Circle Computer Resources Product Marketing Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Product Marketing Specialist
BUSINESS UNIT: Business Services
FUNCTION: Support Services
REPORTS TO : Support Services Manager
LOCATION: Cedar Rapids, IA
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
EXPERIENCE: 4+ years preferred
Who We Are Looking For
CCR builds and delivers innovative technology solutions and products for partners locally and across the globe.
We are searching for a highly-motivated, dedicated, and experienced Contractor who understands the importance of communicating the value of our products to deliver our vision. Who has the ability to adjust quickly to changing conditions, relishes tackling challenges in a fast-paced environment, and delivers results with confidence, collaboration, and determination.
Our ideal candidate thrives in an innovative and agile environment and is a go-getter who works collaboratively and partners across matrixed teams to plan, implement, and support our technology by developing strong marketing materials. This role will develop collateral for new products, help with the development of brand guidelines & strategy, assist in product messaging, update and maintain collateral, and meet with sales & product teams to determine marketing needs.
What You’ll Accomplish and Experience
Collaborate across matrixed teams to create collateral for new products.
Contribute to and execute the content strategy for short-term and long-term marketing needs and goals for the CCR Business Units.
Create content communicating the value, use cases, and benefits of our new products.
Meet with product teams to understand the market, and marketing needs
Collaborate on marketing strategy for new products.
Work with external vendors as needed.
Create and maintain brand standards for new and existing products.
Lead development, validation, and communication of long-term brand value and proposition.
Drive development on brand and product naming, nomenclature, and positioning.
Drive strategic decisions around new product brand creation, product brand extensions, and brand segmentation.
Build a strong link between CCR Business Unit products and the CCR corporate brand.
Meet and exceed internal goals and deadlines for work quality and completion.
Contribute to the CCR footprint across various web and social platforms.
Optimize and publish content based on SEO and other metric.
Stay up-to-date with trends impacting our target segments and digital marketing tactics.
Report out on content’s effectiveness against sales and company goals.
Pitch in and support other marketing efforts when needed – content creation for
traditional channels, internal communication, event promotion (and occasional
attendance), outbound marketing, and market or prospect research.
Generate creative solutions and approaches to issues and organizational processes.
Desirable Previous Experience
Experience with graphic design software (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher
Experience with content management systems (CMS)
Image and file management
Digital ad management
Social media marketing
Excellent organizational skills.
Asana experience preferred
Excellent copywriting skills and attention to detail.
Project management skills and ability to manage priorities of multiple stakeholders and
maintain focus on results – brand engagement, leads and sales
CCR is a privately held corporation that was founded in 1986 that provides technology services to large and small businesses nation-wide from our location in Cedar Rapids, IA. Our achievements include:
Top quartile revenue growth for each of the last 5 years as per the worldwide Service Leadership Index® precision benchmark.
Nationally recognized as “Great Place to Work” – 8 years in a row
10-years consecutively listed on Inc. 5000 - Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in America
7-year consecutive top 100 listing on MSPMentor 501 internationally
Nationally awarded Platinum HIRE Vets Medallion (2020, 2021, 2022)
Finalist or Winner from Technology Association of Iowa for the following:
IT Service Provider of the Year (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013)
Top Growth Company of the Year (2017)
Best User of Technology (2015)
Technology company of the year ( 2022, 2015, 2014, 2013)
Learn more about CCR and our values: https://ccr.net/about-us/
CCR offers a unique work-life balance and environment. Our competitive benefits package includes free daily lunch for employees, gym membership reimbursement, health, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off and paid holidays, a 401k program, quarterly profit sharing, short & long term disability and life insurance and lots of development opportunities to help you grow your professional career.
Learn about our culture: http://reviews.greatplacetowork.com/circle-computer-resources-inc .