Marketing Manager - Partner

UK Cloud
Farnborough, UK
28 Aug 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Marketing Manager - Partner

UKCloud provides an unbeatable, secure UK public cloud. Focused solely on serving the UK Public Sector. We are committed to assurance and security while delivering flexible, agile and value-based cloud hosting to our customers.

Formed in 2012, UKCloud is based in Farnborough (Hampshire) and Corsham (Wiltshire). We have a team of 250+ people and we continue to grow! We are looking for people who want a rewarding career in a business who truly invest in you as an individual.

Position: Partner Marketing Manager
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £Competitive
Benefits: Competitive salary plus 10% bonus, 25 days' holiday increasing to 30 days over length of service, half a day birthday leave, charity day, Contributory pension, Healthcare, Life cover, Access to free parking, Active social and charity events, Cycle to work scheme, Onsite facilities - Friday breakfasts, fruit and soft drinks

About the role:

You will be responsible for building a strategy and plan for breadth partner marketing to help drive progress towards numerous goals.

You must be focussed on developing partner relationships and supporting the partner account managers in enabling those partners to be successful. You will work collaboratively as a close member of both the marketing and partner teams.


- Collaborate with the Head of Marketing, Director of Partners and the Partner sales team to deliver marketing activity in order to drive pipeline.
- Monitor our Partner audience to understand and maintain key characteristics and passion triggers in order to develop relevant and effective campaign content for our Partner community.
- Plan and execute the elements of our marketing plan needed to nurture existing Partners and support recruitment of new Partners.
- Lead the design and implementation of a new partner program, and associated web assets.
- Lead targeted joint marketing initiatives with selected priority partners including managing the MDF program.
- Management and monitoring of all Partner-specific web and portal content.
- Work with the Head of Marketing to ensure regular partner-related PR is issued in-line with corporate strategy.
- Work with Sales Support to ensure that partner data is segmented and profiled to support appropriate messaging and partner recruitment.
- Work with Events Coordinator to ensure a regular cadence of partner-focused events is delivered for recruitment and retention.
- Work with Digital Marketing Manager to ensure that partner-specific content is regularly issued via corporate social media channels.
- Ownership of tracking and reporting of all Partner marketing activities.
- Analysis of campaign effectiveness against targets to support continual improvement of campaigns includings getting feedback from Partners on effectiveness in order to improve future campaigns.

About you:

- At least 4 years' experience in partner marketing.
- A solid grasp of marketing within the technology / IT sector.
- An understanding of the UK public sector market is desired but not essential.
- Marketing, Communications, Business Degree, CIM or similar.
- Ability to effectively manage third-party suppliers.
- Demonstrable experience managing a vibrant partner program and collaborative marketing with partners.
- Aptitude to analyse demand generation activities, identify trends and recommend appropriate course of action.
- Willingness to travel and ability to manage events outside of business hours as required.

UKCloud is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible applicants. Applicants must be eligible to work and live in the UK and will be required to undergo and maintain appropriate UK government security clearance.

You may have experience of the following: Partner Experience Manager, Partnerships Marketing Manager, Loyalty, Retention, Digital Marketing, Email Campaigns, Database Marketing, CRM, Goldmine, Marketing Communications, Renewals, Education, Media, Brand Awareness, Conversion Rates, Online Marketing, etc.

Ref: 88747

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