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Job summary

The Red Hat Global Partner Marketing team is looking for a Channel Marketing Specialist to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you’ll set the strategy for partner productivity platforms across portal, mobile, and syndication efforts that help ensure timely delivery of partner-relevant information and business functionality across all routes. You will work closely with multiple stakeholders in channel and product marketing, partner sales, regional teams, as well as Sales, Marketing Operations, and IT. You will orchestrate communication between these teams while representing the requirements of Red Hat's partners. As a Channel Marketing Specialist, you'll work with internal and external stakeholders and vendors to support the growing business needs.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Define and articulate the roadmap and end-to-end infrastructure updates and maintenance requests across the spectrum of partner types, including solution providers, VARs, DISTIs, cloud partners, ISVs, and system integrators
  • Oversee a range of tools and support the introduction of new capabilities that align to brand standards and program goals
  • Assess and adopt new capabilities and technologies, seeking out areas of efficiency and introducing innovation
  • Gather and evaluate internal and partner stakeholder needs, translating them into requirements and a roadmap for tool development, back-end, and architectural projects
  • Manage medium to large-scale projects
  • Use project management skills to offer end-to-end support with sizing, scheduling, and completing projects
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and promote understanding and alignment needed to reach business objectives
  • Identify new opportunities for building efficiency and scale

Required skills

  • Bachelor’s degree; MBA is a plus
  • 4+ years channel marketing or service marketing experience
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to keep constituents informed and projects on track
  • Experience working in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects within budget and work under tight deadlines when necessary
  • Creative problem-solving skills

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Job ID 58283

Department Partner Marketing

Location US-NC-Raleigh

Posting date 9/1/2017

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