[members-discuss] Marketing? Really?
Jānis Jaunošāns jj at streamnetworks.lv
Tue Oct 22 19:39:45 CEST 2013
I like atlas and labs :( On 10/22/13 7:49 PM, Daniel Stolpe wrote: > On Tue, 22 Oct 2013, Sander Steffann wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> I just noticed this on the NCC website: >> http://www.ripe.net/lir-services/ncc/jobs/current-openings/marketing-and-pr-manager >> >>> From that page: " This is a high profile role within the organisation [...] to develop a high-level marketing, branding and PR strategy for all services." >> and "General Duties: [...] Write powerful and engaging promotional content for the organisation?s products and services [...]" >> >> It really surprises me that the NCC, being a membership organisation, needs someone for marketing its products and services... >> >> I hope I am just misunderstanding this :-) > Hi Sander, > > Well, you know, it doesn't surprise me that much, considering the > employees talking about the NCC as a company while it in many ways is > everything but a company. I think it has many similarities with a > government entity. People do a lot of divese things and nobody is > responsible for the financies. (Axel just goes to Nigel and says "I need > 20 millinon euros next year, and then the board suggest a membership fee > that will cover the expenses and we are done). > > According to the activity plan, about 30ish people work with the core > business: registry services. And about 100 do other stuff. Of course there > has to be some infrastructure around but I still don't get what all of > them are doing. > > I would be very happy to see a document stating what the NCC are supposed > to do. And not do. > > Atlas, and labs and "no name" services are things I could do without. For > example > > Cheers, > > Daniel > > _________________________________________________________________________________ > Daniel Stolpe Tel: 08 - 688 11 81 stolpe at resilans.se > Resilans AB Fax: 08 - 55 00 21 63 http://www.resilans.se/ > Box 13 054 556741-1193 > 103 02 Stockholm > > > ---- > If you don't want to receive emails from the RIPE NCC members-discuss > mailing list, please log in to your LIR Portal account and go to the general page: > https://lirportal.ripe.net/general/view > > Click on "Edit my LIR details", under "Subscribed Mailing Lists". From here, you can add or remove addresses. -- Tālrunis: +371 67788888