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Marketing Coordinator

Enza Zaden | hbo | Enkhuizen, Nederland
Geplaatst: 11/06/2021


Marketing Professional | Marketer | Hands-on | Analytical | Master degree 

Enza Zaden is a vegetable breeding company that develops vegetable varieties. We produce and sell the seeds of these varieties all over the world. Both for conventional and organic growers. 

Our goal is to grant people access to healthy vegetables. Anywhere in the world. Every day, more than 460 million people worldwide eat our vegetables. So, we are getting there... but there is still work to be done! Of course, we look further than present needs. In 2050, when there will be about 10 billion inhabitants on our planet, we also want to make sure that people have access to healthy vegetables.  

To achieve this, our vegetable breeders work with the best that nature offers. Supported by state-of-the-art technologies to speed up our breeding process. Speed of process is necessary as the development of a new vegetable variety takes at least 6 years. We focus on higher yield, resistance to diseases and pests and climate extremes such as heat and drought. Also taste, shelf life and nutrients. The results? Strong, healthy, tasty and climate-proof vegetable varieties with higher yield per square meter and less need of crop protection products or fertilizer. In short, sustainability is truly in our DNA. 

Our head office in Enkhuizen is our home base, but we have colleagues all over the world. Enza Zaden is an independent family business, where over 2000 employees from more than 40 nationalities closely work together in international teams. 

Enza Zaden is a global leader in the breeding business with over 2000 passionate employees working over five continents to realize our purpose: Breeding to Feed the World!

As markets change rapidly, we are strengthening the marketing organization. The marketing department is relatively new. That is why we are looking for a strong and independent Marketing Professional who knows how to find her/his way in the organization, a team player who easily builds solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

We are looking for an analytical and hands-on Marketer with an energetic and proactive attitude and with a growth mindset.

In this role you will report to the Regional Marketing Manager who is based in France.

What will you be doing?

Analyze the markets in which we are working and share the insights with the Marketing & Sales organization in West Europe. Run analytics and coordinate the collection of marketing intelligence for a crop or market that contributes to the creation of the local and regional marketing plans.

Understand Enza Zaden brand position and that of our products, building wider recognition through brand activation campaigns and events.

Understand the key strategies set for the region and translate into development, monitoring and execution of communication campaigns connected to the brand position in West Europe. You will be responsible for the execution of the marketing communication campaigns (from A to Z). You will be responsible for developing our activities into powerful and engaging content, on- and offline, to promote, strengthen and further develop the Enza Zaden brand equity. Further you will update the website, be responsible for the newsletters and the daily communication with the creative agency.

Lead our customer events and commercial activities, positioning our products and brands in the market for the various target groups in collaboration with our sales and portfolio team. You combine entrepreneurship and leadership with customer-orientation. You are a team player who understands or acknowledges the strengths of complementary teams. You like to think out of the box and put into place your creativity and innovative thinking, communication skills, and most important …. You have a passion for marketing!

In short you have or bring:

  • Master degree in Marketing, Communication, Economics or equivalent direction.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with execution of marketing campaigns in the food, vegetable or agricultural industry.
  • Analytical mind and number savvy.
  • Excellent communication skills, ‘can-do’ mentality, hands-on.
  • Good writing skills.
  • Creative and conceptual skills.
  • Excellent planning and coordinating skills.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English – other languages will be a plus.

You are currently living in The Netherlands. Please, send your application to our HR department, via the "apply" button.

Please apply via the link below, if you have any further questions you may contact Caroline van Oppen, Corporate Recruiter, +316 55680161 or c.vanoppen@enzazaden.nl