Director of Marketing and Communications

  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • Senior Level
  • MS/MSc, MA
  • Marketing & Communication


Your Role

The Director of Marketing & Communications will be responsible for developing and executing comprehensive marketing and communication plans to enhance brand awareness, engage target audiences, and support business growth. As a key Leadership Team member, you will take the lead in developing the communications around our company strategy and the positioning together with the Executive Committee and the Leadership Committee. Next to that you will be responsible for crisis management. This role requires a strategic thinker with a proven track record in marketing, internal communications, branding, public relations, media relations, digital marketing communications, and crisis communications.


Develop and implement comprehensive marketing strategies that align with company goals and objectives.

  • Develop and implement comprehensive (corporate) communication strategies that align with company goals and objectives.
  • Support MarCom activities in the BUs by the corporate team on the creation and execution of marketing campaigns across various channels, including digital, print, and social media. 
  • Support marketing and communication activities in the BUs on digital, social media, design.
  • Manage public relations efforts to enhance the company's brand image and reputation.
  • Lead the development of compelling content for marketing materials, website, social media, and other communication platforms.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure cohesive and effective marketing & communication efforts.
  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of marketing and communication strategies.
  • Manage and mentor a team of marketing and communications professionals.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with media outlets, industry partners, and stakeholders.
  • Support MarCom in the BU's by central resources in digital, social media, design etc.


Your Profile
  • Master’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business Administration, Economics or related field.
  • Over 10 years of industry experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, including experience in managing remote teams effective.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Creative thinker with a results-oriented mindset.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement successful communication strategies.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience with marketing analytics & digital tools.
  • Team player.
  • Relevant professional experience in an international organization in Agfood.
  • Preferably working from our Boxmeer office at least 3 days a week.

About Us

Hendrix Genetics is a multi-species animal breeding, genetics and technology company that is passionate about animal breeding and our customers. We have breeding programs in laying hens, turkeys, traditional poultry, swine, salmon, shrimp and trout. We are a customer focused business that believes in adding value in every interaction. We look for innovative, sustainable solutions, together with the entire animal protein value chain. At the start of the chain, we have an influence on the outcome. For us, better breeding today, means a brighter life tomorrow. As a Hendrix Genetics employee, you will join us on mission to feed the world.

Your values are ideas and beliefs that shape you and guide your choices in life. A company can also have its own set of values, called company values. Hendrix Genetics’ company values are there to help you feel empowered in your role and give you a sense of connection to our place in the world. We strive for excellence, ensure everyone wins and go the extra mile every day.

We believe that diverse teams brings a wealth of perspectives, ideas and experiences to the table. Diversity at our company means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths.

What We Can Offer You

Our people are of utmost importance to us. You will work in an environment based on respect, trust and recognition. You will have the opportunity to shape your own career by working locally or internationally with colleagues from around the globe. We believe in your personal development and provide on the job training, continuing education, industry programs and challenging work. We also offer competitive compensation and benefit packages with regular reviews of total compensation.

We also ensure that all employees have the opportunity to contribute to a sustainable future. Hendrix Genetics has recognized for a long time that there is far more than just efficiency to consider in producing food. What we do today has an impact on the future. Not just our own future, but that of generations to come.

Apply Today

If you are interested in taking on a new challenge and joining our organization, submit your CV directly to this page. We look forward to exploring this opportunity with you!