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IBM Team Lead, Ecosystems Experience Programs in Austin, Texas


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Partial remote work permitted with close proximity to an IBM hub office for occasional face to face meetings. While in the office, we maintain a responsible consideration of health and safety practices and ongoing support for a hybrid, in-office/remote office balance.

There are no relocation funds for this role so you would need to relocate at your own expense.

* IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

The Americas Partner Ecosystem unit works with IBM's Business Partners across the US, Canada and LA to grow and expand IBM's business, with the ecosystem serving as a force multiplier. Ecosystem is a key lever for growth, and between the Sell, Service and Build motions, Partners drive an instrumental amount of IBM's business. This team is crucial to that mission, as is the Co-Marketing funding which drives the business results needed for our Partners' and IBM to be successful.

As the Co-Marketing Team Leader, your primary responsibilities include:

  • Manage a team of high caliber individuals who are dedicated to assisting IBM's Business Partners in their marketing efforts

  • Positively influence team moral and assist team members in growing themselves and their careers

  • Manage an $18M/year budget dedicated to Partner's demand generation marketing activities

  • Represent the Americas' geography and its interests when planning with worldwide counterparts

  • Collaborate with worldwide co-marketing team on programs framework

  • Partner closely with peer team leaders in Ecosystem Marketing to ensure the team's overall strategy aligns and needs are being met on the Co-Marketing Funded Programs

  • Work with IBM Legal on program planning and partner audits

  • Report on ROI and KPIs to stakeholders and executives within BUs and Sales

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 3+ years in a team leadership role

  • Budget Management skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Previous managerial experience

  • Willingness to intervene in difficult situations when Partners are dissatisfied

  • Strong interpersonal skills to engage both partners and IBMers across the business

  • Collaboration skills to work across a matrixed organization and get the job done fast

  • Creative thinking & innovation

  • Communication & presentation skills for internal and external engagements

About Business UnitIBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.