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  • Germany or the UK, with the Geneva, INVISTA office as an alternative.
  • 30 Jan

INVISTA is the owner of many brands and products that you likely use every day. As part of the INVISTA team, you can join in the development of innovations to improve clothing, carpet, luggage, plastic bottles, automobile interiors, airbags and more. Our portfolio of global trademarks includes LYCRA® fibre, COOLMAX® fabric, CORDURA® fabric, ANTRON® carpet fibre and STAINMASTER® carpet. Headquartered in the U.S., INVISTA has a business presence in more than 20 countries and is one of the world’s largest integrated producers of polymers and fibres, primarily for nylon, elastane and polyester applications.

For more information on INVISTA, please visit www.INVISTA.com

Marketing Account Manager, Activewear Brands, Germany/EMEA – Ref:29490

INVISTA’s Apparel and Advanced Textiles business is a premier supplier of differentiated fibre products from a global manufacturing base with assets in Europe, USA, Mexico, Brazil, China and Singapore. INVISTA has set the goal of sustaining a world-class level of performance and we are looking for the right candidate with high motivation and ambitious drive to join our Apparel team.

Location
• The role is home based, ideally in Germany or the UK, with the Geneva, INVISTA office as an alternative.

Responsibilities
• Execute INVISTA’s business strategy of growing its LYCRA® Fibre, COOLMAX® Fibre and THERMOLITE® Fibre with
large global brands which are generally based in Germany, focusing primarily on active and outdoor segments.
• Identify opportunities in other segments, such as swimwear, underwear and denim, as appropriate.
• Interact with high level commercial contacts at these branded accounts, creating broad commercial offerings
and running projects, based on INVISTA’s capabilities, products, innovations and brands.
• Act as a link between Sales, Technical and Marketing to provide market feedback on trends, new product
ideas, marketing platforms and other innovations.

Essential requirements
• University degree or equivalent in a related field.
• Sales or marketing experience in Apparel, specifically in the activewear market.
• Demonstrated ability to develop both senior and operational level client relationships, building a detailed
knowledge of client needs and presenting mutually profitable solutions.
• Ability to run complex projects with internal and customer stakeholders, leading to major new platforms of business.
• Previous experience of developing brand awareness, identifying unique selling points and related marketing programs.
• A basic understanding of fabric and fibre technology, and how these translate into consumer benefits.
• Evidence of an innovative, entrepreneurial, tenacious and self-motivated approach to account management
and business development.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills in an international arena, including highly developed
negotiation, presentation and networking skills.
• Behaviour driven by integrity, humility and ethics.
• Flexibility to travel approx. 60% within Germany, Europe and occasionally Asia.

Desirable requirements
• Knowledge of the textile value-chain and ingredient branding.
• German language advantageous.

Candidate profile
• This role will be attractive to candidates who are ready to embrace an exciting career development opportunity
within the Apparel business and have the drive, determination and initiative to make a significant step forward.
• As this is a business development role, candidates will need to demonstrate the ability to work in an
unstructured environment, utilising their detailed understanding of client needs to explore leads, create and
run projects, and generate new business through the application of an entrepreneurial mindset.

How to apply
Interested applicants should submit a comprehensive CV in English, along with a covering letter, indicating salary
expectations, to Lyn.Neely@INVISTA.com. Please quote the job title and reference code in your application.

By submitting an application for this vacancy, you hereby agree that your information will be stored by the Company
(for a period of up to 6 months after closure of this position) and if necessary, forwarded to affiliated companies.

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