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    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Marketing, Communication & Advertising
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  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      November 18,2021
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    Regional Marketing Manager DACH

    Top Employers Institute is the global authority in recognizing excellence in people practices. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we are proud to have certified over 1600 Top Employers around the world for their dedication to enriching the world of work for their people.

    For the DACH market, we are searching for a Regional Marketing Manager for a period of one year to cover for maternity leave. The role will work closely with our team of Marketing Managers around the world as well as our commercial team in the DACH region to grow our business across the region, increasing brand awareness and ensuring an optimized and harmonized customer experience customer journey.

    As part of the Customer Marketing team, you will work closely with the different teams within the HQ Marketing function ensuring all activities are aligned to the global marketing strategy but adapted to achieve maximum impact in your region. You need to bring with you advanced digital marketing capabilities but being an all-around marketer, you need to be able to deliver relevant communication materials as well as organize impactful events that create meaningful opportunities to engage with our customers.

    We are looking for a strategic thinker who is also not afraid of getting their hands dirty. Does this sound interesting? Then read further about your list of responsibilities:

    Job Title - Regional Marketing Manager DACH

    (Interim for a period of approx. 13 months to cover maternity leave)

    Location - Düsseldorf, Germany - the Netherlands
    Level/Band - Fulltime

    Reporting line - Head of Customer Marketing

    Start Date - 15 November 2021

    Purpose and contribution to company strategy

    Purpose description, summarising the contribution to the wider company strategy & goals.

    The purpose of this role is to grow our brand awareness and ensure an optimized and harmonized customer experience across the entire customer journey in the DACH region.

    The role forms part of the Customer Marketing team and works closely with the different teams within the HQ Marketing function. The role will ensure all activities are aligned to the global marketing strategy, implementing the relevant campaigns/tactics. Additional scope to work on global marketing projects. The role is responsible for brand management using our various touchpoints i.e. social media platforms, email marketing, and official customer communications and engagement, etc.

    Ensure our use of marketing material is up to date and consistent with the global brand guidelines and positioning.

    Key result areas and main activities

    Key result areas showing what impact the role should have, main activities providing further insight

    1. Implementation Customer Communication Strategy

    • Consistent execution of harmonized communication deliverables including value messaging for all participants in the region across all touchpoints with customer testimonials, case studies, etc (based on input from region and direction from central marketing)
    • Creation of customer marketing deliverables ensuring employer branding materials are relevant, fresh, and used throughout the year
    • Ensure all deliverables are aligned to global strategy and on-brand.

    • Customer engagement through Events optimizing Communications & PR
    • Ensure roll out and implementation of centralized approach and deliverables for all events (ensure all deliverables are on-brand)
    • Manage and drive media (PR), social media, and Top Employers engagement aligned with the annual Certification announcement and dinner.
    • Manage the production and create content for the Top Employers Certification announcement across our different media partners.
    • Manage media partnerships and drive new opportunities

    • Content marketing:
    • Content Management on our digital platforms: Create and curate content i.e. HQ HR Best Practice and Trends Reports, Top Employers eBook, Top Employers testimonial videos etc. Effective usage of analytics for monitoring & reporting purposes.
    • Ensure all deliverables are on-brand.

    • Lead generation, nurturing, and automation:
    • Manage and execute LinkedIn advertising and lead nurturing campaigns to support our commercial efforts: create and curate content. Effective usage of analytics for monitoring & reporting purposes.

    5. Marketing strategy (collaborate with central marketing)

    • Creation and implementation of regional marketing strategy aligned with global marketing strategy and effectively manage the budget (optimize the budget for best-performing channels through analytics and metrics).
    • Explore the market with respect to new business opportunities and customer needs, supporting the product roadmap and marketing strategies based on market research, customer requirements, and competitor analysis.


    Behavior that will help you be successful in this role and in our organization

    Company competencies

    (for everyone)

    • Collaboration
    • Customer focus
    • Global perspective

    Key success competencies

    (in addition to company competencies)

    • Business insight
    • Manages complexity
    • Plans and Aligns
    • Ensures accountability
    • Drives results
    • Communicates effectively

    Skills (job-specific) + knowledge (education, work level)

    • Fluent in German and English
    • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office – PowerPoint, Excel & Word
    • 3+ years marketing management experience
    • Content marketing experience (copywriting, social media engagement)
    • Digital marketing experience (google analytics, data studio, tag manager), Pardot, and Salesforce experience is a plus.
    • Basic design skills and knowledge

    We are happy to offer you an employment agreement for this period but if you prefer to work as a freelancer, invoiced based, that's also fine.

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