BuzzBee: Marketing Manager, Seattle, WA

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Marketing Manager
BuzzBee is a fast thinking, dynamic and idea rich Seattle-based marketing consulting firm specializing in the complexities of marketing technology products and services to the enterprise. Our clients are senior marketing managers at Fortune 500 technology companies who look to us to combine strategy, program management, technology and content development that helps them to drive business value. We are seeking a marketing manager who has experience marketing technology initiatives, software products, and/or services. The candidate should have experience in content development, competitive analysis, and marketing to technical and/or business audiences. The position requires a versatile marketer who can understand technology, create marketing programs, and implement day-to-day marketing tactics. Following are some of the specific skills we are seeking:
-Understand the evolving technology needs for technical decision makers in response to upgrading, managing and deploying software suites
-Be able to grasp industry landscape and its primary influencers
-Build a competitive marketplace matrix and conduct competitive intelligence
-Interview customers, field and partners to understand their sales and marketing needs
-Build various types of marketing and sales content, including: white papers, sales playbooks, datasheets, case studies, presentations, and FAQs
-Provide value-add guidance to clients to help them exceed their marketing objectives
-Act as strategic editor to review content, determine quality, and edit materials as needed
Candidates for the Marketing Manager must bring:
-Minimum 4 years product marketing, communications and/or public relations experience
-Minimum 4 years in business-to-business marketing in the technology industry
-Expertise in the technology software industry; working with companies such as Microsoft, Intel, IBM, Open Source Software
-Proven experience with content development, competitive analysis and marketing campaign program management
The Right Fit
*Initiative – You are a self-manager who is always thinking about what work you can do to help the team succeed, rather than waiting to be told what to do
*Problem solver – You view any issues that pop up in an account as challenges and are excited to work through possible solutions with your team members and your clients
*Proven ability to establish collaborative working relationships – You know how to develop and use collaborative relationships for the purpose of accomplishing work objectives. This is done through listening, sharing ideas, and appreciating the efforts of others
*Planning and organizing – You know how to establish a course of action for yourself and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently and consistently based on the overall objectives of your employer
*Client Focus – You make both external and internal clients and their needs a primary focus of your actions. You develop and sustain productive relationships while creating and executing plans and solutions in collaboration with the customer
*Team Contribution – You actively participate as a committed member of a team and working with other team members to help complete goals and deliverables
*Juggling – You can process multiple types of information, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, manage a complex schedule, and make judgments about moving from one priority to another based on their importance
*Flexible Persistence – You excel in an active, evolving, changing, and challenging environment with tight deadlines and a quick pace
If you have the energy, spirit, and skills to contribute to an organization where your efforts will result in your personal and professional growth, we want to talk to you. To apply please send resume, 2 writing samples and a cover letter to Christy Carter at

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