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Product Marketing Manager at Aeye
Pleasanton, CA, US
AEye develops advanced vision hardware, software and algorithms that act as the eyes and visual cortex of autonomous vehicles. Since its demonstration of its solid state LiDAR scanner in 2013, AEye has pioneered breakthroughs in intelligent sensing. The company is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and backed by world-renowned investors such as Kleiner Perkins, Intel, Airbus, Subaru, LG Electronics, Hella, and more.
 
AEye is looking for a highly motivated Product Marketing Manager. At AEye, the role of Product Marketing Manager is not about doing demos or presenting product features and benefits (although these may sometimes occur).  Rather, this role is the glue that binds our product strategy to the tactics we need to reduce friction in the sales process, complement and extend the overall marketing and branding strategy, and to drive results. You will be the product evangelist and will play an integral role in organizing product launches.
 
You know our competitors like the back of your hand: what they do today and what they plan to do in the future. You also know our buyers better than they know themselves, including how they make their buying decisions. You back up strategic insights with market evidence and then use that knowledge to drive the development of positioning and messaging that resonates with buyers and empowers our sales channels to be successful.

You will collaborate with the rest of the AEye marketing team to develop innovative programs that drive demand. Your attention to detail and eye for quality is critical to your success, Your ability to grasp and present our product’s value proposition in a way that resonates and clearly articulates how we solve our buyers’ problems.

In addition to the marketing team, you will regularly collaborate with the AEye Product and Business Development teams; it’s a balancing act that requires strong diplomatic skills, including knowing when to push back and when to dive in.

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Translate product features into customer benefits and map those benefits to a variety of use cases.
  • Market intelligence—be an expert on our buyers, who are they, how they buy and their key buying criteria.
  • Understand the competitive landscape—be an expert on our competition and how they are positioned.
  • Collaborate with product and business development teams, along with your colleagues on the marketing team to develop product positioning and messaging that resonate with our target buyer personas.
  • Understand and document our buyer’s process, including where they get information, and the whowhatwhen and why behind the decisions they make. Then drive changes to our sales and marketing processes based on what you learn.
  • Develop a marketing plan for the products you support in conjunction with our marketing team, including key activities and budgets.
  • Develop customer-facing product marketing and presentation materials for use at each phase of the sales process.
  • Develop videos, animations, and infographics that communicate the unique features and benefits of AEye products.
  • Be responsible to product collateral and specification sheets.
  • Plan the launches of net-new products and releases of existing products, and manage the cross-functional implementation of the plan.
 
Essential Skill & Experience Requirements (required):
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • 5+ years product marketing experience in a B2B technology.
  • Proven history of creating effective product marketing programs.
  • Excellent time management and project prioritization skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent Powerpoint and design skills.
  • Comfortable using collaboration and CRM tools such as Slack and Salesforce.
  • Exceptional ROI-tracking skills, able to prove what is –or isn’t—working.
  • Excellent people and management skills to interact with staff, colleagues, cross-functional teams and third parties. Must be a team player!
  • Ability and willingness to travel.
 
Preferred Skills & Experience (useful):
 
  • Experience in a fast-paced and demanding start-up experience.
  • Previous experience as a marketing manager.
  • Experience in the automotive industry.

AEye, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age,  citizenship, marital status, disability or Veteran status.

AEye, Inc. participates in E-Verify.
 
To all recruitment agencies: AEye will not accept agency resumes for this role. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, AEye employees or any other organization location. AEye is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.