Country Marketing Manager

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Job ID:

1926

Category:

Management, Marketing
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Job Views:

441

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

03.17.2020
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Occupations:

Marketing-Product: General-Other: Marketing-Product
Sales-Retail: General-Other: Sales-Business Development

Job Description:

The South Africa Country Marketing Manager would have previous country marketing experience and knowledge of the technology industry. This role is expected to set the country marketing strategy whilst liaising with both country and regional Marketing peers such as the Partner Marketing, Digital Small Business Marketing Manager, Routes - to - Market Manager along with the sales and business key stakeholders of the country.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
Ownership, development, and implementation of South Africa (can include Sub-Saharan Countries) Country marketing plan to include
 
  • Lead the overall country strategy and plan with regards to communications, events, campaigns, etc.
  • Work closely with key internal stakeholders (sales teams, global and local marketing, solutions marketing, and technical experts) to provide a holistic country-marketing plan.
  • Lead the marketing strategy and execution within the country to drive optimal demand generation activities across all segments that will contribute to the sales funnel.
  • Drive Sales/Engineering/Channel/Internal resources to understand the business opportunity, market positioning that will help drive pipeline in-country
  • Development and Execution of marketing programs and campaigns; leveraging Global & EMEAR campaigns as well as rolling out local campaigns ensuring ROI measurement
  • Lead generation and management increasing the activity in targeted customer segments within the SSA Region and ensuring the proper mechanisms are in place for capturing optimal ROI
  • Ensuring that Cisco maximizes promotional campaign opportunities (including conferences, seminars, research, sponsorship, etc.), evaluating and tracking
  • To be able to manage relationships with the SA Country Management Team.
  • Oversee, provide direction and establish a lead qualification and distribution process.
  • Marketing budget management and allocation

Job Requirements:

Skills and Abilities
  • A high level of energy, commitment, and passion for results; the ability to meet deadlines and handle numerous projects at once.
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience with working across global matrix organizations.
  • Ability to approach a situation, envision the big picture and set appropriate strategies for effectiveness.
  • Excellent organization skills and must be a detail-oriented team player.
  • Presentation skills required. Strong understanding of the effectiveness of different marketing communication vehicles.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on active listening.
  • Event management experience is required.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with the ability to facilitate cross-group collaboration.
  • Good organization and budget management skills.
  • Ability to collaborate, lead and work under pressure in a fast-paced matrixed organization.
  • Ability to demonstrate awareness of the latest marketing trends (outward focused).
  • Excellent organization and project management skills (deadlines, vendor/agency management, budgets).
  • Self-motivated and has the ability to motivate and influence others.
  • Innovative, forward-thinking marketer
Company Info
Cisco


Phone:
Web Site: www.cisco.com
Company Profile

Company Info


Cisco

Phone:
Web Site: www.cisco.com

Country Marketing Manager

col-narrow-left 

Job ID:

1926

Category:

Management, Marketing
col-narrow-right 

Job Views:

441

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

03.17.2020
col-wide 

Occupations:

Marketing-Product: General-Other: Marketing-Product
Sales-Retail: General-Other: Sales-Business Development

Job Description:

The South Africa Country Marketing Manager would have previous country marketing experience and knowledge of the technology industry. This role is expected to set the country marketing strategy whilst liaising with both country and regional Marketing peers such as the Partner Marketing, Digital Small Business Marketing Manager, Routes - to - Market Manager along with the sales and business key stakeholders of the country.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
Ownership, development, and implementation of South Africa (can include Sub-Saharan Countries) Country marketing plan to include
 
  • Lead the overall country strategy and plan with regards to communications, events, campaigns, etc.
  • Work closely with key internal stakeholders (sales teams, global and local marketing, solutions marketing, and technical experts) to provide a holistic country-marketing plan.
  • Lead the marketing strategy and execution within the country to drive optimal demand generation activities across all segments that will contribute to the sales funnel.
  • Drive Sales/Engineering/Channel/Internal resources to understand the business opportunity, market positioning that will help drive pipeline in-country
  • Development and Execution of marketing programs and campaigns; leveraging Global & EMEAR campaigns as well as rolling out local campaigns ensuring ROI measurement
  • Lead generation and management increasing the activity in targeted customer segments within the SSA Region and ensuring the proper mechanisms are in place for capturing optimal ROI
  • Ensuring that Cisco maximizes promotional campaign opportunities (including conferences, seminars, research, sponsorship, etc.), evaluating and tracking
  • To be able to manage relationships with the SA Country Management Team.
  • Oversee, provide direction and establish a lead qualification and distribution process.
  • Marketing budget management and allocation

Job Requirements:

Skills and Abilities
  • A high level of energy, commitment, and passion for results; the ability to meet deadlines and handle numerous projects at once.
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience with working across global matrix organizations.
  • Ability to approach a situation, envision the big picture and set appropriate strategies for effectiveness.
  • Excellent organization skills and must be a detail-oriented team player.
  • Presentation skills required. Strong understanding of the effectiveness of different marketing communication vehicles.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on active listening.
  • Event management experience is required.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with the ability to facilitate cross-group collaboration.
  • Good organization and budget management skills.
  • Ability to collaborate, lead and work under pressure in a fast-paced matrixed organization.
  • Ability to demonstrate awareness of the latest marketing trends (outward focused).
  • Excellent organization and project management skills (deadlines, vendor/agency management, budgets).
  • Self-motivated and has the ability to motivate and influence others.
  • Innovative, forward-thinking marketer
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