Position: Senior Field Marketing Manager - SLED / Public Sector
Location: Anywhere in the US
For over 10 years, Zscaler has been disrupting and transforming the security industry. Our 100% purpose built cloud platform delivers the entire gateway security stack as a service through 150 global data centers to securely connect users to their applications, regardless of device, location, or network in over 185 countries protecting over 3,500 companies and 100 Million threats detected a day.
We work in a fast paced, dynamic and make it happen culture. Our people are some of the brightest and passionate in the industry that thrive on being the first to solve problems. We are always looking to hire highly passionate, collaborative and humble people that want to make a difference!
The Zscaler Senior Field Marketing Manager is responsible for developing strategically focused marketing activities and programs designed to support the sales process from prospecting to close and up-sell. These activities are customized to specific regions, reps, accounts, contacts, and opportunities. The Field Marketing Managers are tightly aligned to the sales team and continually evaluate against quarterly goals to ensure positive contributions are being made to develop new business pipeline.
Work hand-in-hand with the SLED / Public Sector Sales team, the channel account teams, and demand generation to gather territory requirements and build marketing campaign plans to support pipeline targets
Develop a deep understanding of the business and act as primary marketing contact with local sales team and leaders, including regular participation in sales team calls, in-person meetings and planning sessions.
Work with the Partner business development and channel marketing teams to understand best partner sales opportunities, develop marketing programs to drive business and increase partner engagement
Execute on event strategy, tactical plans and project manage from beginning to end including all logistics, onsite execution and post event analysis for our participation in industry trade shows, internal sales meetings, customer and partner events
Manage budgets, forecast and compile reporting metrics for each specific program
Track projects and manage lead follow-up
Research, select, negotiate and manage vendors and services
Measure each project against goals and follow-through to completion both on time and within budget
Guide and ensure consistency of corporate message throughout each specific project
Lead, manage, supervise and provide direction to contractors and vendors for the duration of each specific project
Bachelor degree with MBA preferred
Minimum of 8 years of field marketing and corporate events experience, preferably supporting state, local and education markets
Proven experience in driving regional marketing and a history of achieving pipeline goals
Travel approximately 30% including events, meetings with sales, partners, internal meetings like QBRs and planning sessions.
A team player with a "can do" positive approach who can think outside the box and problem solve often in difficult situations
Thrive in a fast-paced environment and willing to travel within territory
Experience in working with channel partners and developing partner relationships
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with quick deadlines
Must have strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to effectively communicate with customers and all levels of management
Ability to plan all event related details but able to adapt and execute when unexpected change occurs
What You Can Expect From Us:
A fun, passionate and collaborative workplace
Competitive salary and benefits, including equity
The pace and excitement of working for a Silicon Valley Unicorn
People who excel at Zscaler are smart, motivated and share our values. Ask yourself: Do you want to team with the best talent in the industry? Do you want to work on disruptive technology? Do you thrive in a fluid work environment? Do you appreciate a company culture that enables individual and group success and celebrates achievement?
If you said yes, we'd love to talk to you about joining our award-winning team!
Learn more at zscaler.com or follow us on Twitter @zscaler. Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ : ZS ) is available at http://www.zscaler.com.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.