Digital Marketing Innovation Manager

Job location:
Paris, France
Created moment:
November 23, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 06104

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Digital Marketing Innovation Manager

Job Summary


Imerys is a world leader in creating specialty solutions that improve everyday life.

High Temperature Solutions (HTS)/Calderys is an Imerys Business Area which serves three core markets – Refractory solutions, Foundry & Metal flow, and Absorbents.

We combine unique business expertise to provide customized and innovative solutions from our 35 plants along with end-to-end value-added services to all our customers.

Being an international business, we offer to our more than 2500 employees a world of opportunities in our various locations in 33 countries.


The incumbent will be a  Digital Transformation Expert and will lead the implementation of the digital strategy and then largely contribute to the deployment and successful commercialization of that strategy and related initiatives. 

The role will lead Digital Transformation initiatives for the Business Area and will be accountable for organization effectiveness and efficiency in implementing the strategic digital transformation plan.

Must be able to provide leadership, coordination, and direction for management of key initiatives in the 1 to 5-year business horizon to ensure delivery of the HTS digital transformation plan.

From his/her strong technology background, he/she will contribute to reviewing and implementing strategic digital transformation roadmaps. 

Working closely with the Senior Leaders in the organization, he/she will be responsible for building strong relationships with the business, building high performing teams, and creating valuable solutions that align with the business and technology long term plans, ensuring business efficiencies.


  • Partner with the business to execute digital transformation strategic roadmaps that are aligned with business strategies and highlight opportunities for transforming the business by embracing advanced technology capabilities

  • Support the evolution of digital marketing strategy as per business needs

  • Ownership of digital strategy execution including both internal and external resources. 

  • Communicate and promote digital opportunities and manage stakeholder alignment and communication on digital transformation work

  • Lead digital transformation initiatives/projects that deliver on the strategy, bring value, for a new approach to becoming more digitized and capable of more real time analytics to support timely decision making and unlock speed to market

  • Manage transformation projects as per the validated timeline and objectives ensuring a good collaboration with all stakeholders   

  • Triggering new business solution ideas/opportunities in line with strategy

  • Build flexible digital capabilities that can be utilized across the business

  • Leverage data analytics to identify opportunities from R&D and Sales measuring the value generated by possible  improvements

  • Leverage existing technical skill sets, develop new ones, or work with consultants when appropriate to drive results

  • Recommend and implement process improvements, and technical solutions to support business 

  • Is aware of new emerging technologies in the digital field, including trends/challenges/roadblocks.

  • Collaborate well across the organization and with external partners

  • Demonstrate the ability to lead across functions


  • Master’s degree either in Marketing, Engineering, Material science or IT.
  • At least 6 years in a similar role in similar or B to C industries 
  • Proficiency in 4.0 ecosystem and related IT

  • Experience in the development of a Digitally enabled product and/or service

  • Exposure to needs based analysis and business modeling 

  • Professional background and technical knowledge in High Temperatures industries is a plus

  • Leadership background with a proven track record of delivering on strategic plans/roadmaps

  • Ability to come up with innovative solutions to create market advantages 

  • Ability to communicate and influence multi-disciplinary teams developing strong partnerships across functions to drive measurable collaboration, consensus and operational results. Leadership experiences that would demonstrate potential to lead digital strategy deployment and uses of automation

  • Track record of project delivery success

  • Strong aptitude with new technologies and demonstrated experiences/exposures to this type of work

  • Keen technical skills and demonstrable ability to assess needs, identify issues, recommend alternatives and implement and lead change

  • Ability to translate a technical information into customer benefits  

  • Strong analytical skills, demonstrated organizational skills, examples of effective teamwork, a track record of consistently meeting deadlines and due dates

  • Good communication skills, written and verbal, with ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner across various levels of the organization

  • Interpersonal skills, cultural awareness and professional maturity, comfortable interacting with senior executive leadership. Lead, facilitate and manage change effectively

  • Business and Customer oriented 

Proficient in English. 

Other languages such as French are a  plus. 

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.