Marketing Communications Director


About Us:

A trusted partner at nearly three million commercial 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 45,000 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

Marketing Communications Director
Twin Cities Metro
St. Paul, MN

Ecolab is a company committed to growth and we believe that marketing communications is one of the keys to our success. As a member of our marketing communications team, you will 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 is seeking candidates for a marketing communications director in its Global Pest Eliminations business. This position is responsible for the development, management and execution of marketing communication programs and activities. This position will work with senior leadership, marketing and training to refine our positioning and messaging, and promote the business offerings and expertise. The successful candidate will have strong project management skills and experience creating a range of communications materials and managing all communications channels. The manager will have strong leadership abilities, excellent strategic skills and a collaborative work style to effectively operate within a matrixed organization.

What you will do:

  • Lead positioning strategy and go-to-market communication of value proposition 
  • Develop pull marketing strategies with a focus on thought leadership 
  • Develop leadership and internal communication strategies to drive field engagement 
  • Develop all content marketing material to support sales 
  • Lead, manage, develop team of marketing communications associates 
  • Drive alignment with marketing, regional marketing and sales teams to ensure priorities to drive business growth are clear 
  • Provide oversight of the development of all global marketing communications program material and lead the planning of communication projects, including digital content strategy and management 
  • Plan and execute national leadership meeting 
  • Develop messaging and creative concepts and deliver content that supports brand strategy 
  • Develop and manage agency relationships 
  • Manage communications budget 
  • Travel 10-20% based on business needs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree, preferred focus in Communications, Business and/or Marketing or relevant liberal arts degree (English, Economics) 
  • 10 or more years of experience in marketing communications activities, and sales support and recognition programs 
  • Proficient with Adobe CC (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator) 
  • PR and Social media expertise

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