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The Vice President of Marketing, EMEA has overall accountability for building and executing a go to market strategy to accelerate Digital Realty’s performance in the EMEA Region.  As a key member of the Global Marketing and EMEA leadership teams, the role is accountable for all activities related to Marketing strategy execution for Digital Realty in this region. They will work closely with the global marketing teams to ensure programs and activities delivered are relevant and useable by the region, feeding in at conception to ensure the requirements of this culturally diverse region are understood and accommodated.  

Key success criteria in this role includes the ability to develop strategic plans in a collaborative and integrated way, respecting and building on global plans and guidelines to synthesize business objectives into strategic Marketing plans which lead to increased brand awareness, stimulating increased demand and opportunities for sales and long-term business success. The incumbent must be able to translate Marketing trends and commercial insights to strong brand awareness and demand generation strategies.  Functional knowledge, operational understanding, strategic thinking, and communication are critical skills for success in this role; the roles’ objectives can only be met through very strong people leadership and relationship management with business and other internal partners, across multiple time-zones and geographies.

What you’ll need

The Requirements

  • Degree or equivalent marketing qualification
  • Extremely collaborative leader with ability to be flexible and creative
  • Cultural fit is crucial; motivated to work at a company whose values are: Customer Focus, Teamwork and Results-Driven
  • Experienced industry leader; strong executive presence; solid track record of strategic accomplishments in companies experiencing rapid growth and expansion where constant challenges are the norm
  • Exceptional interpersonal, team building, and facilitation skills required. Ability to effectively communicate and interact across diverse audiences
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong sense of urgency is required
  • Proven ability to effectively lead cross functional, multi-cultural teams in the completion of high-profile projects; ability to multi-task and proactively manage expectations of senior management.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for interactions with all levels of management and with external constituents
  • Ability to clearly articulate value propositions of Digital Realty products and services, and clearly differentiate Digital Realty offerings from competitor offerings
  • Ability to effectively convey corporate offerings and value propositions in a clear manner through verbal and written means

The Role

  • Lead the design and execution of a coherent go to market strategy to ensure the EMEA region is positioned to achieve its mid-long term market goals
  • Working within the global structure, develop a strong EMEA brand focusing on the company’s unique and compelling competitive advantage in order to build awareness and drive customer recognition, stimulating demand within EMEA based customers and prospects
  • Create an integrated go-to-market offering helping Digital Realty play in both the colocation and scale space
  • Partner with the business to develop and execute against regional marketing strategies, customized to the EMEA market while supporting consistent global positioning and messaging
  • Develop regional social media strategy in compliance with the global marketing strategy
  • Oversee regional campaigns throughout the lifecycle – launch, execution and wrap-up, ROI
  • Define and measure success while using key metrics to measure and track performance; report performance of regional marketing campaigns and events
  • Lead, manage and develop the EMEA regional marketing team, ensuring they understand the company and regional strategy and how their contributions make a difference to overall achievement of corporate goals
  • Matrix manage EMEA country marketing teams to ensure they are fully included in campaign planning and that global/regional campaigns can be made relevant locally
  • Management of the marketing budget, coordinating with Finance business partners as needed

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A bit about us

Interxion: A Digital Realty Company, is a leading provider of carrier and cloud-neutral data centre services across EMEA. With more than 700 connectivity providers in over 100 data centres across 13 European countries, we are at the heart of the internet – powering finance, communication, healthcare, creativity, entertainment, life. As part of Digital Realty, our customers now have access to 49 metros across six continents. We’ve 2,800+ colleagues around the world who work together, come up with life-changing solutions and create connections that matter every day.

A bit about our team

Digital Realty: The meeting place. Where tomorrow comes together

We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem (connected data communities) of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.

Our Purpose

To bring companies and data together, in bold new ways, to power the innovation determining our future.

Digital Realty is the meeting place ‘Where tomorrow comes together’.

Our Values

Guide our decisions and actions every day:

Customer Focus – putting customers at the centre

Teamwork – think global, act local

Results-driven – delivering the results for today and the future

About Digital Realty

Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation, and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, the company's global data center platform, provides customers a trusted foundation and proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx™) solution methodology for scaling digital business and efficiently managing Data Gravity challenges. Digital Realty's global data center footprint gives customers access to the connected communities that matter to them with 290+ facilities in 50 metros across 26 countries on six continents. For more information, please visit digitalrealty.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.

Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions.

Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employee of Digital Realty and its subsidiaries. Digital Realty is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited referrals.

What we can offer you

Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers. Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us. This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.

Your future colleagues

“We are good at turning challenges into opportunities.”

Omer W.
Vice President, Marketing APAC, Singapore

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