Marketing Manager at Avebe in Groningen

  • Aanbod Excellent remuneration package
  • Functiegroep Marketing & Communication
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 7904600
  • Locatie Groningen
  • Contract In dienst van opdrachtgever
  • Branche Food, Feed & Pharma

Over deze vacature

Do you have a passion for marketing? Great career opportunity at Avebe in Groningen! Due to Avebe's growth ambitions, we are searching for Marketing Managers.


As part of the marketing team and in close connection with the Sales and Innovation department, the Marketing Manager will be responsible for defining, creating and steering the implementation of strategic Marketing Plans. The marketing manager role requires being aware of global market trends, being able to identify market gaps and developing concepts allowing the company to take a unique position at international level. The purpose of the job is also too ensure strong and clear communication of the directions and plans throughout the Organization.


Avebe is a cooperative of starch-potato growers focused on the market. Traditionally Avebe was only focused on extracting starch from potatoes. However, by developing innovative methods they now also extract proteins from potatoes that are intended for the food industry. But there is more... For Avebe a potato is a source of opportunities with even more ingredients that can be turned into value. The slogan of Avebe is "if it’s in there, we’ll extract it!". Every day 1,350 Avebe employees work on using all the opportunities provided by potatoes to make life pleasanter, healthier and more convenient – for their clients, members, and society as a whole.


Avebe is a large employer in the North of the country. And at least as important: a good employer. Indeed, according to a survey carried out by Effectory and Intermediair they are among the best three employers in the Northern Netherlands. Avebe employees are satisfied because the results are good. There is a pleasant working atmosphere and the conditions are attractive.

The focus on innovation continuously presents new challenges. That’s why Avebe invests substantially in training courses. At the office and in the factory, all personnel are involved. Members of Avebe are proud of what they do and work with passion on Avebe’s mission: extracting everything to be had. Staying fit until retirement and beyond, that doesn’t happen on its own. For that reason the vitality gateway (vitaliteitsportaal) provides all sorts of practical tips on sleep, nutrition and exercise. The balance between work and leisure is given the attention it deserves.


  • Academic graduation ideally MBA
  • Relevant experience with and deep knowledge of Marketing principles and theories
  • Fluently in English (in writing and speaking)
  • Competences: conceptual thinking, goal oriented, creativity, flexibility, cooperation and problem analysing