Apple – Director, Americas Market, Beats by Dre (US)

Beats by Dre is seeking an experienced business professional with a proven track record of market development, brand building and leading cross-functional teams.

The Director, Americas Market will set Geo-level business strategy incorporating brand and channel marketing, sales activities, and insight driven market and competitor analysis.

This person will be responsible for driving Geo-level business results brand awareness and consistency at channel, and informing Geo and Worldwide level leaders on progress towards goal as well as finding opportunities on a consistent basis. You are a high-energy leader who people will want to follow.

You have a real passion for business results and be willing to champion initiatives. A strategic thinker with an extensive background in business development, sales, and marketing.

A strong communicator, storyteller, ​and presenter who will present to and interact with C-level partner executives and collaborate cross-functionally with Apple leaders and teams. Willing to take a servant leadership approach when needed.

Key Qualifications
  • 15+ years combined experience across Sales, Marketing, Finance, and Business Development
  • Strategic planning and budgeting experience, a requirement.
  • Deep understanding of consumer electronics across all routes to market in local Geo.
  • Experience using business analytics and identifying risks and opportunities through partner and market level data.
  • Ability to own and methodically plan for the delivery of go-to-market campaigns and programs with our partners.
  • Expert in building and delivering C-level presentations both internally and externally.
  • Ability to size and prioritize opportunities.
  • Dedicated and highly adaptive with the ​ability to quickly solve problems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to organize workload throughout the day to meet project timelines and deadlines.
  • Strong leadership skills with matrix and cross-functional senior management experience.
  • Creation and ownership of business and channel marketing plan by channel/partner
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to ensure visibility and ownership of relevant metrics, and relevant accountability by department is set – both internal and external to Beats
  • Regular communication on performance versus metrics
  • Regular review of plan to ensure continued success with key stakeholders
  • Work within the wider business teams to support with sales opportunities to maximize revenue
  • Provide monthly/quarterly pipeline and forecast to business in alignment with business needs
  • Development of team Keep abreast of technology & industry trends Represent the business at industry events
Education & Experience

Bachelors degree required or equivalent experience.

Post graduate experience a plus.

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