Director of Product Marketing

Within the United States /
Product /
Full Time
We are expanding our team and you can be anywhere in the United States to join us.

At Temporal, we are on a mission to remove the complexity in developing reliable software for the cloud. If you want to solve hard distributed system problems, have a passion for open source software and building a strong developer community, then come join us in our mission. Temporal enables developers to focus on writing important business logic, and not on managing state or worrying about the underlying infrastructure. The Temporal platform is being trusted by top-tier companies as a core technology in their mission critical systems. Our active open source community of developers, who are also our users, provide us with real-time feedback and contributions. We're backed by top VC firms, have closed Series B and have a team of professionals from start-ups and larger companies like Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Meta, Uber, Apple, Cisco and more.

Director of Product Marketing

Temporal is looking to hire its first full time marketing leader. Product Marketing is central to Temporal's plans to grow as a category-defining platform business and will be the the largest marketing investment we make in the coming years.

What you'll do
*Define the positioning & messaging for Temporal and the company’s products.
*Maintain and refine the canonical sales process for Temporal including personas, stages, & keys to success.
*Develop a limited number of high quality, high value core marketing assets that most improve Temporal’s sales cycle and win rate.
*Collect, categorize, and curate the numerous other customer facing assets created by other teams & individuals and align them to Temporal’s sales process and selling teams.
*Lead the extended Temporal community of practice on the Temporal go-to-market.
*Share updates on tips, pitfalls, and new assets that eliminate friction in our customer engagements.
*Manage the product launch process.

What you bring to us
*Strategic thinking - framework based decision making. You anticipate threats and opportunities to Temporal’s plan.
*Hustle - you love competing and winning deals and you love salespeople.
*A servant leader approach - you can lead cross functional teams and functional communities through support and influence.
*Technical knowledge - enough to answer questions and add value in the first meeting with a prospective customer.
*Clear writing skills - you refuse to use expressions like “enterprise class,” “seamless,” “end-to-end”, etc.
*Experience partnering with a developer relations function.
*Experience in sales or product management.
*Curiosity - you want to learn from customers, competitors, salespeople & more.
*A data driven approach - you seek out qualitative and quantitative data to understand what’s working vs what isn't.
*Affinity to innovate - you like to try new approaches to old practices.
Additional perks
*A new category of software
*Collaborative, productive, and fun team
*Competitive salary
*Unlimited time-off
*Medical, dental (including ortho), & vision benefits (premiums paid by company)
*AD&D, long and short - term disability, life insurance (standard and supplemental)
* HSA + employer contribution
*Employee Assistance Program
* Wellness allowance ($) per month
*401K plan
*$1000 annually for home office setup in addition to company issued hardware

What team members bring to the table
First principles and critical thinking skills, good design sensibilities, experience working in or with distributed systems and the challenges they bring, and a passion for advancing the state of the art along with the potential to change the way developers everywhere write distributed applications.

What team members are doing at Temporal
Collaborating daily with highly technical and truly brilliant leaders in the field, drawing pictures and writing words around architecture, design and implementation of innovative systems and software. Writing clean code either building on or utilizing Temporal to make the world a better place by providing value to developers through world-class open source and hosted software. 

We're currently investing in our
*Developer Community
*Infra, Open Source Server platform and Open Source Client Runtime/SDK to support many programming languages
*SaaS offering
*Best in-class Frontend

Technology we enjoy
*The right tool for the job
*Entirely cloud-based infrastructure
*A variety of programming languages
*CNCF projects and cloud native tooling
*Managed services with clean APIs
*Open Source Software
*Hashicorp Software

Temporal Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Temporal Technologies does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We embrace and celebrate difference and diversity.

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