NJ Employer Marketing Specialist (Coating Resins, Americas) in Parsippany, New Jersey

Evonik Corporation seeks a Marketing Specialist (Coating Resins, Americas) to develop and execute Evonik's regional Product Group Strategies for the Coating Resins division within the Americas, with emphasis on Latin American companies and the shift from epoxy coatings towards polyester coating technologies. Develop and execute comprehensive Latino-focused market penetration strategy. Support analysis of potential regional investment projects. Compare functionality and application of products utilizing marketing analysis and formulas including pivot tables, Porter-five-forces-analysis, ABC analysis, value prepositioning, distribution channel analysis, among other methodologies. Perform market intelligence (competitor and market monitoring) and price management (monitor market prices, control price spreads, and conduct customer price segmentation, value-based pricing). Contribute to development of short- and mid-term term Marketing plans for Coating Resins Product Groups, drive customer portfolio and profitability analysis. Responsible for distributor management, contractor management, related establishment of target agreements, and respective target evaluations in alignment with Sales Team (no direct reports). Up to 40% domestic and international travel required, including 2-4 months at a time in Brazil or Mexico for special project driven tasks, visiting, and interacting with local potential customers.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Marketing, Business, Chemistry, Engineering, or related scientific discipline and 2 years of experience in sales and marketing following B2B (business-to-business) dynamics. Will accept a 3-year Bachelor's degree. Requires 2 years experience in the following: working with cross-functional and cross-regional hierarchy levels as part of the decision making process; intensive CRM system usage; as an advanced user of Excel pivot tables; commercial experience in Latin America. Required skills: evidence of active project/product/operations management experience in an international context including certifications or college-level coursework in project/product/operations management; market intelligence and support of strategy development; SAP; Porter-five-forces-analysis, ABC analysis, value prepositioning, and distribution channel analysis. Up to 40% domestic and international travel required, including 2-4 months at a time in Brazil or Mexico for special project driven tasks, visiting, and interacting with local potential customers.Please submit resume to Gail Hofmann, Evonik Corporation , 299 Jefferson Rd., Parsippany, NJ 07054, req. # 98088. EOE.