General Information

Req #
WD00028247
Career area:
Marketing
Country/Region:
Netherlands
State:
North Holland
City:
Amsterdam
Date:
Friday, April 22, 2022
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations: 
* Amsterdam - North Holland - Netherlands

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Introduction

Do you aspire to become part of the Benelux SMB channel- and end-user team of one of the world’s largest IT companies that chooses to be different and better? At Lenovo we do what we say, we own what we do and we WOW our customers! We are looking for an ambitious, high potential Marketing Operations Manager to help us reach our ambitious goals and becoming the driving force behind customer and partner success in the Benelux.

Strategy and ambition

Lenovo’s ambition is to be #1 in the Commercial segment across the Benelux in line with the company’s worldwide goals and market position. Supporting these goals is a key element and you will be responsible for execution of the B2B operational Marketing plans.

Job responsibilities:

You are responsible for administration and execution of the operational marketing plan in Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands including the following metrics; Channel Partner, Distribution Partner and end-user satisfaction as well as enabling our growth strategy; Share of Wallet and Market Share improvement in part of the commercial (B2B) market.

Scope

You have direct responsibilities for the quarterly Marketing and Budget planning reporting to our Head of Marketing and in close alignment with the commercial EMEA Marketing team, external agencies, the Benelux SMB and Channel Director and his account managers as well as our end-user sales leader.

Activities

Management of the quarterly budget process ensures compliant administration of alliance and co-marketing funds (Intel, Microsoft, Google, AMD), and execution of the total plan. You work with the account managers to create impactful plans that are executed at re-sellers and distributors. You also define and execute quarterly events, including channel partner and end-user specific activities (stands at exhibitions, incentive events with customers, etc.).

There are a lot of things happening at once and it’s up to you to prioritize and keep your cool.

Requirements

Great interpersonal skills and international ambition are needed to drive the end to end marketing plan cycle. Excellent presentation and organization skills are a must-have to successfully orchestrate and lead all the activities. Being able to juggle multiple projects at once while prioritizing your time and managing your stakeholders is key.

So are you a high potential with 1-3 years of operational marketing experience? Proficient at planning and execution of quarterly plans and events and do you have a hands-on and can-do mentality? Then we are looking for you!

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation and Execution of Lenovo’s Commercial marketing activities across B2B segments
  • Create and activate channel events every quarter
  • Work with internal stakeholders such as product management and the marketing team to generate in- and external product excitement for new products
  • Engage and work together with Distribution and Channel Partners
  • Maintain external agency relationships and activity planning

Required experience

  • HBO/University/Higher Education (BA) Degree in Marketing, Business or equivalent
  • Successful B2B marketing experience (1-3 years), in IT/consumer electronics would be highly valued
  • Excellent digital marketing skills
  • Marketing planning and budgeting experience
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, French would be highly valued.

Personal characteristics/skills

  • Energetic, entrepreneurial, and can-do attitude
  • Able to keep a good overview in busy times and able to handle many things at once
  • Team player with great stakeholder management skills
  • Problem solver and able to set priorities easily
  • Great project management skills
  • Excellent presentation and digital communication skills
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

* Amsterdam - North Holland - Netherlands