Senior Director Marketing Communications


Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services. Every day, we help make the world cleaner, safer and healthier – protecting people and vital resources.

Ecolab is an Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

Position Details

Senior Director Marketing Communications
Twin Cities Metro
Saint 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 leader of the 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 senior marketing communications director in its Institutional North America business. This position is responsible for the development, management and execution of marketing communication strategies 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 through the customer experience journey. 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.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Establish and execute strategy for Marketing Communications function. Strategy will include Web, Digital, Print and other emerging and developing communication and sales activation platforms. 
  • Lead positioning strategy and in-market communication of value proposition 
  • Develop pull marketing strategies across key market segments with a focus on thought leadership 
  • Develop all content marketing material to support sales 
  • Lead, manage, develop team of marketing communications associates 
  • Drive alignment with marketing and sales teams to ensure priorities to drive business growth are clear 
  • Provide oversight of the development of all marketing communications program material and lead the planning of communication projects, including digital content strategy and management 
  • 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 
  • 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

Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families.

We offer benefits to support our associates’ health and wellness, such as healthcare and time-away policies. We also offer benefits designed to promote our associates’ financial well-being, including short- and long-term financial incentives and retirement income and planning.

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