CenturyLink Director Marketing Management in London, United Kingdom

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

Lead the creation of Market Entry business cases and manage the associated programs to launch company capabilities into new regions.

Manage a team of Market Managers and oversee the creation and execution of marketing plans for each launched country and ensure alignment with the overall EMEA marketing strategy.

Ensure that an accurate view of the addressable in-country markets is well understood and that value propositions relevant to key vertical segments are developed. Devise and manage marketing campaigns to promote key value propositions and generate qualified sales leads (in conjunction with the Director of Marketing Programs).

Devise and implement programs to ensure delivery of the launched countries revenue and margin targets. Act as a thought leader who can promote the company’s capabilities to key industry stakeholders (including analysts).

Job Description

Manage a team of Market Managers and oversee the creation and execution of marketing plans for each launched country.

Lead the creation of Market Entry business cases and manage the associated programs.

Ensure that an accurate view of the addressable in-country market is well understood and that value propositions relevant to key vertical segments are developed.

Act as the virtual leader for all marketing and communications activity in country.

Act as a thought leader who can promote the company’s capabilities to key industry stakeholders (including analysts).

Drive sales teams understanding of key value propositions and market messages.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Marketing or Business Administration or comparable.

  • 7+ years professional and managerial experience.

  • Extensive experience of the B2B marketing environment.

  • Experience of marketing technology propositions within the country.

  • Self-motivated leader who can manage projects from strategy, through the creation process to execution.

  • Must be a strategic, commercially minded and practical thinker.

  • Comprehensive understanding of the technology/ telecoms market, plus an understanding of key product portfolios.

  • Must build relationships at all levels of the organization including C/President level.

  • Ability to manage and lead a team of approx. 5-7 directs.

Education

Alternate Location: NL-Netherlands-Netherlands; UK-Basingstoke-Redwood; UK-London-Fleet Place

Requisition #: 187118

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