Developer Marketing Manager Zend Technologies
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED At our core, Zend is relentlessly focused on serving the developer community, as an innovator and contributor to the PHP language, a contributor and supporter of Zend Framework, the creator of phpcloud.com, and the host of the annual ZendCon event for the PHP community. Zend is already well known within the developer community, with millions of users of the Zend Framework, and millions of searches every year for Zend?s developer offerings.
The Zend Developer Cloud is a new technology platform and development environment for PHP apps. With the toolset provided, developers get a rockin? development environment, a solid php stack instantly available to them in minutes, advanced debugging tools, and built in code collaboration capabilities. And all at no hassle, no cost. What?s more, developers who develop on the Zend Developer cloud aren?t locked in- they have the freedom to run their apps once developed on any public or private cloud.
If you are interested in contributing to this kind of challenge, we would welcome the chance to discuss the opportunity in greater detail and appreciate if you would send your resume and contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking for a Manager of Developer Marketing, who is up for the challenge of getting the story out there about what the Zend Developer Cloud (phpcloud.com), from the #1 brand in the PHP market, can offer to 5 million plus PHP developers around the world.
Working for the Chief Marketing Officer of Zend, and closely with the Zend leadership team, you will lead our developer marketing efforts and outreach, with a particular focus on driving broad adoption, energy and awareness of the Zend Developer Cloud (www.phpcloud.com).
You will lead the creation and execution of robust and innovative developer marketing plans
Build an end to end plan to drive awareness and adoption of the Zend Developer Cloud; using online communities, social media, email marketing, online forums and leveraging Zend?s participation at PHP community events around the world
Help developers envision, build, and distribute projects and products using Zend Developer Cloud
Engage in technical conversations with the PHP software development community ? with both existing and prospective customers.
Gather feedback that will inform Engineering, Product, Marketing, and Sales decisions.
Create & deliver developer-facing positioning and marketing communications & content
Generate content - blog posts, sample code, screencasts, howto's, tweets - whatever gets the word out & helps developers discover Zend?s offerings
Deliver articulate, effective, and audience-appropriate presentations/ demonstrations with technically oriented content
Develop materials and approach to evangelize Zend?s offerings with customers, press, analysts and the world
Engage developers and Zend users to understand their needs and influence product development directions - win the hearts of Developers by showing that Zend listens and responds to their needs
Engage thought leaders and third-party communities
Collaborate with product marketing on product launches, and the creation of monthly newsletter
Work with significant brand name external partners for co-marketing and partner opportunities (with IBM, RightScale, Amazon Web Services and other major brand name partners).
Skills and Experience:
Significant experience in marketing to a developer community (in either a developer marketing/ developer outreach/evangelism role) - able to engage and build relationships with developers
Engineering/software development background essential; some PHP skills ideal
An affinity for the developer audiences and a passion for deeply understanding the community, their needs and corresponding Zend value propositions, and the ability to translate the insights into recommendations for products, marketing programs and campaigns
You must be able to talk about technology intelligently and enthusiastically to Developers, Developer managers and senior management.
Experience in developing technical marketing content
Understanding of key online marketing strategies and concepts. We are definitely looking for someone who understands and thrives in an online world
Experience in online community building
Social media savvy
Strategic thinker; able to solve complex problems and develop creative solutions.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, fluid and collaborative environment.
Creative out of the box thinker who isn?t afraid to try creative new solutions.
You enjoy a challenge and thrive in a fast moving startup environment. You are able to deal with many things coming at you at once, and good at prioritizing your own time to have the most business impact
You are a team player and have excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Great technical content creation skills
A leader that is ready to be part of Zend?s ongoing success story
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