Product Marketing Mgr
Product Marketing Specialist/Mgr: Develops specific marketing plans and activities for specific product(s) or product line(s) to establish, enhance or distinguish product placement within the competitive arena. Develops business plans and product positioning in the marketplace. Oversees market research, monitors competitive activity and identifies customer needs. Establishes pricing strategies. Works with engineering, manufacturing and sales to develop new products or enhance existing product(s) or product line(s).
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills.- Strong analytical skills and ability to work both independently and on cross functional teams. - Ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization, including remote areas. - Marketing experience in the technology industry.- Ability to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities.- Strong understanding of NetApp's products and services technologies/concepts in a distributed environment.Responsibility and Interaction:Responsibility: - The tasks this individual is responsible for are often unstructured, have wide implications and there are multiple outcomes. - This individual will apply broad expertise or unique technical/industry knowledge in solving problems that are unique and extremely complex given time, budget and resource constraints.- Demonstrate leadership and vision in determining and driving strategy decisions. Interaction: - This individual must work effectively with Staff to Vice President level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties. - Limited supervision is provided, as this individual can operate, drive results, and set priorities independently. - The ideal candidate will be a proactive contributor and subject matter expert.- To be successful, this individual must demonstrate favorable results through leadership and influencing multiple individuals and groups.- Often acts as mentor or facilitator.
Typically requires a minimum of 12 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 8 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 5 years experience; or equivalent experience.