Director, Product Marketing at Cision (formerly TrendKite)

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What we do:
Cision (formerly TrendKite) is a leading global provider of software and services to communications and marketing professionals. Our flagship product, the Cision Communications Cloud, is an industry-leading comms platform that delivers best-in-class earned media monitoring and analytics, a comprehensive media and influencer contact database, newswire distribution, business results attribution capabilities, and much more.
Cision is a global powerhouse in the Public Relations software space with over 100 years of experience innovating the way businesses tell their stories. Our award-winning solutions use cutting-edge technology to provide clients with industry-leading insights and the tools to improve their marketing and PR needs. With offices in over 20 countries around the world, we're committed to growing our communities and our people by offering amazing perks, professional development, and opportunities for you to power your career.
 
Reporting to the Head of Global Product Marketing, the Director, Product Marketing leads a team of Product Marketers who are responsible for all Product Marketing activities for the Cision Comms Cloud platform, our flagship product. Operating within a global organization, this individual works closely with Sales Leadership to develop sales tools and collateral, deliver sales training, and assist with RFPs to help drive revenue. This individual will also work closely with their peers in the Product Management organization to develop product requirements for the engineering teams to deliver, authoring the business case, and reviewing / approving new product developments prior to release. The Director, Product Marketing also works with their peers in the greater marketing organization deliver relevant messaging and content to support events, demand gen programs, websites, and communications.
 
The successful candidate will be a strong storyteller who can carry a room with both salespeople and customers. They will be comfortable and skilled at building relationships while working remotely within a global organization. The ideal candidate will have strong management skills and the ability to leads and mentor a team of talented Product Marketers. While this is a management position, a hands-on, “roll up your sleeves” mentality is a must. While we want this person to focus on business value propositions rather than features, they must also possess the ability to understand the product at a deeper level as required.

What you'll do:

  • Develop product positioning and messaging
  • Create sales tools and materials
  • Work with Product Management to establish key product requirements
  • Provide input into development prioritization
  • Manage marketing efforts for quarterly product releases
  • Competitive analysis
  • Deliver sales training (in person and virtual)
  • Event support (in person and virtual)
  • Expected travel 20%

Here's what we're looking for:

  • 5-10 years of related experience in product marketing, marketing, and/or sales
  • SaaS Product Marketing experience is a must
  • Experience in a B2B organization, MarTech or AdTech experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • MBA a plus
  • Strong writing skills required
  • Minimum of 3 years Management experience is required

Why Cision?
Cision employs the brightest, most passionate folks in the tech industry. We’d love for you to join that group!
Cision's recent acquisitions of startups TrendKite and Falcon.io provided the company with additional innovative technology and a focus on user experience that sets the company's software apart from anything else in the comms industry. With these additional capabilities, the next generation Cision Communications Cloud platform delivers an improved user experience, more intelligent and interactive reporting, and better campaign execution for PR and comms teams.
By investing in our brand, our team, and our technology, we are leading a revolution in the PR and communications industry. We invest in our people through training and professional development and we empower them to grow their careers - because the most important measure of our success is yours.
Cision Ltd (NYSE: CISN) is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision software allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. Cision has over 4,000 employees with offices in 22 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. For more information about its award-winning products and services, including the Cision Communications Cloud, visit www.cision.com and follow Cision on Twitter @Cision.
Cision is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.
EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V, 41 CFR 60–1.4

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