Product Marketing Manager, FlashBlade
Mountain View, CA
BE PART OF BUILDING THE FUTURE.
Since our founding in 2009, Pure Storage has empowered innovators to build a better world with data. In less than eight years, Pure reached $1B in sales, faster than nearly every enterprise company in history, and our incredible growth continues to outpace the competition.
Our mission? Give technologists their time back by delivering a modern data experience that empowers organizations to run their operations as a true, automated, storage as-a-service model seamlessly across multiple clouds.
The secret sauce? More than 3,000 team members (and growing!) around the world who join forces to invent the next big thing. And then the next one.
We’ve only scratched the surface of our ambitions, and as we continue to gobble up market share, we’re blazing trails and setting records:
- For seven straight years, Pure has been named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant (five years in the MQ for Solid-State Arrays, and two in the newly created MQ for Primary Storage).
- Our customer-first culture and unwavering commitment to innovation have earned us a 2020 Medallia Net Promoter Score, certified by Owen CX, in the top 1% of B2B companies.
If you, like us, say “bring it on” to exciting challenges that change the world, we have endless opportunities where you can make your mark.
Product Marketing Manager, FlashBlade
FlashBlade Team at Pure
Many of the industry’s leading organizations depend on FlashBlade to power their data infrastructure. AI supercomputers and bleeding-edge deep learning systems are built on FlashBlade. From SaaS companies requiring high performance backup and restore capabilities to the world’s biggest telecom service providers analyzing petabytes of data, FlashBlade is at the center of our customers most mission-critical environments.
SHOULD YOU ACCEPT THIS CHALLENGE...
We are looking for a creative, energetic Product Marketing Manager to shape our next products as well as develop our product messaging and positioning to various audiences. You will be a key member of the product marketing team as we transform both IT and businesses of the world’s biggest brands and companies.
- Have an interest in understanding the competitive landscape and be able to analyze and document Pure's positioning, and communicate Pure's differentiation compellingly to the market
- Create consistent positioning statements, messaging and the associated proof points. Write compelling copy for different collateral types and audiences (technical and business)
- Be knowledgeable on our buyers, who are they, how they buy and their key buying criteria
- Create and present information about FlashBlade product and the markets these products serve. Represent the company at all times and with virtually any audience to explain the customer-led benefits of the product line.
- Support product launch cycles and develop collateral to bring new features to the market
- Produce sales enablement and training materials for consumption by field teams and channel partners.
- Produce thought leadership and product-related materials in the form of blog articles, whitepapers, eBooks, videos, web pages, and other marketing collateral
- Assist the marketing team in planning and executing demand & lead generation campaigns
- Build relationships with influencers, analysts, tech bloggers, open source contributors, and product community leaders
- Work closely with internal teams to drive FlashBlade awareness and pipeline as part of marketing campaigns and 3rd party analyst engagements.
- Measure what works, what doesn’t, and devise ways to improve!
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO BRING TO THIS ROLE...
- At least 3+ years of product marketing experience
- Demonstrated success in positioning and launching differentiated products that meet or exceed business objectives
- Bachelors of Science in a STEM field or 3+ years of IT/Storage/System Administration experience. MBA Preferred
- Creative storyteller with a customer focus and strong writing skills
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills to work with cross-functional teams.
- Technical background and an aptitude to learn about new technology quickly
- The desire to redefine the benchmark for excellence, be part of something big and learn as much as you can in the process
- Excellent time management and project management; proven ability to work in a fast paced environment and deliver projects on time
BE YOU—CORPORATE CLONES NEED NOT APPLY.
Pure is where you ask big questions, think differently, and make an impact. This is not just a job, but a place where you have a voice and can accelerate your career. We value unique thoughts and celebrate individuality, and with ample opportunity to learn, develop yourself, and expand into different roles, joining Pure is an investment in your career journey.
Through our Pure Equality program, which supports a flourishing field of employee resource groups, we nourish the personal and professional lives of our team members. And our Pure Good Foundation gives back to local and global communities through volunteering and grants.
And because we understand the value of bringing your full and best self to work, we offer a variety of perks to manage a healthy balance, including flexible time off, wellness resources, and company-sponsored team events.
PURE IS COMMITTED TO EQUALITY.
Research shows that in order to apply for a job women feel they need to meet 100% of the criteria while men usually apply after meeting about 60%. You don't have to meet all the job requirements. If you believe you can do the job and are a good match, we encourage you to apply.
Pure is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other characteristic legally protected by the laws of the jurisdiction in which you are being considered for hire.
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