North America Marketing Communications Manager



As the world's largest manufacturer of machinery and equipment focused solely on the agricultural industry, AGCO offers some of the most well respected, forward-thinking brands on the market. At AGCO, we’re not just manufacturing machines—we're manufacturing a brighter future for farms everywhere. With our industry-leading machinery and equipment backed by exceptional parts, service and support, we make working with us easy. AGCO takes farming further, faster.

Position Details

North America Marketing Communications Manager
Northern Illinois
Assumption, IL

Farmers’ Work Can’t Stop, So Neither Can Ours!

We’re Hiring to Help Feed the World.

AGCO’s Grain and Protein brands help our customers nourish a growing population, respond to increased demand for high-quality protein and preserve more of what’s produced. We’re currently seeking a Marketing Communications Manager to join our North American Marketing Team in Assumption, IL, USA.

Job Summary:

The Marketing Communications Manager - North America is responsible for leading the North American Marketing Communications team and is accountable for the execution of the AGCO Grain and Protein regional marketing strategies. The Marketing Communications Manager directly manages a team of marketing professionals and is tasked with working cross functionally within the region’s sales divisions and the global marketing department to deliver the following, in support of the AGCO Grain and Protein North America business.

  • Marketing Collateral 
  • Brand Websites 
  • Formal Dealer Communications 
  • Advertising Campaigns and Materials 
  • Public Communications 
  • Marketing/Sales Tools 
  • Product Promotions 
  • Product Launches 
  • Product Catalogs

What You Will Do:

  • Lead a team of marketing professionals by demonstrating quality leadership, building employee engagement, and driving team vision. 
  • Collaborate with Business Unit Directors and their teams to create annual marketing plans including promotions, product launches, programs, and other initiatives. Manage execution of each annual marketing plan. 
  • Manage quality of communications crafted from other departments to make sure they conform to communication guidelines; oversee distribution to the dealership network. 
  • Partner with Global Product Management, Global Marketing, Engineering, and Sales on new product development, working closely to plan and executing all product launches. Ensure clear product positioning is established and executed through product development process. 
  • Create media plans for each business unit and manage the team to implement advertising programs targeted towards both the end user and the Dealership channel. 
  • Prepare and monitor the marketing discretionary budget by division on a quarterly and annual basis and allocate funds wisely

What You Will Need:


  • B.S Degree in Business Marketing or Communications and / or marketing academic background,


  • Minimum 5 years of management experience 
  • Experience at a marketing agency or demonstrated project management skills with internal and external teams. 
  • Customer Focused 
  • Prior experience working across multiple company functions preferred 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, can approach people proactively, can train/coach 
  • Able to quickly adapt to a fast changing environment 
  • Self driven 
  • Accountable, trustworthy 
  • Team oriented 
  • International / Global commercial experience a plus

A Plus If You Have:

  • Marketing leadership experience in a B2B environment

Travel Required:

  • North American travel is expected less than 25% of time.

What We Offer:

  • GLOBAL DIVERSITY – Diversity means many things to us, different brands, cultures, nationalities, genders, generations – even variety in our roles. You make us unique!
  • ENTERPRISING SPIRIT - Every role adds value. We’re committed to helping you develop and grow to realize your potential.
  • POSITIVE IMPACT – Make it personal and help us feed the world.
  • INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES - You can combine your love for technology with manufacturing excellence – and work alongside teams of people around the world who share your enthusiasm.

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