Channel XF Lead, Europe Marcom

London, Greater London, United Kingdom


Posted: 30 Jun 2018
Weekly Hours: 35
Role Number: 113992870
The Channel XF (Cross functional) Lead supervises and manages all the European Channel XF Producers. These producers are essential to the execution of the work in channel in market. The Channel XF Lead will provide the overarching strategic direction for the producers, ensuring they are locally executing all Apple launch strategies flawlessly and supporting the right creative amplification and origination projects on budget and on time. You will work closely with the Channel leadership team to assess and define the right creative opportunities; both Apple-led and partner-led, ensuring they support the country marketing plans or serve the right priority partners.

Key Qualifications

  • An excellent cross functional creative producer
  • Significant agency or brand marketing experience
  • A strategic thinker able to work collaboratively on identifying creative opportunity
  • An excellent manager of people and a motivational and inspiring team leader
  • Passionate about the creative process, adding insight and value to creative projects as they move through to execution
  • Creative work assessment; able to distinguish between good and bad
  • Able to moderate creative workshops with internal and external partners
  • Able to develop productive relationships with internal and external partners
  • Able to knit together disparate sources of information into a strong strategic narrative
  • A deep knowledge of channel environments and curious about trends and future developments in this area
  • Great writing skills, visual storytelling skills and presentation skills
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Also able to work collaboratively within a wider team


Provide strategic oversight and manager support to a team of local Channel XF producers Drive Europe Marcom ambition for the channel, aligning with Europe and WW Marcom goals Demonstrate a strategic point of view on our channel and partner communications Work collaboratively with the Europe channel leadership team to identify, assess and support Apple and partner creative opportunities within Europe Collaborate closely with WW Channel XF teams to educate and inform them on European channel initiatives and ensure Europe is poised to flawlessly execute WW campaigns and programs Work closely with Sales, CCD and SP&O on execution of Apple campaigns and programs across Europe Able to manage high level relations with senior execs both in Europe and at WW Ensure that local Channel XF producers use and have access to the right agency and vendor support to realise creative projects across all disciplines Work with the local channel leadership team to define the localization strategy across Europe

Education & Experience

Degree preferred

Additional Requirements

  • Travel required to Cupertino, California (possibly 4 weeks at a time)
  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.