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New Job: Interim Head of Marketing

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11th August 2016

Technology Interim Head of MarketingThis is an opportunity for an experienced Interim Head of Marketing to join an innovative company who manage a global network of collaborative industry communities, allowing trading partners to share quality, structured data. Using cloud-based technology, they act as a trusted independent partner to enable buyers to manage risk in their supply chain, and suppliers to increase market reach in their target sector. For the right candidate, permanent employment is available.

Location: Madrid, Spain

The Interim Head of Marketing will:

  • Manage of a team of 4 direct reports based in 3 countries across multiple time zones
  • Own a non-people budget of circa £160k per annum
  • Drive activity across 10 countries, 24 communities and supporting 6 different languages
  • Deliver circa 15 exhibitions per annum
  • Execute 450+ campaigns per annum
  • Manage 200 plus translations per annum
  • Deliver 3300+ leads and £1m+ income per annum

Previous Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum of 8+ years’ experience in a marketing management, external communications, campaign management or similar
  • Experience owning and delivering income and revenue targets in multiple countries and across different regions
  • In depth knowledge and experience operating in business to business markets
  • Experience of operating in the relevant markets, languages, sectors, geographies and cultures
  • Experience of operating in a multi-channel customer facing environment is essential
  • Project management experience, including the ability to effectively deploy resources and manage multiple projects of diverse scopes in a cross-functional environment
  • Management, development and leadership of teams
  • Planning, financial and budget management.

Essential Skills of the Interim Head of Marketing:

  • Relevant Language skills (critical Spanish, French, English) – both written and spoken
  • Technical marketing skills incl. HTML, Social media, Google analytics
  • Strong communication & presentation skills
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Analytical, research orientated. solving, research orientated
  • Strategic thinking & planning
  • Commercial acumen and judgement – justifying investment
  • Customer engagement/focus
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Influencing and stakeholder management
  • Project management – delivery focussed, results orientated
  • Presentation preparation and delivery
  • Comfortable with change, and particularly leading it

Personal Specification

  • Hands on approach to marketing and running campaigns
  • Happy in the detail and operational aspects of executing marketing as with team leadership
  • Comfortable with being highly visibility across the entire organisation
  • Highly accessible and approachable to the Regional Directors, sales, operational and IT development teams in order to answer questions and resolve issues quickly
  • Able to influence senior-level management and key stakeholders internal and externally
  • Able to deal with high levels of potential ambiguity and change
  • Resilient, has a flexible approach and is a self-starter – able to devise, run and implement activity with little support of guidance where necessary
  • Highly collaborative and works well in a fast paced environment, yet challenges thoughtfully
  • Gravitas – personal authority, ambassadorial stature and presence to quickly establish personal credibility with senior management
  • Execution focused and have a proven record of success in complex environments
  • Motivational and inspiring communications style, with sincerity, humility and integrity
  • Results-driven, high-performing, high-quality work attitude can do attitude, backed up by the activities to makes things happen in a reliable manner
  • Able to demonstrate the maturity to work independently on a day-to-day basis and have the wisdom to know when to collaborate, delegate and/or escalate
  • Responsible and dependable – does what he/she says he/she will do.

To be considered please email Louise Gore at louise@audeliss.com with your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are an ideal candidate for the Interim Head of Marketing role.

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