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Type: Full-Time
Location: Dublin, Ohio

Job Description:

Ashland LLC

Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?

Are you always solving?

Then we’d like to meet you and bet you’d like to meet us.

Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a Global Marketing Manager to join our Pressure Sensitive Adhesives business at our Dublin, Ohio office. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Adhesives business. This position will report to the Sr. Director of Marketing & Business Management.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Market trends analysis and assessment, and competitive analysis for the segment and associated product lines

  • Gathering voice of customer and market needs (CTQs), feeding the front end of the innovation/growth technology project pipeline

  • Working in partnership with Technology/R&D, Sales & Product Management in moving projects through the innovation/growth product development stage gate process, including updates on market,  financials, etc.

  • Develops and communicates customer application economics

  • Organizes new product launches, including defining value propositions, value pricing, salesforce training and sales tool development in collaboration with the regional teams

  • Conducting New Product Gate 6 post launch project reviews

  • Developing marketing and customer communication strategies and plans, including trade show strategy and participation, promotional literature, press releases, social media, etc. in collaboration with Marcomm and Sales teams

  • M&A candidate identification, evaluation and collaboration

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum 5 years sales/marketing experience in a marketing role in a B2B environment

The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • Master degree

  • In depth knowledge of the pressure sensitive adhesives market and product lines

  • Marketing Skills – market exploration & analysis, competitive & market attractiveness assessment, and ability to clearly define value propositions

  • Strategy Development & Implementation

  • Project Management – coordination of multifunctional teams and experience driving projects through the innovation stage gate process; financial analysis

  • Interpersonal and Communication skills – ability to interact and network with people at different levels in the organization, internal and external; ability to prepare and present business cases and projects to various levels in the organization

  • Experience launching products, including clear communication of benefits, sales tools development and salesforce training

In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland LLC. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, personal care and pharmaceutical. Visit to see the innovations we offer.
At Ashland our vision is to be a leading, global specialty chemicals company whose inspired and engaged employees add value to all we touch. In fact our people, employees, customers and vendors define who we are. They are the driving force behind everything we do.
Not only do we value our customers but we value our employees, and we work to offer them a dynamic and challenging environment. We hold ourselves to high standards at Ashland, and we value integrity and honesty.
Ashland has a history of attracting the best people and keeping them. The reasons are simple: industry competitive salary and benefits, pay-for-performance incentive plans and a diverse work environment where employees feel challenged and valued. People come to Ashland and stay. As a growing Fortune 500 specialty chemicals company, we offer opportunities for development and advancement throughout our global organization. Our values define who we are and what we care about as a company. If you are looking for a relationship with a company instead of simply a job, this may be a great fit.

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.