What does a Product Marketing do?

Product marketing managers are responsible for overseeing the comprehensive marketing efforts related to a particular product, brand, or product line. They develop and execute marketing campaigns and promotional initiatives. They play a central role in establishing the brand vision and approving content and messaging. They lead a team of marketing specialists, content developers, and other staff. Their work often involves conducting market research and studying competitor campaigns. They establish metrics for evaluating campaign performance and perform data analysis to monitor ongoing initiatives.

Product marketing managers typically have at least a bachelor’s degree in marketing, and a background in marketing or communications. They should have experience developing and supervising marketing campaigns. These roles require strong leadership and project management skills. Proficiency with Google Analytics and similar tools is helpful.

What responsibilities are common for Product Marketing jobs?
  • Track product usage trends to inform product development, pricing/packaging, content, and collateral.
  • Create competitive positioning, messaging and response for client facing teams to respond to competitive claims.
  • Conduct and support enablement efforts for internal sales teams.
  • Own product pricing and market positioning in relation to key competitors.
  • Act as project manager between marketing, sales and product teams for product-focused initiatives.
  • Understand the product marketplace and formulate relevant positioning tactics.
  • Test and refine new marketing approaches and channels to reach and engage key audiences.
  • Drive and manage product launches including planning, messaging and communication.
  • Conduct customer and market research on current and future market trends/opportunities.
  • Work with senior management and product management to create product plans and roadmaps.
  • Assist in creating materials for proposals, presentations and reports.
  • Structure and optimize A/B and multivariate testing in channel marketing.
  • Drive development of key messages that resonate with target buyers' new releases and campaigns.
  • Develop and execute a marketing campaign that support goals and objectives.
What are the typical qualifications for Product Marketing jobs?
  • Bachelor's Degree in business or computer science.
  • Experience with Google analytics and other cloud software and systems.
  • Has an understanding about current events and trends and uses knowledge in daily interactions.
  • Demonstrated experience writing promotional materials such as web copy or newsletters.
  • Is a critical thinker and problem solver with natural negotiation skills and composure.
  • Can turn to creative thinking when necessary and pay strict attention to detail.
  • Experience leading and collaborate with large groups.
  • Natural fluency with next generation sequencing.
  • Experience with SaaS and search engine capabilities.
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
4.0 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.9 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Product Marketing Salaries near United Kingdom

Average Base Pay

£57,031 /yr
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Product Marketing Career Path

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Product Marketing Manager
11 Jun 2022

“to a person everyone i work with is super talented at what they do and great to work with.”

Director of Product Marketing
31 Jul 2023

“I got a very good understanding of my role and met with many stakeholders that I work with frequently today.”

Product Marketing Intern
1 Sept 2022

“great bosses and got autonomy to do my own things while still having a structured path.”

VI AppVI App
Product Marketing Manager
10 Oct 2022

“life balance and the later start time is a great plus in terms of avoiding the morning rush hour.”

Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific
Product Marketing
23 Mar 2023

“Thermo Fisher Scientific was a good place to work and I stress the word was.”

Vantage CircleVantage Circle
Product Marketing Manager
17 Jun 2022

“The best part about VC is it gives you ample opportunities to grow and learn.”

Product Marketing Manager
7 Dec 2022

“Changing fields within the company is extremely difficult if you wanted to pivot your career trajectory”

Publicis GroupePublicis Groupe
Product Marketing Director
13 Jan 2022

“Work/life balance (I usually end up pulling at least one all nighter a week).”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a Product Marketing

When working as a Product Marketing, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Excellent Communication, Adobe Acrobat, Integrator, SharePoint and Editing.

The most similar professions to Product Marketing are:
  • Product Owner
  • Technical Product Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager

The most common qualifications to become a Product Marketing is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

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