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Product Marketing Manager - Hybrid

Would you like to work for a tech scale-up in a newly created Product Marketing role?


Working hybrid with offices in central Manchester?


Working across Product and Marketing in a brand new role with a huge opportunity to make a difference, you’ll get involved in:


● Evaluating products using relevant KPIs and feedback from existing and prospective


● Market intelligence—research and deeply understand the markets that competitors operate in and how they are positioned

● Work with Product Management to define product strategy, product propositioning

and pricing that resonates with target buyers

● Develop insight and understanding of customers through research and data; be

the expert and work closely with marketing to build common understanding who they

are, how they buy and their key buying criteria.

● Working with marketing to understand and document buyer processes, including

where they get information, and the who, what, when and why behind the decisions

they make.

● Develop ideal customer profiles; support enablement of other

teams to help focus on the right customers with an eye on long term retention

● Develop go-to-market plans for the products you support in conjunction with

product and marketing staff, including key activities to support customer acquisition,

onboarding and retention

● Test key elements of the go-to-market plan to confirm effectiveness and to maximize

impact against effort. Assess the effectiveness of such go-to-market programmes on an

ongoing basis, and report back to the business on required changes.

● Plan the launches of net-new products and releases of existing products, and manage

the cross-functional implementation of the plan.

● Act as the primary thought leader for the products you support externally, including

speaking engagements and written works, communicating the technical and market


● Understand and support sales channels; train them on the problems we solve for

our buyers and users; drive development of internal tools and external collateral and

teach them how and when to use it.


Candidate Profile


● c.5 years of experience in product marketing within the enterprise software space.

● Technical background (eg. industry) or strong understanding of IT industry/solutions


● Outstanding English communications skills to explain and translate complex technical

concepts into simple and intuitive communications.

● Able to coordinate across many teams and iterate and deliver in a fast-moving startup


● Proven experience being self-directed and working with minimal supervision.

● Data-driven, use data to measure results and inform decision making and strategy


● Experience with Software-as-a-Service offerings.

● Experience creating sales collateral is beneficial, based on sales conversations, sales

calls, product interviews, user interviews, market research, and your own experience.

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