Community Marketing Manager

Platform9, is the next generation [open] cloud company that enables customers to deploy, manage and maintain hybrid clouds across any infrastructure using leading open source cloud frameworks. We are hiring an experienced marketer who loves building and interacting with communities focused on technologies / frameworks / platforms . You’ll be asked to run both offline and digital events and be Platform9’s primary face and voice in these communities. For each focus area listed below, you will be expected to carry out the following:

Webinars

  • Identify forums for content distribution and manage relationships with forums
  • Establish webinar calendar, identify speakers and assemble content by working with internal stakeholders and external thought leaders
  • Manage all follow up marketing activities

Events

  • Establish Platform9 goals and plans for events, including speaking at key events for CIOs, devops and developers
  • Build and execute an events calendar
  • Create concepts for and manage Platform9 ‘s presence at events
  • Plan and organize Platform9’s first ever digital conference
  • Manage follow up marketing activities

Conferences

  • Identify 3rd party conferences that Platform9 should attend
  • Build Platform9 booth presence
  • Run the booth – attend conferences and lead the booth team (requires travel)

Online Community

  • Establish Platform9 goals and plans for online community outreach
  • Act as the community manager for our people operations community, starting with our Slack channel
  • Develop growth and engagement plans to build a thriving digital community

Social Media

  • Establish industry specific social media influencers and build relationships with them
  • Run supporting social media campaigns for our high priority events
  • Grow social media exposure and engagement

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of professional marketing experience
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to plan and execute ideas while working with a team
  • Prior experience of organizing and running events, preferably in the Enterprise Software or IT infrastructure space
  • Excels at creating diverse marketing collateral (presentations, posters/banners) that tell an educational story
  • Prior experience of building and sustaining engaging digital communities (email, social, Slack, LinkedIn, etc)

Why Platform9?

  • Be a member of a growing marketing team in a hot startup that is disrupting the cloud computing industry with its leading open source solutions
  • Have the opportunity to build communities that will influence the conversation around the present and future of cloud computing
  • Enjoy the freedom to grow your career and build/own a program that will be critical to the company’s long term success
  • Competitive salary and equity ownership in a fast growing startup backed by leading VCs
  • Comprehensive benefits (Medical/dental/vision plans)
  • Conveniently located in downtown Sunnyvale with quick access to Caltrain
  • Catered lunches 2 days a week; Happy Hour on Fridays
  • Unlimited vacation
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