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CenturyLink Senior Lead Marketing Manager in DENVER, Colorado

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com/ is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

Job Summary

This position will Manage a team of Product Marketers for Networking Solutions. Own the go-to-market strategy, marketing plans, messaging and sales enablement for Networking Solutions. Own and continuously improves a defined messaging within internal and external audiences by establishing clear inputs, outputs, and processes. Uses intermediates to advance research methods to perform segmentation, targeting, positioning, and recommend the marketing mix. Analyzes data, assesses market trends, conducts literature review, prepares reports, and makes essential business decisions that achieve strategic objectivesTranslates business needs into actionable sales and marketing programs. Demonstrates advanced subject matter expertise. Manages stakeholder community up to SVP level through frequent communication, facilitation of business decision making, and ongoing assessment of business health.

Job Description

  • Define, prioritize and execute the end-to-end marketing strategy for Networking Solutions

  • Develop product positioning, value proposition and messaging that differentiates our product to our key target audiences.

  • Plan the go-to-market launch strategy for new products, new integrations and feature releases, and manage all cross-functional product marketing efforts.

  • Collaborate with sales, development, partnerships, and success to ensure the feedback from our customers is documented and included in the product roadmap and development plan.

  • Provide development teams with direction and content messaging within Networking Solutions

  • Develop written & video product assets and provide subject matter expertise for all marketing campaigns and efforts.

  • Communicate the value proposition of the products to our sales team and work with the design team to develop the sales materials/tools that support the selling process of our products.

  • Find ways to creatively surface and automate the promotion of product-related revenue drivers.

  • Must be willing to travel and attend in-person trade-shows with customers occasionally.

  • This is a key product marketing role and requires a self-starter with strong experience in organization, communication and execution of marketing needs. You don't wait for others to tell you what to do—you figure things out on your own. You ask questions. You get clarity. You do what's best for the customer.

Qualifications

  • Experience in planning and actioning multiple, complex marketing programs including budget management

  • Demonstrated ability as a product or technology advocate, with the ability to collaborate with engineering and marketing teams

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Agile, humble, trustworthy, and a team player

  • Rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced, high-growth environment

  • Passion for marketing simple and intuitive products that solve complex problems

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and/or Marketing

  • 10+ years professional work experience

  • Experienced: 8+ years in a product marketing or product management role, or equivalent experience

  • Recent marketing and project management experience is required

  • Prior experience working within a large, global organization

Education

Bachelors or Equivalent in Business or Marketing

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Colorado-Denver

Requisition # : 214746

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

Disclaimer

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

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