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Manager, Product Marketing

Company: Proofpoint
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.The RoleProofpoint is looking for a strong Product Marketing people leader to manage a team of exceptional Product Marketers. Youll coach and develop a world-class team and foster a customer-focused, collaborative, and results-oriented environment. You and your team will be the expert on our buyers and competitors. Youll use that expertise to develop product positioning, messaging and content that highlights differentiated value to reach target buyers. You and your team will partner closely with product management, sales and marketing to build the go-to-market plan and execute that plan by creating high-impact assets and enabling the field to drive business growth. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker, an accomplished B2B technology product marketer, and experienced people manager.Your day-to-day

  • Manage, coach, and develop a team of product marketers responsible for Proofpoints industry leading email security product family
  • Lead collaboration with marketing and sales on go-to-market strategy that drives measurable success
  • In partnership with product management, marketing and sales, lead the planning and launch of new capabilities, releases, and products, and manage the cross-functional execution of the plan
  • Align and communicate priorities, plans, and project status within the product marketing team and key stakeholders throughout the organization on an ongoing basis.
  • Be the expert on our buyers who they are, how they buy, and their buying criteria
  • Understand the competitive landscape be an expert on our competition and how they are positioned
  • Present content to internal and external audiences, including sales kickoff, sales training, executive briefing center, user conference, webinars, industry conferences and analyst briefings
  • Create compelling messaging and content including solution presentations, website content, videos, blogs, collateral and more to accelerate the buyers journey
  • Understand and support our sales channels; create and deliver effective enablement content that helps sellers identify opportunities and communicate our unique value
  • Build strong working relationships across product management, corporate marketing and sales to achieve business goalsWhat you bring to the team
    • Proven experience managing direct reports and developing individuals to maximize impact
    • Demonstrated cross-functional leadership and communication skills across all levels of the organization and with third parties
    • Passion and curiosity about the buyer/customer and developing value-driven messaging and content
    • Gifted storyteller with excellent writing and presentation skills who can succinctly translate technical features into business benefits that resonate with customers
    • Analytical mindset with a bias toward action and getting things done
    • Proven experience marketing to enterprises and technical buyers
    • Must be a strong public speaker, comfortable in front of large, senior groups, and a solid writer.
    • Excellent people and management skills to interact with your team, peers, management, cross-functional teams and third parties
    • 8+ years of product marketing experience to enterprise IT or security and 4+ years of people management experience
    • BS/BA required, preferably in business or technical concentration#LI-KE1 #LI-RemoteIf you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!At Proofpoint, our people and the diversity of their lived experiences and backgrounds, thinking and perspectives, and work skills and experiences are the driving force behind much of our success.We hire the most innovative talent in the world to help defend our customers sensitive data and intellectual property from threat actors and malicious or careless employees.Cyberattacks on critical infrastructure could threaten access to energy, water, transportation, health care, banking accounts and financial information, and other essential goods and services which is why our employees work every day to deliver world-class cyber resilience to approximately 8,000 enterprise customers around the world.We embrace and foster the diversity of our team members, customers, stakeholders and consumers. Everyone is valued and appreciated for their unique backgrounds, experiences, thoughts and talents, all of which contributes to the growth and sustainability of our business.At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from todays advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:
      • Build and enhance our proven security platform
      • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
      • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
      • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challengesWe are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. Thats why were a leader in next-generation cybersecurityand why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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