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Technical Product Marketing Manager

Build tools for the best
software teams in the world.

About Us

Buildkite is the fastest, most reliable, secure way to deploy and test code at any scale. Making developers happy and productive makes us happy, and we’re lucky to work closely with some of the best software teams in the world, including Airbnb, Shopify, Intercom, PagerDuty, and Basecamp.

We are a privately held company that values sustainable growth, transparency and work-life balance. We’re currently a distributed team of twenty-six, and work remotely from Seattle, Vancouver, Perth, Sydney, Hobart, Adelaide, Tokyo, Oakland, Wellington, Berlin and Melbourne.

About The Role

We are looking for an experienced customer-centric product marketer with a high technical aptitude to help drive product marketing strategy as well as build technical materials for developers. We’re at an exciting phase of growth at Buildkite and there are plenty of opportunities to help create our marketing function. In this role, you will work closely with our VP of Marketing to help new users experience our product and build our brand. We’re looking for someone who possesses deep empathy for teammates and our customer’s experience.

Useful Previous Experience

  • In-depth technical product marketing, solution architect and/or product management experience
  • B2B software industry experience
  • Ability to manage workloads with multiple competing priorities and deadlines
  • Extremely strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop initiatives and stories that DevOps teams can ingest
  • Specific experience with DevOps
  • Experience working with a startup
  • Understanding of coding languages/frameworks

Samples of What You‘ll Do

  • Support product launches with marketing strategy and content around new product capabilities, releases.
  • Drive Buildkite’s product trial and onboarding experience for marketing.
  • Create compelling content relevant to a wide variety of technology-focused topics from webinars, podcasts, demos, ebooks, videos, whitepapers, datasheets, websites, blogs, social media platforms and more.
  • Where needed, jump in to help teammates on less technical content-related projects including newsletters, case studies and more.
  • Help develop content for third-party analyst relations efforts including briefings, and responses.
  • Research information from internal and external subject matter experts to develop and organize great assets across a variety of marketing channels.
  • Become a subject matter expert (SME) on key topics, industries, and technologies related to Buildkite.
  • Understand rich media, and the use of photographs, industry-recognized icons, drawings, diagrams, animation, and charts to drive understanding of the topic.
  • Use SEO best practices as you develop assets for the web.
  • Develop and demonstrate empathy for Buildkite customers, partners and staff.
  • Brainstorm new ideas and strategies for effective content with the marketing team, delivering positive results.
  • Support demand generation and content marketing campaigns with expertly crafted persona-specific content.
TimezoneRemote, with significant overlap with PST
HoursFull time
Role TypePermanent

Why Apply?

Small team, global impact

We believe small companies are beautiful, and that small teams can achieve big things. This makes everyone on the team an important part of Buildkite.

Flexible work hours

We don’t keep set office hours, so you can shift your hours around life’s commitments and non-work activities. Take time out of work for exercise, family or whatever life throws at you.

Support and growth

In a small but growing company, you’ll have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects, and ship work that helps customers.

Work from anywhere

We’re a globally distributed company, and all our work happens remotely. Work from your home office, a co-working space, or your local cat café.

Benefits

Learning & development

Invest in your personal and professional development with a yearly budget to spend on travel, conferences, workshops, courses, and books.

Health cover

We’ll make sure that you and your family have access to comprehensive health and hospital cover, no matter which country you live in.

Parental leave

Take time out to set up a new family, with 6 months of paid leave if you’re the primary carer, and 3 months if you’re secondary. You can use it flexibly, change between primary and secondary, and take the same leave for a still birth. We also keep paying super/401k for 6 months if you take unpaid leave.

Home office & coworking

Set yourself up with a great work environment, either at home or in a co-working space, with a budget for a desk and chair, and a new computer and phone every 24 months. We’ll also cover the cost of plants, art, or anything else you need to set yourself up with a beautiful and productive work environment.

Wellness & paid time off

Take care of your health and wellbeing away from the screen, with 6 weeks of paid leave per year, the ability to take time out of work for fitness, and a yearly budget to spend on things like yoga, climbing, personal training, or a day at the zoo.

Profit share & ownership

Share in the company’s success, and have a stake in what you’re helping to build. Everyone on the team receives a percentage share of the company profits each quarter, and an equity stake through our employee share program.

Working at Buildkite has given me the freedom to grow and flourish in all aspects of my life, personally and professionally. I’m proud to be a part of such a passionate and supportive team.
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