CenturyLink Marketing and Product Operations 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

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General Summary

An independent role reporting Vice President of Product and Marketing EMEA.

This role plays a key function in aligning our product and marketing efforts to help to shape the strategic direction of the EMEA region with the objective to drive profitable growth.

Provides oversight across executive’s scope of responsibility to enable better decision making, drive marketing & product operations, automation programs, identification of key focus areas, and progress tracking of top initiatives aligned with corporate objectives.

Basic Qualifications

Advanced Degree preferred

Essential Duties


% of Time

Responsible for establishing strategic product and marketing plans across the region, anticipating opportunities and competitive threats. Aids the wider EMEA leadership team in prioritizing EMEA initiatives and investments as part of the company-wide strategic planning process.

20 %

Develop and refine management system to ensure visibility by consistent monitoring of the business objectives, including all key leading indicators from a financial and operational perspective.

20 %

Fulfillment of marketing operation functions including automation programs, ABM methodology and approach, content calendar, and overall marketing automation stack. Assists product team with automation, business case development, and On-Plan & E-Gov submission for relevant projects.

30 %

Work in close collaboration with EMEA Product, Marketing, Sales and Operations teams and corporate strategy to develop cohesive growth and churn mitigation programs. This leader will support EMEA led market research, collect and analyze information to identify opportunities and resolve growth constraints.

20 %

Support development of key messages and create content to support the wider senior executive team for such deliverables as the EMEA business narrative, Board Presentations, etc..

10 %


100 %

Job Description

** The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

Job Specifications


To succeed in the role, this candidate will have to demonstrate: (1) distinctive strategic problem solving and quantitative analysis skills, including experience in structuring high level strategic issues into concrete analyses with actionable conclusions, (2) the ability to develop strong working relationships with other business functions, (3) the skills and experience to influence senior management decision makers.

Dir, Marketing Operations & Strategy needs to have experience with international business and Enterprise markets in EMEA, be a strong team player, be well organized AND have a strong analytical background.


Education Level: *

Bachelor's Degree, MBA Preferred

Field of Study: * *

Business Administration, or related field

Other Job Requirements

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and strategic problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to structure and manage complex projects with limited direction.

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation (verbal/written) skills.

  • Strong organizational and/or project management skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communications and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of telecommunications, technology or related industries.

Job level/grade: P5



Alternate Location: UK-Berkshire-Winnersh; UK-Hampshire-Basingstoke; UK-London-Fleet Place

Requisition #: 199808

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

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