Company DescriptionIt is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.The Company produces high quality, peer reviewed books and journals. They produce unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery globally. They aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding, providing academics and professionals with a platform to share ideas and realise their individual potential.Job DescriptionThe Marketing Manager will primarily be responsible for developing and managing the regional marketing strategy in the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region supporting the overall commercial revenue target of Journals and Researcher services. Your primary responsibility is to protect and grow our Open Research/Open Science revenue in the sub Saharan Africa region and to be an advocate for company expanding Open Research programs and initiatives. The role reports to Marketing Head and will work across teams to drive go to market strategy and implementation.Responsibilities:Driving Open Research Revenue through engagement with key prospects within the SSA marketResponsible for marketing Journals by planning and implementing effective marketing strategies with the aim of achieving authorship goals and contributing to a profitable, commercial business in Sub-Saharan Africa Region.Drive marketing activities to drive our penetration in Sub Saharan Africa regions across journals, and other research solutions.Building relationships with key institutions, funders, and research centers to build protect revenue with a specific focus on new businessEngaging with stakeholders externally to promote Companies position in the Open Research community through conferences and presentation opportunities, supporting colleagues internally with Open Research expertise across the business Conceptualize & curate workshops, talks, webinars and other researcher engagement tactics Develop effective data analyses and messaging best practice to identify, segment, inform and attract the high impact researchers.Aim to understand the needs of researchers, and opportunities, to develop profitable revenue streams for the organization.Produce marketing activity and analysis reports for senior management; make recommendations to senior management for improvements to regional growth objectivesEngage with internal stakeholders within team, across various departments to drive seamless marketing management and be a spokesperson of SSA region.QualificationsMBA or equivalent professional qualification6-7 Years of experienceExperience in Africa regionExcellent communication and presentation skillsAdvance digital marketing expertiseAnalytical mindset, data driven decisionsInternal and external stake holder management by developing strong relationshipsDemonstrable customer and commercial awareness – including the competitive environment and market trends.