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Product Marketing Manager

Req id:  15924

Boston, MA, US

OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

 

Together Carbonite and Webroot form the Small-Medium Business (SMB) and Consumer Division of OpenText. The mission of our joint offering is to make cyber resilience simple, reliable and accessible in the connected world. We foster a thriving, dynamic environment rich with inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirit and our employees are empowered and encouraged to build their careers at OpenText.

 

The Opportunity

The combined Product Marketing team at Carbonite + Webroot, an OpenText company, is seeking an experienced Product Marketer to help us expand our product presence with small and medium businesses. For this highly visible and influential position, we want a superstar to become a product expert to define the direction and positioning of our SMB cyber security and data protection products as a holistic solution. The majority of our SMB sales are focused on Managed Service Provider (MSP) integration which we sometime sell to directly or through resellers such as Value-Added Distributors and Remote Monitoring & Management. Our business model is SAAS so an understanding of seat-based subscription pricing is desired.

 

In this role, you will leverage market and competitive analysis, champion end user viewpoints and drive go-to-market strategy in collaboration with your marketing peers. Your technology background and ability to clearly articulate value and differentiation for our sales team is highly desired in this role. As a practitioner of win/loss analysis you are adept at creating counter-selling tactics and kill sheets.

As a Product Marketer, you will be an integral part of a cross-functional team. You must possess a solid understanding of adoption models and business value for multiple channels. In addition, you have demonstrable experience developing and executing successful product growth strategies. You’ll bring your ability to analyze and recommend high potential opportunities, conduct primary and secondary market research, and define the sales enablement messaging for our portfolio and individual services. 

 

Product Messaging:

  • Develop product positioning and messaging that differentiates and counter-positions each product/solution
  • Create communication and marketing plan for the launch of new products, features, and releases
  • Develop and author data sheets, whitepapers, case studies in collaboration with editorial team; partner to develop product demos, training videos, etc.
  • Collaborate cross functionally to develop marketing plans to drive demand for our products across all GTM channels
  • Provide recommendations on pricing, promotion, and packaging approaches

 

Go-to-Market:

  • Develop the strategy and supporting sales enablement materials to sell and solidify value proposition to the end user
  • Articulate the value proposition of the products to end user and help inform sales tools (presentations, battle cards, etc.) that support the selling process of each product line
  • Partner with the Sales team to maintain a coordinated go-to-market strategy
  • Build product marketing kits for evergreen products by providing ongoing guidance to creative, media, communications, and field teams to ensure effective market coverage occurs in a consistent and orchestrated fashion
  • Collaboration with Global Communications, Creative Services, Field Marketing and Digital Marketing to create integrated marketing campaigns that can support your product new feature launches and releases

Product Roadmap Input:

 

  • Educate Product team of customer care complaints, dashboard metrics, channel feedback and customer satisfaction/NPS to measure performance and utilization of existing and new functionality & features
  • Meet with internal partners (Sales, Consumer, Customer Care, etc.) to understand and prioritize their needs to inform the product road mapping process
  • Map internal/external feedback and competitive intelligence to highlight what is: (1) table stake gaps, (2) functionality/feature fixes, (3) opportunities to differentiate, (4) white-space innovation areas as part of business requirements
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative research to identify segment needs as appropriate

 

You Are Great At

  • Collaborating with key stakeholders, including product management, sales, and marketing teams on go-to-market plans and execution for consumer solutions
  • A track record of good judgment and decision-making in positions with significant responsibility
  • Highly autonomous and able to independently identify high value projects and drive them completion
  • Demonstrated leadership capability in cross-functional team environments
  • High degree of comfort with complex technical environments
  • Having and being able to articulate/defend an informed opinion on important topics

 

 What It Takes

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical discipline; MBA strongly preferred
  • Strong software product marketing experience with progressively increasing responsibilities
  • Prior experience in a SAAS or subscription business model business
  • Must have excellent writing skills and a strong ability to translate technical advantages into customer benefits that resonate with end customers
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to develop concise, hard hitting sales tools
  • Must be able to work both at a strategic and tactical level to get the job done
  • A sense of humor. We believe work should be rewarding, and we like to have fun!

 

While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accomodationrequests@opentext.com.

 

Additionally, OpenText, as a proud US Federal Government contractor, is subject to Executive Order 14042 requiring all US employees (in office or virtual) be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. New employees joining OpenText will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to joining or be approved for a medical or religious exemptions. If you believe you qualify for an exemption you can request the exemption form at accommodationrequests@opentext.com


OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

Perks 
If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Benefits 
Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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