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Aug 28, 2017 | San Francisco

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Director, Product Marketing (MongoDB)

Are you looking for the chance to help lead product marketing and content creation for the cloud products of the fastest growing database company in the world? Then look no further. MongoDB has raised more than $311 million in funding, serves thousands of customers and was named to the CNBC Disruptor 50 list three years in a row. This is a rare opportunity to help guide product go-to-market for a breakthrough company that is disrupting a $40B market.

As the Director of Product Marketing, you’ll be responsible for creating messaging and content for developers, DevOps, and cloud teams to drive awareness and self-service adoption of our expanding portfolio of cloud products. Creative and results-driven, you’ll be comfortable engaging in both strategic and technical product marketing. You have exceptional writing skills and deep experience creating compelling content for B2B technology brands. In short, you can bring MongoDB’s cloud products and the giant ideas they make possible to life.

This is a unique opportunity to help lead the strategy and development of product marketing programs for one of the most promising late-stage technology startups out there. You’ll be part of an energetic and globally distributed team that reports to the Vice President of Product Marketing.


  • Cultivate a strong point of view grounded in a deep understanding of developers, our technology, our cloud partners, and the complementary services that run on them
  • Infuse our messaging with this POV and create content based on it to grow adoption of our cloud products among Developers, DevOps, and cloud teams
  • Produce technical product, thought leadership, and sales enablement content that brings the key business and technology elements of our product story to life
  • Collaborate with our Developer Advocates to educate and empower developers who want to build applications on MongoDB
  • Provide market and buyer insights to help drive the development of campaign strategies for demand gen
  • Support field enablement as a cloud product SME
  • Represent MongoDB to customers, analysts, and media
  • Drive strategic projects across cross-functional teams, including members from Product Management, Sales, Sales Enablement, Solution Architects, and Developer Advocates

Success Measures

  • Product revenue performance
  • Content effectiveness (registrations/downloads/views/shares/comments)
  • Sales adoption of enablement materials


  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience with a complex, technical product in Product Marketing, Technical Product Marketing, Product Management, and/or Technical Sales
  • Demonstrated success marketing industry-leading cloud technology products and the creative and analytical horsepower to figure out what’s next in marketing these products
  • Ability to quickly pick up the database and backend as a service markets and technology landscape in which MongoDB competes is expected
  • A can-do attitude and proven ability to collaborate with and influence business and technical audiences across Marketing, Product Management, Developer
  • Advocacy, and Sales
  • Ability to lead with a point of view and produce customer-ready content
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A very low ego-to-talent ratio
  • BA/BS degree required; Master’s degree a plus
  • Developer skills a plus
  • Preferred location NYC or Palo Alto


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