Client Partner, CPG - Sub-Saharan Africa

Facebook is seeking an experienced sales and marketing professional to help build and embed Facebook's Marketing solutions in Africa's largest CPG companies. The ideal candidates will have a CPG, Retail or consulting Industry background and excellent knowledge of Brand, Consumer and Digital Marketing, Business Development and/or Media experience. The candidate would have demonstrated exceptional Marketing & Sales performance while working in a constantly changing environment. You and are used to dealing with Senior Management and at C-level as well as working with cross functional teams to deliver impact. You have great communication and influencing skills. At Facebook, supporting our employees is a core part of how we do business. From our generous benefits to our robust diversity programs, we're focused on empowering all our employees to live life to the fullest and bring their best selves to work, each and every day. We're proud of our supportive and inclusive culture and our International Headquarter benefits from over 100 different nationalities. We are dedicated to making Facebook welcoming to everyone who comes to work with us and we actively seek to recruit people with different backgrounds and experiences to help us build better products, make better decisions and better serve our clients.

CLIENT PARTNER, CPG - SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build and grow longer strategic partnerships, business impact with our CPG partners
  • Build strategic partnerships within the marketing ecosystem to deliver impact
  • Contribute Facebook's overall CPG strategy
  • Identify and prioritize business opportunities for and with our partners
  • Partner with international Facebook cross-functional teams on structuring and executing operational and strategic initiatives - developing value propositions, work plans, synthesizing market related data, leading analysis and defining the overall business approach to Facebook's success the region
  • Develop and implement best practices for client interaction, sales and services for Facebook
  • Measure, track and report growth and performance across individual clients, verticals and geographies
  • Setup and manage complex projects with partners, internal teams and agencies
  • Bring the best of Facebook's solutions, expertise, innovation, thought leadership, research and insights to clients
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Demonstrated experience and track record of driving financial impact within a CPG or consumer facing environment
  • Proven track record in engaging senior management and C-level, reaching and exceeding sales and marketing goals
  • Established network/relationships with top CPG decision makers, thought leaders and marketing stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills, ability to articulate complex concepts in a simple manner
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills
  • International or cross border pan African experience is a plus
  • Facebook user, and passionate about social media
  • Demonstrated success as a leader of change, achieving operational excellence by introducing new performance measures, processes and systems
  • Ability to perform well in a highly dynamic, rapidly changing environment
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • MBA, MSc Fin, would be a plus
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