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Director (m/f) Strategic Marketing - Active Packaging

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Evonik Industries AG | Essen | 15.06.2015

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. Profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company form the heart of Evonik's corporate strategy. Our innovative spirit and integrate technology platforms support our strategic focus on high-growth megatrends in health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. We offer firstclass development opportunities. Start your future with us! You can find more information at

The Resource Effieciency Segment supplies high-performance additives, polymers, resins, and crosslinkers for environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient system solutions to the automotive, paints, coatings, adhesives, and construction industrie.

The Active Packaging unit of our Resource Efficiency Segment has an immediate opening at the Marl (Germany) site for a



- Assist in developing the business strategy for expanding the global "Active Packaging" growth business
- Conceptual planning and execution of the global marketing activities
- Identification of (end) markets, lead customers, and value levers
- Responsibility for the prospective further development of the product portfolio and product lifecycles, including business plan
- Structured expansion of market intelligence, incl. internal/ external capability analysis
- Close collaboration with Applied Technology, R&D, and in-house packaging network
- Exploration and validation of M&A options


- Successfully completed university degree or a comparable qualification
- Several years of professional experience, preferably also on an international level, in the area of sales and marketing for packaging solutions; along the value chain in the fields of food, pharma and/or cosmetics
- Specialized knowledge of technologies for improving shelf life would be desirable
- Fluent German or English skills; further languages are an advantage
- Distinct entrepreneurial way of thinking and acting
- Strong communication and team-working skills as well as a solutions-oriented approach to working
- Willingness to travel internationally

What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package.

Reach out to Evonik today, so we can reach tomorrow together. Then apply online via our online careers portal at