• Director, Market Strategy EMEA & APAC

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/20/2018 9:55 AM)
  • Overview

    Who you are: Are you a pro at collaborating with global strategic account leads? Do you have a supernatural ability to identify opportunities and deliver insights? Spiceworks wants you! We’re looking for a Director of Market Strategy (EMEA & APAC strategic accounts), to leverage expertise and deep knowledge of Spiceworks’ best-in-class solutions. You’ll establish and grow large, long-term partnerships with EMEA & APAC top clients and emerging accounts with the greatest opportunity for growth. As a Director of Market Strategy, you’ll partner with both in market and global sales, client success, and delivery teams to bring the best possible campaign strategies to EMEA/APAC accounts.

     

    A core part of the role is also maintaining strong knowledge of in-market trends and proactively informing global product engineering and marketing teams with a view to ensure Spiceworks’ local market solution set addresses local account needs.

     

    Who we are:  For over 10 years, Spiceworks has been helping the world’s businesses find, adopt, and manage the latest technologies. We’ve also been helping IT brands build, market, and sell better products and services. Millions of IT buyers and hundreds of brands later, we’ve built the platform they use to get their jobs done and make them better at what they do, every day. 

    With our helpful tools, technical content, a global community of experts, and entertaining ways to blow off steam, we’ve got IT covered. And because we understand IT buyers and the businesses they represent, established brands like Microsoft, Dell, and CDW, to name a few, and the latest industry innovators including KnowBe4 and Scale Computing use our insights and technology platform to run smarter, more personalized campaigns.

    In short, we’re making IT easy – and FUN – for everyone. Best part: we’re just getting started!

    Responsibilities

    Your day-to-day (as Director, Market Strategy, you’ll):

     

    • Drive EMEA/APAC business results, cultivating mutually beneficial, long-lasting relationships with strategic customers
    • Interact with clients to proactively address needs; provide thought leadership and solve business problems that drive satisfaction
    • Learn and understand business requirements of target accounts and build strategic platforms accordingly
    • Develop localised strategic game plans that align with global account strategy
    • Grow clients over the long-term and achieve EMEA/APAC revenue growth goals in the process
    • Create and implement customized digital plans and solutions based on clients’ business problems and/or initiatives
    • Apply a deep understanding of data and utilize it to enhance relationships
    • Be a thought leader acutely plugged into the digital space and seek ways to leverage platforms that enable your clients
    • Help build and communicate strategic recommendations with coherent and creative presentations
    • Build trust and gain confidence between the client and yourself through insightful presentations and in-person interactions
    • Brainstorm ways to grow the account and consistently deliver value
    • Work cross-departmentally to bring your strategic recommendations to light and ensure the client’s perceived value is being realized

     

    Qualifications

    Qualifications: What does it take to do this job?

    • A wealth of experience in marketing / communications or planning, publisher or agency a plus
    • Account planning or digital strategy experience a plus
    • Track record of driving real results through creative planning and program implementation
    • Hungry to get in front of a client and show your expertise and prowess
    • Knowledge of interactive, CRM, web analytics and other technologies enabling today’s savvy marketer
    • Experience reading and interpreting data intelligence at a high level to inform decision making or recommendations
    • Ability to showcase expertise of digital properties and how they can enable technology organizations looking to go-to-market
    • Displayed understanding of complex needs from the client and ability to translate them into actionable programs
    • Creative thinker constantly looking for ways to problem solve — even if the answer isn’t obvious
    • Willing and able to contribute directly to team efforts and results
    • Highly motivated with experience in building client relationships and expansion of accounts
    • Interest in and aptitude for creative business and marketing solutions
    • Ability to identify strategic needs, lead all aspects of planning with sound business recommendations, and generate alignment with key business partners
    • Excellent presentation skills that encompass clear, compelling communications
    • Experience navigating large and complex organizations, including gaining access to key executives and stakeholders and successfully managing relationship building dynamics and processes
    • Ability to self-manage multiple business initiatives in an entrepreneurial environment, as well as managing team-assigned projects
    • Expert knowledge of all product solutions and capabilities

    Ready to toss your hat in the ring? Apply here!

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