DuPont Marketing and Communications Leader in Wilmington, Delaware

Marketing and Communications Leader (Job Number: 013686W-01)


The Organization

DuPont Industrial Biosciences (IB), a division of the leading global science company DuPont, works with customers across a wide range of industries to improve products and make processes more sustainable. Through a unique combination of agricultural, biotechnology, chemical and material science capabilities, coupled with the power of 2,500 talented individuals worldwide, we focus on providing biobased solutions to meet the needs of a growing population while protecting our environment.

Produced at 19 operating sites around the world, DuPont Industrial Bioscience division’s Bioactives, Biomaterials and Advanced Biofuels business segments address markets such as animal nutrition, food, detergents, textiles, personal care, and biofuels with nearly 400 distinct commercial products worldwide.

As a member of the Industrial Biosciences Sr. Leadership/Executive team, the Global Marketing & Communications Leader will report to the Business President of Industrial Biosciences and will be located at our Wilmington, Delaware office. This position will partner with the Business President to lead the full scope of IB business marketing and employee communications as well as external/public affairs communications. This position’s primary focus is to develop the global communications and marketing strategy, providing strategic communications guidance to the business leadership team. Additionally, this role will also be responsible for providing leadership to a global team of communications and business marketing communications professionals focused on driving a consistent image and identity across the business.

The ideal candidate will possess a blend of expertise in both external global brand identity and business marketing communications as well as internal employee communications and employee engagement know-how.


  • Lead development of a business wide global external marketing communication strategy, encompassing our branding, thought leadership, public relations, advertising and digital presence.

  • Identify opportunities to increase brand preference and loyalty

  • Develop strategic external communications as needed for the business leadership team

  • Provide leadership to internal employee communications efforts with a focus on increasing employee engagement and strengthening the culture in the organization.

  • Manage global budget and staffing to support implementation of marketing and communication programs; ensuring alignment with business leaders

  • Quantitatively measure the results of our investment in marketing and communications and use this to drive continuous improvement.

  • Identify, leverage and implement the best practices, and common tools across the communication function.

  • Drive industry leading productivity for the function and integrate communication plans across businesses/regions where similar industries/markets are touched by brand positioning and messaging.


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Communications and Marketing Leadership role with strong strategic brand, marketing and internal global employee communication skills.

  • BS in Marketing or Communications with experience in B2B business marketing.

  • Senior Leader who directs marketing strategy for communications and delivers high quality programs with proven results.

  • Demonstrated ability to identify opportunities for competitive advantage; ability to analyze, interpret and translate marketing strategies into effective communications.

  • Willingness to travel (25%). Includes travel globally.


Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Wilmington

Organization: Industrial Biosciences

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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