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May 22, 2018

Austin, TX

Freelance

Agent: Jessica M.

Job #: 133165

Salary: DOE

Job Description

Our client, a top multinational computer technology company, is looking for a Product Launch Manager to join their team! 

Description

In your role you will:

• Lead related product launch and marketing for a SaaS-based endpoint visibility and control solution developed by our client.

• Lead partnership integration efforts with client partner products. Create product concepts and secure approval of business cases for new SaaS products, features, and professional services. Plan the launch of new products and releases and manage the cross-functional implementation of the plan.

• Organize and direct informal projects and official programs involving technologists, product development leads, engineers, and operations owners from client and client partners. Liaise with procurement and business development colleagues.

• Work to create assets including presentations, case studies, and data sheets leveraging existing Absolute content.

• Engage, educate, and enable sales and marketing activities and drive collaboration between partner and client marketing teams. Create go-to-market plans, collaborating with key sales and marketing colleagues. Facilitate go-to-market execution across informal teams.

• Train field marketers and sales teams. Perform product demos and create training videos and webinars. Participate in customer briefings. Present to customers at large trade shows and events.

• Prepare business reviews and executive presentations. Evaluate business performance, including weekly sales reports, pipeline reports, and other sources of information. Govern business in concert with finance, operations, and sales counterparts.

Requirements

As our ideal candidate, you will meet the following requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in business or marketing

• 5+ years of software product marketing experience with at least 2 years’ experience in a field facing role

• Very strong written communication skills

• Excellent people and management skills to interact with staff, colleagues and cross-functional teams, and third parties.

• 5-10% travel to Vancouver, BC and other locations

Client Description:

Our client offers so much! Work in a corporate setting for a major technology company, but have the feeling that you’re in an agency. How do they do that? Check this out:

  • They offer flexible schedules to promote work/life balance. Need to pick drop the kids off at school before getting in? No worries! They get it!

  • They understand that although you’re freelancing, you’re still interested in growing your career path. They invest in learning & promote creativity on their projects, teams, and with individuals. Freelancers are included in things like team off-sites. Not something you see every day!

  • They recognize freelancers as members of their teams who are helping to get the same projects across the finish line. There’s no separation here. You’re part of the team! They’ll tend to offer up permanent conversion to most freelancers after an extended period of freelance.

  • They encourage growth beyond your job title. They understand that value comes from growth, and the growth is a 360 degree thing. Interested in enhancing your current skill set with complementary skills? This is the place! They allow work on projects outside your core competencies, in order to build new strengths.

Have no fear that you’ll fit in here. They make it work, and accept you as part of the team!

Want more details about this and other Austin, TX opportunities? Meet Jessica Morgan!

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