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Marketing & Communication Expert (m/w) at Innovation Center

Posted 22 Nov 2017

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 167789


A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role:

We are offering an interesting, diversified and challenging position at the core of our company and the forefront of innovation: The Merck Innovation Center. This is the place where we and our business sectors develop the ideas and products of tomorrow.

As Marketing & Communication Manager in the Merck Innovation Center the objective of your work will be to promote the concept and offerings of the Innovation Center in order to create awareness and engage internal and external stakeholders. You will drive the development, implementation and evaluation of creative, out-of-the-box marketing & communication strategies and campaigns through integrated media channels. These are comprised of (and not limited to): Digital (web content, SEO and SEM, newsletter, social media), Events, Media Relations, Collateral, and Paid Media (advertising). It will be your responsibility to define KPIs and conduct regular performance tracking of your campaigns. In addition you will select, steer and evaluate external agencies.


Who you are:

  • Master or Bachelor (Diploma) degree in communications or marketing and minimum 5 years of experience in marketing communication in a matrix and international environment. Work experience at an agency and/or with startups is a plus
  • Team player and collaborator, buy-in architect, excellent communicator and networker, with hands on mentality experienced in managing multiple stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills, creativity and flexibility
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to keep multiple projects on track at the same time
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of marketing communications, incl. communication strategy and concept development, online marketing, content management and CRM
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills in English



What we offer: At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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