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Marketing and Communications Manager, APAC

Req ID:  83410

How do you build a better tomorrow? A spirit of constant improvement has made Maxeon Solar Technologies the world-renowned leader in solar innovation, and we thrive together to lead the fight against climate change.

The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%.  But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.

Maxeon Solar Technologies is a global leader in solar innovation. Built from 35 years of boundary-pushing solar DNA, the company launched as an independent entity following its spin-off from US-based SunPower Corporation in August 2020.

Maxeon designs, manufactures, and sells industry leading SunPower branded solar products in more than 100 countries through a global network spanning more than 1,100 sales and installation partners. Maxeon is powering positive change every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 5,000 in Latin America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

We push the boundaries, taking solar technology higher, faster and farther than before. We hold ourselves to a higher standard, striving for the highest integrity, safety, and quality. We thrive together as a global team, embracing our diverse backgrounds to make a positive impact on the world. Are you ready to power positive change?

ABOUT THE JOB

The Marketing Manager, APAC defines, executes and measures marketing activities and programs to support business growth in Australia and APAC countries in close coordination with the local sales team and global marketing team. The Marketing Manager will report directly to the Sr. Director of Global Marketing & Sales Enablement. This a full-time position with up to 30% of travel may be required.

This position is the primary point of contact for marketing in Australia and Asia Pacific and is best suited for a dynamic marketer who is highly organized, responsive, and results focused.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Define, implement and track integrated marketing programs to support business growth in the Asian Pacific and Oceania region, including communications, lead gen campaigns, webinars, events, advertising, website, etc.
  • Increase customer stickiness by executing and tracking dedicated loyalty programs (e.g. SunRise, incentives, sales training, etc.) and associated support tools (Showpad, marketing store, merchandise, print materials, sales training content, etc)
  • Build and localise, in coordination with the Global marketing team, best-in-class sales tools to support Partners and sales team’s selling approach (including case studies (video/photo), customer support tools, presentations, as needed)
  • Plan and manage sponsorships, events, conferences, and trade shows by identifying, assembling, and coordinating requirements, establishing contacts, developing schedules and assignments, and coordinating communication
  • Maintain a directory and inventory of sales support and digital materials, ensuring all resources are current and accurate, and coordinate the creation of new materials as needed
  • Actively develop relationships with key customers to execute marketing activities with the aim to increase our market share in the targeted markets
  • Collaborate in the process of new product implementation and launch into the channel
  • Maintain strong local function management including:
    • Lead small local team overseeing Marketing Coordinator, Japan and Marketing Support Representative, Australia
    • Prepare marketing activity reports and metrics for measuring customer loyalty
    • Set up and manage a local network of vendors
    • Manage and track marketing budget

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 7+ years in a marketing role, with demonstrated experience in project and event management
  • University degree in Marketing, Communications or equivalent
  • Excellent data analysis skills, with a passion for understanding data, patterns and trends
  • Excellent writing and communication skills (offline & online)
  • Attention to detail and exceptionally high quality of work
  • Computer literate: MS Office. Knowledge of SalesForce.com, Hubspot and content management tools (Drupal)
  • Legal right to work in Australia

 

Preferred Requirements

  • Direct experience working with our priority Asian countries (Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, India), as well as the Australian market
  • Knowledge of demand generation, offline and online marketing, channel marketing and B2C marketing is an asset
  • Marketing automation – Experience managing lead nurturing and scoring programs with Hubspot or other marketing automation tools
  • Vendor management: Experience identifying, negotiating with and signing new vendors. Ability to push vendors to make continual improvements, and to provide clear direction on campaigns

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by national, federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

​At Maxeon Solar Technologies, we believe records are made to be broken.

Join our dynamic team where we:

  • Push the Boundaries
  • Hold Ourselves to a Higher       Standard
  • Thrive Together

 

 

 

 

 


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