CenturyLink Senior Marketing Manager - Germany in Frankfurt, Germany

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia.

Job Summary

Senior Marketing Manager DACH

CenturyLink is a global IT solutions leader that powers the needs of businesses of all sizes through our hybrid IT services including public and private cloud, data centre colocation, managed hosting and network services.

In Europe, we work with leading brands, such as Cancer Research UK, easyJet, Euromoney, G4 Security and Universal Music. Every day we help our clients to deliver agility, innovation and speed to market for their businesses. Every minute they harness the scalability and economics of cloud-based technologies.

An S&P 500 company, CenturyLink is included amongst the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations, employing over 48000 people worldwide with operating revenue in excess of 17 billion dollars.

Job Responsibilities:

The Senior Campaign Manager DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) is focused specifically on adopting an ABM marketing approach to growing the wallet spend of current customers and well as developing our prospective customer base within our key verticals. The Campaigns Manager will be aligned to specific sales teams and will work closely with the sales teams to help drive both acquisition and existing customer base demand and revenue growth within specific vertical sectors. This position will work closely with sales, support, product, and the wider international teams to build and execute marketing programmes to drive this growth for the local region.

The Senior Marketing Manager will be managing German marketing requirements and in addition the requirements from the Swiss and Austrian sales teams, as well as line managing a Lead Development Resource. The Senior Marketing Manager will be allocating resource to campaign and sales teams requirements and provide the single point of contact with the DACH Sales Leadership.

Mother language capability in German and fluency in (business) English are a must.

Job Description


Within the core verticals:

  • Collaborates cross functionally with global marketing, marketing operations, and sales teams to develop campaign narratives, messaging, and tactics.

  • Responsible for planning, delivering, monitoring, and enhancing marketing programmes in line with business objectives.

  • Translates go-to-market strategies and identified opportunities into actionable and measurable marketing programmes, using all elements of the marketing mix (e.g. direct communication via direct mail or email, events, PR, social media, digital marketing).

  • Ensures campaigns are executed on-time, accurately, and successfully. Plans, designs, and executes marketing programmes to drive customer interest and demand.

  • Manages the execution and measurement of marketing campaigns, develops marketing materials, and interacts with, and analyses, reports from our internal CRM and marketing automation systems.

  • Develops, maintains, and manages programme schedules.

  • Proactively monitors campaign impact, effectiveness, and market penetration rates to formulate recommendations to improve results. Tests new marketing initiatives to improve results.

  • Recognizes and shares data trends and recommends best practices based on successful campaigns. Recommends new tools to better the overall marketing process.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Marketing & sales experience in software or hi-technology industries, preferably in B2B marketing.

  • Proven experience working with sales teams and supporting programmes to drive awareness and sales; actual sales experience is desirable

  • User of marketing and sales force automation tools (e.g. Marketo, Salesforce.com, etc.)

  • Ability to consistently produce results on time and within budget

  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, written and presentation

  • Experienced in working with both senior marketing managers and junior level co-workers

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

  • Highly motivated, energetic individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment and comes with start-up 'anything and everything' mentality.

  • Capable of creating content internally or leveraging agencies where appropriate

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to establish positive relationships with team members.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing workloads to meet competing deadlines.

  • Ability to work independently and take the initiative

  • Good understanding of the IT Market.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidate should have managed marketing campaigns in other B2B organisation for EMEA.

job grade/level : P4


Alternate Location: DE-Bavaria-Munich; DE-Germany-Germany

Requisition #: 194817

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