Country Marketing Manager - Norway

  • Location:
    Lysaker, Akershus, Norway
  • Area of Interest
    Marketing and Communications
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
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Country Marketing Manager - Norway

What You'll Do

We are looking for a Country Marketing Leader that can create, drive and execute the implementation of a country integrated marketing and communications plan (brand awareness, PR, marketing campaigns, digital and social media marketing, demand generation, communications, events, partner marketing etc). Your plan should not only drive impact and results for our country, but it should also align regionally to business and marketing objectives.

Ownership, development and implementation of the Norwegian Country marketing plan to include:

  • Lead the overall country strategy and plan with regards to brand awareness, PR, digital and social media marketing, marketing communications, events, (partner) campaigns, etc.
  • Work closely with key internal stakeholders (sales teams, global and local marketing, solutions marketing, and technical experts) to provide a holistic country-marketing plan.
  • Lead the marketing strategy and execution within the country to drive optimal demand generation activities across all segments that will contribute to the sales funnel.
  • Development and execution of marketing programs and campaigns; leveraging Global & EMEAR campaigns as well as rolling out local campaigns ensuring ROI measurement
  • Lead generation and management: increasing the activity in targeted customer segments and ensuring the proper mechanisms are in place for capturing optimal ROI
  • To be a Member of Norwegian Country Management Team
  • Marketing budget management and allocation

Who You'll Work With

In today’s hyper connected, always-on world, brands are fighting for customers’ attention. Cisco Marketing’s vision is to be an innovative leader in real-time, personalized marketing and communication and we believe our opportunity to achieve this lies in creating unified, omni-channel digital and human experiences. 

We’ve thought long and hard about how we deliver upon our vision and quite simply, it starts with placing our customers at the heart of everything we do. Creating a customer experience that wows and delights our customers is our North Star and we are looking for outstanding marketers to help us realize our ambition. If you think you can help Cisco stand out from the rest of the IT crowd and the thought of transforming the way the world lives, works, learns and plays excites you, then we want to hear from you!

Who You Are

Ideally you have previous country marketing experience and knowledge of the technology industry. The ability to build strong relationships is essential in this role. You will need to bring together sales and marketing (small virtual team) to execute activities in support of your marketing plan and you must secure the partnership of the Norwegian sales leadership team.

Cisco is a very collaborative company working mostly in virtual teams. Strong collaboration skills and ability to unite is key.

Skills and Abilities:

  • A high level of energy, commitment, and passion for results; the ability to meet deadlines and handle numerous projects at once.
  • Ability to combine strategy and execution.
  • Thorough digital and social media marketing experience
  • Event management
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience with working across global matrix organizations.
  • Ability to influence at all levels.
  • Ability to approach a situation, envision the big picture and set appropriate strategies for effectiveness.
  • Excellent organization skills and must be a detail-oriented team player.
  • Ability to collaborate, lead and work under pressure in a fast-paced matrixed organization.
  • Excellent organization and project management skills (deadlines, vendor/agency management, budgets).
  • Self-motivated and has the ability to motivate and influence others.
  • Innovative, forward thinking marketer
  • Fluency and language skills in Norwegian and English are essential.
Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.



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