Marketing

Short-Term Contract Opening – Global Partner Programs

Posted on October 18, 2011. Filed under: Austin Texas Jobs, Marketing, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , |

Responsibilities include:

Partner exchange content planning and logistics
Support at February event that will require travel to Vegas
Quarterly partner briefing management
Implementation of survey technology across the globe
Management of education vendors
Some localization project management
Supporting EMEA with their enablement programs

Position is Austin, Texas based.

Position needs filled ASAP. For immediate consideration please forward resume to talentsleuth@gmail.com.

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VP of Marketing – ATX Innovation – Austin, Texas

Posted on December 16, 2010. Filed under: ATX Innovation, Austin, Marketing, Tabbed Out |

ATX Innovation produces TabbedOut, a remote presentment and payment system for the hospitality industry. ATX Innovation is seeking to expand its team in various areas including Engineering. TabbedOut currently runs on iPhone and Android, with infrastructure and integration components running on Linux and Windows.

Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President of Marketing will develop and manage strategies and initiatives for product marketing, channel marketing, and market communications.  As a member of the company’s executive team, The VP of Marketing will develop and implement business plans, strategies and tactics to attain corporate objectives.  S/he will work closely with the CTO and VP’s of Sales and Product Management to define product vision, roadmap, features and functionality. This position requires a strong leader with a focus on execution.

 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Develop the company’s marketing communications and brand strategy and manage the corresponding plans and initiatives through subordinate staff.
  • Monitor, develop and manage the company’s pricing strategies to ensure consistency with market realities and to maximize the company’s profitability.
  • Oversee development of print and electronic advertising programs that are consistent with the company’s marketing strategy.
  • Participate in strategic planning and development of the company’s annual operating and long term plans.
  • Manage the Marketing process and programs, including Product Marketing, Marketing Communications, Trade Show/Event management, and Channel Marketing
  • Work closely with Sales to provide lead support, sales tools and event planning that facilitate meeting sales targets and objectives.
  • Oversee market research and make recommendations to meet the challenges of competitive pressures.
  • In partnership with the VP of Product Management, participate in addressing product lifecycle issues, including product launches, competitive analysis, forecasting, pricing and end-of-life communications.
  • Develop benchmark criteria to measure and analyze the effectiveness of marketing programs.
  • Participate as appropriate in industry events and trade shows, maximizing the opportunity for branding and demand generation. Hold events with customers, partners and prospects to build brand awareness, develop sales prospects and strengthen customer relationships.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in the computer products industry (hardware, software, or solutions) – with a successful and progressive track record.
  • B-to-C expertise is essential – a successful track record of creative consumer acquisition programs
  • Strategic partner program development
  • Previous experience with high tech product management/marketing is required.
  • Strong experience in CRM database usage and pipeline management.
  • Effective use of analytics to drive brand penetration
  • Understanding and utilization of social media strategies to drive meaningful awareness and measurable revenue sources
  • Successful co-marketing and leveraged marketing programs through and with channels, partners, resellers.

Applicants should have:

  • BS degree in Marketing or equivalent, MBA preferred.
  • Proven ability to interface effectively with Sales, Development, Finance and other functions.
  • Strong ability to engage, motivate, coach and develop a Marketing team.
  • Ability to represent the company externally at an executive, board level.
  • Strong attention to detail and a proven track record of successful implementations of marketing programs.
  • Mobile payment, point of sale expertise a plus
  • Prior experience with brand placement and market penetration
  • Experience positioning consumer solutions in the San Francisco and New York markets a plus
  • 25%+ Travel
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Marketing Communications Specialist – Bulldog Solutions, Austin, Texas

Posted on October 20, 2010. Filed under: Austin, Austin Texas Jobs, Bulldog Solutions, Marcom, Marketing, Texas Jobs |

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Bulldog Solutions is a fun, fast-paced place to work. Their process and technology for effective BtoB demand generation have been embraced by some of the best business brands in the world. Bulldog has developed demand-generation campaigns and strategies for organizations in many different industries, including technology, finance, science, health care, telecom, insurance and publishing. Their methodology has been recognized by thought leaders including Frost & Sullivan, Forrester Research and MarketingSherpa.

Marketing Communications Specialist 

Bulldog Solutions seeks a Marketing Communications Specialist to assist with messaging development, copywriting and copy editing for BtoB demand-generation programs including Webinar promotions, lead nurturing, Web-based resource libraries and other creative materials.     

Responsibilities:

Work with clients to create compelling communications in support of programs designed to attract, engage and convert leads to closed deals. May also create and produce marketing collateral such as brochures, case studies and presentations; scripting for videos and podcast; social media communications; and other custom creative projects.

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum five years experience writing for BtoB e-communications such as e-mail, e-newsletters and Web sites
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain attention to detail in a high-volume, active, deadline-driven environment
  • Demonstrated ability to generate compelling messages out of industry-specific information
  • Proven experience with cross-functional account teams
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of HTML is preferred
  • Familiar with AP Stylebook
  • Must provide minimum of three writing samples illustrating experience in BtoB e-marketing communications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Communications or a related field

Desired Characteristics:

The successful candidate will write concise, compelling copy for clients in a variety of industries; have a proven ability to generate compelling messages out of industry-specific information; be creative, self-motivated, and able to work both independently and as part of a cross-functional campaign team including project managers and Web designers; have a positive attitude and adapt readily to change; prioritize, manage and complete multiple projects under tight deadlines; and possess a desire to stay up-to-date with interactive marketing best practices.

This is a full time, regular position with no relocation assistance. There is also no sponsorship available. Local US citizens or Green Card holders ONLY please.

NO Agencies.

Sound like a position for you? Forward your resume to talentsleuth (at) gmail (dot) com for immediate consideration.

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Research Manager, Illuminas, New York City

Posted on September 29, 2010. Filed under: Jobs, Market Research, Marketing, New York City, Qualitative, Quantitative, Research |

Illuminas, a member of the UK company Media Square plc, has gone from strength to strength since first opening over 20 years ago. Illuminas’ reputation has been built upon its ability to provide excellence in marketing research and consultancy, always delivering strategic insight in a succinct and actionable format.  With offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Austin, Texas, Illuminas has the ambition to be a top 20 global research consultancy within the next few years.

To support and grow the client base of multinationals firms, we’re seeking an enthusiastic research practitioner with 3 – 5 years agency research experience. You will work as part of an existing small New York team to service and grow the New York client base. You will also join other global team members to support client needs derived from Illuminas offices in London, Austin, Hong Kong and Shaghai as required. Illuminas only hires qualiquants – those who are method neutral in their skill set and approach to delivering the right tailored solution for a client challenge. 

The candidate’s technical skills in qualitative and quantitative research, analysis will be augmented by engaging and actionable recommendations. Illuminas seeks SWANs not stars – i.e. candidates who are Smart, Work hard and are Nice – talented but collaborative.

Job Responsibilities

  • Involved in projects spanning a range of sectors, particularly but not exclusively financial services, (mobile) telecoms and CPG
  • Qualitative and quantitative – candidate must be open to doing both and, particularly, to have experience in qualitative group moderation
  • On qualitative jobs, responsibilities will include:
    • Development of field materials – stimulus, screeners and discussion guidelines
    • Liaison with suppliers to organize fieldwork
    • Conducting fieldwork
      • Depth interviews
      • Viewed group discussion – consumer and business
      • Workshops
    • Assisting with analysis and report writing
    • Costing
  • On quantitative jobs, responsibilities will include:
    • Design, write and/ or revise questionnaires – both online and CATI
    • Liaising with data collection agencies
    • Checking questionnaire scripts and interim data to ensure accuracy
    • Check final data/ tables
    • Perform core data analysis from both tables and SPSS files
    • Create charts in PowerPoint with explanatory context for the findings
    • Costing 

Job Requirements

Have a keen interest in consumer behavior, and be an enthusiastic and inquisitive researcher.

Be confident in front of clients and should require minimal supervision when dealing with clients on day-to-day project-specific tasks

The right candidate will ideally have a base level experience of both qualitative and quantitative research techniques and have experience in:

  • Carrying out desk research
  • Writing project set up documents – screeners, guidelines/ questionnaires
  • Help writing proposals
  • Moderation
  • Analysis
  • Chart design/ report writing
  • Presenting
  • SPSS

The selected candidate will have good communication, organizational and strong analytical skills as well as good energy and enthusiasm, a strong work ethic and sense of fun.

Do you fit the qualifications? Forward your resume to talentsleuth(at)gmail(at)com.

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North American Product Planning and Delivery – PayPal

Posted on September 22, 2010. Filed under: Jobs, Marketing, Maryland Jobs, Omaha, Omaha NE, PayPal, Product Management, Product Marketing, Project Management, San Jose, San Jose Jobs | Tags: |

Apply at www.ebaycareers.com and reference requisition 41717BR

Primary Job Responsibilities

PayPal serves a wide spectrum of businesses and consumers in North America (NA) with an ever increasing set of innovative services that enable and enhance online commerce. North America’s merchant services team supports millions of merchants generating over $2,000,000,000 in PayPal revenue with strong YOY growth.

The PayPal NA Merchant Product team represents PayPal’s largest region from a business and customer perspective to other product and development groups within PayPal. Further the group assures we deliver the best products and services to our customers.
 
The aspiration of PayPal Merchant Services is to win in NA through solutions that drive incremental sales for merchants and delight our customer’s customers.  Our services compete in a dynamic market and require strong planning and execution leaders to take the business to the next level.

The role of the Planning and Deployment Leader will be to own the overall process for delivering new products and services to the NA market. This person will be expected to be a process expert and influential leader within PayPal, working with Product, Development, Account Management, Integration, Sales and Marketing teams, to assure quality solutions are effectively delivered in order to achieve the financial and operational targets for the NA region through a combination of:

• Developing a thorough understanding of product and business objectives and building plans and processes to assure objectives are achieved
• Facilitate participation of impacted customer facing teams in the upfront product planning efforts
• Balancing product and development priorities to deliver optimum return on the NA Region’s product investments
• Managing internal product vendors such as Global Product, Platform, Risk and Credit
• Leading a team of employees to coordinate product roll outs and product training
• Access and assure operational readiness prior to major product releases
• Track and manage product deficiencies to drive resolution
• Lead data driven continuous improvement efforts for the product planning and deployment process
• Co-coordinating where required with EU and APAC regions to ensure best practices are shared globally 

Job Requirements        

• Extensive industry experience related to financial services or ecommerce
• 10+ yrs experience in a project or program management role
• 5+ yrs experience managing new product launches or product releases
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
• Ability to get things done with matrix teams and managing by influence
• Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
• Strong organizational and process management skills
• Comfortable using project management and collaboration tools
• Well versed in product life cycle methodologies
• Proven team leadership and people management skills
• Ability to set priorities, dates and hold team members accountable
• PMP or other Project Management Certification a plus

Education

Bachelor’s degree required. Masters degree or equivalent preferred.

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Sr Manager Large Merchant Products – PayPal

Posted on September 22, 2010. Filed under: California Jobs, Jobs, Marketing, PayPal, Product Marketing, San Jose, San Jose Jobs | Tags: |

Please apply to requisition 41687BR on http://www.ebaycareers.com

Primary Job Responsibilities

PayPal serves a wide spectrum of businesses and consumers in North America (NA) with an ever increasing set of innovative services that enable and enhance online commerce. North America’s merchant services team supports millions of merchants generating over $2,000,000,000 in PayPal revenue with strong YOY growth.

The PayPal NA Merchant Product team represents PayPal’s largest region from a business and customer perspective to other product and development groups within PayPal. Further the group assures we deliver the best products and services to our customers.
 
The aspiration of PayPal Merchant Services is to win in NA through solutions that drive incremental sales for merchants and delight our customer’s customers.  Our services compete in a dynamic market and require astute and outward looking product and marketing leaders to take the business to the next level.

The role of the Large Merchant (LM) Market Segment Leader will be to own the strategy and P&L for the top 500 internet merchants and other top brand merchants in NA.

This person will be expected to be a segment expert and influential leader within PayPal, working with Product, Development, Channel, Sales and Marketing teams, to address market segment needs and achieve the financial and operational targets for the NA region through a combination of:

• Developing a thorough understanding of the market including problem/opportunity identification, market definition, win/loss analysis and buyer/user personas
• Communicating market needs to and driving product priorities via Global Product Line Teams (GPLTs), PayPal Risk, Platform Team, and Global Credit Organizations
• Optimizing the NA product portfolio, pricing and distribution strategy.
• Defining and articulating product positioning
• Strategizing growth in new customer acquisition across all channels (website, channel, and telesales)
• Working with the NA merchant marketing, sales, channel and account management teams on go-to-market planning for new products or product changes
• Working with business development and channel teams to identify and win partnership opportunities and strategic alliances
• Developing business cases for product additions or enhancements
• Acting as a consolidated and data driven “voice of the customer”
• Co-ordinating where required with EU and APAC regions to ensure best practices are shared globally

Job Requirements

• Extensive industry experience related to financial services, ecommerce.
• 10+ yrs experience in a product management, product marketing or product strategy role
• 5+ yrs relevant real-world experience serving or working for an LM.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills; comfortable making c-level or public presentations
• Ability to get things done with matrix teams and managing by influence
• Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
• Proven leadership skills
• Strong analytical skills – able to understand and interpret data, make decisions based on data and solid business case rationale
• Talent to draw hypothesis and lead efforts to prove them through testing and/or research

Education

Bachelor’s degree required, Masters Degree or Equivalent preferred

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Sr Manager SMB Products – PayPal

Posted on September 16, 2010. Filed under: California Jobs, Jobs, Marketing, PayPal, San Jose, San Jose Jobs | Tags: , , |

Fit the requirements? Please apply at www.ebaycareers.com and reference requisition 41716BR.

Primary Job Responsibilities

PayPal serves a wide spectrum of businesses and consumers in North America (NA) with an ever increasing set of innovative services that enable and enhance online commerce. North America’s merchant services team supports millions of merchants generating over $2,000,000,000 in PayPal revenue with strong YOY growth.

The PayPal NA Merchant Product team represents PayPal’s largest region from a business and customer perspective to other product and development groups within PayPal. Further the group assures we deliver the best products and services to our customers.
 
The aspiration of PayPal Merchant Services is to win in NA through solutions that drive incremental sales for merchants and delight our customer’s customers.  Our services compete in a dynamic market and require astute and outward looking product and marketing leaders to take the business to the next level.

The role of the SMB Market Segment Leader will be to own the strategy and P&L for the SMB segment in NA. This person will be expected to be a segment expert and influential leader within PayPal, working with Product, Development, Channel, Sales and Marketing teams, to address market segment needs and achieve the financial and operational targets for the NA region through a combination of:

• Developing a thorough understanding of the market including problem/opportunity identification, market definition, win/loss analysis and buyer/user personas
• Communicating market needs to and driving product priorities via Global Product Line Teams (GPLTs), PayPal Risk, Platform Team, and Global Credit Organizations
• Optimizing the NA product portfolio, pricing and distribution strategy.
• Defining and articulating product positioning
• Strategizing growth in new customer acquisition across all channels (website, channel, and telesales)
• Working with the NA merchant marketing, sales, channel and account management teams on go-to-market planning for new products or product changes
• Working with business development and channel teams to identify and win partnership opportunities and strategic alliances
• Developing business cases for product additions or enhancements
• Acting as a consolidated and data driven “voice of the customer”
• Coordinating where required with EU and APAC regions to ensure best practices are shared globally

Job Requirements

• Extensive industry experience related to financial services, ecommerce.
• 10+ yrs experience in a product management, product marketing or product strategy role
• 5+ yrs relevant real-world experience servicing or working for small business entities.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills; comfortable making c-level or public presentations
• Ability to get things done with matrix teams and managing by influence
• Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
• Proven leadership skills
• Strong analytical skills – able to understand and interpret data, make decisions based on data and solid business case rationale
• Talent to draw hypothesis and lead efforts to prove them through testing and/or research

Education

Bachelors required, Masters Degree or equivalent preferred

Fit the requirements? Please apply at www.ebaycareers.com and reference requisition 41716BR.

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Sr Manager Digital Goods Segment – PayPal

Posted on September 13, 2010. Filed under: California Jobs, Jobs, Marketing, Maryland Jobs, Omaha, Omaha NE, PayPal, Product Management, Product Marketing, San Jose, San Jose Jobs |

Are you the ideal candidate for this position? Then please apply at www.ebaycareers.com and reference requisition 41685BR

Can be located in either San Jose, CA; Omaha, NE or Timonium, MD

Primary Job Responsibilities

PayPal serves a wide spectrum of businesses and consumers in North America (NA) with an ever increasing set of innovative services that enable and enhance online commerce. North America’s merchant services team supports millions of merchants generating over $2,000,000,000 in PayPal revenue with strong YOY growth.

The PayPal NA Merchant Product team represents PayPal’s largest region from a business and customer perspective to other product and development groups within PayPal. Further the group assures we deliver the best products and services to our customers.

The aspiration of PayPal Merchant Services is to win in NA through solutions that drive incremental sales for merchants and delight our customer’s customers.  Our services compete in a dynamic market and require astute and outward looking product and marketing leaders to take the business to the next level.

The role of the DG Market Segment Leader will be to own the strategy and P&L for the DG segment in NA including online-gaming, media and other sellers of intangible goods and services. This person will be expected to be a segment expert and influential leader within PayPal, working with Product, Development, Channel, Sales and Marketing teams, to address market segment needs and achieve the financial and operational targets for the NA region through a combination of:

• Developing a thorough understanding of the market including problem/opportunity identification, market definition, win/loss analysis and buyer/user personas
• Communicating market needs to and driving product priorities via Global Product Line Teams (GPLTs), PayPal Risk, Platform Team, and Global Credit Organizations
• Optimizing the NA product portfolio, pricing and distribution strategy.
• Defining and articulating product positioning
• Strategizing growth in new customer acquisition across all channels (website, channel, and telesales)
• Working with the NA merchant marketing, sales, channel and account management teams on go-to-market planning for new products or product changes
• Working with business development and channel teams to identify and win partnership opportunities and strategic alliances
• Developing business cases for product additions or enhancements
• Acting as a consolidated and data driven “voice of the customer”
• Coordinating where required with EU and APAC regions to ensure best practices are shared globally

Job Requirements

• Extensive industry experience related to financial services, ecommerce.
• 10+ yrs experience in a product management, product marketing or product strategy role
• 5+ yrs relevant real-world experience serving or operating in the online-gaming, media or social networking market space.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills; comfortable making c-level or public presentations
• Ability to get things done with matrix teams and managing by influence
• Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
• Proven leadership skills
• Strong analytical skills – able to understand and interpret data, make decisions based on data and solid business case rationale
• Talent to draw hypothesis and lead efforts to prove them through testing and/or research

Education

Bachelor’s degree required; Masters degree or equivalent preferred

Are you the ideal candidate for this position? Then please apply at www.ebaycareers.com and reference requisition 41685BR

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Sr. Manager B2B Products – PayPal

Posted on September 13, 2010. Filed under: California Jobs, Jobs, Marketing, Maryland Jobs, Omaha, Omaha NE, PayPal, Product Management, Product Marketing, Strategy |

Are you the ideal candidate for this position? Then please apply at www.ebaycareers.com and reference requisition 41686BR

Can be located in either San Jose, CA; Omaha, NE or Timonium, MD

Primary Job Responsibilities

PayPal serves a wide spectrum of businesses and consumers in North America (NA) with an ever increasing set of innovative services that enable and enhance online commerce. North America’s merchant services team supports millions of merchants generating over $2,000,000,000 in PayPal revenue with strong YOY growth.

The PayPal NA Merchant Product team represents PayPal’s largest region from a business and customer perspective to other product and development groups within PayPal. Further the group assures we deliver the best products and services to our customers.
 
The aspiration of PayPal Merchant Services is to win in NA through solutions that drive incremental sales for merchants and delight our customer’s customers.  Our services compete in a dynamic market and require astute and outward looking product and marketing leaders to take the business to the next level.

The role of the b2b Market Segment Leader will be support the strategy and P&L for the sub-segment of small and midsize businesses (SMBs) selling to other businesses in NA.

This person will be expected to be a segment expert and leader within PayPal, working with Product, Development, Channel, Sales and Marketing teams, to address market segment needs and achieve the financial and operational targets for the NA region through a combination of:

• Developing a thorough understanding of the market including problem/opportunity identification, market definition, win/loss analysis and buyer/user personas
• Communicating market needs to and driving product priorities via Global Product Line Teams (GPLTs), PayPal Risk, Platform Team, and Global Credit Organizations
• Optimizing the NA product portfolio, pricing and distribution strategy.
• Defining and articulating product positioning
• Strategizing growth in new customer acquisition across all channels (website, channel, and telesales)
• Working with the NA merchant marketing, sales, channel and account management teams on go-to-market planning for new products or product changes
• Working with business development and channel teams to identify and win partnership opportunities and strategic alliances
• Developing business cases for product additions or enhancements
• Acting as a consolidated and data driven “voice of the customer”
• Coordinating where required with EU and APAC regions to ensure best practices are shared globally

Job Requirements 

• Extensive industry experience related to financial services, ecommerce.
• 10+ yrs experience in a product management, product marketing or product strategy role
• 5+ yrs relevant real-world experience serving or working for a government or non-profit entity.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills; comfortable making c-level or public presentations
• Ability to get things done with matrix teams and managing by influence
• Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
• Proven leadership skills
• Strong analytical skills – able to understand and interpret data, make decisions based on data and solid business case rationale
• Talent to draw hypothesis and lead efforts to prove them through testing and/or research

Education

Bachelor’s degree required; Masters degree or equivalent preferred

Are you the ideal candidate for this position? Then please apply at www.ebaycareers.com and reference requisition 41686BR

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