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Product Marketing Manager

Academic Programs International Austin, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are looking to add a passionate, data and results driven Product Marketing Manager to join our team. The Product Marketing Manager will be responsible for creating and executing strategies to drive success in sales and marketing and go to market plans for new and existing products. The Product Marketing Manager will be tasked with knowing our competitors and developing strategies to present our products in differentiated ways that will strengthen our brand and help meet aggressive growth targets. The Product Marketing Manager will also serve as the customer advocate and create strategic insights with market evidence to drive the development of positioning and messaging that resonates with buyers and empowers our teams to be successful.


  • Plan, execute, and optimize the overall product marketing (merchandising, positioning, pricing, go-to-market) strategy for the business, including measuring ROI and KPIs and reporting on performance along with optimization opportunities
  • Develop annual product marketing plans, and partner with digital marketing team to execute and optimize strategies focused on maximizing the company’s exposure and supporting business objectives
  • Be the expert on our buyers, understanding who they are, how they think, and what their needs are, and drive changes to our sales and marketing processes based on key insights
  • Understand the competitive landscape within the industry, serving as an expert on our competition and ensuring our company is strategically positioned and differentiated in the market
  • Provide input into multi-channel lead nurturing strategies; collaborate across the organization to ensure consistent outreach and follow up to prospective students and university contacts
  • Grow and lead members of the product marketing team
  • Research and forecast future performance
  • Craft compelling messages (brand and product level) to be used across marketing channels
  • Collaborate with our marketing, sales, and product teams to develop innovative programs that drive demand and develop product positioning and messaging that resonates with our target personas
  • Understand and support our sales channels; train them on the problems we solve for our buyers and users; develop internal tools and external collateral and teach them how and when to use it


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Economics, Mathematics or another related field
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in product marketing
  • 5 years of experience in developing and implementing product marketing strategies
  • Thorough understanding of all marketing channels with a proven track record of driving results
  • Experience with Salesforce and/or HubSpot a plus
  • Hands-on experience with CRM and Analytics software
  • Familiarity with Craft CMS highly preferred
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and/or WordPress preferred
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint


  • Demonstrated ability to build, grow and oversee a team of marketers
  • Ability to build and analyze effective marketing strategies that successfully meet business objectives
  • Data-driven and analytical- ability to evaluate and interpret data to make informed decisions
  • Critical thinker- eye for detail, while thinking creatively to solve problems
  • Highly motivated with a desire to work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment
  • Organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bias for action
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to juggle multiple complex projects at once
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Exemplary communication skills and executive presence
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work well both independently and in team setting

Please submit your resume and salary expectations for consideration.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance.

Academic Programs International

Why Work Here?

Awesome culture, growth focused, and dedicated to customer success

Academic Programs International, LLC (API) with headquarters in Austin, TX, is a global learning company that has helped students have expectational experiences around the world for over 20 years. API believes in the value of international education as a means of promoting intellectual curiosity, cultural sensitivity and holistic personal development. More than 4,000 students and participants travel abroad annually to over 50 cities within twenty-nine countries in Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Oceania. API partners with universities and provides individual attention to every participant to attract students from colleges and universities across the United States, public and private, large and small. We offer a fast-paced, mission-driven, team environment with: • Competitive base salaries • Performance-based bonuses • Full benefit package, including paid medical, dental and life insurance for employees • Health saving plan with company contribution • Retirement savings plan (401K and Roth) with company contribution • Paid holidays, including birthday • Paid Time Off plan(s) • Paid parental leave • Casual dress and flex time • Room for advanced growth within company, training and career development • Endless snacks and drinks • Company events


301 Camp Craft Rd. Austin, TX 78746
Austin, TX