Red Hat Partner Marketing Manager, France in Puteaux, France

Company Description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Field Marketing team is looking for an experienced Partner Marketing Manager to join us in Paris, France. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive partner marketing strategy to support France and Red Hat’s corporate goals, collaborating with Red Hat’s and our partners’ key stakeholders. You’ll need to have a unique combination of strategic and tactical marketing management with a focus on achieving measurable results.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Work closely with channel account managers and Red Hat’s partner marketing teams to plan and carry out joint go-to-market campaigns and events

  • Build close relations with marketing teams and key influencers at top partners to ensure that Red Hat is top-of-mind

  • Collaborate with EMEA partner marketing teams to ensure that local requirements are communicated and that they are aware of built-in campaigns and tools like the Red Hat Partner Marketing Center

  • Administer comarketing and market development funds (MDF) budgets with specified partners, ensuring compliance with Red Hat’s strategic objectives; knowledge of Ansira is a plus

  • Plan and develop digital campaigns to generate branding, awareness, and leads

  • Develop partner-specific case-studies and references to maintain continued momentum

  • Support the team to conduct partner-specific joint PR initiatives

  • Propose and carry out specific awareness and demand generation activities targeted at the mid market and small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) segments

Required skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, business, marketing, or a related field

  • 5+ years of experience working in partner or channel marketing for B2B IT or technology companies

  • Solid knowledge of the IT ecosystem, including distributors, system integrators (SIs), independent software vendors (ISVs), etc.

  • Experience working closely with sales, channel, technical, customer, and management teams

  • Understanding of critical marketing success metrics and KPIs

  • Proficiency in online and digital marketing implementation and understanding of the latest

  • B2B customer engagement tactics; social media and integrated campaign skills or experience are a plus

  • Solid initiative and proactive and assertive attitude

  • Ability to work as part of a team and proven record working effectively with cross-functional teams

  • Good communication and solid presentation skills

  • Excellent language skills in French and English

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Job ID 63024

Category Field Marketing