Ingredion Incorporated Digital Marketing Manager in IL, United States

TITLE: Digital Marketing Manager

LOCATION: Westchester, IL

REPORTS TO: Director, Marketing & Digital Communications

Ingredion is hiring a Digital Marketing Manager to lead all regional digital marketing activities in US/CAN. As Manager, you will support, define and implement the digital requirements of all US/CAN regional marketing programs with specific responsibilities for websites, automated marketing email communication, SEO, social media, mobile applications and CRM. This includes partnering with regional marketing managers and our go-to-market teams and appointed agencies to define and execute the digital strategy for the region while also supporting execution of the global digital strategy.

As Digital Marketing Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and implementing a digital marketing strategy for the region and supporting the creation, curation and publishing of high-value content assets to respective digital channels.

  • Defining, developing and executing digital elements of the annual integrated marketing plan.

  • Ensuring our customer-facing websites are kept up-to-date and continuously refreshed, including management of SEO.

  • Using Pardot platform to support the design and execution of automated marketing nurture campaigns as part of the integrated marketing communication plan.

  • Supporting our Regional marketing managers and go-to-market teams with best practice campaign use and management of Salesforce.com CRM system.

  • Leading social media strategy optimization and implementation across key channels including, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

  • Liaising with external agencies to deliver digital projects and campaigns on time and within budget. Challenging agency partners to provide creative and innovative solutions.

  • Project management of regional digital projects in close collaboration with Marketing Communications Director and external vendors/agencies.

  • Working with our Global Marketing team to support and implement regional elements of global digital and content strategies.

  • Collecting and analyzing key data to measure effectiveness of digital channels (website, marketing automation, social, etc) and providing insights and recommendations to marketing team and senior management.

  • Creatively scouting, assessing and recommending new communication tools, approaches and platforms based on existing, new and forthcoming technologies.

  • Partnering with regional and global peers to ensure digital marketing standards are followed and adopted as appropriate

This position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Want to further develop digital marketing knowledge, understanding and competency within an organization.

  • Take an external perspective in decision-making to put the customer at the center of every issue.

  • Have an ability to think strategically and translate strategy into actionable business plans.

  • Like to creatively explore multiple possibilities for addressing challenges and think “out of the box” to come up with the best solutions.

  • Have the ability to lead, inspire and communicate with confidence to senior levels of management

  • Lead effectively in matrixed organizations to achieve business objectives.

  • Are a self-starter who is responsive and flexible.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree highly preferred

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in marketing communications and at least 5 years within a digital marketing role. Previous experience in B2B marketing is preferred.

  • Proven ability in leading cross-functional teams and Strong project management skills.

  • Experience in leading external vendors and agency partners

  • Previous experience working with both portal and content management systems (Adobe Experience Manager an advantage)

  • Excellent copy writing skills and ability to demonstrate experience writing for digital audiences, including search

  • Experience with CRM solutions (Salesforce.com an advantage) and marketing automation tools (Pardot an advantage)

  • Experience with social media marketing and management tools (Hootsuite, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter an advantage)

  • Previous experience with SEO and SEM.

  • Experience with basic HTML coding and other digital technologies an advantage.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to travel up to 20%

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As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offer great careers across various functions. If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. Successful: Grow with a leader. Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance. Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values. We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business. Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do. Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.

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Ingredion Incorporated is a leading global ingredient solutions provider to the food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing and other industries. Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, USA, we turn grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant materials into value-added ingredients and biomaterial solutions. With more than 11,000 employees around the world, our ingredients make crackers crunchy, yogurts creamy, candy sweet, paper stronger and add fiber to nutrition bars.

If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. 

What is the formula for a winning career?

It starts with joining a thought leader, innovator and true high performer, grounded in values and driven to innovate and advance.  As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offers great careers across various functions—corporate, scientific, engineering and operations, sales and technical service, marketing and more. 

Successful: Grow with a leader.  Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance.

Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values.  We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business.

Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do.  Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.