Commercial Marketing Manager - Food and Beverage (Remote)

Posted 26 Apr 2022

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 245893



A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your Role:

MilliporeSigma has an opening as a Commercial Marketing Manager - Food and Beverage (F&B) Customer Segment!  In this role you will focus on driving short and long-term business plan execution for F&B testing, processing, and manufacturing customers in North America.


Reporting to the Commercial Marketing Director for Science and Laboratory Services (SLS), the Commercial Marketing Manager - Food and Beverage (F&B) will partner with global Segment Marketing and serve as a tactical liaison to the North America Industrial and Lab Testing sales teams.  You will also be translating marketing strategies into practical sales campaigns crafted to ensure the Commercial organization is effectively enabled to deliver on revenue growth goals. 


Open to Remote Worker in the US.


  • Supports for and/or ownership of: Sales tools (brochures, flyers, promotions), E-mail campaigns, on-line display advertising, Trade Shows, application notes / white papers, webinars, sales campaign training, and relationships with internal partners, the NA sales team & key customers
  • Translates segment strategy into North America commercial area marketing tactics
  • Assesses assigned market(s), analyzes trends, and prioritizes revenue growth opportunity
  • Assembles a suite of programs to communicate value propositions, develop markets and stimulate demand
  • Disseminates segment and commercial strategy to region or Commercial area sales teams
  • Ensures region or commercial area sales teams can effectively articulate value propositions
  • Monitors the effectiveness of business plans and collaborates with internal collaborators to optimize
  • Maintains business plan KPIs, monitors performance, and reports internally
  • Monitors F&B customer growth trends and deploys tactics to capture emerging opportunity  
  • Documents why customers buy and how they use MilliporeSigma products
  • Maintains a deep understanding of the Applications and Areas of Science where MilliporeSigma products are used
  • Identifies new Applications and Areas of Science where MilliporeSigma products can be used
  • Identifies KOLs and deploys teams to develop and handle relationships
  • Partners with the commercial team to stimulate demand through company events and Account Based Marketing (ABM) opportunities
  • Maintains an in-depth knowledge of the competitive landscape
  • Enables the region or commercial area sales team with tools to effectively deliver the value proposition
  • Generates leads through tradeshows and direct marketing activities, providing a robust pipeline for sales
  • Supports and/or produces live or recorded training presentations to sales force when appropriate 


Physical Attributes

  • Up to 20% of domestic travel to customers, trade shows, and internal meetings


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture or other life science field
  • 3+ years marketing and/or selling experience in the life science/food and beverage industry OR 3+ years of work experience in life science/food and beverage lab


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Business Administration
  • Knowledge from a prior commercial role or project management
  • Strong leadership and project management skills with acute attention to details
  • Strong analytical skills in using data to make sound recommendations and business decisions
  • Ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of independence
  • Ability to solve complex problems and overcome obstacles
  • Strong communication skills; ability to function in a complex business environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation experience to large and diverse audiences
  • Good foundation of marketing know-how, consumer insight and an understanding of how to manage all elements of the marketing mix



What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
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Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


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