Marketing Manager II

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posted by:
Danielle Marchant

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated, personable, and detail-oriented Analyst Relations (AR) Manager to help drive a communications program. The AR Manager will create and drive strategy and tactics to effectively communicate key differentiators for storage and enterprise application solutions. The successful candidate will be creative and experienced in media/analyst relations/communications with a successful track record of executing communications programs for technology companies. The ideal candidate is an expert at writing and creating stories, can quickly understand technically deep topics, demonstrated success managing numerous Gartner Magic Quadrants and Forrester Waves, and possesses a proven track-record of securing powerful coverage results. He/she must be comfortable with balancing strategic thinking with tactical, detailed execution while working independently, sorting through ambiguously defined problems, identifying and facing big challenges, and adjusting to sudden and frequent change. 

Required Skills: 
• 4-7 years of press/analyst relations/communications/product marketing experience in the tech industry 
• 4+ years of AR experience directly interacting with Gartner, Forrester and other major IT industry analyst firms 
• Experience managing vendor rating in multiple Gartner Magic Quadrants and Forrester Waves 
• Excellent written and oral communications skills 
• Bachelor’s degree 

Preferred Skills: 
• Outstanding attention to detail 
• Able to prioritize in a complex, fast-paced environment 
• Clearly understands technology and can abstract business/solution value 
• Team player who is willing to roll up their sleeves to get the job done 
• Self-starter with a strong sense of ownership 
• Natural tendency to invent, simplify, and take innovative approach to AR 
• Creative thinker with bias for action 
• Strong project management skills 
• Experience delivering analyst summits and other events is a plus