Marketing Manager - Belgium & Luxembourg

  • Location:
    Diegem, Brabant, Belgium
  • 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
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

As a Marketing Manager for Belgium and Luxembourg you will create, drive and execute the implementation of a country integrated marketing and communications plan (brand awareness, marketing campaigns, digital and social media marketing, demand generation, communications, events, partner marketing, PR etc). Your plan should not only drive impact and results for the countries, but it should also align regionally to business and marketing objectives.

Main responsibilities: 

  • You will work closely with key internal stakeholders (sales teams, global and local marketing, and technical experts) to provide a holistic country-marketing plan.
  • You will 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.
  • You will develop and execute marketing programs and campaigns; using Global & EMEAR campaigns as well as rolling out local campaigns ensuring return on investment measurement.
  • Lead generation and management: you will increase the activity in targeted customer segments and ensure the proper mechanisms are in place for capturing optimal return on investment.
  • You will be a member of the Benelux Country Management Team. 
  • You will be responsible for marketing budget management and allocation.

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 crafting 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 outstanding 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!

Who You Are

Ideally you have previous country marketing experience and knowledge of the technology industry. You are able to build strong relationships and to bring together sales and marketing (small virtual team) to execute activities in support of your marketing plan in order to secure the partnership of the Belgian sales leadership team.

Cisco is a very collaborative company working mostly in virtual teams. Strong collaboration skills and ability to unite are key to succeed.

Skills and Abilities: 

  • High level of energy, dedication, and real passion for results; with the ability to meet deadlines and handle numerous projects at once. 
  • Ability to combine strategy and execution.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on active listening.
  • Thorough digital and social media marketing experience.
  • Deep understanding of the effectiveness of different marketing communication vehicles.
  • Event management.
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience with working across global matrix organizations. Ability to influence at all levels.
  • Ability to approach a situation, envision the big picture and set appropriate strategies for effectiveness.
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and to facilitate cross-group collaboration.
  • Good organization and budget management skills.
  • Ability to collaborate, lead and work under pressure in a dynamic matrix organization.
  • Excellent organization and project management skills (deadlines, vendor/agency management, budgets).
  • Self-motivated and able to motivate and influence others.
  • Innovative, forward thinking marketer
  • Fluency and language skills in Dutch and/or French (preferably both) and English are essential.

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.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • 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.

Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco



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