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VP, Marketing Operations


Position Purpose


Software AG is looking for a head of Marketing Operations to be the operational backbone of Marketing Transformation. The VP of Marketing Operations will encompass all the functions of the marketing organization that enable it to run with efficiency and consistency while delivering results. The right candidate will lead a MOPS team that will create a marketing operations strategy, enable insights to make decisions that will drive key results, help create a budget strategy that aligns to business goals and strategies and enable tight ties across the business as well as across the global marketing team.


Job Functions

  • Creating an operating model and cadence across Marketing to deliver against strategies and plans
  • Tracking performance metrics in order to plan, report, and analyze
  • Budgeting for areas that produce the most ROI
  • Segmentation and analytics to identify key targets and gaps
  • Leveraging marketing technology for seamless process and insight across Marketing and Sale (ie. lead management processes, CRM, and marketing automation etc)


Qualifications and Experience

  • 8+ years of direct hands-on marketing experience leading strategic initiatives and defining process at scale; at least 5 years managing an experienced marketing team.
  • Have managed a multi-functional marketing organization with a record of developing fully operational marketing teams
  • Strong performance marketing and analytic experience; inherent analytical curiously beyond KPIs to understand key drivers of success
  • Effective communication skills; ability to work closely with leadership team and across functional areas; proactively shares information across teams
  • Collaborative working style, detail- and goal- oriented, self-starter with excellent project management skills and ability to manage tight deadlines
  • Strong critical thinking aptitude, constant learning, self-motivation and discipline
  • Strong relationship building and people management skills


We have an open-minded culture and many exciting projects where you have the freedom to “be your best you”. You’ll have opportunities for international collaboration on top of a comprehensive training and development program that encourages professional growth. We are in an innovative market and offer future-proof products. Most importantly, an overall a pleasant team-oriented working atmosphere.

This is a fast-paced environment - we are looking for smart, high energy candidates who are driven to make a big impact and who want to work alongside a growing team. We collaborate often so you must be team player! The perfect candidate will thrive on the prospect of taking on new challenges and helping Software AG increase its leadership in the digital transformation marketplace!

What to Expect

  • The employees are smart, friendly and welcoming
  • Health Insurance starts your first day on the job
  • 6 weeks of PTO – 3 weeks of vacation and 3 weeks of sick leave
  • 14 paid holidays (including a floating holiday and a community service day)
  • 401(k) Plan with up to 5% employer match
  • Parental Leave
  • Corporate discount purchase programs
  • Group legal plans
  • Pet Insurance
  • And MANY more


Software AG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
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Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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