Global Marketing Communications Manager


Northbrook, IL, US, 60062

Job Description

Stepan Company is seeking a Global Marketing Communications Manager to join our Customer Experience & Growth Team in Northbrook, Illinois. Come join our team if you are creative, collaborative and have experience in leading a global team toward best-in-class marketing communication practices and digital maturity. You will provide strategic direction and oversee all of marketing communications, including promotional campaigns, advertisements, trade events, social media, and branding.

Key Responsibilities:

· Responsible for leading a team of Corporate as well as regional marketing communication specialists.
· Develop and execute on Stepan’s global marketing communications strategy and promotional plans aligned to Stepan’s business growth goals.
· Set direction on global marketing campaigns including email marketing, creation of landing pages, brochures, and more.
· Track, analyze, and evaluate marketing performance. Present on marketing analytics and insights to key leaders.
· Manage Stepan’s corporate website, including experience management, content direction, user interface, website editor training and translation services. Conduct Voice of Customer (VOC) research to inform ongoing website investment strategy and enhancements.
· Oversee Stepan’s social media channel, content, and engagement strategy.
· Manage a Marketing Communications budget, key vendor relationships and contracts.
· Ensure brand guidelines are up-to-date and lead periodic brand health assessment.

Work Schedule:
· This is a hybrid role seeking both time in the office and allowing for flexibility outside the office on select days.


· Proven 7 – 10 years’ experience in marketing communications
· Salesforce experience, Pardot marketing automation, a plus
· Adobe Experience Manager experience, a plus
· Strong copywriting and editing skills


· Bachelor’s Degree required in Marketing, Communications, Business or a related field
· Master’s Degree, preferred



Stepan Company does not accept or retain unsolicited resumes or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

Established in 1932, Stepan Company is a major manufacturer of basic and intermediate chemicals including surfactants, polymers, as well as specialty ingredients that go into consumer, household, and institutional products such as laundry detergents, shampoos, and surface cleaners. Stepan Company currently has 20 global manufacturing locations and over 2,000 employees. We have a strong record of growth. Our growth allows us to provide meaningful career opportunities and stability to our team members. We have big goals at Stepan and know every team member will be crucial to achieving our objectives. Regardless of function, we are looking for team members who bring with them a growth mindset, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to thrive in an evolving environment.


We celebrate diversity at Stepan and are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.





Stepan is a global specialty and intermediate chemical manufacturer that has been serving a broad range of industries for 88 years. Today, Stepan is a $2 billion revenue company. Our continued success is driven by the passion and commitment of our 2,200 employees around the world.

Why Work At Stepan?

  1. Stable & Growing
  2. Collaborative Environment
  3. Make a Difference & Be Recognized
  4. Committed to Safety & Sustainability
  5. Value Driven Culture

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