Product Marketing Manager - Solutions (Meraki)

  • Location:
    San Francisco, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Marketing and Communications
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

Technology can connect us, empower us, and drive us. At Cisco Meraki, we believe that by simplifying powerful technology, we can free passionate people to focus on their mission. Do you share our belief?

Founded in 2006, Meraki has grown to become an industry leader in the IT space, with over 450,000 customers and 5 million network devices and counting online around the world. Our comprehensive set of solutions includes wireless, switching, security, UTM, and security cameras, all managed through Meraki’s web-based dashboard interface. You could not ask for a better stack of products, with a better differentiation from competitors, than this.

Meraki is looking for an experienced Product Marketing Manager specializing in the area of Product Solutions to support a rapidly growing Meraki business. Instead of looking at point products, do you like to take a broader view of the portfolio ? Do you love to explain complex technologies, network topologies in a simple manner? Are you excited by understanding customer issues, determining a solution and conducting a demo? Does demonstrating leadership by aligning the storytelling across various business units of Cisco or third parties excite you ? Are you a great teammate who wants to partner with a Product Manager and Sales Representative to drive a winning market strategy? If yes then we want to meet you.

As a part of the Product Marketing team you will help co-create a marketing strategy, present to customers and partners in conjunction with Meraki sales teams, tell stories about customer success and help shape a fast-growing team.

This role is based in the SFO office and will support global teams, as such, up to 20% travel is required.

What You'll Do

  • Become a specialist in all things related to network security at Meraki through hands on experience setting up products in a lab environment
  • Understand, and share opinions, on the competitive landscape
  • Distill and communicate complex information for Sales, Marketing and customers
  • Work with PM to craft messaging for the Meraki portfolio
  • Deliver technical product feedback to stakeholders
  • Be a trusted technical advisor and work with the wider marketing team to contribute to and validate content for campaigns
  • Evangelize the Cisco Meraki vision at industry events
  • Build in-depth technical collateral and tools for some of the largest enterprise security customer organizations in the world
  • Write content suitable for Business Decision Makers, such as white-papers, to provide customers with confidence to select and adopt the product

Who You Are:

  • 8+ years of experience in the networking space gained through Product Marketing, Product management, Technical marketing or, Sales engineering
  • Understand the in-depth network security considerations for large enterprises
  • Outstanding ability to explain highly technical concepts to all types of audiences
  • Good command over written English
  • Bachelor's Degree required, MBA or Masters Degree a plus!
  • Experience working in the networking industry in a related area a bonus
  • 20% travel required