Director of Marketing Americas

Blue Bell, PA

SKF has been making the world spin since 1907!

SKF is an industry-leading manufacturer dedicated to a culture of belonging, where our people flourish in an equitable environment that promotes leadership development and career growth. SKF bearings played an integral role in helping Mars Rover collect rock and regolith samples on the planet’s surface.


As an SKF team member, you will join 40,000 colleagues from more than 130 countries developing bearing technology and services that make rotation more reliable and sustainable. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. SKF aims to have net zero greenhouse gas emissions at all our production facilities by 2030 .


SKF products keep vehicles rolling, power the machines that put food on your table, and even reach into the cosmos as part of the Mars rover mission. Founded in Sweden in 1907, today SKF is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Stockholm with annual sales in 2020 of approximately $10 billion.


The Director of Marketing, Americas is responsible for developing and executing comprehensive marketing strategies to drive business growth, enhance brand awareness, and increase market share. Reporting directly to Vice President of Marketing and Communications, the successful candidate will develop and lead a team of marketing professionals across the Americas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic marketing plans aligned with strategy and market trends.
  • Develop, unify and lead a high-performing marketing team, fostering a culture of creativity and collaboration.
  • Manage the marketing budget, allocating resources to maximize ROI and achieve desired outcomes.
  • Collaborate with sales and product line to develop integrated marketing campaigns that drive lead generation and customer acquisition.
  • Monitor and analyze key performance metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of marketing programs and make data-driven decisions to optimize results.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies to recommend innovative marketing strategies and tactics.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with external partners, agencies, vendors, and media outlets to support marketing initiatives.


  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field
  • 10+ years in a marketing leadership role
  • Thrives in a team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Persuasive presentation and negotiation skills
  • Embraces change in the name of efficiency and effectiveness
  • Self-motivated and execution focused with ability to meet deadlines
  • Travel 40%

What You’ll Love About SKF:

  • Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a generous PTO policy and 13 paid holidays.
  • Work/Life Integration. SKF supports work/life integration, home, family, community, personal well-being and health. Flexible work options available, depending on role.
  • Diversity in the Workplace . SKF strives to embed Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in everything we do. By developing a culture of belonging, our people can flourish; leading to an inclusive, equitable environment that promotes leadership, engagement, and innovation.
  • Best in Class Benefits. SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Comprehensive healthcare options to fit your needs and opt out payment. Added benefits include company paid life insurance, STD, LTD. Supplemental benefits include critical illness coverage, tuition reimbursement, employee discount programs, and much more!
  • Invest in your Future. Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 10% employer contribution: 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested) plus an additional 5% company contribution.
  • Reports to: VP of Marketing and Communications Americas

SKF provides equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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Salary: $123.000 to $148.000 Per Year

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