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Kemin Industries Marketing Specialist - Health & Human Nutrition in Des Moines, Iowa


Our Kemin Health team is seeking a Marketing Specialist to join their team. In this role, you'll enjoy the opportunity to perform a variety of tasks supporting the overall marketing function of our Human Health and Nutrition team. From event planning to content writing, the ideal candidate will possess a creative and driven approach to daily tasks as well as long term projects.  


  • Execute projects such as advertising and promotion activities, communications, PR strategies including, but no limited to, print, point-of-sale, online, electronic/intera ctive media, and direct mail

  • Present ideas effectively and communicate well with customers, vendors, peers and all levels of management

  • D evelop internal and external materials and communications which increases marketing effectiveness and help build and create brand and/or product awareness

  • Organize marketing and communication efforts, and develop advertising and literature , ensuring maintenance of a consistent corporate image throughout all promotional materials, communications, and events

  • Determine ROI on var ious department-related tactics

  • Work with media sources including video, audio, print, and digital

  • Act as overall project coordinator, developing and maintaining timelines, media lists, and editorial activities

  • Research and identify new marketing-related technologies and strategies which drive future initiatives and make recommendations

  • Develop internal and external presentations by conducting market analysis

  • Act as a liaison for the Marketing Communications department by tracking projects from conception to completion

  • Work with Product Managers to design and determine critical support for domestic and potentially international tradeshows

  • Provide suggestions and feedback for ongoing improvements to increase department’s value to Kemin.

  • Participate on cross-functional teams leading to the launch of meaningful new products

  • Work with outside agencies and vendors

  • Assist in the creative development for layouts and designs of logos, advertising, marketing collateral and other published material in print and online

  • Prepare marketing activity reports.


  • Education and Experience requirements, must meet one of the following:

  • Bachelor ’s Degree, preferably in Marketing or related field with 3+ years of experience

  • Associates Degree with 5 + years of experience

  • Additional related experience may substitute

  • Minimum 1+ years' corporate or agency experience in marketing/advertising

  • Solid understanding and practical hands-on knowledge of various forms of interactive media, including but not limited to content management tools, website enhancements & implementation, program development and execution, Internet Ratings & Reviews, social networking/online communities, search engine marketing along with a deep understanding of the latest online marketing technologies, techniques and best practices

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to set priorities and handle multiple projects efficiently in order to meet deadlines

  • Reliable , flexible, self-starter with strong initiative and the ability to maintain a professional demeanor while working under pressure as there is a high level of accountability for one’s work

  • High attention to detail, high accuracy, and some analytical abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment

  • Intermediate proficiency with the Office365 suite

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, and critical-thinking skills

  • Must have a marketing mentality as it relates to marketing products in the industry, with the ability to gather key information and translate into an exceptional promotional piece.

  • A high degree of personal motivation, a desire to make an immediate contribution, and possession of a distinct sense of urgency.

LocationUS-IA-Des Moines

Posted Date11 hours ago(9/15/2021 2:09 PM)

Job ID 2021-7215

Positions 1

Category Marketing

Position Type Regular Full-Time