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Product Marketing Manager - SSD/flash storage solutions

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Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
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JR-0000055580 Requisition #
Western Digital®
 
The next big thing in data is you!



Western Digital is looking for an experienced, innovative and strategic thinker to join our product marketing team. This position requires an individual with a minimum of 5 years of SSD/storage and product marketing experience that includes working closely with distributors, retailers, and value-added resellers (VARs) to drive revenue in major industry segments. Gaming and PC market experience is a Plus. Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) experience will be a plus.

 

Candidate should have a proven track record of delivering high quality product positioning, conducting detailed market analysis, go to market planning, driving market requirements documents, creating product business cases and development of product collateral – all of which is of critical importance.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Product and Sales Support:
  • Develop go to market plans for major market segments and work in concert with the sales & product management organization to facilitate market penetration, major account penetration and distribution sales to realize revenue and margin targets.
  • Develop sales collateral, training materials, and presentations for customer and industry related activities.
  • Act as advisor to the sales and be the key resource in interacting with customers, engineering, product management, and marketing groups within Western Digital Corporation. Propose product introductions/changes, forecast production mix by evaluating market conditions and sales channel inputs. 
  • Generate business case for new products introduction and present it to the executive team as well as internal funding committee.
  • Coordination within organization to ensure product needs are intact and launched on time.
  • Drive and improve business processes to provide advanced visibility to custom/derivative product development and delivery schedule.
  • Actively participate in the product roadmap process, understand and communicate the impact on customers of scheduled new product, feature and enhancement releases.
  • Competitive Analysis & Trends
  • Conduct on-going analysis of the competitive landscape including product offering, market segmentation. Inform sales channels of competitive movements. 
  • Create and publish competitive alerts, briefs, and analysis on competing vendor’s product offerings.
  • Travel required (< ), both domestic & international
 
REQUIRED:
  • MS degree or equivalent in technical discipline with 7+ years of industry experience and 5+ years in the role of Product Marketing. MBA degree is a plus
  • Strong Channel Knowledge & Support 
  • Flash memory industry experience is a major plus
  • Industry Knowledge of Market Drivers
  • Product and Program Strategy 
  • Market Plan Creation 
  • Product Launch
  • Must have strong communication & presentation skills including to senior management.
  • Metrics. Measurement & Reporting
  • Experience in PC/Console Gaming industry/products is a plus
  • Self-motivated & self-directed but at the same time a great team player
  • Ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex problems
  • Experience in software/UX product marketing is an advantage.
 
ABOUT WESTERN DIGITAL
 

The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.

 

But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.

 

Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, SanDisk®, Upthere™, and WD® brands.

 
Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.

Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

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