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A leading global science company, DuPont applies its technology and expertise to find sustainable, innovative, and market driven solutions to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. With nearly 400 distinct commercial products and 2,500 employees worldwide, DuPont Industrial Biosciences (IB) is central to the Company’s strategic priorities.
Produced at 19 operating sites around the world, DuPont Industrial Bioscience division’s Bioactives, Biomaterials and Advanced Biofuels business segments address markets such as animal nutrition, food, detergents, textiles, personal care, and biofuels.
In December 2015, DuPont and Dow Chemical Company announced their merger agreement. With the closing of this synergistic transaction, it is the intention of both companies to separate into three independent, publicly-traded companies that each would be a strong, focused business with powerful innovation capabilities, enhanced global scale and product portfolios, focused capital allocation, and a distinct competitive position. DuPont Industrial Biosciences business would become part of a new Specialty Products Company. The merger transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2017.
As a member of the Industrial Biosciences Sr. Leadership/Executive team, the Global Marketing & Communications Leader will report to the Business President, Industrial Biosciences and will be located at our Wilmington, Delaware office. This position will partner with the Business President to lead the full scope of IB business marketing and employee communications as well as external/public affairs communications. This position’s primary focus is to develop the global communications and marketing strategy, providing strategic communications guidance to the business Leadership team with a focus on internal employee communications and business marketing that delivers business value, creates brand identity and supports employee engagement efforts. The position will provide leadership to a global team of communications and business marketing communications professionals focused on driving a consistent image and identity across the business.
Lead development of a business wide global external marketing communication strategy, encompassing our branding, thought leadership, public relations, advertising and digital presence.
Quantitatively measure the results of our investment in marketing and communications and use this to drive continuous improvement.
Identify opportunities to increase brand preference and loyalty
Develop strategic external communications as needed for the business leadership team
Provide leadership to internal employee communications efforts with a focus on increasing employee engagement and strengthening the culture in the organization.
Manage global budget and staffing to support implementation of marketing and communication programs; ensuring alignment with business leaders
Identify, leverage and implement the best practices, and common tools across the communication function.
Drive industry leading productivity for the function and integrate communication plans across businesses/regions where similar industries/markets are touched by brand positioning and messaging.