Marketing Manager MEEEA in Lagos, Nigeria

at NetApp

Marketing and Advertising
Marketing / Advertising / Branding
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

As a Marketing Manager you work individually and as part of a dynamic team that plans and implements projects that support the marketing function. The primary intent of the role is to help the business increase product adoption for current customers and also position the business for growth by entering new market segments. You recommend strategy and develop detailed marketing plans that are consistent with product line objectives.

Essential Functions:
As a Marketing Manager you participate on one or more of the following areas that support marketing initiatives:
Sales Analysis:
- Detailed business assessment by product and customer type
- Sales pipeline analysis for forecasting
- Develop and conduct surveys for customer needs and satisfaction from existing products

Market Analysis:
- Identify business opportunities through market assessment
- Market sizing and segmentation
- Collect and analyze data to evaluate existing and potential product and service markets
- Identify and monitor competitors
- Track general business indicators, including market share, and competitor's marketing and sales program activities

Outbound Marketing:
- Develop marketing promotions, installed base programs
- Demand generation
- Increase product adoption at top accounts
- Tradeshows/event
- Logistics planning and coordination for events, trade shows and sales meetings, including booth scheduling and shipping; may staff events
- Marketing collateral coordination
- Premium ordering and shipping

- Work closely with executive staff and product teams
- Maintain close relationships with corporate marketing teams
- Point of contact for internal customers initiating work within the department or checking the status of jobs already in progress.
- Work in collaboration with sales, sales support, product development and other cross-functional teams to develop marking programs to ensure continuity in product offerings

- Create reports and presentations
- Deliver presentations to multi-level of internal employees and external customers
- Present research results to business leaders
- Support public relations through researching, writing and editing press releases
- Coordinate website content and development with cross-functional teams

- Tracking invoices and receipts against budget
- Prepare marketing activity reports
- Create timelines and dashboards
- Recommend marketing activities and create marketing plans including estimating costs and managing project to completion
- Track marketing campaigns to evaluate results and provide recommendations for future marketing promotions
- Reporting for marketing director and finance department on fiscal status
- Develop business plans and product positioning in the marketplace including pricing strategies, product specifications, catalogues, sell-sheets, training aids, web presence and promotional events
- Identify and maintain relationships with product partners, third party vendors, etc


- Excellent verbal and written communications skills; presentation, customer service, business, and negotiation skills.
- Strong analytical skills and ability to work both independently and on cross functional teams.
- Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including remote areas.
- Marketing experience in the technology industry.
- Ability to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities.
- Broad understanding of NetApp's products and services technologies/concepts in a distributed environment.

- A minimum of 8 years of experience is required; 9 to 11 years of experience is preferred.
- A Bachelor of Arts of Science Degree is required, or equivalent experience.
- Demonstrated ability to have completed multiple, complex technical projects.

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