Senior Marketing Manager,

United Kingdom, England, Slough

Business unit: Decorative Paints

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


Senior Marketing Communications Manager
Up to £80,000 + 25days holiday, pension, flexible benefits, staff discounts and more
This is a fantastic role for a marketing project manager with great team building skill.
As Senior Communications Marketing Manager you will lead your team to deliver effective communication and activation plans across the UK trade portfolio. Taking an active role in the Marketing Communications Leadership Team, you will shape the direction of the medium and long term Marketing Communications strategy and will be the essential link between the insights team, other segments of the Marketing function and your team to ensure delivery of function wide plans and KPIs.  

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March 26, 2017

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United Kingdom





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Decorative Paints

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Job requirements/Candidate profile

Of graduate calibre you must have experience operating at a senior level within marketing. You will have previous experience of marketing communications from either a hands on or steering capacity . You will have developed a passion for understanding end users and expertise in managing external agencies and suppliers. You will also have the ability to build high performing teams. You will be experienced at controlling budgets and operating a stage gate approach to innovation too. An effective project manager you possess a good understanding of brand management, strong communication skills and the ability to leverage market research to create insights or identify opportunity gaps.
AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.
At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be Innovation Senior Marketing Manager in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop please visit our website via the link.
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