VP - Global Marketing Shared Services
To be based in Corporate Head Quarters – Denham, UB9 5HR
At Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG), we’re looking for an experienced and talented Vice President of Global Marketing Shared Services to join us as one of the leading hotel firms globally!
We put our people first and focus on delivering Great Hotels Guests Love, through delivering our brand promise of True Hospitality for everyone.
We’ll give you Room to Grow being a part of a successful organisation constantly innovating and bringing pioneering ideas to world of hospitality.
Who are we?
IHG is one of the largest hotel companies in the world, with a portfolio of brands including InterContinental, Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza.
We believe the culture at IHG is unique as it’s created by our People and founded on strong values.
These values are our Winning Ways and they are a set of beliefs and behaviours that are important to us and our customers – that’s why we’ve been certified as a Top Employer UK 2018 by the Top Employers Institute.
You’ll be providing strategic leadership for global marketing shared services, focused on creating and delivering scalable and efficient marketing solutions for priority IHG markets.
This position will have responsibility of the execution of brand campaigns and production of marketing assets and managing 5-8 direct reports and a team of indirect reports.
Champion IHG’s global marketing shared services strategy in supported regions
Own global strategy for all language, translation and transcreation needs.
Partner with key teams within marketing for tactical execution and delivery of related activities.
Define and execute a balanced investment between short term trading needs and medium / long term brand building improving owner value, in alignment with leads.
Lead regional digital marketing COE and marketing shared services hub, including media planning/ buying, campaign management and multichannel marketing.
Oversee supported regions’ campaign management, paid media, omni-channel marketing, creative and content which support Category and Brand Leads in executing integrated, holistic marketing campaigns.
Oversee process within supported regions for receiving and executing on prioritised briefs from Category, Brand, and Commercial Leads globally.
Oversee business unit field marketing efforts delivering annual business plans driving high ROI marketing in key markets; leverage all Management estate hotel-level Marketing budgets to extend above property efforts.
Maintain influence over Franchise hotel Marketing budgets.
Manage marketing agency relationship management to drive improvements in quality, performance, and cost.
Oversee execution of campaigns; manage overall quality and service to Category, Brand, and Commercial Leads
Leverage real-time performance data and analytics to optimise marketing ROI.
Lead the team’s annual staffing, expense, and capital budgeting process.
Ownership of the EMEAA business units and related accountabilities within each (paid, earned, owned).
Manage owner relations and IHG Owners Association relationships in market.
What we’re looking for:
You’ll have a bachelors or Master’s degree in Marketing, Sales, Business Administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 15 years’ progressive experience with demonstrated commercial success in Marketing and Digital in addition to managing a shared services in a matrix and global organisation.
Also, you’ll have experience in building and leading highly-effective globally-dispersed teams and inspiring teams to achieve challenging agendas. This will be coupled with the ability to lead a community of cross-functional stakeholders.
To be successful in the role, you must have deep expertise in using a data-centric approach to Marketing (e.g. programmatic) in addition to experience working with Marketing Technology solutions and a strong knowledge of data privacy laws.
Benefits at IHG:
At IHG, we promise to recognise you for great work and give you the tools needed to build a successful career with us. You’ll receive a competitive salary, hotel discounts worldwide and have chance to work with a great set of people.
Our picturesque office in Denham, Buckinghamshire is easily accessible on the A40/M40.
Alternatively, many of our employees commute from London – there are regular trains from London Marylebone taking approx. 30 minutes, or the Metropolitan or Piccadilly tube lines go to Uxbridge where we provide a free shuttle bus.
We also have free parking on site, a free gym on site, a subsidised restaurant and Starbucks.
Above all, we understand the importance to give you Room to be Yourself.
So, what are you waiting for? Apply Now!
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