Olenex, a full-function joint venture between ADM & Wilmar, offers customers around the globe a comprehensive portfolio of edible oils and fats, from commodities to specialties, as well as superior technical support. Olenex owns and operates a specialty oils and fats facility and a palm refinery in Hamburg, Germany, as well as tropical oils processing plants in Brake, Germany and Rotterdam, the Netherlands. It also manages raw materials sourcing, trading, sales and marketing operations. In addition, Olenex markets refined oils and fats from ADM’s plants in the Czech Republic, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland and the U.K. For our Central Post Office we are recruiting a self starting and hands-on 

Marketing Manager

Based in Rotterdam - The Netherlands  

As a Marketing Manager, you will be responsible to build, develop, implement and track the Olenex Sales & Marketing plan.

Build the Sales & Marketing Plan
The basics are there: but it will be your responsibility to continue to build and develop the Olenex Sales & Marketing plan. You will be responsible for its implementation and accomplishment. You will drive it through the organisation. You will be a vital contributor to ensure that it succeeds. To achieve this, you will work closely with colleagues from different departments and at all levels throughout the organisation.  

Maintain and develop effective marketing tools
You ensure that the brand awareness of Olenex is managed accordingly. It will be your responsibility to be creative and proactive. You will have the ability to think outside of the box. Ensuring that the brand Olenex strengthens its solid mark in the field of oils and fats, not only throughout Europe but pushing it across the globe. You are always alert of the consistency of the brand integrity, brand image and communication of Olenex.

Organisation of conferences
To represent Olenex at its best we want to be visible for a large public. To achieve this, you prepare different conferences and fairs not only in the Netherlands, but also Internationally. During these conferences and fairs you will be, together with your (account management) colleagues, representing Olenex.

Maintain up-to-date knowledge
You are familiar with our business. In cooperation with the Senior Sales Manager you provide input for the research and development of activities related to the oils and fats group. You follow the trends as wells as our competitors to create new and innovative strategies. You will be in close contact with our customers to find out what they have to say, and you will translate this into our business to help us define what next steps we could possibly take.

Prepare and submit reports 
It can happen that our Management has an ad hoc request for specific reports regarding achievements, opportunities and issues. Or that we need you to drive our balanced scorecard forward. Therefore it is important that the administration is always up-to-date and that your administrative skills are strong.

For this position we are looking for a colleague with ~5 years progressively international experience in Marketing and Sales, preferably in oils and/or fats. You have a clear and proven successful track record in marketing, related to the food industry. Given the international nature of Olenex, a good command of the English and Dutch language are required (German is an advantage). You have completed a University degree in Agriculture, Business Administration or Commerce.

Working at Olenex
We offer a dynamic job within an inspiring team with lots of opportunities to bring up and develop your ideas. Taking responsibility and personal development is self-evident. Additionally, we offer excellent working conditions and an attractive salary. For more information about Olenex we refer to www.olenex.com

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