen, the Netherlands, Polyscope is a young, entrepreneurial, and highly innovative global market player in specialty polymers. They are the global leader in the research, development production, and supply of styrene maleic anhydride (SMA) copolymers, terpolymers, and SMA-based derivatives – also known as the fundamental building blocks of countless chemical processes and solutions. Their current ambition? To accelerate their transformation to become a sustainable specialty chemicals player and the global leader in strategic markets via game-changing partnerships and innovations. This is why they have become as of January 2022 a VertellusTM company. Vertellus is a leading supplier of specialty chemicals serving a variety of industries. They produce key ingredients for essential everyday items including toothpaste, deodorants, vitamins, pharmaceuticals, insect repellents, food additives, adhesives, fuel, tires, paint, paper, and packaging To realize their ambition, we’re looking for a: Marketing & Communication Manager Fresh thinking, doing things differently and able to put Polyscope and their solutions in the spotlight at the center of a fast-changing global marketplace OVERVIEW: You’ll be responsible for the global positioning of Polyscope and their strategic business market segments. The vital work you do will help them attract, engage and retain world-class customers, leading business partners, and talented employees. Your focus will be on defining their Marketing & Communication strategy and objectives, and then implementing this in a hands-on way by connecting with stakeholders around the world. As a member of the Human Capital Center team, you’ll work closely with a diverse range of colleagues, as well as with their other business units and departments and their external business partners. RESPONSIBILITIES & ACTIVITIES: Overall responsibility •Translating Polyscope’s strategy and ambition into the corporate Marketing & Communication plan, including budgeting and managing expenses •Taking a hands-on role to implement and safeguard corporate alignment across the organization, working hard to ensure employees are committed and follow corporate Marketing & Communication guidelines globally •Generating market and business intelligence insights from key sources such as the Polyscope website and event analytics •Managing key Marketing & Communication operations and tools •Enhancing brand management on a corporate, business, product level, as well employer branding Global positioning of Polyscope internal/external) to attract and retain customers, business partners, and employees: •Co-creating and implementing corporate identity, including Marketing & Communication events, content, and tools •Managing internal and external communications Global positioning of strategic business market segment, including our value propositions and business models, to attract and retain leading customers and business partners: •Securing Marketing & Communication intelligence to help their Business teams define and execute their strategic plans •Developing and implementing related Marketing & Communication campaigns and tools •Defining target customers and/or business partner groups, with the use of marketing inbound and outbound marketing tools •Supporting the development of value propositions and messaging for existing and new products, including Sales & Marketing tools to communicate this message to target customers globally •Organizing and attending leading industry exhibitions, including developing engagement plans before during, and after events and executing plans in coordination with Polyscope’s Business Market Segment teams CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS: •Minimum bachelor’s level education and at least three years’ experience within a mid-size B2B environment (100–300 employees), preferably within the chemicals or plastics industries •A good understanding of Marketing & Communication activities in a chemical production environment •Ability to develop and write a Marketing & Communication plan based on the corporate and business strategy •Excellent knowledge of English and at least one other European language •Excellent project management and planning skills •Experience deploying a good marketing mix (both online and offline) to communicate effectively with target groups internally and externally •A proven track record in setting up and rolling out effective, target-driven campaigns PERSONAL CHARACTERISICS & COMPETENCIES: •Authentic – personality-driven – they feel like they already know you •Able to express yourself and present Polyscope in a fresh way that separates you from the pack •Communicator – curious – connector – co-creator – catalyst •A natural drive to be successful, and make others successful •Self-starter and hands-on attitude POLYSCOPE OFFERS YOU: •A competitive salary (based on education and experience), plus bonus package •25 days holiday with the option to buy extra •An attractive pension plan and training/education opportunities •The support to independently fulfill your position, develop yourself, and achieve results •A challenging, dynamic, informal working environment that offers flexibility, freedom, and individual responsibility, together with first-class career development opportunities INTERESTED? Limbourg & Partners takes care of the recruitment and pre-selection for this position. For more information about our client, the position and the procedure you can contact Harry Kikken, Managing Director (+31 (0)6-205 44 191). If you want to respond immediately, we look forward to receiving your resume with a short motivation letter.