Marketing Manager

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Responsible for delivering against the marketing demand generation, pipeline acceleration and revenue objectives as defined within the Canada Market Unit (MU) Sales and Marketing territory Go-To-Market near-term and long-term plans.  Responsible for demand generation and pipeline acceleration through the tactical execution of marketing plan activities, including account-based marketing (ABM), data-driven marketing, direct and digital marketing, inside marketing, online events, physical events, and more.  Look beyond local return on investment and work across the entire marketing organization to assure optimal ROMI (Return on Marketing Investment) for SAP. This individual should be an independent, data-driven marketer who brings enthusiasm for innovative marketing efforts. Additionally, this person should thrive in a matrixed, fast-paced, and high energy environment.



Strategic Marketing and Sales Execution – Develop and maintain a partnership with sales to execute against an appropriate solution or industry program portfolio mix to address the business needs of our customers/prospective-customers.  As the Field Marketer, you will serve as one of the faces of marketing to the Canada MU region working with Canada MU field sales executives, sales leadership, partners and as appropriate our customers/prospective-customers.


You will be tasked to:

  • Develop an awareness of how to build a balanced marketing plan across all pipeline stages including acceleration and close activities as required.
  • Meet marketing and sales goals and objectives of the team by leveraging the best of traditional and ABM tactics.
  • Be fully trained and responsible to ensure brand, quality, consistency, and promote the aspects within all related demand generation activities.
  • Participation as appropriate in the Demand Management Process.


Data Driven – Embrace a data-driven approach to turn data into insights to drive results. Focus on execution, consistency, and speed to market when strategizing and documenting campaign execution and lead management activities in the system of records, including CRM, reports, dashboards, and scorecards. Leverage these systems to analyze performance and seek to identify enhancements and improvements to respective stakeholders.


Lead Management – Access relevant sales and marketing lead (and performance) reports through self-service or request ad hoc reporting from Strategy, Planning and Performance Management teams. Develop an understanding of internal lead management systems to drive proper management of leads and to empower all team members to improve lead development, quality and flow throughout the customer buying cycle. Review reports to understand the impact of marketing programs on sales pipeline health and follow-up on necessary actions to drive alignment with relevant sales and marketing stakeholders and manage escalations proactively.


Field Enablement – Seek alignment with marketing, sales, and partner stakeholders. Understand the role of stakeholder management in rolling out effective marketing activities, thus influencing internal stakeholders and making relevant decisions for all related marketing tactics and assets to optimize impact in the market. This may include, but is not limited to adaptation of rollout plans, fine-tuning of target audiences, integration of new communication channels or routes, etc. Communicate proactively with sales teams to understand marketing effectiveness and to seek out areas of improvements.  Proactively provide feedback to other marketers to improve overall marketing performance.


Channel & Ecosystem – Understand the importance of different routes-to-market and integrate ecosystem and channels into marketing execution strategy, including respective revenue targets. Collaborate and coordinate with channel colleagues to create efficiencies between direct and indirect go-to-market approaches. This includes both internal channels as well as our partner ecosystem.


Market Research/Analysis – Continue to build knowledge and understanding of the target audience, SAP’s solutions, and go-to-market approach to easily identify relevant data segmentation, proper messaging, and an optimal mix of the campaign tactics. In addition, proactively leverage market research and analysis to identify new opportunities that drive towards achieving MU revenue objectives. Align relevant strategies, observations, and interpretations with other involved parties, including Solution Marketing, Global Marketing Programs, Line of Business (LOB), and Industry teams.


Asset Development and Management – Play an active and engaged part in the dissemination of content such as collateral, websites, white papers, etc.  Help assure that all assets used in market align to the Canada MU mix of accounts and resonate with local buyers.  As needed, manage the end-to-end asset or campaign production for innovative or strategic priority campaigns.


Agency Management – Identify, engage, and contract suitable agencies to manage respective projects, including related budget and cost.  Identify and recommend preferred agencies and initiate vendor agreements to optimize investments beyond own campaign activities.


Customer Service and Relationship Management – Maintain a high level of customer focus and demonstrate marketing value to internal and external customers through participation in customer engagements when possible.  Create a valuable internal/external customer experience by servicing inquiries, resolving problems, etc. as opportunities present themselves.  Leverage experiences to demonstrate and develop strategic partnerships with internal/external customers.


Experience & Language Requirements

  • Ideally 5+ years of marketing experience, with minimum 2 years in marketing execution
  • Working in a multi-national company
  • Data-driven results-oriented marketer
  • Experience in high tech industry, B2B marketing
  • Experience with Account Based Marketing (ABM) a plus
  • Experience in sales a plus
  • Strong understanding of business drivers both internally and with our customers
  • Project management (small to medium-scaled projects)
  • Working in a team environment and matrixed organization
  • Strong business acumen



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required
  • MBA, highly desirable



  • Toronoto, Canada highly preferred



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SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

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Requisition ID: 340288  | Work Area: Marketing  | Expected Travel: 0 - 20%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: Virtual - Canada #LI-Remote

Requisition ID:  340288
Posted Date:  Jun 22, 2022
Work Area:  Marketing
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 20%

Toronto, ON, CA, M5K 1B7

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