Director of Marketing

Recruiter
Jam IT Consultancy LTD
Location
Berkshire
Posted
17 Mar 2019
Closes
28 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client is looking for a results-oriented, organised and highly-motivated Marketing Director for the UK and Ireland to provide regional marketing leadership and guide the Group’s corporate marketing team. The ideal candidate will bring relevant industry (especially contact centre, Unified Communications, Technology, Software, Cloud,) and business-to-business experience along with a proven ability to plan and implement effective marketing strategies.
Recent years have seen the Group receive a number of key accolades, especially within the contact centre industry. These include the 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation, 2018 IT Europa Award and 2017 UK Cloud Awards, and recognition as the leading challenger in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Contact Centre as a Service, Western Europe in 2016 and 2017. The Marketing Director (UK & Ireland) will be tasked with the challenge of building on and surmounting these achievements, and establishing the company as an indisputable leader in its field. This will involve the design and delivery of industry thought leadership pieces as well as proactively searching for ways to gain the Group international recognition
Main Duties
Design and oversee the successful execution of global and regional marketing strategies
Manage and implement a brand strategy to establish the Group as a world leader in enterprise communications solutions
Be a global thought leader in the communication technology sector
Liaise closely with product management teams in order to create strategic product launches
Work closely with the International Sales Directors in order to manage lead generation activities and co-ordinate campaigns
Implement innovative and creative marketing campaigns to support activities across international marketplaces, establishing the brand in new markets while solidifying its presence in existing areas
Be responsible for a rapidly-growing brand image and act as a role model to a young, dynamic team in order to compete with major, established organisations within the industry on a global scale
Ensure the continued development of the Group’s digital marketing presence, including management of customer-facing websites and deploying online and social strategies
Maintain a strong working knowledge of industry developments as well as company innovations in order to inform thought leadership materials and strengthen general marketing collateral
Experience and Skills
A minimum of 5+ years’ experience managing marketing teams
Relevant professional qualifications
Must be able to demonstrate successful delivery and/or involvement in marketing campaigns against strict KPIs
Solid knowledge of modern marketing techniques, including inbound and content marketing techniques
Strong management and timekeeping skills
Ability to liaise with internal and external figures, particularly key company stakeholders
Must have the relevant documentation to work in the UK on a permanent basis
Must be able to pass a Disclosure Scotland basic security check
Excellent level of IT/Computer literacy
Be prepared to travel to meetings in the UK and abroad
Strong presentation skills
Uphold the company’s values and ethos
Demonstrate the ability to work effectively within an international, multicultural team
Desirables
Foreign language skills - the company is currently active in the Netherlands, France, Holland, Germany, US and Japan and has international expansion ambitions. Degree educated, BA, Bsc, MBA, Masters, BA, BSc Upto PhD
A keen interest in technology in general, and in software, computing and telecoms in particular
Ability to interact with and understand complex technological concepts and condense this information into a style appropriate for consumption by a range of audiences

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