Marketing Manager

Job opportunities at Kaeser Compressors

Position: Marketing Manager
Field of activity: Marketing
Country: Australia
Location / region: Melbourne


One of the world’s largest manufacturers of compressors, blowers and compressed air systems, Kaeser Compressors employs over 7,000 people worldwide. Established over 100 years ago in Germany, Kaeser Compressors remains a family owned and operated business, that today is represented throughout the world by a comprehensive network of branches, subsidiaries and authorised distribution partners. 

Kaeser Compressors Australia has been serving Australia, New Caledonia and the Pacific region since 1990. Our head office is based in Melbourne, and we have Sales & Service Centres in Sydney, Perth, Brisbane, Mackay and Tasmania. In our everyday work we live by the principles of mutual respect and teamwork - that’s why you’ll find so many of our employees have been a part of the Kaeser family now for 10, 20 and even 30 years!

  • Join a global market leader
  • Hands-on B2B marketing leadership position
  • Full time, on-site

Marketing Manager

A rare opportunity for an experienced Marketing Manager to join KAESER Compressors Australia - the Australian subsidiary of a global compressed air market leader, KAESER Kompressoren. 

The Marketing Manager is responsible for driving the marketing strategy to support the Australian and New Zealand subsidiaries in meeting overall corporate objectives - as well as developing, executing and evaluating the marketing communications activities. 

The successful candidate must be an excellent communicator with experience in leading marketing, able to build strong relationships with the management team, suppliers, customers and our distribution network. 

This is a hands-on role which will require the right candidate to be as involved in the day-to-day ‘nitty gritty’ production of marketing material as they will be with the bigger thinking strategy. This means experience and skill in copywriting is a must. Experience in design (laying out adverts, brochures, editing images etc) is also required. 

Key duties include but not limited to: 

  • Create annual Marketing Communications Plan
  • Manage the marketing budget 
  • Website content management, content marketing, SEO including PPC
  • Manage the company’s social media handles, social media marketing strategy, implementation and analysis inc social media advertising 
  • Develop and execute advertising and PR campaigns and media schedules. Liaise with, and manage relationships with the trade press 
  • Oversee the planning, co-ordination and execution of marketing events such as exhibitions and webinars 
  • Manage, develop, execute and analyse email marketing campaigns

Personal qualities: 

  • Able to work collaboratively as part of a team and independently without supervision
  • Ability to lead and drive marketing projects forward
  • Can-do attitude
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to meet deadlines and prioritise tasks
  • Strategic and creative thinker
  • Ready to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in to the day to day tasks

Qualifications and experience required qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Marketing
  • 3+ years experience as a Marketing Manager
  • B2B marketing experience - within the industrial sector highly desirable
  • Experience in developing marketing strategy, managing a marketing budget, planning marketing activities, implementation and reporting
  • Experience in managing social media marketing, using social media management platforms - Experience in using edm software
  • Experience in website management - using a content management system, SEO and PPC
  • Strong hands-on experience in using the Adobe Creative Suite in particular - InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. GSuite would be highly desirable - Basic knowledge SAP would be desirable

This is a hands-on job which requires a marketing all-rounder who can bring their passion for marketing and experience to this role. In return you will be joining a global market leader at an exciting time as the company rounds off completion on the build of a new twice-the-size and state-of-the art facility in Dandenong South. Do not miss this rare opportunity to join a global market leader and make your mark!

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Please note: To apply for this position you must be a permanent resident of Australia. A police check and pre-employment medical will be required.