Marketing Specialist - Senior

Employer
Mercury Systems
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Feb 14, 2019
Closes
Feb 15, 2019
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Ranked #27 in Fortune Magazine's 2018 100 List of Fastest-Growing Companies, Mercury Systems (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com) is a leading provider of secure processing systems optimized for mission success. Our innovative solutions power a wide variety of critical defense and intelligence programs--delivering reliability, service, and support to our defense prime contractor customers. Our marketing team is seeking an experienced product marketer to join our Trusted Mission Solutions group. In this hands-on role, you'll collaborate with sales and marketing to develop compelling product positioning and messaging, create industry thought leadership pieces, execute campaigns, gain market intelligence, and evangelize our products. You'll maintain an expert level of awareness with regard to technology within our market focus and possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision with the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time in the market, researching the competitive landscape, and listening to the needs of customers. The ideal candidate demonstrates leadership and the ability to deliver results in the fast-paced technology environment. You are responsible for: * Develop marketing content such as: whitepapers, data sheets, product brochures, blog posts, promotional text, advertisements, webpages, event messaging, and social media content. * Work with product managers and engineering to identify product specifications and key differentiators * Edit and proofread content to ensure concise writing, proper grammar, and appropriate hierarchy according to the form of communication. * Liaise with Corporate Marketing to execute demand generation initiatives such as print and digital advertisements * Actualize product launch plans in order to drive continuous awareness across all channels. * Generate segmented campaigns according to sales/BD initiatives and competitive research * Manage marketing assets, coordinate logistics, and advocate products at events * Promote efficient utilization of resources by monitoring campaign success through KPIs * Collaborate with the marketing team to establish a go-to-market strategy in accordance to product positioning, key benefits, and target customer market * Build strong channel partner and distributor relationships with co-marketing activities and shared content * Employ search engine optimization (SEO) strategy for all digital media content * Facilitate integration of Product Marketing activities for any corporate acquisition impacting the organization. To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience: * Solid verbal communication, writing and presentation skills * Experience in outbound marketing outreach programs * Results oriented, focused, creative, highly communicative, and a team-player * Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, * Familiarity with Adobe Creative suite (photoshop, indesign, lightroom) a plus * 3+ years marketing experience including digital marketing * Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience * Willing to travel 25% * Defense, computing, security industry experience is a plus. Why should you join Mercury Systems? Mercury Systems is leading Commercial Provider of secure sensor and mission processing subsystems. We are pioneering a next generation defense electronics business model specifically designed to meet the current industry's current and emerging technology needs. The size and makeup of our organization enable forward thinking, entrepreneurial professionals thrive and prosper. Our Culture We are committed to making Mercury a great place to work, no matter where our employees are located. We offer a casual and enjoyable atmosphere that allows employees to learn and grow. We help and care for one another and work as one to achieve results for us and for our customers. We value communication and transparency, and strive to foster two-way dialogue at all levels of the organization. We are committed to lifelong learning, offering comprehensive skills training and tuition reimbursement. Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional, it's important to us that you feel recognized and rewarded for your contributions. To find out more about what it's like working at Mercury, visit the Mercury Community or find answers to general questions at Mercury FAQs Mercury Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status. As an equal opportunity employer, Mercury Systems is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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