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Strategy and Planning Chief of Staff - Intent-Based Networking Marketing (IBN)

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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What You'll Do

Come join the Intent-Based Networking (IBN) Marketing team as Chief of Staff and strategy, planning and operations lead. Were a creative, high-performing and driven team that is energized by positioning Ciscos rare differentiators and driving pipeline for the $25B+ annual business.

In this role, you will partner with the VP of IBN marketing and the leadership team in defining the strategy, vision and execution of the marketing organization to accelerate our vast networking portfolio across Access, WAN, DC, and Cloud. You will play a key role in helping the marketing team focus on and achieve its most important strategic goals. You will think strategically and drive a strong agenda of accountability, execution, and delivery.

Specifically, you will:  

  • Own and drive the quarterly and annual strategic marketing plan, ensuring visibility & accountability across the team.
  • Manage the marketing input for the Quarterly Business Reviews.
  • Effectively manage the IBN marketing teams OPEX budget including programs, travel, and training.
  • Represent the IBN marketing team in the broader Customer Solutions Marketing & Growth Marketing organizations.
  • Program manage strategic cross-portfolio initiatives that drive marketing and business results.
  • Drive the agendas for staff meetings, all -hands, off-sites, and planning meetings.
  • Bring insights on KPIs around marketing programs for IBN and Network Buyers
  • Craft executive communications for launches, programs and business updates to key stakeholders.
  • Drive process improvement and process simplification wherever possible.

         Serve as a cultural ambassador for the team ensuring team health and satisfaction.

Who You Will Work With:

In this role, you will work closely with the IBN vice president and senior leadership team and planning leads across Customer Solutions Marketing, the BU, Sales and Growth Marketing.

Who You Are:

  • Bachelors Degree in Marketing, MBA, or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Ability to navigate from strategy to tactical issues
  • A track record of successfully planning and executing marketing plans, including project management and budget tracking
  • Superior writing and presentation skills
  • Strong communicator. Confident in managing up/down/laterally.
  • Confirmed ability to lead cross-functional and matrixed teams
  • Experience in working globally with various stakeholders across business units and marketing functions
  • Handle project scope & change with the ability to understand & communicate impacts to project, requirements, timeline, etc.
  • Data driven and ability to derive meaningful insights from data and metrics

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their rare talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

Colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

Posted: 2020-03-18 Expires: 2020-04-18

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