Marge Jackson is vice president of marketing for Comcast Cable’s Eastern Division. In this role, Jackson is responsible for developing and leading the competitive strategy for the full Division. In addition, she oversees and manages the Product Marketing campaigns and leads the Division TV/direct marketing Marcomm strategy.
Jackson joined Comcast in 1998 and has held a host of positions with increasing responsibility. She began as a direct sales representative for Comcast Online and went on to lead her team as a direct sales manager. Shortly thereafter she was promoted to basic product manager for Prince George’s County, MD and later became director of marketing for the newly acquired AT&T system in Washington D.C. She then served as senior director of marketing for Northern New Jersey. Under Jackson’s leadership the Northern New Jersey team was nominated for Comcast’s “Circle of Success” award, recognizing the efforts of those who go above and beyond to bring the company’s core values to life.
Most recently and prior to joining the Division team in June 2008, Jackson served for three years as the vice president of marketing & sales for Comcast Cable’s New Jersey Region. In this role, Jackson led a team of 300+ employees and supported all sales and marketing activity for one of the nation’s most competitive markets, focusing on subscriber penetration and retention across all product lines.
Jackson continues to be recognized by peers and colleagues as an industry leader and top woman/minority in business. Last year she was named to Multichannel News’ “40 Under 40” list and in 2008 was honored by NJ Biz as one of its “50 Best Women in Business.”
Jackson was one of only 30 candidates selected for the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communication’s (NAMIC) Executive Leadership Development Program, recipient of NAMIC’s “Next Generation Leaders” award and was recently selected as one of Cable Fax’s 2008 Most Powerful Woman in cable. Jackson is also a graduate of the Comcast Executive Leadership Form (ELF), an active member of CTAM and WICT and is currently enrolled in WICT’s prestigious Betsy Magness Leadership Institute as a Class of XVII fellow.
Jackson earned her B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing from Pierce College in Philadelphia, PA. She resides in New Jersey with her husband, Christopher and her two daughters, Margie and Christina.