Lead, Program Launch

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What Mongodb is looking for in applicants

The database market is massive (the IDC estimates it to be $119B+ by 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. The MongoDB community is transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

MongoDB is looking for a Launch Program Lead to join our amazing Global Integrated Campaigns team. Reporting into the Senior Director, Global Integrated Campaigns, the Launch Lead engages MongoDB leadership across the organization to ensure alignment from Product Marketing, PR, Field Marketing, EMEA and APAC Marketing, Industry Marketing, and Sales. You’ll create, manage, and streamline the product launch process by ensuring key stakeholders are involved in the planning, coordination, and execution of product launches. 

The ideal candidate will ideally exhibit a strong knowledge of an integrated launch process, drive decision-making, and have clear vision and operational experience in delivering compelling solutions to market in a cohesive manner. Program/project management skills to drive from early-stage planning to cross-functional execution are required as are strong communication and facilitation skills.

This role is remote optional until February 1, 2022, we are looking to speak to candidates who plan to be available in San Francisco or New York City for when we introduce our hybrid model.

What you’ll do: 

  • Understand, manage, and evolve a launch process from early-stage creation to launch in an integrated process (e.g., requirements gathering, strategy, launch, measurement, and feedback)
  • Understand the target audience, product messages, and be able to bridge technical benefits to higher business/technical values that align with customer needs
  • Develop close partnership with Product Marketing, Sales, Marketing, and Partners to drive execution of new product launches in a fast-paced environment
  • Drive project management of launches across multiple product lines, holding cross-functional teams accountable
  • Develop KPIs to measure success, detailed launch project plans, and reporting to track launch success across product life cycle
  • Work with marketing to coordinate product launch content as well as demand generation, customer and partner adoption programs
  • Raise visibility, identify key risks, surface issues, track changes, drive tradeoff decisions, and create mitigation plans to ensure that leadership is aware and aligned
  • Deliver effective cadence on communication and reporting on progress and success measures to leadership
  • Continue to improve the existing launch framework by continuously optimizing and driving launch process innovation

We’re looking for someone with…

  • 7+ years of solid experience such as product launches, program management, marketing, and/or some product marketing in a B2B software company
  • Solid understanding of launch methodology with experience delivering major product and solution releases
  • Familiarity with product marketing methodologies
  • Ability to understand product functions, translate them to business benefits, drive teams toward accomplishing launch objectives
  • Solid understanding of project management practices
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills 
  • Strong communicator who seeks to proactively improve and optimize processes while bringing many partners along
  • Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills at all management levels

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and makes all hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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