Director - Austin Product Marketing Executive Search

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Are you passionate about the IT systems that power the world? Do you enjoy driving ideas and programs that help a business grow at double-digit rates? Are you a market mover and a natural team leader?  If you answered YES then you should definitely keep reading!
We’re performing a product marketing executive search for a dynamic IT managements solutions provider based in Austin. Our client is looking for a Director, Product Marketing to be part of this  fast growing company, which we believe is in a unique position to provide a differentiated set of capabilities for monitoring and managing modern web applications.  They have an amazing roster of customers worldwide from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses and they strive every day to deliver powerful functionality that is user friendly and provides “unexpected simplicity.”

The Director, Product Marketing is responsible for the overall success of a product line starting with market strategy and execution, including new customer acquisition, product marketing, packaging, and increasing product bookings. This leadership role requires a blend of technical knowledge and marketing skills, business acumen, and product marketing experience.

The role connects in-depth market analysis (including competition), and captures customer and product knowledge in order to determine the game plan for short and long term results. The successful candidate will have a proven track record understanding dynamic markets, making recommendations that generate results, and working with the executive team to align execution to market demand.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of energetic product marketers by providing clear direction, removing obstacles, facilitating cross-functional collaboration, and providing strong mentorship.
  • Define and execute integrated go-to-market strategies for  products.
  • Develop and drive ideas with the marketing team through execution and results  you own it.
  • Deliver engaging and differentiated messages that drive broad awareness and high volume demand by describing how the client solves pervasive market problems in a unique way.
  • Increase team productivity while improving outcomes by streamlining product marketing processes that are in alignment with the client’s’ go-to- market model.
  • Collaborate with Product Management, Corporate Marketing, Demand Generation, and Sales to build and execute business plans for maximizing revenue growth.
  • Lead a market-driven team – conduct regular market, customer, win-loss, and competitive research to improve go-to-market strategies, messaging, positioning, and more.
  • Optimize product packaging and pricing to maximize revenue opportunities while differentiating the client from the competition.
  • Be a product evangelist with prospects, analysts, customers, partners, and employees.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in technical and/or marketing or related field
  • 5+ years of senior leadership experience in business strategy, execution and/or marketing
  • Experience in product line leadership or product general management
  • Experience managing budgets effectively, setting up metrics, and improving business processes
  • Track record influencing across an organization to gain buy-in and execute
  • Passion for problem solving and results: the ability to find creative solutions and generate results
  • Ability to adapt and leverage experience in a dynamic, high growth environment
  • Experience in IT software or adjacent industry
Preferred:
  • Master’s degree (MBA)
  • Experience leading marketing teams globally
  • Experience in systems management market and technology, including application performance and cloud

This is a full-time direct hire.