VP MarketingLocation: London, Houston or NY Reporting to: Chief Commercial OfficerJob Grade: 15 (for internal purposes only)The Role: The VP of Marketing leads the team that plans and executes Marketing and Customer Experience activities, aligned to the financial and strategic objectives of the busines• Including; Marketing strategy, customer experience strategy, Sales and product alignment, partnership Marketing, budget management and tracking return on Marketing investment. Plus partnering with Commercial OperationsJob Summary: The Marketing VP should have considerable senior leadership experience in Marketing management; thorough knowledge of Marketing principles, product or service management, demand creation/business development, events and brand management across all media; and a demonstrated track record of success and performance. This senior leadership position requires the ability to understand changing market dynamics, translate them into actionable strategy and implement the strategy to achieve objectives in the Marketing plan.Principal Accountabilities• Develop Marketing strategy, aligned to Platts business strategy• Lead, inspire, engage and develop a global team of 78 specialist Marketers and Customer Experience professionals to deliver against business goals• Responsible for S&P Global Platts brand; reputation and awareness development for S&P Global Platts, ensuring alignment and interlock with other S&P Global brands • Stakeholder influencer management, to ensure all Platts functional groups are aligned to a defined go-to-market strategy, and that the Marketing team are executing to support Content, Product and Sales teams priorities• Creation of the Demand Generation strategy for new logo generation, in support of Commercial's Hunter business strategy and revenue goals• Create a Customer Marketing strategy, to demonstrate value to existing clients as well as the identification of potential up and cross sell opportunities within accounts• Partner with the Head of Channels in the creation and execution of a global partner Marketing strategy, in support of revenue targets• Customer and market messaging and collateral creation for compelling market engagement, including Sales enablement in line with the PRG Sales methodology• Definition of the global event strategy to enable the business to connect with customers and market participants through free and Conferences, and aligned to a defined event experience strategy• Partner with Commercial Operations to define the Marketing technology, data and report strategy, to ensure Marketing has the right tools and systems in place to support functional needs• Partner with Corporate Marketing and Divisional Marketing VPs to ensure Marketing alignment across the wider business• Lead the Customer Experience strategy and execution, including the alignment of the wider organization to execute against identified customer prioritiesSkills:• Demonstrable ability to understand and communicate company's performance goals and strategic initiatives, and translating those into Marketing Vision and Strategy• Customer and market-driven orientation, including previous implementation of Customer Experience strategies and programs• Translation of strategy to execution and results, in line with business objectives• Organizationally savvy and able to effectively navigate matrix organization. Strong relationship building skills with the ability to influence.• Proven skills and experience in leading, engaging, motivating and developing a global team • Outstanding verbal/written communication with group facilitation skills• Motivational and team skills for collaborative work with other functions, including leading/managing organizational change• Organizational alignment and interlock, demonstrable ability to build a coalition with others on the senior leadership team• Can build and enable transformative business processes to support operational efficiency • Ability to review business needs, capacity and structure to optimize business results• In-depth understanding of key business and Marketing metrics• Ability to make tradeoffs and prioritize effectivelyKnowledge and Experience:• Proven ability to tie demand creation efforts directly to Sales pipeline, including inbound Marketing, direct response Marketing, and lead nurturing; a track record of aligning with Sales around these tasks is vital• History of building programs that serve various routes to market, including Content Marketing and experience of the buyer journey and customePr lifecycle• Brand management for b-to-b organizations, including extending current brands into new markets, managing brands through acquisition and developing a new brand; ability to demonstrate the brand's role in the Marketing ecosystem• Experience in running global Marketing including managing Marketing in the major regions of EMEA, NA, LATAM and APAC, country Marketing and shared services that support global Marketing efforts; including the ability to demonstrate unique Marketing differences around the globe• Has managed customer Marketing, including advocacy programs, referral programs and advisory boards; has demonstrated ability to work with customers and present to them• Has managed global customer and prospect user groups and conferences, including large-scale events that were revenue-generating and impactful• Demonstrated ability to understand the infrastructure requirements of Marketing, including Marketing automation, web Marketing, business intelligence and Marketing point tools (e.g. email, web etc.)• Experience in working with Marketing Operations to develop and operationalize Marketing measurements, including the demonstration of Marketing's value and how the information was used for tactical and strategic decision making• Has participated in social media and managed the development of a social media strategy• An understanding of the competitive landscape including key markets and growth strategies• Marketing planning process, product roadmaps, tactical targets and strategic direction• Current and changing Marketing trendsCulture: • Customer obsessed• Results driven• Tech-Savvy• Talent Focused• LEANBehavior: • Disciplined, critical thinker• Achievement/goal-oriented, with a strong sense of personal accountability• Flexible and persuasive, with strong business sense• Persistent, resourceful and resilient • Strategic, creative and able to execute consistently• Collaborative and decisive approach• Understands and embraces importance of both internal and external personal relationships; able to build relationships with clients and partners and across all functions and levels internally• Embraces creative problem solving, using a data-driven mindsetMinimum Qualifications:• Bachelor's degree• Proven and recent experience in b2b Marketing experience• Sales experience is highly desirable (e.g. direct/inside/channel)• Ecommerce experience is desirable• MBA in Marketing or Business About S&P Global PlattsAt S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with conviction. 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