Akamai Technologies, Inc Senior Product Marketing Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Cambridge, United States


Feb 05, 2019 Post Date

015790 Requisition #


We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced person to be part of the Media Product Marketing team. This person will drive the identification and execution of key product marketing initiatives and will be the voice for Akamai's product portfolio to external audiences including customers, sales, industry and financial analysts and media.

As a Senior Product Marketing Manager , you will be responsible for:

  • Executing go-to-market product marketing activities in line with the product business plan

  • Partnering with sales managers and service line leaders to monitor pipeline and drive strategic programs

  • Owning product launches, resource planning, assignment and team metrics

Driving development of relevant product collateral such as product data sheets, presentations, sales tools and technical white papers tailored for the global market

  • Managing and delivering launch communications including field training, productivity materials, internal systems and external messaging support

  • Driving, managing and tracking sales productivity initiatives and campaigns

  • Cross-functionally collaborating with Product Management, Sales, Channel, Marketing Communications and Marketing Programs

Remaining current with trends and issues as they relate to the product offering as well as emerging technologies, standards, and market trends

Working closely with sales to understand the needs of the marketplace; helping to formulate future product marketing strategies and tactics

  • Educating and training sales and channel teams

  • Engaging in relevant media as Akamai’s thought-leader and spokesperson

  • Attending relevant industry trade-shows, sponsorship and customer meetings.

  • Traveling up to 30%

About the Team

You will be joining Akamai's Global Product Marketing team, a group of market leading professionals dedicated to driving innovation in the area of Media. Our products are used by the world's top media, gaming and high-tech companies to stream live events, deliver VoD content, download software updates and to deliver online gaming to end-users.


Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:

  • 12 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Communication or its equivalent or

  • 8 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree or

  • 5 years of relevant experience and a PhD

Required Skills

  • 5+years of experience in Product Marketing

  • 5+ years of experience working in one or more of the following industries: Media, High-tech/Software, Publishing and Gaming

  • 3+ years of experience managing or leading a team

Desired Skills

  • High degree of marketing expertise and business acumen

  • Experience with Enterprise/B2B products and the market

  • Ability to gather data from the market and customers and analytically determine business priorities

  • A proven history of growing revenue through Product Marketing initiatives for both new and mature product lines

  • Situational fluency, ability to influence and motivate others

  • Highly self-motivated, proactive and self-sufficient

  • Understanding of Internet related technologies

  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment while managing many projects

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to a broad range of technical and business audiences

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visitwww.akamai.comand follow @Akamaijobs onTwitter,Facebook,LinkedInandInstagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.

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Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.