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Strategic Marketing Manager

  • Location

    European Union

  • Discipline:

    Digital, Marketing

  • Job Type:


  • Salary:

    up to EUR 65,000 DOE

  • Contact:

    Doina Grubii

  • Contact Email:

  • Job Ref:

    CW 916668

  • Consultant:

    Doina Grubii

​VMA GROUP have partnered with FEBS (Federation of European Biochemistry Societies) to support the hiring of a Strategic Marketing Manager to join their team. In support of FEBS 2024-2028 strategic priorities, the Strategic Marketing Manager will promote the work of the organisation, increasing awareness of FEBS events, programs, and support the diversification of income by identifying new revenue streams.

The Federation of the European Biochemical Societies is one of Europe’s largest organizations in the molecular life sciences, with over 30,000 members across 39 biochemistry and molecular biology societies in different countries of Europe and neighbouring regions. As a grass-roots organization, FEBS provides a voice to a large part of the academic research and teaching community in Europe and beyond. As a charitable academic organization, FEBS promotes and supports biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, molecular biophysics and related research areas through its journals, Congress, Advanced Courses, Fellowships and other initiatives.

This position is remote (Europe)

Key Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Develop and deliver a marketing strategy aligned with FEBS strategic priorities, increasing awareness of the organisation, events and programs to maximise revenue

  • Support the promotion of FEBS events, increasing revenue streams through sponsorship and advertising opportunities

  • Develop, manage and implement sponsorship and advertising across events, journals, publications and workshops, generating and diversifying revenues for FEBS

  • Develop a marketing/communications strategy to increase FEBS visibility across key audiences within the scientific community, including scientists and scientific organisations

  • Manage partnerships and relationships with key external stakeholders, including biotechnological companies and scientific organisations

Key Skills and Experience Required:

  • A strategic marketer, with proven experience of developing, managing and implementing marketing strategies and campaigns

  • Experience across multiple marketing channels, including both online and offline

  • Experience of developing and managing sponsorship and advertising agreements

  • Strategic mindset and proven ability of raising a brand’s awareness

  • Experienced in delivering a marketing plan to increase revenue and target new income streams

  • Experience of working with / for international non-profit scientific organisations and scientific institutions, or similar (advantage)

Due to a high volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to everyone. We will get in touch if you are successful in your application.


VMA GROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, marketing, digital and change communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, brand, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications, marketing, digital and change industries, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK, VMA GROUP has offices in London, Bristol and Manchester and in Europe, VMA GROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMA GROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is an Inclusive+ Recruiter.