Marcher Markholt
Marketing Manager

Louis Poulsen

If you want to know more about the job
you can contact:

Klaus Markholt-Hansen

Christine Stahl

Marketing Manager for Louis Poulsen

Marketing Manager for Louis Poulsen

To drive Louis Poulsen’s global marketing agenda in close collaboration with key stakeholders, we are looking for a self-driven and ambitious Marketing Manager with both strategic, technical and executional skills and strong experience with CRM and marketing automation.

About Louis Poulsen

Louis Poulsen is a Danish lighting manufacturer founded in 1874 and born out of the Scandinavian design tradition where form follows function. Ever since, they have experienced vast growth and global presence, and in close partnership with designers, architects and other talents like Poul Henningsen, Arne Jacobsen, Verner Panton, Øivind Slaatto, Alfred Homann, Oki Sato and GamFrates, they have established themselves as one of the key global suppliers of architectural and decorative lighting.

With a history that spans more than 140 years, Louis Poulsen represents quality, passion, ambience and good humancentric lighting, and the they believe in passionate craftsmanship that produces quality lighting and design products that are pleasing to the eye and to the light. The origin of how they design to shape light can be traced back to Poul Henningen and to his views on the dualities of design and light – and hereby back to 1924 where he created his influential Paris lamp for the company. The function and design of their products are tailored to reflect and support the rhythm of natural light, and by defying traditional product categories, their products serve and span the professional and private lighting markets for both indoor and outdoor applications. This with the purpose to create an attractive ambience that affects people and spaces – and to design to shape light.

Louis Poulsen is part of Design Holding – the largest global high-quality design group with strong individual identities and European heritage that bring together a collection of powerful and complementary brands such as Flos, Louis Poulsen, B&B Italia, Maxalto, Azucena and Arclinea.

The position

As the new Marketing Manager, you will get a broad and essential marketing responsibility across B2B and B2C segments, showing your flair for especially digital marketing. Entering into a new role in the Group Marketing & Digital team, you will be greatly involved in future projects and business development working closely with agencies and internal departments such as Brand & Communication, local and regional Brand/PR, customer service and sales. You will play a key role in the implementation and development of tools, platforms and services within Louis Poulsen; particularly, you will become responsible for building up Louis Poulsen’s future marketing automation and CRM setup and improving the company’s performance in direct marketing channels. This involves setting up flows, ensuring the right content, and defining best practice for Louis Poulsen’s global markets.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Plan and execute overall marketing, campaign, activation, content plans and content creation, including newsletters and trigger flows, and secure relevant, ongoing communication to all target groups

  • Co-create media plans with external agencies and local/regional Brand and PR managers

  • Optimize ROAS and ensure alignment across markets

  • Set up, structure and develop e-mail marketing platform

  • Create and implement a loyalty programme for different target groups

  • Evaluation of efforts to improve performance and share learnings


You will work out of Louis Poulsen’s HQ at Holmen, Copenhagen, next to KADK and several prominent design and architectural practices. You will report to the Director, Group Marketing & Digital.

Your profile

We are looking for an analytical and digital senior marketing profile, ideally with a master’s degree within marketing, communication or similar and minimum 6-7 years of relevant experience in B2B and B2C marketing management from a leading agency or international company.
You have a broad and solid understanding of the wider disciplines of marketing, branding and positioning, but with deep digital knowledge and experience across lead generating channels. Generally, you are used ti working with a data- and performance-driven mind-set, ensuring that all initiatives are backed up by numbers and can be measured and reported back on in terms of performance.

Since you will interact daily with colleagues across levels and disciplines as well as with counterparts in Louis Poulsen’s sister brands, it is essential that you are a strong communicator with excellent English communications skills. It is key that you are able to clearly state your visions and that you enjoy expressing your ideas through words.

Besides a data driven approach, strategic flair and strong business acumen, you are a hands-on do’er who thrives in an environment where all hands are on deck and everybody helps each other out. You are a true people person with an open-minded attitude and an understanding for cultural differences.
Moreover, you are a structured problem-solver with a natural curiosity and urge to challenge the status quo.

You perform your best in a welcoming and aesthetic environment and culture, and might even have an interest in design, interior decoration and architecture yourself. If so, you’ve come to the right place!


If you want to know more about the job, please contact Klaus Markholt-Hansen by e-mail: or Christine Stahl by e-mail: