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Houston, US

Title:  Manager, Marketing, O&G

Kemira is a global company providing chemicals and expertise to operations around the world. We are committed to being our customers’ first choice by bringing sustainable value through improved product quality, better process and resource efficiency. We offer a result-oriented and collaborative culture that empowers you to drive excellence and innovation with a major impact on the future.  If you have the right mix of curiosity, a drive for excellence and an innovative mindset, we want to talk to you.


Kemira’s Industry & Water - Oil & Gas segment provides a unique combination of innovative chemicals and application knowledge that improves process efficiency and yield in oil, gas and metals recovery.  We are now looking for a Marketing Manager to support our continued growth in the Chemical Energy Market, supporting profitable growth.    This position is located in our Houston, TX office.  


The role requires market knowledge and application experience in the O&G industry, specifically around Stimulation (Hydraulic fracturing) and Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (cEOR).  The key responsibilities include:

  • Conceptualizing and executing marketing strategies and campaigns that promote the value of Kemira O&G products and services globally
  • Identifying and evaluating business opportunities that will drive profitable grow in line with Kemira strategies
  • Actively engaging with customers, industry experts and academia to identify and define regional and global O&G market needs
  • Translating customer and market requirements into new opportunities or focus areas for commercial offerings / concepts / models at a regional and global level
  • Actively participating in the development of new products from concept to commercialization. Working closely with Commercial, Business Development, R&D and Application Teams
  • Managing marketing materials and activities including Digital and Social content, Publications, Webinars, Promotional documents and Trade shows
  • Analyzing and reporting on competitive activity and trends in the O&G market
  • Market research including database analysis, interpretation, and reporting


What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or strong equivalent experience. MS preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in a role developing marketing strategies and communication plans
  • Oil and Gas Industry experience with knowledge of Stimulation (Hydraulic fracturing) and Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (cEOR)
  • Understanding of Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry advantageous
  • Ability to conceptualize and communicate ideas or messages simply and concisely
  • Analytical skills, ability to interpret and translate market information into actionable insights and strategies.
  • Proven experience in identifying innovative, profitable development opportunities and implementing successful strategies to generate results
  • Digital and Social Media marketing experience with the willingness to engage with new platforms and marketing approaches
  • Strong cross-team collaboration (particularly across regions and functions)
  • Knowledge of and experience working in Global O&G markets advantageous
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written. Additional languages beneficial
  • Ability/Willingness to travel 40-50% of time (During Non-Pandemic operations)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbal and written.
  • Extensive knowledge of usual MS Office Suite, in particular PowerPoint and Excel
  • Self -motivated individual capable to work with minimum supervision


What we offer:  

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market
  • Attractive benefits package
  • A multicultural and positive working environment


Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira


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