Senior Marketing Director, APAC

Job Description / Skills Required

About GoPro

GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in sport, GoPro has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world share itself through immersive content.

GoPro offers a fun and fast-paced work environment with passionate and motivated people who have a drive to learn, innovate and succeed.

GoPro is seeking a top tier candidate for the Sr. Marketing Director, APAC position based in Shanghai. This position will oversee the regional marketing team responsible for strategic planning, coordinating and managing APAC programs and initiatives for GoPro as well as evaluating and reporting on ROI. The Sr. Marketing Director, APAC will interface closely with the Marketing leadership team at HQ to develop high-level, cohesive strategic plans that align GoPro products, technology, and platforms with our priority markets in APAC.

What You Will Do

Lead and develop a team of 12+ people in region and directly manage the Marketing managers in each key APAC country (5+).
Adapt and implement global marketing strategy into APAC region and translate into market-relevant initiatives with maximum ROI.
Strategically guide regional marketing functions and agencies and ensure implementation in all marketing tactics in close collaboration with HQ functional leads. Key functions are:
Lifestyle Marketing including Sports Marketing, Entertainment, Advocates and Influencer initiatives
Advertising & CRM including all Digital, Paid social and Offline initiatives
Media & Creative including development and delivery of regionally relevant marketing content and advertising assets
Globalization including all APAC relevant localization activities
Training including all internal and external educational efforts
Communications including all PR and (earned) Social initiatives
Brand Strategy including brand awareness and perception building initiatives
Build and steer country level Go-To-Market strategies for key markets in APAC collaborating with global marketing departments as well as regional Marketing, Channel Marketing and Sales team.
Collaborate with the Analytics team and regularly report APAC relevant market insights to HQ for future development of global strategy.
Lead the annual business planning process for the APAC region including strategic adjustment, business function collaboration, budget planning and prioritization.
Work closely with the channel marketing team on all major retail marketing programs.
Lead and manage the marketing collaboration with APAC’s distributors.
Work hand-in-hand with the APAC sales director to accomplish KPIs for the region.
Partner with HQ to implement global business processes and operational best practices in region.

Skills We're Stoked About

BS required, MBA is a plus
12+ years of experience in globally recognized brands in the Lifestyle, (Action) Sports or CE industry
Extensive work experience in the APAC region, specifically China, Japan and Korea
Fluent in English is a must, Mandarin/Japanese is a big plus
Passionate: You are a fan of the brand and products and actively participating in key GoPro vertical activities
Strategic thinker: You have a strong experience in guiding brands strategically in competitive and dynamic businesses
Self-starter: You’re ambitious, action-oriented and able to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing work environment
Naturally curious: You always look for ways to innovate and improve
Entrepreneurial: You crave responsibility and want to shape the vision and direction of the company
Gritty: You roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to make things successful
Relationship-builder: You can influence and motivate people at all levels across a variety of job functions
Problem solver: You can independently translate high-level goals into actionable plans
Team leader: You can develop and manage teams in a complex organizational structure
Proven track record of leading initiatives, hitting goals, and succeeding in a team environment
Extensive travel: approximately 30 – 40%
Location: Shanghai

Perks

Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
Competitive salary
13th month salary
Paid time off
Medical, dental, and vision insurance – premiums are fully paid for employees
Life insurance and disability benefits
Kitchen with coffee bar, drinks with snacks galore