Head of Marketing Communications (m/f/d)

Head of Marketing Communications (m/f/d)

Location: This position can be filled in one of our ELANTAS sites in Germany, Italy or Switzerland


Exciting tasks await you – Join us in shaping the future of ELANTAS' global marketing initiatives. As the Head of Marketing Communications, you will lead the direction of our strategy, guiding its development and execution. Your main responsibilities include:

  • Establishing and providing functional leadership to the divisional global Marketing Communications team
  • Developing, planning, and implementing the international Marketing Communications strategy
  • Creating segment-specific marketing plans and roadmaps in cooperation with the regional and business line teams
  • Collaborating with the business lines to prepare product and market information
  • Planning and implementing the internal communication for ELANTAS
  • Maintaining and optimizing communication platforms, e.g. web, social media channels
  • Coordinating marketing tasks with internal departments (such as ALTANA Corporate Communications and other divisional Marketing Managers) and external service providers
  • Maintaining and developing company and product branding, including a trademark strategy in the framework of ALTANA's corporate identity and design
  • Leading global marketing projects and initiatives


With this profile, you convince us – Are you a strategic thinker with a passion for marketing and public relations? If you're ready to make your mark in our collaborative environment, we would love to hear from you. We're looking for a candidate with:

  • A university degree in the fields of business administration, marketing, communications, journalism & media, or a comparable qualification
  • At least 5 years of relevant marketing experience – ideally in a global B2B environment
  • Proven experience in steering and managing marketing projects
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all internal and external stakeholders in a matrix organization and in an international business context
  • Excellent target group-specific communication and presentation skills, with a high level of professional and personal persuasiveness
  • An affinity for technical topics
  • High personal motivation, self-initiative and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Intercultural awareness and competence
  • Flexibility to travel globally
  • Experience in the chemical industry and familiarity with content management systems for inter- and intranet (especially SharePoint Modern Sites) would be a plus
  • Proficiency in German and English; further language skills are an advantage
  • Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other business systems

Our Plus

You can count on ALTANA – By joining the ALTANA Group, you will be working in an organisation with a unique culture of innovation which encourages individual ideas and talent, and promotes open, trusted collaboration. ELANTAS offers you a lot of advantages. In detail: Look forward to a position in a stable company that is excellently positioned for the future. You will also enjoy …

  • a comfortable working environment where everyone knows each other personally and exchanges views, as well as short information and decision-making paths
  • an excellent international environment with entrepreneurial spirit for implementing your ideas paired with constructive openness to new developments and other ways of thinking
  • working in a marketplace to support the transition towards Green Energy and eMobility
  • modern pension schemes
  • flexible working hours with options to work partially remotely
  • very attractive development opportunities in a globally active and growing group of companies

About us

ELANTAS, as part of the ALTANA Group, is represented by over twenty manufacturing companies in all major regions worldwide and employs more than 2,000 people.

ELANTAS is a leading manufacturer of insulating and protective materials with focus on the global electrical and electronics industry.

The ELANTAS group offers a comprehensive portfolio of wire enamels, impregnating resins and varnishes, casting and potting resins, flexible electrical insulation materials, materials for electronic protection, specialty industrial coatings, products for printed electronics as well as a wide range of tooling and composite materials. ELANTAS products support the transition to eMobility and Green Energy for a more sustainable future.

The company is headquartered in Wesel, Germany.


ALTANA AG and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.