(Senior) Product Marketing Managers Pentaho
Pentaho is actively looking for energetic and creative out-of-the-box thinking, solutions-oriented product marketing managers to help revolutionize a ten billion dollar big data and business analytics market place. The ideal candidate has the experience, drive and discipline for this hands-on, multi-faceted and dynamic marketing position.
Pentaho?s proven end-to-end business analytics and big data platform is disrupting the Business Intelligence market. As a recognized leader in open source business analytics and data integration, as well as major player in the fast growing big data analytics and cloud/embedded analytics markets, Pentaho has strong revenue growth and market momentum. Pentaho is building the best team in the industry to deliver the future of analytics. We are hiring world-class product/solutions marketers who want to ?take the hill? and drive the positioning, content, solutions and programs to help shape the Pentaho story.
The key objective of this position is to create and drive the positioning, messaging, pricing and packaging, for both new and existing business analytics offerings. This role will also help to implement the strategy and manage the planning efforts to accelerate customer demand, through market research, competitive analysis and outreach to the key market influencers in the media, industry analysts, and blogging communities. This is a very out-bound oriented Product Marketing role ? the successful candidate must be extremely comfortable working closely with our customers, our communities, and key influencers.
The (Senior) Product Marketing Manager will be both the strategist and implementer of product positioning and go-to-market strategies to support Pentaho?s sales organization. This includes developing content for sales training and tools, marketing and web assets. This person will work closely with the senior executive team and functional departments including Demand Generation, PR/AR, Product Management, Services and Sales to proactively support our direct sales and partner channels.
Although a plus for the candidate to have knowledge and expertise in big data, data integration, or business analytics, most important is understanding and articulating the business value our customers are achieving with our products. The candidate must be able to move beyond traditional features/benefits product marketing and take a solutions and customer-oriented approach when articulating Pentaho value.
This position offers excellent opportunities for growth and increasing responsibilities based on performance and company momentum.
Position Responsibilities: (Senior) Product Marketing Manager
Manage Product Marketing area with an emphasis on strong outbound communications, business planning and program implementation responsibilities:
Perform market research and competitive analysis to understand and effectively communicate the business analytics and big data market dynamics and customer needs, and how Pentaho delivers the optimal solution
Be a strong advocate and spokesperson for Pentaho?s products and services in blogs, industry forums, AR/PR activities and relationships
Create Product Marketing plans, including market segmentation, positioning, packaging and pricing alternatives for our business analytics platform
Effectively plan and execute detailed cross-organizational product launch plans
Work closely with Product Management to ensure current and emerging market requirements are represented in product roadmaps and releases
Be facile with the Pentaho product set ? ability to demo the product, highlight advantages, build appropriate use cases
Create product collateral, including white papers, website content, case studies, data sheets and presentations for outbound communication, demand generation and sales efforts
Results-driven marketer with a proven ability to deliver commitments on time while achieving or exceeding business goals:
Minimum of seven (7) years of related product marketing and/or solution marketing experience, with a track record of implementing effective marketing programs
Expertise and a proven track record of successfully marketing business analytics a plus
Bachelor?s degree in marketing, technical or related field; MBA is a plus
Strong strategic thinking, creative problem solving and analytical skills
Must love to create great content for external use
Demonstrated ability to drive cross-functional teams to meet business objectives and specifically execute product launches influencing co-workers while fostering strong working relationships
Excellent verbal, written, visual/presentation skills
Objectivity and openness to others' views and continuously builds a positive team spirit
Hates to lose; loves to win
Pentaho has established itself as the clear leader in commercial open source business intelligence and is growing its bookings, customer base, and team rapidly in a challenging economy. Because Pentaho's commercial open source model provides a lower-cost alternative for enterprise-class BI, Pentaho is getting attention from leading analyst firms like Gartner, and racking up public wins over traditional players like Business Objects (SAP), Cognos (IBM), Microstrategy, Hyperion (Oracle), QlikTech, Informatica and Microsoft. With an experienced team of BI and open source veterans, Pentaho is well-positioned for continued growth in the BI market, with presence in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America, supplemented by a Global Reseller network. Finally, Pentaho is a fast-moving, fun start-up where employees at all levels and in all departments can make a difference, develop new skills, and enjoy the pace and excitement of disrupting a major enterprise software market by delivering better value for customers.
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical and dental coverage, life insurance, and 401 (K) plan.
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