Partner Marketing Manager Africa & South Africa

Partner Marketing Manager Africa & South Africa

Job Description:

Responsible for developing and managing relations with business, technology and channel partners to drive new business and grow existing business, evaluate sponsorships and sell with partners. Examples of partners: key reseller/retail accounts, independent software vendors, system integrators, component suppliers, trade associations and premium/incentive companies. Activities encompass marketing programs/solutions to/through/with partners to create demand and incremental revenue for company offerings and to deliver differentiated company customer experiences and technology. Assists partner(s) with and monitors delivery of the company experience. Manages/optimizes partner Market Development Funds (MDF), i.e., tracking availability/utilization of funds, developing and/or compliance with program terms, full leveraging of existing programs and proposals for new MDF-based initiatives.


  • Direct development of value proposition, integrated solution offering and market positioning to/with/through partner and successfully launch solution in the market (typical partner profile is large partners with majority operations in particular region in the enterprise business).
  • Lead and develop breakthrough partner strategy and Marketing plans.
  • Direct development of messaging and content framework for partner programs and campaigns.
  • Identify and recruit new partners.
  • Identify/develop innovative/ breakthrough program metrics/benchmarks.
  • Develop/drive TPE (Total Partner Experience)/TCE (Total Customer Experience) plans and execution.
  • Develop regionally go-to- market strategy and guide marketing effort to ensure market penetration.
  • Establish and maintain execution level relationship to promote company and partner total solution capabilities.
  • Additionally, may be assigned responsibilities at lower job levels.

Education and Experience Required:

  • BA or BS in Marketing or related field; MBA preferred.
  • 7+ years marketing experience.
  • Partner, sales, industry, channel experience or equivalent.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Expert knowledge of marketing principles, practices, tactics and tools.
  • Thorough knowledge of working with large partners and managing product/ service/solution lifecycle.
  • In-depth knowledge of industry and customer segments and demand generation program.
  • Excellent written/oral communications and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to build and manage virtual teams.
  • Excellent negotiating skills.
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and functional disciplines.
  • Excellent influencing and consensus-building skills.



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