Thursday, March 20, 2008

Head of Marketing Communications (The Big "MARCOM" Cheese) Sony Ericsson (NC)

Sony Ericsson is on the cutting edge of one of the most dynamic areas in modern technology. Our devices are multiple award winning, “WOW” devices that make even grizzled hardware reviewers do a double take.

We are seeking an individual to join our incredible team of talented individuals to help us define the next generation in wireless and convergence devices. If you think you are up to the challenge and have the qualifications, drive and innovation required, read on.

Head of Marketing Communications

This Marketing Communications (Marcom) Manager will develop the marcom strategy for our North American Market ensuring a consistent, vibrant and unique approach to attain our goals for market share and brand. This will also be a key position in providing advisory services to the Head of Marketing.

The person in this role is part of the marketing team reporting to the Head of Marketing and works in close co-operation with our phone and Global Customer Unit resources, as well as the sales and customer service groups.

You will identify the market needs and translate them into the marcom strategy.

This is a unique industry and position. Our customers are typically large carriers such as AT&T but there is no denying that we are in a cutting edge consumer marketplace. Because of this our Head of Marcom will participate in account management to ensure identification and implementation of relevant marketing campaigns and strategies with our partners and internal sales and marketing people. We have national and global brand and marketing strategies and in some cases our customers have the same thing. We need to maximize our efforts with theirs and give the end customer a unique but consistent brand experience.

So…. to do that you'll have to develop, coordinate and implement media planning and campaign strategy by working with various media agencies.

You'll serve as the key contact for all regional and local media agencies and you'll need to stay abreast of international and local media developments.

To be successful you'll need a MINIMUM of 3-5 years successful marketing experience in a B2B2C or FMCG environment, proven experience making winning presentations at an executive level in a highly competitive environment, experience with mobile communications technologies and experience working with or at an advertising and/or media agency.

For more information on the details of this job and to apply, go to our web site,

If you qualify we’ll be in touch to tell you much more, including a summary of our benefits, which we believe to be some of the best in any industry. FULLY paid family health, dental and vision care premiums, educational reimbursement, company contribution to your 401k whether you contribute or not, sick and kin care days, really too much to mention here.

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