Senior Director, Strategic Marketing - (M7)
Location:
Gloucester , Massachusetts
Posted:
March 28, 2017
Reference:
1701806
Provides leadership and direction through senior managers. Is accountable for the performance and results of multiple regions or diverse job families or departments within a major region or business unit. Develops and executes business unit, department or sub-functional strategy to achieve key business objectives. Decisions are guided by company and segment/functional strategy and objectives. Directs and controls the activities of one or more functional areas. Key Responsibilities
  1. Provides leadership and direction through senior managers for assessing existing and potential markets. Demonstrates broad and comprehensive understanding of technical and business environments. Develops and articulates strategies to meet business objectives for more than one broad functional area
  2. Accountable for the performance and results of cross functional groups within a major region or business units to integrate products into a coherent portfolio of products focused on the market. Manages portfolio like a "product" (business plan, positioning, buying process, market requirements, and marketing plan)
  3. Has 'guru' understanding to analyze market data and identify trends/opportunities, develop strategic direction from market information, and create compelling market analysis presentations and recommendations
  4. Directs and controls the activities of more than one functional area and selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
  5. Maps the needs within one or more broad functional markets and analyzes abstract market segmentations. Determines which segments to actively pursue
  6. Works with management team to ensure that overall marketing function is effectively meeting the organization's strategic goals for more than one broad functional area
  7. Creates product strategies for more than one broad functional area that is integrated with AMAT products
  8. Illustrates the vision and key phases of deliverables for products for more than one broad functional area

Functional Knowledge
  • Demonstrates broad and comprehensive understanding of different systems, theories and practices as well as the changing business environment

Business Expertise
  • Applies in-depth knowledge of own segment/function, business and commercial expertise to differentiate itself from the competition

Leadership
  • Leads a business unit, department or sub-function generally through multiple levels of managers of diverse activities; develops and executes business unit, department or sub-functional strategy to achieve key business objectives

Problem Solving
  • Evaluates key business challenges; directs the development of new or innovative solutions

Impact
  • Guided by company strategy and business objectives, impacts results of segment/function

Interpersonal Skills
  • Influences and negotiates at the top executive levels, with great latitude on outcomes; presents and defends complicated or delicate issues

Position requires understanding of Applied Materials global Standards of Business Conduct and compliance with these standards at all times. This includes demonstrating the highest level of ethical conduct reflecting Applied Materials' core values.
Qualifications:
Education
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 15 Years of Experience
Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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