Director of Product Marketing - Platforms DataDirect Networks
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DataDirect Networks (DDN.com) is a world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high-growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.
We are currently seeking a
Director of Product Marketing - Platforms
This position will be an individual contributor or a group manager depending on experience, in the DataDirect Networks, Inc. Marketing Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the promotion and messaging around DDN's industry-leading storage technologies for our storage platforms. This role will report into the Product Marketing organization and leverage the larger marketing team as a services organization, and will be responsible for the creation and delivery of collateral and positioning as well as go-to-market tools for product marketing initiatives. The successful candidate will be a marketing leader and a self-starter who acutely understands storage marketing within DDN's Big Data solutions portfolio.
Responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:
Product marketing content creation for specific DDN platforms include:
Core product feature/benefit messaging.
Competitive positioning and analysis.
Articulation of product benefits.
Integration within a customer and partner ecosystem.
Support of vertical solutions marketing opportunities (examples include solutions briefs, case studies, white papers, customer presentation, public speaking, social media, etc.)
Partner relationship/eco-system development.
Oversee the content and ensure the frequency of demand generation initiatives.
Participate in outreach programs such as webinars, local events, etc.
Manage award submission and participation programs for key conferences & events.
Participate in and create content for sales training.
Qualifications for this role are:
Strong familiarity with the storage systems marketplace.
Extensive experience launching and managing storage-related products or product portfolios.
Proven team management experience.
Strong understanding of current analytics customer implementations, user trends and practices in one or multiple industries/verticals.
Understanding of storage infrastructure and content-intensive applications.
Knowledge of ancillary products and concepts such as servers, networking, virtualization, cloud
Strong familiarity with the competitive landscape and competitive offerings and product trends
10+ years' relevant experience in roles associated with technical product marketing, business development and/or sales.
Experience in high growth sales and marketing organizations and a working manager attitude.
Professional marketing skills including understanding how to develop positioning and messaging.
Some travel will be required.
DDN Core Characteristics
DDN has a very strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities:
Self Starter - Takes independent action to identify and solve problems. Seeks out relevant information needed to make decisions. Gets involved with new initiatives.
Success/Achievement Orientation - Delivers quality results consistently. Targets, achieves (or exceeds) measurable results. Sets challenging goals, focuses on critical priorities, and is accountable.
Problem Solving - Recognizes problems and responds with a systematic assessment that identifies and addresses cause of issue. Practical, realistic, and resourceful.
Innovative - Builds and improves key business processes that enhance the effectiveness of DDN. Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, and solves problems creatively.
DDN takes pride in developing and promoting talent as an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. all qualified applicant swill receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. By fostering a diverse business environment, DDN welcomes opportunities to learn from each other, our customers, investors, suppliers, and business partners.
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