Country Marketing Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa (English) Job in South Africa

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Country Marketing Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Minimum qualifications:

  • Experience with digital and traditional media/creative.
  • Experience with marketing in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Ability to communicate in English fluently.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in project management (e.g., agency management, campaign and event planning, and execution), and delivering multiple and innovative projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with Business-to-Consumer and Business-to-Business marketing, and performance and brand marketing in the Sub-Saharan Africa region.
  • Experience with technology or online industry.
  • Ability to operate in a matrixed environment, influencing wide audiences at all levels and working effectively across functions and geographies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to develop market insights, marketing strategy and analyze campaign effectiveness.
  • Excellent leadership, management, written/verbal communication, and people management skills.


  • Provide local market expertise and insights through an understanding of consumer, industry and engaged behaviour.
  • Work closely with product teams in Mountain View to develop/adapt products for African users and businesses.
  • Develop, advocate and implement Google's marketing plans for consumer and advertiser products in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Lead and manage project execution of high impact programs to drive product usage and positive public perception across SSA (e.g., Grow with Google).
  • Build and mentor a team to manage all Google marketing efforts across SSA.
  • Manage the SSA marketing budget and advocate the needs of the African markets in a fast-changing and dynamic international company. Drive new creative and execution best practices from Africa around the world.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Google to apply