What Temporal is looking for in applicants
We are expanding our team and you can be anywhere in the United States to join us.At Temporal, we are on a mission to remove the complexity in developing reliable software for the cloud. If you want to solve hard distributed system problems, have a passion for open source software and building a strong developer community, then come join us in our mission. Temporal offers an entirely new way to build scalable and reliable applications. Temporal enables developers to focus on writing important business logic, and not on managing state or worrying about the underlying infrastructure. The Temporal platform is already being trusted by top-tier companies as a core technology in their mission critical systems. Our active open source community of developers, who are also our users, provide us with real-time feedback and contributions. We're backed by top VC firms and have a team of professionals from start-ups and larger companies like Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Uber, Apple, Cisco and more.Director of Product MarketingTemporal is looking to hire its first full time marketing leader. Product Marketing is central to Temporal's plans to grow as a category-defining platform business and will be the the largest marketing investment we make in the coming years.What you'll do: *Define the positioning & messaging for Temporal and the company’s products.*Maintain and refine the canonical sales process for Temporal including personas, stages, & keys to success.*Develop a limited number of high quality, high value core marketing assets that most improve Temporal’s sales cycle and win rate.*Collect, categorize, and curate the numerous other customer facing assets created by other teams & individuals and align them to Temporal’s sales process and selling teams.*Lead the extended Temporal community of practice on the Temporal go-to-market.*Share updates on tips, pitfalls, and new assets that eliminate friction in our customer engagements.*Manage the product launch process.What you bring to us:*Strategic thinking - framework based decision making. You anticipate threats and opportunities to Temporal’s plan.*Hustle - you love competing and winning deals and you love salespeople.*A servant leader approach - you can lead cross functional teams and functional communities through support and influence.*Technical knowledge - enough to answer questions and add value in the first meeting with a prospective customer.*Clear writing skills - you refuse to use expressions like “enterprise class,” “seamless,” “end-to-end”, etc.*Experience partnering with a developer relations function.*Experience in sales or product management.*Curiosity - you want to learn from customers, competitors, salespeople & more.*A data driven approach - you seek out qualitative and quantitative data to understand what’s working vs what isn't.*Affinity to innovate - you like to try new approaches to old practices.