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Marketing & Sales enablement Manager EMEA

Date: Mar 14, 2020

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
 
The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%.  But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
 
SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.
 
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.
 
We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:
 

Marketing & Sales enablement Manager EMEA

 

Job Description Overview

Do you want to make a bigger impact on the world? We’re seeking talented people to join us in providing solar panel technology around the globe and to further drive the adoption of solar in the distributed generation rooftop markets.

 

 

SunPower vision is to change the way our world is powered, and we are doing that every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.

 

The Marketing & Sales enablement Manager develops, executes and measures Marketing initiatives and programs to support the business growth in EMEA, working closely with the Global & EMEA Marketing team members as well as in-country sales teams.  The individual is tasked with driving successful partner events, partner network and sales enablement initiatives. Acting as a project leader on the assigned projects, this role suits a dynamic marketer, with a both strategic and hands-on approach. He or she will report directly to the EMEA Marketing & Communications Manager.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

 

  • Drive successful B2B partner conferences and events
  • Define, implement and track integrated marketing programs and initiatives to support business growth and support customer’ stickiness. This might include: sales enablement initiatives, network animation activities, partner driven programs and events
  • Build and localize, in coordination with the Global and EMEA marketing teams, best-in-class sales tools to support Partners, Distributors and sales team’s selling approach
  • Drive the development of effective local content and assets to enable our partner networks, distributors and feed our local digital channels (local case studies, video testimonials, photo shootings, blog articles, social posts, etc.)
  • Contribute to build and maintain a premium brand / product awareness and image.
  • Contribute to build our digital presence and local end-user communities
  • Collaborate in the definition and implementation of any new product or service that will drive incremental revenue in the country (from conceptualization to launch)
  • Partner with local Managing Directors in supporting high-value revenue opportunities

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Minimum requirements

  • 5+ years Marketing experience, with deep understanding of demand generation, offline and online marketing, channel marketing and B2C marketing
  • University degree in Marketing or equivalent
  • Languages: full proficiency in English. Plus another native language, any additional language is an asset
  • Hands-on, autonomous, result orientated individual with a strategic mind
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and managing events and / or conferences
  • Strong writing and communication skills (offline & online)
  • Strong project management skills
  • Good data analysis skills, with an understanding of data, patterns and trends
  • Attention to details and high-quality requirements
  • Demonstrated experience of working successfully with a global, or complex, team structure
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a successful track record of working as a part of a small highly focused team
  • Computer literate: MS Office. Knowledge of SalesForce.com, Oracle, Eloqua and project collaboration tools are an asset.

 

Preferred requirements

  • Experience working in an International Corporation or with an international team and overcoming time zone challenges is an asset
  • Previous experience in energy, renewables or solar industries is an asset

 

OTHER INFORMATION

- This position can be based in Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy or France

- The position can be home-based

- Up to 30% of domestic and European travels required

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

SunPower Supports EEO

Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation
SunPower Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment at SunPower Corporation: jobs@sunpower.com. Please indicate in the subject that line of your email that you are requesting accommodation. Only candidates being considered for a position who require an accommodation will receive a follow-up response.

 

NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS AND EMPLOYEES

Availability of Affirmative Action Plan for Review

 

SunPower is a federal government contractor. As a part of the Company’s obligations under law, it

must develop a written Affirmative Action Program (AAP) for the Disabled, Recently Separated

Veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Active Duty Wartime

Or Campaign Badge Veterans and for Women and Minorities as specified by law.

 

Non-confidential and non-proprietary aspects of the AAP are available for inspection by applicants

and employees, consistent with applicable law, which will be made available during office hours by

contacting the EEO Officer.


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