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United Kingdom
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SE - Mobile
Thursday, July 1, 2021
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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 not just a Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re in 180 markets, working with 63,000 brilliant colleagues and counting. And we’re known for the world’s most complete portfolio of smart technology, from devices to software to infrastructure.

With our ingenuity, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future. 

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

Description and Requirements

Lenovo is the fastest growing technology company on the planet, with growth outpacing our competition quarter after quarter. Lenovo’s fundamental belief is that life rewards those who Never Stand Still. Every day, every employee at Lenovo is focused on moving forward, rejecting traditional limits, and always seeking a better way. We are looking for the person who challenges the ordinary and seeks to innovate in learning, while also balancing execution.

As part of the WW SMB & Channel DaaS (Device as a Service) team, The Device as a Service SMB & Channel Marketing Manager will be responsible for the SMB & Channel Marketing of our expanding Device as a Service portfolio through our Distributors, SMB & Channel Partners.

In this role, you will be responsible for defining and the execution of the WW Device as a Service (DaaS) SMB & Channel Marketing strategy in cooperation with WW Regions SMB & Channel Marketing teams with Lenovo’s regional and local SMB & Channel Marketing teams.

You will need to demonstrate the ability to take initiative and provide leadership in a growing business across local and International markets. You will need to have a successful track record of marketing services and solutions that enable or enhance a PC hardware sale. You will champion the innovative power of our Device as a Service Proposition to support SMB & Channel Partners making companies more productive, collaborative and transformative. You will need to understand Lenovo’s portfolio of award-winning products and develop strategies to help online, new and existing SMB & Channel Partners market the Lenovo DaaS Proposition.

In this role, you will report to Director- Global Channels and SMB- DaaS.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and execute an effective Marketing strategy to achieve sales goals for SMB & Channel to meet sales objectives
  • To develop and manage quarterly marketing planning cycles for Distribution, SMB and Channel
  • Delivery of the quarterly marketing planning cycles with regional & local marketing teams.
  • Device as a Service Copy writing, editing, creative input and design briefing
  • Develop relationships and serve as a trusted consultant to Lenovo’s WW, regional SMB & Channel Teams
  • Understand and adapt to Lenovo’s ongoing product and services developments and how to incorporate them into an “as a Service” model messaging
  • Support sales objectives for Lenovo while driving growth across local and International IT Markets
  • Communication and alignment with teams on Marketing Activities and results
  • Ensure that our Distribution SMB & Channel Partners receive world-class marketing and customer service

Position Requirements:

We're looking to add talented individuals who are self-motivated and desire boundless opportunities, to join us. Come share in the discoveries that are forged from our shared achievements at Lenovo as we drive the next generation in technology.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent professional work experience
  • 3+ years of successful SMB & Channels Channel Marketing experience is required
  • SMB & Channel experience in IT Services Industry focused on PC’s & Services
  • Demonstrated track record of high performance in Global or Regional IT Channel position
  • In depth knowledge of “as a Service” models
  • In depth knowledge of “modern marketing techniques” and tools
  • Proven success in building new businesses in the IT services industry
  • Strategic mindset and sound business acumen are required, along with effective decision making, and marketing management skills
  • Excellent communication, both oral and written, and strong presentation skills
  • Strong prioritization skills, attention to detail, commitment to deadlines
  • Proven ability to operate with a high level of professionalism, entrepreneurialism and agility
  • Demonstrated ability to work across all levels of the organization with a teaming attitude
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Travel estimated at 50%

Preferred Requirements:

  • Consumption based Marketing experience in SaaS (Software as a Service), DaaS (Device as a Service) or Cloud Services
  • Understanding of Subscription/Lease financial solutions
  • Developing campaigns that help Distributors and Partners transform to the As a service business model
  • Bi Lingual

What Lenovo can offer You:

  • An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward-thinking IT companies 
  • Opportunities for career development & growth 
  • Access to trainings for personal development 
  • An international team with a high focus on Gender Diversity 
  • Attractive compensation package and Performance based rewards 
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.