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Marketing Specialist

Kekkilä-BVB is the European leader in horticulture. We provide products and services for professional greenhouse growers, consumers and landscapers to over 100 countries worldwide. We have strong product brands within the professional and consumer growing markets, trading under the names of BVB Substrates, Kekkilä Professional, Kekkilä Garden, Hasselfors Garden, Jardino and Florentus. Together with our customers we grow for a better future. Kekkilä-BVB is a part of Vapo Group.

Our retail business is growing, so we are currently looking for

Marketing Specialist

For our location Grubbenvorst, The Netherlands

In this position you are responsible to strengthen the position of Kekkilä-BVB retail as the best partner for retail customers in gardening industry in Benelux and Germany. You will support sales, manage the corporate brand and you are responsible on b2b communications.

As a European growing media market leader, we want to be the best in Horticulture and gardening. We offer you a great opportunity to be part of this journey of growth in present and new markets. You will support the business unit by providing market and customer insights, organizing events (online/ offline) & fairs, providing necessary marketing materials and optimizing the customer journey. You will be part of an international team of enthusiastic marketing professionals.

Would you like to bring your knowledge and experience to make sure Kekkilä-BVB is the best partner for retail customers in gardening industry?

Key responsibilities

  • Plan and execute communication plan and marketing actions to different customer segments in the Kekkilä BVB retail market areas
  • Develop and update retail website (including SEO & SEM) and social media channels (Linkedin)
  • Support sales team for example in producing different kinds of marketing material like catalogues, videos, e-learning material, flyers, signs and presentations
  • Organize trade fairs and webinars
  • For specific customer projects there may also include planning and developing innovative POS material, marketing plans and pack designs in co-operation with external partners

Main skills needed in the position

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in retail business is an asset
  • Knowledge of B to B marketing and corporate communication strategies
  • Experience within an international setting
  • Excellent communication skills and a creative writing skills
  • Comprehension of different digital communication channels and ability to use them
  • Project management skills; can create impact and get things done
  • Eye for detail and great problem solving mentality
  • Teamplayer with a hands- on mentality
  • Fluent in Dutch, English and German
  • Strong IT skills in Microsoft Office tools and experience in using marketing tools e.g. WordPress, Google Analytics, Adobe Photoshop, 23 and Linkedin

At Kekkilä-BVB you get a lot of flexibility, responsibility, variety and challenges. You will work in green business with inspiring and professional colleagues.

Our values are: Focus on customer success, Achieving together, Courage to renew and Trust through respect. If these resonate with you and you recognize yourself in the qualities described, please apply by May 19, 2021.

For more information about this position, please contact Kelvin Litjens at k.litjens@koenenenco.nl or +31887747894.

Position
Marketing Specialist

Location
Grubbenvorst, Netherlands

Posted on
April 26, 2021

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