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Do you love a challenge and have what it takes to facilitate growth in a complex, international market? The international textile and clothing industry is changing. New materials, sustainable processing methods and more functional
clothing are being adopted and TANATEX has a role to play at the front of this change.

Therefore, for the Marketing Department in Ede, Netherlands, we are currently looking for a candidate for the position of:

Marketing specialist M/F (fulltime)

The marketing specialist reports to the Global Marketing Manager.

Purpose of the job:

Your primary challenge will be to manage and support projects that deliver business growth. You will be the conscious of the organisation in terms of market knowledge and become a specialist in end-use segments like sportswear, the sleep industry and industrial textiles. Together with your colleagues at the marketing department, you will deliver marketing campaigns, propositions and concept based product launches in a timely and proactive manner.

Job activities include:

  • Collect and distribute market intelligence;
  • Perform market- and competitor analysis;
  • Develop and manage marcom activities;
  • Analyze plans and performance;
  • Identify growth opportunities;
  • Support business case development.

Job qualifications:

  • You are currently acting and thinking on a Bachelor / Master-level, such as business administration, marketing or commerce.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar function and environment, emphasis on industrial (technical) business to business marketing.
  • Intelligent creative thinker.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Solid communicative- and project management skills.
  • Fascinated by the ins and outs of the global textile industry.
  • You are ambitious and eager to invest in yourself.
  • Excellent command of Dutch and English, sufficient knowledge of German.

About Tanatex

TANATEX Chemicals breaks new ground with ultramodern textile processing solutions, ranging from pre-treatment to finishing. Through a global network of offices, agencies and distributors, we support our customers worldwide with advanced top quality wet processing products and a high level of technical and tailormade service. For 60 years we have proven to be a trustworthy and innovative associate.
Since 2016 we are a company of Transfar Chemicals. Our cutting-edge products are based on the latest trends and demands in today’s (technical) textiles and carpet processing industry. We do not sell mere products; we offer fit-for-purpose solutions. With an eco-friendly way of thinking, TANATEX experts are the ones to watch.

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive salary in line with the requirements of the position.
  • Bicycle plan.
  • 25 days of leave and in addition 12 ATV days with a full-time employment.
  • Extra leave days for age and years of service (up to 10 days extra).
  • Flexible working hours in consultation with supervisor.
  • Homework option in consultation with supervisor.


For more information about the job description please contact Jan Kaak (Global Marketing Manager): +31 (0)318 67 08 14
or contact Desirée Traanman (HR Manager) for the HR procedure: +31 (0)318 67 09 11.

Interested candidates should send their motivation letter and resume to hrm@tanatexchemicals.com.

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