Marketing Director

Netherlands - Marketing · Alkmaar / Rotterdam / Groningen, South Holland
Department Netherlands - Marketing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

About the company:

Founded in 2016, Ekco is a global innovator in cloud solutions, working with integrity and a personal approach with customers and partners to deliver a comprehensive suite of end-to-end managed IT services.


In a few words, we take businesses to the cloud and back!


With over 150 employees (and counting) across a number of regional offices in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. Our team members enjoy a culture that promotes collaboration in a family-friendly working environment, as well as supporting personal autonomy, self-development, and a commitment to our shared goal of delivering market-leading IT services.


About the role:

Due to our continued rapid expansion we are searching for a talented Marketing Director to join our team and take our marketing function to the next level. This will be a dream position for an ambitious and entrepreneurial Marketing professional who is looking for their career defining role. If you like high growth in a family friendly collaborative environment with progressive, supportive, and skilled colleagues – this is the role for you!


Role Responsibilities:

As Marketing Director you will be responsible for the marketing team and the strategy across all regions. The marketing team works closely with the sales teams in the different regions as well as with Product Management. Furthermore, you and the team will work closely with both our channel partners and our key vendors. 


Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute the Marketing Strategy; 
  • Establish, evaluate and track the success of quarterly and annual marketing objectives; 
  • Manage the marketing team that is responsible for: 
    • Brand positioning and brand messaging; 
    • The Ekco website; 
    • Content generation (Brochures, whitepapers, slide decks, reference cases, etc) 
    • Managing marketing & nurture campaigns; 
    • Managing Social media; 
    • Organizing events; 
    • PR; 
    • Managing Hubspot; 
    • Rebranding new acquisitions to Ekco; 
    • Building relationships with the marketing departments of our channel partners. 
  • Responsible for the group marketing budget; 
  • Build a strong relationship with the marketing departments of our key vendors. 


Essential Skills / Experience

  • 10+ years Marketing experience
  • Experience in building a global distinctive brand 
  • Prior success in creating and aligning strategic marketing roadmaps across multiple regions
  • Experience in growing and leading regional marketing teams aligned to unified vision
  • Employer branding experience – having led large scale re-brand projects from start to finish
  • Proven ability in partnering with senior management, sales teams, and technical engineers to become a trusted marketing leader and source of marketing/brand expertise internally
  • Expertise in story telling / creation of content / along with genuine passion for delivering creative and innovative marketing plans from concept to outcome
  • Ability to yield both qualitative and quantitative data from marketing campaigns that allows continuous improvement from one project to next
  • A commercial / marketing / communication related Masters’ degree
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver deadline-based projects
  • Fluent in English, both speaking and writing
  • Affinity with IT and a background within the IT sector (ideally with exposure to Cloud)


Why Ekco? 

  • We are one of the fastest-growing cloud solution providers in Europe 
  • Our company culture is exceptional and comes from a shared vision of delivering market-leading cloud services in an unbeatable work environment 
  • We consider a flexible working with a family-friendly focus at the very core of our company values 
  • Work from home culture – even after COVID
  • We have beautiful office locations across Benelux, UK, and Ireland, with highly talented, caring, and supportive colleagues 


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  • Location
    Alkmaar / Rotterdam / Groningen, South Holland
  • Department
    Netherlands - Marketing
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced