Product Marketing Manager

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We're looking for a passionate Product Marketer to help take our cutting-edge technology to market and educate the public sector on how to save lives, improve transportation for everyone, and promote sustainability through AI. Salary: £45,000-£60,000. Reporting to Raquel Velasco, Head of Product. Based in London with some WFH and flexible hours. We're open to this role being part time.

About us

At Vivacity, we make cities smarter. We gather real-time data from our sensors to reduce congestion, spot dangerous manoeuvres on the road to improve safety, and support autonomous vehicles.

We optimise traffic lights to prioritise cyclists and improve air quality, using Reinforcement Learning techniques at the forefront of academic and research thinking. To support this, we gather anonymised data through simple, efficient, and affordable Computer Vision based sensors. 

All our solutions are community-centric, using 'privacy by design' principles. Our ultimate goal is to make the European vision of a Smart City - one which makes the city work effectively, for the community.

About the role

As our first Product Marketer, this is a unique opportunity to design, implement, and own our product marketing approach and shape the function as a whole. This role is the seventh member of our Product team, and will be the bridge between the product and commercial teams, ensuring that we are developing the right technology and communicating the value of our technology to our clients. You will have the autonomy to try new approaches and experiment, while leaning on experienced marketing and product leaders for support when you need it.  

As the voice of the market within our product team, you will influence the product strategy and roadmap with insights from the market. You will have ownership of the market-facing components of our products and new feature releases, ensuring our customers understand the full value they can get from our products to deliver their policy objectives, from sustainability to road safety. 

You don't need to have done all of these things before, but to excel in this role you will need to be keen to learn and comfortable working in a dynamic, fast paced environment. If you're this close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. Experience comes in many forms, skills are transferable and passion goes a long way. What you'll be doingWorking with our Product Managers to understand the capabilities and applications of each release, and with clients to understand the value these offerIdentifying market trends and competitive threats through ongoing market and customer researchDeveloping impactful messaging and positioning from market and customer insights to support both our UK and international sales teams Collaborating with marketing to incorporate this into our national and international sales collateral and documentationTraining the sales team and customer success team to deliver value-driven messagingPresenting directly to clients by organising and running events, workshops, and webinars. What we need from youAt least 2 years experience in B2B Product or MarketingDemonstrable passion and advocate for technologyEloquence, with strong written and verbal communication skills, able to adapt messaging and tone to different audiencesGreat client empathy, able to put yourself in the shoes of others and see the world from their perspectiveFlexibility and adaptability to work in a fast-paced startup environmentAs an added bonus:Previous experience in Product MarketingExperience working in startups/scaleupsExperience in the transport sectorExperience working with deep tech or AIHiring processWe’ll first review your CV and cover letter to see if we think you’re a good fit for this role. The first interview round will be with Raquel, our Head of Product. You’ll then have a second round interview with Raquel and our UK Sales Director Rob, where you’ll give a short presentation on a product or feature you’ve helped to develop. The final stage will be a three part interview with people from across Vivacity where we'll assess your understanding of our product and your soft skills, and you'll meet one of our founders.

We know that diverse ideas and perspectives drive innovation and make us better. We are creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. We're an equal opportunities employer and all applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, age, or social background. If you need any reasonable accommodations to help you perform at your best during the application process, please let us know. 

We offer flexible working policies and a benefits package that includes a personal development budget, an annual company away trip, and regular, varied events. This is an exciting opportunity to take an active part in shaping the future of an energetic company dedicated to revolutionising the way our cities work.Apply for this job

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