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Vice President, Marketing Communications, Avocent Corporation


  • Location: Huntsville, AL

Avocent Corporation, the leader in providing innovative software and hardware technology that rapidly helps customers link corporate and IT strategies. Avocent’s unique integration of innovation and simplification makes the management of IT infrastructure a vehicle for value, insights, and results. IT infrastructure management solutions are delivered for enterprises worldwide, helping customers reduce costs, increase availability of network resources, and enabling control, security, and compliance. Avocent is headquartered in Huntsville, AL, and is a subsidiary of Emerson Network Power. Emerson is a Midwest-based, diversified and decentralized company which emphasizes manufacturing excellence and total quality management throughout its multiple divisions serving a wide range of markets. This is a customer-driven enterprise making use of information technology to enhance and leverage the strength and reputation of its brands to deliver the best solutions for its customers.

Position Overview

The successful candidate will be responsible for the strategy, tactics and programs to create interest, demand and recognition through the use of PR, Advertising, Strategic Relationships, Direct, Event, Channel and Online Marketing.


  • BS/BA required; an MBA from a recognized college or university is preferred.
  • Minimum of ten years demonstrated experience in leading a Marketing Communications function is required.
  • Comprehensive experience in all aspects of marketing and sales methodology to IT customers, from Enterprise to small and medium business globally.
  • Extensive knowledge of IT hardware and software marketing issues, technical markets, channels of distribution, technology trends, and customer buying patterns.