Google is expanding its business in Nigeria and has this vacancy...
Job DescriptionAs a Marketing manager, you are a fully dedicated business leader, shaping the future of one of our many Google products. Whether you're on a consumer product (like Gmail, Search, Maps, Chrome, Android) or a business product (AdWords, AdSense, DoubleClick, Analytics), you take part in a complete marketing experience as you lead every facet of the product's journey. From determining positioning, naming, competitive analysis, feature prioritization and external communications, you help shape the voice of the product and help it grow a loyal consumer base. This means you work with a cross-functional team across sales, corporate communications, legal, webmasters, product development, engineering and more. The role enables you to shape the product development process, organize product launches from beginning to end and form future marketing strategy.
Our Challenge in Nigeria, is to bring more and more users and advertisers online, and help create an important role for the Internet as part of everyday life. One of the core focus areas for us is to bring more African businesses online, so that consumers will have more and more reasons to use the web. As a Product Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for supporting Google's growth and revenue generating efforts in Nigeria through effective and results-focused marketing campaigns working together with the Country Marketing Manager primarily on social and communication propositions. Your main objective would be to drive more consumers online, helping make the internet a part of everyday life in Nigeria. You will be using Social expertise to create viable propositions which will drive sustained growth of the echo system. Your responsibilities will include working with the country team, the PR team, engineering and product teams, and the rest of the EMEA marketing team to drive projects such as executing marketing campaigns, determining ROI on advertising expenditures and developing collateral that optimally positions the strengths of our products. As we are creating unique custom products for this region, you will work closely with the product and Engineering team, providing them insights and market intelligence as part of the product development process.
Know the user. Know the magic. Connect the two. At its core, marketing at Google starts with technology and ends with the user, bringing both together in unconventional ways. Our job is to demonstrate how Google's products solve the world's problems--from the everyday to the epic, from the mundane to the monumental. And we approach marketing in a way that only Google can--changing the game, redefining the medium, making the user the priority, and ultimately, letting the technology speak for itself.
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