Product Marketing Manager

Location
McLean, VA
Posted
Oct 18, 2019
Closes
Oct 25, 2019
Ref
222897
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Product Marketing Manager Job Summary/Company:
Sparks Group is looking for a Product Marketing Manager to join a company in hyper-growth in McLean, VA. The Product Marketing Manager will lead the development and execution of marketing strategies that accelerate revenue growth and customer acquisition for the Public Sector vertical. This is a great opportunity for a creative, data driven marketer who thrives in a fast-paced, start-up environment focused on aggressive business objectives and growth.

Product Marketing Manager Responsibilities:
  • Develop the marketing strategy for target audiences through developing an in-depth understanding of the target segments and apply these learnings to develop a strategic marketing plan to reach the respective audiences.
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of products including current and future market trends and competitors.
  • Create annual go-to-market plans, feature and benefit analysis, as well as unique and defensible customer value propositions to drive awareness, interest and sales.
  • Ensure Public Sector audience and marketing plans are synergistic with overall company positioning and strategies.
  • Develop unique messaging and positioning for the segments within the Public Sector vertical.
  • Define, execute, and refine lead generation across the Public Sector vertical that drives demand and delivers creation of new and marketing qualified leads (MQLs).
  • Develop and implement content strategy based on segment personas and stages in the customer journey.
  • Work with internal and external resources to create product and solution focused content such as case studies, white papers, videos, webinars, website copy, and blog posts for marketing and sales use.
  • Utilize quantitative and qualitative data sources in decision-making, including behavioral data and research; extract key insights for campaign development and refinement and be comfortable with intentional experimentation (test, measure, learn, repeat).
  • Manage paid advertising activities and develop an SEO and SEM marketing playbook.
  • Manage the annual marketing plan including advertising, promotion, speaking engagements and events.
Product Marketing Manager Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • 5-7 years of B2B Public Sector marketing experience - ideally covering federal, state, and local governments.
  • Experience in software, SaaS, or tech product marketing.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in building and executing integrated marketing programs is a must.
  • Skilled in demand generation and inbound marketing with ability to craft integrated marketing strategies across channels and touchpoints, including website, events, online communications, etc.
  • Proficient using marketing technologies including Salesforce, Marketo, LinkedIn, WordPress.
  • Experience working closely with a sales organization with a strong affinity for sales team success.
  • Superb time management, prioritization of tasks and ability to meet deadlines with little supervision.
  • Superior interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to manage cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to prioritize issues, deal with ambiguity and manage conflicting deadlines.
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business or related field.

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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