Director, Product Marketing- Analytic Platforms DataDirect Networks
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DataDirect Networks (DDN) is the 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.
Deployed in thousands of mission critical environments worldwide, DDN's solutions have been designed, engineered and proven in the world's most scalable data centers to ensure competitive business advantage for today's information powered enterprise.
We are currently seeking a Senior Product Marketing Manager / Product Marketing Director ? Analytics Platforms
This position will be an individual contributor?s in the DataDirect Networks, Inc. (DDN) Marketing Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the promotion and messaging around DDN's industry-leading storage technologies for our analytics 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 and analytics 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, including:
?Core product feature/benefit messaging
?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 presentations, 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 analytics marketplace and leading technologies, including application providers and integrators
?Data Warehousing experience is a plus
?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
?5+ years of 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 has a strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities:
Self Starter ? A pro-active orientation and the ability to operate independently to achieve goals.
Success/Achievement Orientation ? Ability to thrive in the face of adversity, drive to overcome all obstacles to reach goals.
Leveraging Relationships ? Orientation to leverage all relationships (internally and externally) to maximize personal and DDN successes.
Problem Solving ? Ability to understand a situation and to identify the best route to satisfy all concerned parties and enhance DDN?s brand.
DDN takes pride in developing and promoting talent as an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will 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.
Thank you for your interest in joining DDN!
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