Product Marketing Leader

Date: Sep 13, 2021

Location: Watertown, MA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

The Company          

Markem-Imaje is a wholly owned subsidiary of the US-based Dover Corporation and is a trusted world manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, offering a full line of reliable and innovative inkjet, thermal transfer, laser, and print and apply label systems.

Markem-Imaje provides global reach to over 50,000 customers with 30 subsidiaries, 6 technology centers, several equipment repair centers and manufacturing plants with the most comprehensive marking and coding portfolio available in the marketplace.

In this role you’ll … Lead the Product Marketing team responsible for laser and drop on demand-based printing products. You will plan, devise and implement the market strategies for our specific product lines within the context of the overall product strategy, driving new product and technology development and optimizing the future product ranges and specifications.

You’ll have the opportunity to… Be the market, customer and application champion in a product division working closely with design teams that are exploring new technologies and creating innovative ways to deliver product marking and traceability solutions to our customers.

You should possess… A track record of leading a marketing team in new product strategies and market introductions- including the ability to segment markets, create customer needs driven requirements, perform competitive analysis, negotiate product specifications and create supporting business cases.

Great package including bonus, career growth and great benefits.

Principal Activities/Duties/Responsibilities
•    Develop and implement product strategies consistent with the company vision and values.
•    Plan and drive product launch deliverables to support sales, marketing, and go-to-market.
•    Develop marketing plans for the product portfolio in conjunction with Marketing and Category Management.
•    Collaborate with marketing to create meaningful product messaging and to produce product data sheets, white papers, battlecards, and other collateral. 
•    Develop product portfolio pricing and discount ranges for global markets.
•    Contribute highly to thought leadership through industry and marketing events through public speaking and content.
•    Collaborate with Marketing to perform competitive research of functions, market share, business structure, pricing, market timing considerations, and relevant industry standards.
•    Provide in-depth product and competitive analyses for use in both product strategy and sales / marketing positioning.
•    Collaborate with sales channels, provide enablement and training.
•    Support quarterly business reviews with executive management.
•    Collect and analyze feedback from customers, stakeholders, and other teams to formulate and revise strategies.
•    Support customer advisory board sessions for content and strategy.

Required Skills:
•    Ability to think strategically about product and business issues while managing prioritizations and tradeoffs associated with tactical product development projects.
•    Bachelor’s degree preferably in Marketing, Business Administration, or a Technical field. MBA is an advantage. 
•    8+ years of laser or coding and marking industry experience, with a minimum of 5+ years related product marketing experience and experience managing a small marketing team.
•    Strong written and oral communication skills, including experience building and leading presentations as well as creating product documentation.  
•    Excellent time management and project prioritization.
•    Team player with strong interpersonal skills.
•    Self-motivated and able to handle multiple competing priorities.

The Site

Markem-Imaje – Watertown, MA, is an exciting expansion demonstrating our commitment to be the innovation leader in digital printing. This new, state-of-the-art, Global Design Center will be the hub for New Product Introduction of Laser- and DOD-based products. The office is situated close to Boston with easy access by car or public transportation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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