Senior Manager, Product Marketing

Synergis Creative

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Description: Senior Manager, Product Marketing, Portfolio Innovation

Location: Newark, NJ (*must be local to the greater NYC/NJ area)

Duration: 6+ month contract (potential to extend, benefits offered)

We are looking for an experienced, strategic, and highly collaborative senior manager to join its growing Product Marketing team. In this newly established role, you will lead the charge for evolving and optimizing our portfolio of consumer subscription products by uncovering data-driven insights, influencing the product strategy, and developing go-to-market plans to launch new products and drive messaging that fuel growth and innovation.

As our company expands its product lines into new audiences, you will have the opportunity to help optimize our portfolio for product market fit, ensure cohesion in our customer journey, identify expansion opportunities, and shape messaging to boost acquisition and rightsizing. You will do this by developing a deep understanding of our customer needs and our product portfolio, working across functions to lead coordinated, successful launches that drive user adoption and engagement, setting and measuring success metrics, and championing initiatives across the organization. 

This role requires a combination of strategic thinking and operational excellence, a passion for results, and an attitude that anything is possible. The right candidate will thrive in a highly entrepreneurial, fast-changing, and collaborative environment where people are driven, enthusiastic, collaborative and not afraid to take risks. Your mission (and ours) is unique and powerful: fill hearts, minds, and souls with premium audio content that entertains, informs, and enriches.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop business and marketing strategies that lay out clear, compelling conversion theses and differentiated positioning against evolving audience needs
  • Craft a robust learning agenda for portfolio insights in partnership with research and analytics teams keeping the business on the leading edge for emerging trends impacting our portfolio
  • Write and present clear business cases that bring together customer insights, research, financial data and analytics to assess potential for new to market initiatives
  • Champion the customer needs and product purpose across the organization to gain buy-in and ensure cohesive, seamless execution across all functions
  • Work closely with product management and UX to establish key product requirements based on customer and market feedback and ensure end-to-end customer experiences are compelling, intuitive, and highly personalized
  • Own go-to-market strategy and oversee launch execution for new products, features, and benefits that drive impact across our consumer subscription tiers
  • Translate customer needs into clear value props, messaging, and marketing claims, from top-of-funnel awareness messages to key points along the customer journey
  • Partner with Communications team to craft our external story and press strategy and with marketing to execute cohesive campaigns that drive customer demand and engagement
  • Partner with Finance, Analytics and Data Science to define and measure success and forecast business impact
  • Establish go-to-market best practices within the organization; create and socialize frameworks that drive efficiency, confidence, and cohesion of implementation
  • Take on other responsibilities as needed against the swiftly changing needs of our customers and business

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+  years of experience in product marketing, marketing, and/or business strategy
  • Demonstrated experience in driving successful go-to-market strategies for new and existing products
  • Highly organized and incredibly skilled at connecting dots, from strategy through to execution
  • Highly data-driven and well-versed in insights of all forms, with the ability to evaluate the “why” of problems before jumping to the “what” or “how”
  • A general people person who excels at championing ideas to get buy-in (amongst executive stakeholders) and/or generate excitement (amongst all stakeholders)
  • Demonstrated aptitude for solving unforeseen problems creatively and with urgency
  • Strong analytics and business case development skills
  • Thrives on collaborative work; attacks big problems with big ideas and without ego
  • Fantastic oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, nimble and highly results-driven in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
  • Able to embrace ambiguity and adapt to change as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in membership-based business models
  • Experience in content and/or media companies
  • Huge fan of audio content in all forms (podcasts, audiobooks, radio, etc.)

If interested in learning more or applying to this position please visit: https://creative.synergishr.com/jobs/

Synergis Creative (creative.synergishr.com/) is a specialized division of Synergis (www.synergishr.com) that serves the needs of leading creative firms, departments and agencies. Synergis Creative carefully matches creative and marketing talent to a full-time, contract or project positions.

Synergis Creative recruiters have been a driving force of the creative and marketing space for over six years. We draw from a wealth of experience with technology staffing, industry best practices and exceptional connections to match candidates with incredible opportunities.

Synergis Creative/Synergis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

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