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Marketing Manager UK

Department: Retail, Sales and Commercial

Req#: 5096

Sonos is on a journey to become the world’s leading sound experience company. Our mission is to inspire listeners everywhere.  We do this by creating premium products and experiences that are easy to use, sound great and work together as a system.

Reporting to the cluster marketing director, your role is to help create integrated, high-impact marketing plans that balance long-term brand building with commercial success.  You’re an ambitious, digitally-savvy marketing pro skilled at bringing the marketing mix together to deliver results.

In this role, you’ll be leading the implementation of marketing strategies for new product introductions, new lines of business and new initiatives. You’ll be a digital marketing expert, ensuring brand visibility and conversion outside of global brand campaign peaks through podcasting placements, performance media, retargeting & display, paid social, and selective local influencer engagement.  Importantly, you’ll partner closely with your PR counterpart to maximize the intersection of paid, earned, owned and social.

This is a high-visibility position that sits at the intersection of brand building and digital marketing innovation. The right candidate will be creative, strategic, energetic, and driven by a passion for breakthrough work on one of the most beloved brands in sound.
About You

You want to be part of a team.

You come with new ideas and a unique point of view. You look forward to collaborating with a diverse team of talent. You assume everyone’s best intentions, welcome a healthy debate, and embrace differing opinions. You eagerly seek and give help. Transparency tops your list of values, and you proactively contribute to a culture of respect and inclusion.

You enjoy a challenge.

Inquisitive and focused, you see every challenge as an opportunity. You’re ambitious and comfortable making mistakes because you learn from them and bounce back quickly. You would rather create the future than wait for it. You prioritize long-term value over short-term objectives.

You love to listen.

You approach every interaction with curiosity and a desire to understand. You want to make a positive impact in the world. You’re passionate about culture and know the power that music, film, podcasts, games, and stories have to bring people together.

What You’ll Do
  • Work closely with global advertising and production team to suggest compelling local media and creative rotation plans for global brand campaigns. 
  • Additionally, plan and execute “always on” paid media plans that complement global brand campaigns through local podcasting and digital advertising buys.
  • Work closely with global teams and local agencies to manage performance marketing campaigns.  Maintain blended ROAS at or above agreed KPIs.
  • Provide local insights and advise global brand activation team on vendors, locations, production, etc. Be fully integrated into global task force and help manage local executions.
  • Be the point of contact for external brands to co-develop marketing and/or commercial partnerships and ensure high standards of execution in any partner integration.
  • Work with PR manager to identity positive news stories and product reviews suitable for paid amplification.  Work with content owner / media outlet to secure necessary approvals.  Manage execution on relevant local ad platform holder/social network.
  • Maintain Sonos’ local social media presence e.g. Facebook and other relevant platforms.
  • Oversee asset localization process including managing proofreaders and in-market localization vendor. Ensure the highest quality tone & voice according to guidelines.
Skills You’ll Need
  • Strong marketing and brand-building experience. 
  • Fluency in media planning and various digital and traditional media formats. 
  • Exposure to and appreciation for all aspects of the marketing mix. 
  • Experience in the consumer electronics, lifestyle and/or luxury industries.
  • Agile problem-solver who enjoys getting close to the work.
  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills.
  • Ability to influence outcomes within the cluster.
  • Demonstrated success using marketing to drive the business.
  • Comfortable within fast-paced global organization where team members are in multiple offices and countries.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in a marketing role.
  • Intellectual curiosity with an aptitude for learning.
  • Business english fluency, and strong presentation skills.
  • Education: College degree required.
More About Sonos

Sonos is a sound experience company. We pioneered multiroom wireless audio, made it sound amazing, and changed the way people listen, making it effortless for them to enjoy what they want, where they want, how they want.

Today we continue empowering listeners by developing new technologies, thoughtfully designing products, expanding our software platform, and crafting brilliant sound experiences while participating in a culture that values respect, transparency, collaboration, and ownership.

Together we’re working to positively impact the world and inspire everyone to listen better—because listening brings people together, builds understanding, drives change, and makes us happier.

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