Position: Product Marketing Manager
Salary: Car/Cash allowance + Annual Bonus
Ref: 521657_1572947341
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 05/11/2019
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Location: Reading

Salary: £Up to £67,800 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full 37 hours per week

SSE Enterprise Telecoms operates a 12,000km private telecoms network, with 265 Points of Presence and connectivity to over 80 commercial data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a competitive range of leading-edge Ethernet, Cloud Connect, Optical Networking and Co-location services.

What is the Role?

SSE Enterprise Telecoms is currently expanding its Product Portfolio with a significant number of New Product Development initiatives planned in the next 2 years. As such, we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Product Marketing Manager to lead our marketing activities.

As Product Marketing Manager, you'll act as a bridge between Product and Marketing supporting product proposition development, segmentation, insight creation and customer facing marketing materials. This is a key role with the Product team as you will be responsible for our product positioning and messaging as well as being a key voice for Product in marketing considerations relating to collateral, website content and the library of sales enablement materials.

You will be expected to provide market insight and feedback to improve the conversion and retention of new customers for our existing Product Portfolio (and future products on the roadmap) through a combination of producing best in class product marketing strategy and communication activity plans.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, you will have proven experience as a Product Marketing Manager, Brand Manager or worked within a similar role and ideally have worked on new product development of a technical nature.

You will be responsible for developing effective marketing strategies and plans to communicate the features and benefits of new products to customers as we grow and diversify our portfolio. You will have extensive experience working within or alongside a marketing function, taking propositions to market. This will include a good awareness on how to build propositions, identifying target markets, writing compelling content and executing product launches.

As the Product Marketing Manager, you will have demonstrable experience of overseeing the production of products, managing product marketing, and responding to product users feedback. You will work with various teams to implement strategies and should have a natural ability to translate technical details into benefits for the user to clearly understand.

Strong analytical skills, with the ability to create dashboards for performance updates and the ability to work within a determined budget are key to this role.

As a well organised, self-driven and strong communicator both verbally and in writing, you will have the ability to pull together individuals with their own business objectives into a coordinated, efficient team. You will be a customer-centric individual, with the ability to act as a customer advocate for the business with an awareness and appreciation of our brand. Moreover, you should have the ability to work in a fast paced/changing environment.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.

About SSE

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SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Benefits:

Car/Cash allowance + Annual Bonus