Principal Product Marketing Manager

Principal Product Marketing Manager

Job ID 
Product Marketing
Posting date 
Remote base 

Job description

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Product Marketing team is looking for a Senior Product Marketing Manager to join us in U.S. or the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. In this role, you will define, position, and guide the go-to-market strategy for Red Hat CloudForms, our multi-cloud management platform. You will guide all outbound product marketing activities for Red Hat CloudForms. You’ll also oversee messaging, positioning, and all other digital media channels. As a Senior Product Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for establishing a clear understanding of target customers, business drivers, and selling motions to your sales channels, as well as designing innovating marketing programs to drive customer and channel demand.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Develop marketing, positioning, and communication strategies for customers and partners that differentiate Red Hat's management platform
  • Design internal and external programs and campaigns to bring and align customers and channel for the offering
  • Define and orchestrate go-to-market plans aligned with new releases or marketing programs
  • Guide company and partner readiness activities related to sales, partner, and marketing functions
  • Work with sales channel and other stakeholders to understand buying cycles, adoption barriers, effectiveness of sales enablement resources, and use-case alignment
  • Act as an evangelist both internally and externally to guide the overall success of the service

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree; MBA is a plus
  • 6+ years of work experience with 3+ years in a product marketing or consulting role with a focus on systems management and cloud
  • Strategic thinking skills with a demonstrated ability to develop creative solutions
  • Ability to translate technology features into customer benefits
  • Solid interpersonal skills and the ability to guide change and make an impression on diverse stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Deep analytical background with a proven record for structuring and solving problems, drawing conclusions, and formulating recommendations
  • Highly motivated with excellent teamwork skills

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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