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Proofpoint Product Marketing Manager Contractor (6 months) – Anywhere in U.S. in Sunnyvale, California

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

The Role

The Product Marketing Manager will be responsible for the go-to-market of Proofpoint Digital Communications and Compliance products. You’ll be part of global Proofpoint Product Marketing team who are dedicated to ensuring our products are differentiated and lead their respective markets. You’ll be the expert on our buyers and competitors and define how we can continue to build on success in the market. You’ll use that expertise to develop product positioning, messaging and content that differentiates Proofpoint products in the market. You’ll partner closely with sales, product management and marketing to build the go-to-market plan and execute that plan to achieve results. The ideal candidate is a driven self-starter, a diplomatic collaborator, a strategic thinker who enjoys rolling up his/her sleeves, and exercises sound judgement on when to push back and when to dive in.

Your day-to-day

Deep understanding of IT buyers, plus if understands Compliance and Legal buyers – who they are, how they buy, and their buying criteria

Understand the collaboration software or digital communications landscape

Create compelling content (presentations, web content, webinars, etc.) that highlights differentiated value to reach the target buyers

Understand and support various sales channels; create and deliver effective enablement content that helps sellers identify opportunities and communicate our unique value

In partnership with sales and product management, define go-to-market priorities that drive revenue growth

Develop marketing plans in conjunction with corporate marketing that align to defined go-to-market priorities

Plan the launches of new releases, and manage cross-functional implementation of the plan

Build strong working relationships across product management, corporate marketing and sales to achieve business goals

What You Bring To The Team

Expertise across the collaboration software landscape and how organizations purchase and deploy collaboration/UCaaS solutions

Ability to converse across technical and sales audiences with a concise message

Passion for knowing your market and translating that expertise to actionable go-to-market plans

Analytical mindset with ability to execute tactically

Demonstrated ability consistently meeting commitments with high-quality deliverables

Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities and projects

Demonstrated ability to develop strong productive relationships with sales and product management

Proven experience marketing to enterprises and technical buyers

Must be a strong collaborator and a solid writer.

Team player with a positive, can-do attitude

3+ years of product marketing experience in enterprise collaboration, security, or IT

BS/BA required, preferably in business or technical concentration

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform

  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture

  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel

  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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