Food & Beverage Marketing Communications Manager


A trusted partner at nearly three million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services. With annual sales of $13 billion and more than 47,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world.

Position Details

Food & Beverage Marketing Communications Manager
Twin Cities Metro
St. Paul, MN

The Food & Beverage division is expanding its Marketing Communications team with a newly created Global Marketing Communications Manager position. In this role, you will focus on developing strategic communications of product launches, enabling our regional marketing teams, and helping position our global product portfolios. You will collaborate with the other members of the global marketing team as well as collaborate with regional teams. The successful candidate will have strong excellent strategic skills, refined communications capabilities and a collaborative work style to effectively operate within a matrixed organization.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop integrated marketing communications plans to support program launches and collaborate on the regional rollout of the respective launches. (40%) 
  • Plan and lead creation of sales toolkits and thought leadership campaigns for key portfolios.(20%) 
  • Responsible for setting up and supporting customer journeys and lead generation campaigns (20%) 
  • Cultivate and manage global internal communications channels. (15%) 
  • Manage vendor partners including agencies, contractors and liaison with Ecolab corporate communications and division partners (5%)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7 years of professional experience or advanced degree with 5 years of experience Immigration sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience setting brand leadership strategy and tactics 
  • Managing communications efforts across multiple customer touchpoints and media channels – including print, email, digital 
  • Ability to effectively manage large, complex projects in a matrix organization 
  • Project management experience with scope definition, budget, quality, time, etc. 
  • Leadership and managerial experience with vendor partners 
  • Demonstrate B2B communications expertise with success marketing to companies and understanding how to effectively connect with and communicate to businesses 
  • Demonstrate strong skills in critiquing, problem-solving and negotiating to ensure all communication elements fit strategy to create impactful messages and deliver against business objectives 
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office suite 
  • Strong verbal and written skills, along with high level of executive presence 
  • Critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills balanced with vision and creativity 
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and InDesign


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