Akamai Technologies, Inc. CER & Emerging Media Field Marketing Manager in Munich, Germany

CER & Emerging Media Field Marketing Manager

Munich, Germany


May 04, 2018 Post Date

012946 Requisition #

Based out of our Munich office, the CER & Emerging Media Field Marketing Manager will lead and oversee all Marketing activities across the Central region (Germany, Switzerland & Austria) as well as our emerging markets in Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe.

You will also be required to:

  • Align the EMEA Media Marketing strategy, tactics and operations with the Global Marketing and Media Divisional strategy.

  • Interface with CER & Emerging Regional Sales Leader to ensure local business needs are addressed appropriately as well as individual Country leads around the region.

  • Build infrastructure to drive demand and an integrated sales funnel for lead generation across named region/countries.

  • Use your local market knowledge, to direct and execute programs to increase awareness and generate demand for Akamai’s products and services.

  • Set objectives with the Senior Director Media Marketing, EMEA & Regional Sales Leader expected of a leading marketing organisation to deliver growth and revenue aligned to corporate goals.

  • Analyze the marketing funnel, channel mix and customer segmentation to formulate ideas and approaches to optimize cost effective pipeline generation across different customer segments and personas in both regions.

  • Leverage predictive analytics tools to accelerate pipeline generation and revenue achievement

  • Help lead, recruit, motivate, and mentor a team of strategic, data-driven, next-gen marketers to support Akamai’s business.

  • Successfully delivering strategic marketing within an international organisation.

  • Successfully take a corporate strategy and executed against it - ensuring cultural compatibility.

  • Work successfully with marketing staff across different countries and business units, considering cultural differences.

  • Oversee and be responsible for the execution of local marketing programs, events and partner activity

  • Overseeing and be responsible for the execution of the tactical and operational aspects of the Marketing strategy for the CER and Emerging countries.

  • Manage local PR Agency and drive integrated press engagement across region.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience

  • Strong background in managing lead-generation programs.

  • Experience in managing country or regional marketing teams.

  • Proven track record in creating innovative and targeted marketing programs that generate results.

  • Self-starter with an ability to drive to results.

  • Makes effective, reliable, and at times, tough decisions quickly based upon analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment.

  • Bachelor degree in marketing, business, engineering, or relevant field of study

  • We would expect applicants to have at least 7+ years of relevant work experience in marketing, marketing communications for digital/high-technology companies/products.

  • Have experience working with indirect channel partners and building positive working relationships and delivering co-developed plans to help drive demand

  • Able to thrive in a matrix organization, leveraging and influencing others to achieve objectives

  • Be a collaborative team player, effectively interacting with employees, partners and customers at all levels within the organisation.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and can be equally effective in both formal and informal settings with senior executives, peers and business partners.

  • Achieves goals successfully; focuses on winning in the marketplace; impacts the bottom-line; constantly challenges self and others to deliver results; acts with a sense of urgency and seizes opportunities when they arise

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.