Cisco Country Marketing Manager Jobs in South Africa

Cisco Country Marketing Manager Jobs in South Africa

Who You'll Work With

  • EMEAR Marketing is made up of 8 theatres covering 121 countries across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia (EMEAR).

  • Over the past three years, this region has experienced a period of exponential growth and is in the midst of an exciting transformation as it prepares for the next stage of growth and evolution.

  • The Customer Stories and Customer Advocacy lead will support the region’s transformation by helping us to create a team of fanatical customers who want to share their Cisco story.

    What You'll Do

  • 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

    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

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Cisco Technical Solutions Architect Jobs in South Africa

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