Field Marketing Specialist, Food Processing


Sterilex is a growing company with an emphasis on innovations in antimicrobial and anti-infective technologies for health/dental care, food processing, and environmental decontamination applications.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary and performance bonus
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Profit sharing
  • Medical healthcare benefits
  • Paid vacation and personal leave
  • An entrepreneurial, fast paced environment
  • A team committed to innovation, growth, impactful solutions, and industry leadership


For over 20 years, Sterilex has been a recognized industry leader for developing innovative, award-winning solutions for microbial control. Based in Hunt Valley Maryland, Sterilex markets a line of proprietary, award-winning biofilm-control biocides, broad spectrum disinfectants and rapid biofilm diagnostic tools that can be used in a variety of applications such as food and beverage protection, animal health, and water treatment applications.

Job Summary

The Field Marketing Specialist, Food Processing works closely with the Regional Sales Management team to develop and execute marketing campaigns for the food processing business unit. This role will serve as the primary liaison between the food processing sales staff team and the marketing group. The field marketing specialist will help establish Sterilex as a thought leader in the industry and capture market share through innovative marketing campaigns.

Primary Responsibilities

Marketing Strategy

  • Serve as the Marketing Team subject matter expert for the food processing market.
  • Develop campaign dashboard and regularly report on success of efforts.
  • Identify gaps in product line and opportunities to develop new technology to support the industry.
  • Maintain communications and industry contacts to collect and analyze technical, financial, marketing, and competitive information.

Campaign Development & Execution

  • Develop and implement integrated marketing campaigns targeted at various food processing target markets.
  • Develop business unit specific marketing collateral for use in the field.
  • Compose articles and white papers on topics important to the market.
  • Work closely with digital and creative teams to execute campaign plans.
  • Conduct market research.

Sales Support

  • Develop and maintain industry presentations and training material.
  • Identify industry events to help promote Sterilex products and represent company at these events.
  • Analyze point of sale information and report on trends and findings.
  • Serve as liaison between Sterilex and Marketing departments at Sterilex partners

Other Responsibilities

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in marketing, STEM or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 year experience in food processing, food safety or industry related field.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% to attend industry conferences and co-travel with the sales team.
  • Holds valid US driver’s license in good standing with Department of Motor Vehicles in all States.
  • Will spend some time working in and around food processing environments. May be required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials.


  • Strong understanding of food safety & food processing market drivers.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills.
  • Detail oriented individual. Takes pride in accuracy of work product.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Fosters teamwork, collaboration and positive team spirit; respectful.
  • Strong innovative and strategic thinker, and can apply and integrate concepts from multiple fields of research or market applications.
  • Problem Solving/Analytical Skills: Identifies and resolves problems time efficiently; Gathers and analyzes information; Develops solutions; Uses reason.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
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