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Job Description

In this hybrid role, you will need to work cross functionally on both Area-wide projects and programs whilst providing strategic support, guidance and accountability for the development and execution of go-to-market marketing plan for the specific sub-regions such as UAE, Australia and Hong Kong and other emerging markets.  

As a Senior Field Area Marketing Lead, you will need to:

  • Understand Avanade’s corporate strategy and go-to-market and then work with Area Marketing director and Country Marketing Managers to align Area and country business priorities and develop the annual marketing plan to support. 
  • Act as a conduit between Country Marketing Managers and Global Marketing to ensure Area adoption of Global Campaigns. 
  • Develop, where necessary, Area integrated multi-channel campaigns and programs across digital and traditional channels (PR, events, webinars, social media, email, and digital campaigns, alliance marketing etc.) to drive brand awareness and demand in support of Area’s business strategy.
  • Design and drive a strategic and programmatic approach to Alliances and partners with particular focus on maximizing our Microsoft Alliance--driving Microsoft to become a strategic go-to-market channel across Area and supporting regions.  Participate in the Alliance Center of Excellence to support these efforts and work with Country Marketing Managers to support and execute this strategy in their regions. 
  • Build strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders including Area leadership, sales leads, solution and industry leads, other peers in Growth Markets and Global marketing community to inspire, influence and align around Area and regional go-to-market strategy. 
  • In conjunction with the Marketing Director, support and drive Area and regional KPIs and metrics for campaigns ensuring clear campaign goals, a close-looped-marketing approach and that return-on-marketing-investment is maximized.
  • Work with Marketing Director and Country Marketing Managers to support effective marketing budget appropriation and spend, marketing calendar and campaign execution with a goal of achieving operational excellence
  • Design, drive and support an Area account-based marketing and CXO program in support of strategic and growth accounts
  • Lead and mentor junior team members to inspire and influence the broader stakeholder community to work together to exceed expectations and deliver strong growth in leads, sales and pipeline influenced.

Other skills or advantageous experience:

  • 8-10 years business-to-business marketing management experience working for multinational companies ideally in the technology industry.
  • Fluent in English is an imperative.
  • Someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is looking to take the marketing function to the next level and really make an impact.
  • A motivated, self-starter who can deal with a level of ambiguity to define cross-regional programs from scratch and work cross-functionally to execute. 
  • A collaborative team player with an ability to influence and inspire the broader stakeholder community, Area and country leadership, Sales, Global, Area and local marketing, strategic Alliances and partners) to align and support the execution of local go-to-market strategy
  • A join-the-dots thinker who is expert in both marketing strategy and campaign execution

What we offer you
Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay. 

Please note that all applicants must be Australian Citizens or PR visa holders.

This role requires direct contact with Avanade clients as well as attendance in person at Avanade workplaces and other company sponsored meetings and events.  In order to comply with our client requirements and Avanade’s own health and safety obligations this role requires the Applicant to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.   Proof of vaccination will be required during the application process.  Applicants who have appropriate written proof of a medical or religious reason for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may provide such documentation.
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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

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