13 days old

Director of Marketing

Norwood, MA 02062

Director of Marketing

Instron is a global organization that designs, manufactures, sells and services materials testing systems.  Instron is a clear global leader in materials testing applications and its leadership in the marketplace is continually expanding.  You will find that our established strength, commitment to our core values and team focus provides an engaging work environment and offers exceptional opportunities for personal and career development.


The Opportunity


The Director of Marketing for the Low Force Applications team is a core functional lead within the business, working with all members of the leadership team and focused on achieving growth and profitability goals and ensuring continued market leadership.   Primary responsibilities include leading activities related to product management, marketing, sales support and applications engineering. The role encompasses both traditional market segments as well as new and emerging markets - where separate product strategies and sales channels are required.  As a senior department manager, this position is responsible for the continued development of a strong marketing team that thrives in a dynamic, global and fast-paced environment.



Successful candidates should possess a Bachelors Degree in a related technical field as well as at least 7 years of marketing, product management or sales experience gained within a capital equipment manufacturer.  Advanced technical or business-related degree (MBA) preferred.   Additional requirements include:


  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.Result orientated.Sets high goals for personal and team accomplishment.

  • Ability to facilitate and drive change within the department and organization.

  • Strong coach with the ability to hire, develop and retain a diverse pipeline of great talent.Direct experience of managing and developing a team of highly capable employees.

  • The ability to clearly demonstrate key leadership qualities including flexibility, reliability, team player and communicator.

  • Strong project management expertise.

  • A positive attitude focused on understanding, anticipating and responding to the needs of our customers, both internal and external to the department and organization.

  • Must have a good working understanding of selling and marketing in a global environment.

  • Must have in-depth understanding of capital equipment sales, preferably within material testing. Experience should include all aspects of distribution including direct sales and distribution over multiple industries.



Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic team where you can make a significant impact immediately.  Enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with a great match), and a 100% tuition reimbursement program. 

Instron is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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