Oracle Cloud Marketing, Director - Supply Chain Procurement in Sacramento, California

Cloud Marketing, Director - Supply Chain Procurement

Preferred Qualifications

Cloud Marketing (SeniorManager/Director) – Supply Chain Management, Procurement

Company Description

Oracle is in the business of making

other businesses successful. We provide

the world’s most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware

systems, with more than 370,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune

100—representing a variety of sizes and industries in more than 145 countries

around the globe. For nearly three

decades, we have provided hardware and software that allows organizations to

thrive within their respective industries.

And we’re just getting started!

Department and Team Description

The Oracle Supply Chain Cloud Business

Group develops global go-to-market strategy, messaging, and materials, as well

as evangelizes Oracle’s Cloud Supply Chain solutions. The group works across the ecosystem like product

development, corporate marketing, sales, channels and the user communities, to create

consistent and compelling messaging. The team also develops detailed plans that

involve the determination of the target markets for applications and how best

to target them. A structured approach to

selling is then created that empowers all the global sales teams to execute and

be successful.

This introductory position will be a

key contributor to many SCM Cloud marketing efforts. Oracle has a broad range

of market leading supply chain solutions that are interconnected and deployed

in the cloud. This area is mission

critical to customers and Oracle continues to invest heavily to provide the

best and most modern solutions.

PositionDescription

Cloud Marketing Specialist – SupplyChain Management, Procurement

Position entails the management and support of

message creation, content curation, analysis, and other key activities

supporting the upkeep & promotion of the SCM Cloud area. The ability & desire to work effectively

in a global, matrixed organization is critical to success. The successful candidate will understand the

needs & priorities of all SCM pillar areas & train/apply them

accordingly. Experience with and

evidence of strategic analytical ability is strongly desired as are excellent

communication skills, strong presentation acumen, and extensive and elite writing

skills.

Position responsibilities include but are not

limited to:

  • Manage& provide updates to the SCM - Procurement Oracle.com environment

  • Manage& provide updates to the SCM social media environment (Facebook,LinkedIn, SCM Blog, SCM Community, Twitter)

  • Review& provide input to all SCM - Procurement Echo Chamber content

  • Coordinate,manage, and host SCM web series sessions via the WebEx platform

  • Manage& coordinate quarterly posting calendars for the SCM Blog & SCMCommunity

  • Curatecontent to post to the SCM Blog 3x/week

  • Manageall development, activity & posting strategies on the SCM Communityplatform acting as the SCM Community Manager

  • Runtraining sessions for both internal & external (partners) stakeholdersin the SCM Community to better understand the available tools &posting mechanisms.

  • Buildpieces of modern content servicing all pillars of the SCM ecosystem in theform of: videos, infographics, and more.

  • Understandthe Global Marketing Shared Services system & manage the requestprocess for uploading videos to the Oracle Media Network as well asrequesting other Oracle Branding & Creative Services.

Desired Industry Background:

Marketing background and education. Experience should also include an

understanding of the Supply Chain Management industry in the following areas: Procurement,

Product Lifecycle Management, Planning, and Manufacturing & Maintenance.

Critical Skills Needed for the Position:

  • Messaging and Positioning Skills: Create modern, unique, and differentiatedmessaging for all SCM product areas. Communicatethat messaging to all market channels including Oracle.com, sales training,webinars, social media, and briefings.

  • Powerful Writing: As a team member, you will be asked to create select,high-impact communications and collateral for the field. These includeexecutive blogs, high-level web pages and brochures, as well as presentations.Strong writing skills, with an emphasis on telling a clear story, are a must. You’ll need to be experienced andgifted in succinctly describing the business value of products and solutions.

  • Presentation Skills: In this role, you will present in front of both large and smallgroups. You should be accomplished andcomfortable as a speaker. You should be able to demonstrate aptititude forleading an interactive working group, as well as delivering scriptedpresentations.

  • Sales/ Sales Training Skills: You will develop and deliver a varietyof sales tools. In some cases, you will develop the messaging and thecollateral will be created by others. In other cases, you will turn the messageinto collateral. Therefore, experience in sales, developing collateral, orsales training is desirable.

  • Cross-Functional Management and Influencing Skills: As the interface point between Sales,Product Strategy, Product Management, Corporate Marketing, and FieldMarketing. The successful candidate willdemonstrate the ability to get people in other functions to make timelycontributions.

  • Research Skills: You will often need to find facts on SCM products, industry, orcustomer base and will need to leverage internal and external sources for thispurpose.

  • Multi-Tasking and Organization Skills: Because you’ll be responsible forshaping messaging for many different industries and products, you will have manyactivities going on simultaneously. Theability to be organized and keep diverse activities moving forward is essential.

  • Interpersonal Skills: One of the unique aspects of this role is that you will interfacewith all kinds of people at many different levels. As such, you’ll need superior interpersonalskills to be successful.

  • Computer Skills: In this role, you’ll be primarily using PowerPoint, Excel, Word,and Outlook. You should be proficientwith each of these applications. Skill in graphics, web design or any Adobeapplications is a significant plus.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Years of Experience: 0-8 years of supply chain,procurement and/or ERP experience, ideally to include marketing, selling,development, and/or management of Supply Chain, Procurement and ERP related solutions.

  • Social Media Background: 0-2 years of social media managementexperience, ideally in the Facebook, LinkedIn, Blog & Twitter platforms.Any community management experience is a significant plus.

  • Education: B.S. / B.A.. Lifeexperiences that have provided similar grounding in marketing are alsoappropriate.

Travel Component: Med (10 – 40%)

As part of Oracle’s employment processcandidates will be required to complete a pre-employment screening process,prior to an offer being made. This will involve identity and employmentverification, salary verification, professional references, educationverification and professional qualifications and memberships (ifapplicable).

OracleSupports Workforce Diversity

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Development and implementation of business plans, marketing strategy, and forecasts for a product/service or vertical market.

As a product analyst you will participate in every stage of the product life cycle to ensure product meets the needs of users. Drive the implementation of programs in support of the marketing strategy, business plans, and forecasts for assigned product lines. Maintains current status of customer specifications for existing and future products. Identify, evaluate, and recommend marketing opportunities in support of product line objectives. Drive product functionality delivering high quality product documentation. Lead products through scheduled release assisting others to manage commitments and resources. Measure and report progress and review deliverables.

Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Demonstrated product/project management experience. Ability to work with Executives. Strong interpersonal skills. Excellent written and verbal communication. Demonstrated product/project management experience. Creative, energetic, and enthusiastic. Team player. Experience using or implementing Oracle, SAP, or Peoplesoft applications. Basic HTML and web technology skills a plus. 8 years technology/industry experience and BA/BS/MBA degree.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: Marketing

Location: US-California

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle