Director of Product Marketing

| Chicago

What We Do:

We are building the most comprehensive predictive analytics platform to make the world more productive, reliable, safe and secure. We take data from an expanding range of industries and combine our strengths in data science and enterprise software to deliver solutions with actionable insights to companies worldwide. This creates bottom-line and top-line quantifiable efficiencies for businesses, and dynamic challenges for us. In the end, we help solve our customers hardest problems, help them re-image their businesses in a data first world, ultimately capitalizing on the promise of the digital transformation.

What You Do:

As the Director of Product Marketing at Uptake, you will own the product positioning, messaging and outbound marketing for our core products and platform. You are a results-driven enterprise software product marketing leader with a track record of successfully launching and maintaining SaaS products and solutions. You have extensive experience in cloud technology, you’re creative and energetic, and you are an all-star communicator. You will partner not only with the strategy, product and sales functions to accomplish your goals but also cross-functionally with the marketing, communications and user experience teams (among others).

Responsibilities

  • Lead the creation and execution of Uptake’s GTM strategy while completing competitive analyses to identify the best opportunities for Uptake to grow market share
  • Develop positioning and messaging that effectively differentiates Uptake’s product portfolio from competitors
  • Create and deliver sales enablement content and training to the sales teams to successfully compete and win business
  • Expand company-level competitive content, including product specific content and collateral suitable for sales, partners and end-user consumption
  • Build and execute high-impact marketing campaigns including promotions, offers, and online/offline content that are aligned to buyers’ journeys and designed to create market awareness, generate buyer interest and convert to purchase
  • Ensure successful product launches across the organization
  • Test product concepts with prospective buyers, identify and nurture beta customers to assess and test products, develop positioning and advocacy
  • Engage with and evangelize Uptake products to press, media and analysts
  • Bring familiarity with our target markets, including a laser focus on our buyer’s journey
  • Establish and manage best practices that align with product and sales organizations

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing or other related disciplines from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in product marketing for enterprise SaaS products or solutions
  • Experience managing and creating the whole spectrum of sales and marketing tools and collateral (websites, presentations, sell sheets, white papers, case studies, demos, and training materials) to communicate our value proposition to customers and partners
  • Expertise in translating technical content and product information into useful materials for non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to influence both up and across at a super-charged high growth company
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills

Preferred

  • Experience in IoT, Big Data, and analytics especially in the industrial verticals
  • Technical background rooted in product strategy; enterprise applications and or platform
  • Having worked across multiple industries
  • Superior analytical, organizational, and execution skills

Why Work Here

We build and deliver, then explore to build more. Curiosity and flexibility enable everything we do, and we get stronger as we make each new industry smarter. As a team, we bring our diverse backgrounds, beliefs and experiences to solve problems no one has yet to solve, at a speed no one has yet to experience. We support and challenge one another to bring out a new best in each of us, and we might have a little fun along the way.

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Location

We are located in River North just right off the Chicago Brown Line stop. We also provide you with a free shuttle service to/from Ogilvie and Union.

What are Uptake Perks + Benefits

Uptake Benefits Overview

We offer generous benefits including health, dental, vision, parental leave, 401K match, and unlimited vacation. We are lifelong learners, and our Uptake University program offers training and professional development on a wide variety of topics. We also have employee-led community groups including [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], and many more.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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