Our trusted Corus360 client is seeking a Technical Product Marketing Manager in their Chicago office. The Technical Portfolio Marketing Manager demonstrates a market-driven ethos inspired by a deep understanding of customer needs, with an ability to translate technical information into portfolio benefits. This manager provides a commercial focus balanced with an ability to provide market and competitive insights to help shape the development and deployment of our client's Portfolio. This role will work cross-functionally, collaborating with product managers, solution marketing managers, sales, as well as external partners to fuel differentiated portfolio marketing strategies
Produce competitive analysis work within the team to develop insights on competitive product and portfolio differentiation, supporting portfolio positioning and market entry evaluations
Working with Product Management, support the prelaunch preparation, serving as an advocate for the customer, helping to influence and drive innovation in product teams as well as early and consistent involvement of marketing teams, sales people, channel partners, and customer success teams while driving launch to market success.
Working with Product Management, define launch strategy, support appropriate launch gates, conduct product launch readiness audits, post-launch monitoring, issue tracking and resolution plan
Oversee the translation of product features into business outcomes and value for our customers
Create briefs to develop product and solution demonstrations that highlight key differentiators in a clear and compelling manner.
Conduct virtual product demonstrations, evangelize solutions at conferences, and host thought-leadership webinars for current and prospective clients.
Deliver product and solution training to internal sales team, partners and customers
Serve as an internal and external evangelist for assigned products and provide subject matter expertise when working with teams
Impact Decision Making:
5-8 years of technology product management or product marketing experience, preferably in a recurring services business model
Passion for technology: enterprise could applications, big data and the platform economy
Significant experience in market launching differentiated solutions that target multiple enterprise contacts
High motivation level and appetite for fast-paced team environment; readily adaptable to changing market and organizational requirements
Analytical and cross-functional - drives goal alignment and collaborates effectively across the organization and within cross-functional teams (sales, product management, R&D, Services
Extensive business acumen and knowledge of root cause analysis and problem detection
Experience working with technology products that have targeted developers with a cloud-based platform and services.
Outstanding written and verbal communication and influencing skills
Proven experience persuading both internal and external individuals on the value of a solution
Ability to perform in a matrixed and global organization
Inspiring leader, enjoys to lead teams through times of transformation and developing people - fun to work with
Ability to travel 25%
Technical Product Marketing Manager
Corus Group, LLC