Cross Functional Manager - Channel

Sunnyvale, CA
Job Terms:
up to ~$125/hr, DOE
Start date:
Posted By:
Jennie Brandon

Job Description:

Our client's Channel Cross-Functional team is responsible for the strategic alignment, crossfunctional integration, and execution of the organization’s marketing communications work for Channel.
The Cross Functional (XF) Manager role within the Channel Cross-Functional team will act as a key point of integration and accountability for initiatives supporting the Channel business unit, globally, focused on the organization’s services.

In this role you will
•Synthesize inputs and facilitate alignment with brief owner(s), strategists and key creative partners to develop integrated marketing communications plans for Channel (Integrated PORs)
•Provide oversight for Channel throughout the creative process to ensure ongoing alignment of deliverables with brief strategy and ensuring on-time delivery.
•Actively engage and plan with all teams (Product Brand, Partner Comms, Planning, 2D, 3D, Interactive, MG/Video, Media, Advertising, Geos, and other parts of Channel XF) to seamlessly lead Channel work through the organization.
•Develop deep collaboration with key teams across the organization (Services Marketing, Sales, Channel Sales Operations, Ops) to deliver best-in-class work that meets brand, partner, and commercial objectives

•Serve as a key point of contact and integrator of Channel related initiatives & deliverables across the organization’s teams (Brand, Partner Comms, Services, Marketing, Planning, SP&O, Procurement, Sales Finance, and Functional teams)
•Partner directly with business leads to understand business and operational drivers to better inform process, deliverable, and creative considerations
•Identify new ways of working and evolve approaches for taking on work as the marketing roadmap, channel/partner landscape, and marketing strategies and deliverables evolve
•Provide communications, brand, commercial, operational, and experiential insights into the creative process
•Represent the goals and nuances of Channel within the organization
•Own Plan of Records (PORs), tracking status of all organization deliverables to ensure on-time handoff and delivery

Key Qualifications
•Proven ability to build rapport, credibility and influence across multiple teams and stakeholders to get results
•Expertise in building frameworks and actionable insights that enhance the creative development process
•Experience in representing marketing communications strategy that encompasses a broad range of marketing/messaging vehicles and deliverables
•You are able to balance working in a creatively driven organization with an integrated, analytical, and disciplined approach to marketing
•You have excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills and can communicate effectively with a broad range of stakeholders, including leadership.
•You are organized, resourceful, efficient, adaptable, and results-oriented and can solve complicated problems with a positive attitude
•Hands-on experience encompassing Marketing Communications disciplines preferred

Requires BA or BS degree

Client Description:

Our client, a leader in consumer electronics, is one of the greatest, most innovative, world-changing companies ever created! More like a cluster of start-ups versus a large company, they are single-handedly credited with creating some of the most impactful products of this generation.

Working alongside some of the brightest and most talented people, the work you do here will add up to something big that could not be done anywhere else.  There is no doubt that your best work will be brought out achieving some hefty goals at a heroic pace.

One thing we know is that you WILL NOT ever be bored.​

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Resource Manager checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)