Sr. Product Marketing Manager

Growth & Marketing United States

Position at Confluent Inc

With Confluent, organizations can harness the full power of continuously flowing data to innovate and win in the modern digital world. We have a purpose that drives us to do better every day – we're creating an entirely new category within data infrastructure - data streaming. This technology will allow every organization to create experiences and use the power of data in ways that profoundly impact the way we all live. This impact is our purpose and drives us to do better every day.

One Confluent. One team. One Data Streaming Platform.

Data Connects Us.

About the Role:

We’re looking for a motivated and experienced Product Marketing Manager who has experience with software development and/or data architecture. This person will help drive top-of-funnel awareness and evangelize Confluent’s core product message across our T1 and field events through keynotes, tech talks, breakout sessions, and more. Our target audience includes technical personas such as developers, architects, and technical executives. 

As a Product Marketing Manager for Confluent, you will be responsible for owning and/or influencing the messaging, positioning, and overall go-to-market strategy of Confluent. You’ll also work closely with colleagues from Events, Field Marketing, Developer Relations, Product, Campaigns, Analyst and Press Relations, Sales, and other teams across the company to execute on key product marketing initiatives.

What You Will Do:

  • Define and evolve the messaging and positioning of Confluent and how it contributes to Confluent’s data streaming platform story
  • Build and execute on compelling product launches across both cloud and platform products, tying in to events as needed
  • Evangelize our core messaging, positioning, and launches across our T1 and field events through keynotes, tech talks, breakout sessions, and more
  • Own and contribute to key campaign activities focused on Technical Executives to build the category of data streaming platforms
  • Build technical content of varying depths for analyst relation responses, evaluations, and inquiries
  • Author blogs, whitepapers, and reference architectures on Confluent products and features, as well as Apache Kafka and data streaming broadly
  • Engage with technical practitioners and contributors looking to learn more about Confluent and Apache Kafka or to evaluate streaming alternatives across online third-party platforms
  • Identify any product gaps inhibiting GTM success for Confluent and work with Product Management to prioritize developer needs into the roadmap

What You Will Bring:

  • 3+ years of product marketing experience supporting B2B SaaS products for technical users, or 5+ years of relevant experience in consulting, B2B SaaS or product
  • Have strong product marketing skills that translate to clear copywriting, product evangelism, competitive positioning, and messaging
  • Thrive in cross-functional environments and can effectively collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders and teams
  • Have a data-informed mindset and are driven to set measurable goals for every project you take on
  • Are incredibly organized and efficient—you take on complex projects and own them from start to finish
  • Approach all projects with a developer-first mindset

What Gives You an Edge:

  • Experience with Apache Kafka, data architecture, cloud services, or distributed systems
  • Experience building content for major tech events is a bonus

Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

At Confluent, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry standards. We analyze and carefully consider several factors when determining compensation, including work history, education, professional experience, and location. This position has an annual estimated salary of $147,060- $172,800, an annual bonus, and a competitive equity package. The actual pay may vary depending on your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Confluent offers a wide range of employee benefits. To learn more about our benefits click HERE.

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