EMEAR Regional Distribution Marketing Manager

  • Location:
    Feltham, England, United Kingdom
  • Area of Interest
    Marketing and Communications
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    AI or Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Analytics, Cloud and Data Center, Collaboration, Video, Internet of Everything, Networking, Security, Wireless, Mobility
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What You'll Do

You will drive the marketing execution with Distribution to their partners in line with the overall EMEAR Distribution strategy, working with the EMEAR Partner and Distribution marketing lead, and marketing colleagues in EMEAR, global and country.

You will innovate and develop digital marketing with agreed Distributors in EMEAR.

In order to drive Cisco’s business, you will build strong business relationships with agreed Cisco Regional and country Distribution Account Managers, and strong relationships with Distribution marketing.

You will also build excellent working relationships global and country colleagues to ensure we are as agile and productive as possible in our execution.

Other key responsibilities:

  • You will work with marketing and sales colleagues (both Cisco and Distribution) to develop and implement a marketing ‘with’ strategy and execution plan that delivers against agreed business and marketing objectives. You will ensure alignment to the marketing operating model of country lead, customer first, always digital and mobile.
  • You will work closely with country-based marketing colleagues to understand what is best executed in country and in region. You will execute in region, and in agreement with the country marketing lead, in country.
  • You will ensure and maintain an understanding of the Distributor’s business across the region including challenges and content needs.
  • You will co-ordinate with marketing colleagues who will deliver ‘to’ Distribution marketing.
  • You will drive engagement with Cisco’s marketing Velocity programme of training, speakers and best practice sharing; and Partner Marketing Central.
  • You will develop your marketing knowledge on a regular basis and share this with our partners and your colleagues.

Success will require and be measured by:

  • Successful execution of marketing projects, with agreed Distributors, delivering metrics that demonstrate value to Cisco’s business.
  • Engagement with colleagues across the marketing and communication organisation.
  • Engagement with identified business stakeholders.

Reporting, stakeholders and virtual marketing team:

  • This role reports to the EMEAR Partner and Distribution Marketing Lead.
  • Agreed business stakeholders include Cisco Distribution regional leaders, and their teams.
  • Country and global Distribution marketing colleagues.
Who You'll Work With

In today’s hyper-connected, always-on world, brands are fighting for customers’ attention. Cisco Marketing’s vision is to be a creative leader in real-time, personalized marketing and communication and we believe our opportunity to achieve this lies in building unified, Omni-channel digital and human experiences.

We’ve thought long and hard about how we deliver upon our vision and quite simply, it starts with placing our customers at the heart of everything we do. Building a customer experience that wows and delights our customers is our North Star and we are looking for creative marketers to help us realize our ambition. If you think you can help Cisco stand out from the rest of the IT crowd and the thought of transforming the way the world lives, works, learns and plays excites you, then we want to hear from you!

EMEAR Marketing contains eight 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 in the last fiscal generated $2B worth of sales leads. This growing region is at the beginning of an exciting transformation program as it prepares for the next stage of growth and evolution.

Who You Are

  • You have proven channel, preferably Distributor, marketing experience.
  • You have proven digital marketing experience and an appetite to learn.
  • You are a self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills who can build relationships at all levels with local, regional and global colleagues as part of a virtual or physical team and across disciplines.
  • You are a strategic thinker who enjoys execution with good organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple projects across countries within budgets and to the deadline.
  • You are able to collaborate, lead and work under pressure in a fast-paced matrix organization
  • You are able to operate with a high degree of autonomy.
Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference. 

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

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We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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