Product Marketing Manager at Litera (Chicago, IL)

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Our Story: Litera, headquartered in Chicago, IL, is a fast-growing software company and one of the leading legal technology suppliers in the world. Serving more than 90% of the world's largest law firms, hundreds of thousands of lawyers use our software every day. As a company recognized as one of the best places to work, we believe professional development, rewards programs, open communication, and transparent leadership contribute to a unique and open work environment. Our employees are driven, energetic, passionate and candirectly impact the company's future.  

The Opportunity:  

We're looking for passionate Product Marketing Managers to support the Drafting, Transaction, Litigation, and Firm Intelligence Business Units and products. These individuals will report to the Director, Product Marketing and will be responsible for creating compelling messaging to launch new and enhanced productsIn addition, you will be responsible for making the products stories come alive through creative positioning, compelling content, and solid go-to-marketing strategies that deliver needle-moving results.  

The ideal candidate will understand working in legal practice, LegalTech, Enterprise Software, or SaaS companies to effectively share personal experience and be passionate about solving real-world problems that lawyers face every day. You enjoy the entire process of launching and promoting a new product and are comfortable across a full spectrum of responsibilities: messaging & positioning, packaging, go-to-market strategy, competitive analysis, sales enablement, and creating ongoing demand for our products. You are a collaborator who quickly builds relationships across a matrix-driven organization. 

A Day in the Life: 

  • Product Positioning and Messaging: Know the target audience, how they buy, and their buying criteria. Know the competition and how to position against them.  
  • Connect market and technology trends with our products to develop positioning, value propositions, and messaging that resonates with the buying audience. Transfer this knowledge to the rest of marketing, enablement, and other departments, and ensure positioning is consistent through all communication channels (sales material, website, etc.) 
  • Create sales collateral and marketing programs translating science and features into messaging for customers, stories, use cases, and value proposals for account-based marketing 

Role Progression  
Within 1 month, you will: 

  • Familiarize yourself with Litera's products by pair-programming with cross-functional teammates 
  • Attend training product sessions presented by your peers and complete product certifications in the learn Litera LMS 
  • Stay active in product management meetings: sprint planning, scrum of scrums, retrospectives, and planning where appropriate 
  • Ensure the overall business unit programs strategy and tactics are aligned to target personas, buyer journey, and brand to increase sales velocity and adoption of revenue-generating features 

Within 3 months, you will: 

  • Drive core product marketing deliverables, including positioning, core messaging, sales tools and collateral, customer case studies, and sales and partner enablement, enabling sales teams to win deals 
  • Be the Busine Units team's "go-to" person for product-specific questions. Leverage market feedback, positioning documents, product release notes, and competitive research to build, deploy, and measure regularly scheduled product training for the Revenue team 
  • Create content to include storytelling and value for each communication channel (presentations, videos, webinars, website, blogs, LinkedIn, etc. 
  • Work with the Business Units sales team to help evolve, improve and grow our demo process, including how we pitch and position our product to prospects 

Within 6 months, you will: 

  • Create the messages and stories in the many different formats used by sales and marketing (PowerPoint, Datasheets, video, infographics, white papers, ROI proposals, case studies, eBooks, podcasts, etc.) 
  • Measure, analyze, and communicate the effectiveness of the go-to-market process, strategy, and materials to make continuous process improvements.  
  • Develop technical training, messaging decks, internal FAQs, and product guides to enable our sales team to work efficiently while driving ongoing competitive differentiation 
  • Work with Litera's sales team to help evolve, improve and grow our demo process, including how we pitch and position our product to prospects 

About You: 

  • BA or BS degree in business, engineering, computer science, or related 
  • 5+ years of experience in B2B software product marketing 
  • Demonstrated success in positioning and launching products that meet and exceed business objectives and marketing influenced KPIs 
  • Background and industry knowledge with enterprise SaaS solutions preferred 
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and strong presentation  
  • Willingness to have fun, laugh, and be part of a great team invested in collective success 
  • Experience working in legal practice, enterprise, or SaaS industry 
  • Thrive in a dynamic, agile, and fast-paced environment 
  • A strong desire to keep learning new things!  

What Sets us Apart?  

  • You will be challenged and encouraged to broaden your skills 
  • Excellent health benefits, PTO, holiday policies, & more! 
  • Opportunity to make a difference in a rapidly growing company 
  • Support and collaboration across the company 
  • Casual and flexible work environment 
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Our Chicago Headquarters is walking distance to all major train & bus stops. We are also just a short walk to bars and restaurants in the West Loop!

An Insider's view of Litera

How does your team reward individual success?

Litera is very generous when it comes to rewards and recognition. Just one example of this is how we recognize top performers in the organization every quarter based on our Core Values. The individuals get to spin a virtual prize wheel where they can win anything from cash, surprise birthday parties, or a new pair of shoes picked out by our CEO!


Manager, Recruiting

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Our culture is heavily focused on collaboration and growth, and everyone is approachable, from the CEO right through to the developers. Though I'm in sales, I regularly speak with our customer success, product, and marketing teams.


Vice President, International Sales

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

The best part of working here has been the opportunity to grow and learn. I started when I was 23 and have had many different roles and responsibilities on my journey with the company.


Product Manager

What is your vision for the company?

At Litera, we know that a great culture emerges from the people you hire. We hire the best and brightest, and take pride in taking care of our employees who in return, take care of us and our clients.


Chief People Officer

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

I'm inspired by the talented group of people I work with. One of the many benefits of working with a small company is that everyone has a direct impact on the outcome of our business. There is a sense of pride and ownership.


Business Analyst

What are Litera Perks + Benefits

Litera Benefits Overview

Litera proudly offers a comprehensive suite of benefits designed to serve the diverse needs of our unique workforce. While we are committed to enhancing and expanding our benefit offerings, the information in this document is meant to familiarize you with the benefits and programs currently in place.

Your medical, dental, vision, commuter benefit, and traditional 401k payroll deductions are through a pre-tax plan. The plan provides tax savings by reducing employee premiums from gross salary prior to calculation of federal income and Social Security taxes.

Volunteer in local community
We believe in giving back to our community. All full time employees are given one Volunteer Day Off per year that can be utilized at any point. Some employees even coordinate to participate in groups.
Partners with Nonprofits
Litera partners with Cardz for Kidz, Comic Relief, Genesys Works, & more!
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
There is always something going on at Litera thanks to our Employee Engagement Group. From baking contests, step challenges, desk decorating, and giving back to organizations in need.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
All hiring managers will going through certifications before hiring at Litera. In order to be a certified hiring manager, you must go through unconscious bias training.
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Litera's Diversity & Inclusion Champions Network has one major goal which is “to make Litera a safe space where every employee feels like they can bring their whole self to work".
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Litera has completely revamped our hiring process. You can expect: inclusive job descriptions, certified pre-employment assessments, diverse interview panels, & a shift in assessing our culture fit.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Litera employees can contribute up to $3550 annually for individuals & $7,100 for families to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers 100% of preventative services, 80% of basic services, and 50% of major services.
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Our plan provides employees with free access confidential assistance to help you and your family meet the challenges that life, work and relationships can bring.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Litera provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Principal. We match 4% of contributions up to $11,400 maximum on each paycheck with immediate vesting .
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes working remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
During COVID, have provided extreme flexibility with working hours, provided all team members with a cash bonus to purchase items to enhance their “home office"
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

As a global company, Litera strives to put diversity & inclusion at the forefront and make it a constant topic of conversation. Our employees come from all walks of life and we find it essential to embrace all cultures and backgrounds.

Our core values are the key driving forces behind nearly everything we do! From collaborating with one another to assisting our customers, our values are always front and center of the way we work at Litera.
Our open work setting means each team is accessible and our executives are always approachable. This focus on open communication and transparent leadership contributes to a unique and cooperative work environment.

We are extremely focused on career growth and opportunities for professional development for our employees. Our outstanding recognition program shines a spotlight on employees that go above and beyond by celebrating their hard work and wins.

Our employees are driven, energetic, passionate, and have the ability to make a direct impact within the company. We may be biased, but we believe our people are the best and brightest in the industry, and we’re always looking to expand our team!

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