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Shutterstock Senior Product Marketing Manager, Contributor in New York, New York

About the opportunity
At the heart of the product culture at Shutterstock, we are creatives that take pride in serving creatives. We believe in a collaborative, cross-functional working style where departments bring their diverse experiences and expertise together to uniquely understand our customers' needs. This nuanced understanding is foundational to our ability to develop innovative solutions to longstanding problems..

Great products are built by deeply understanding our market and our customers - who they are, what motivates them to buy, why they behave the way they do, and what they think of our brand, our products, our services, and the overall market. Adoption of great products/experience requires product-market fit as well as effective positioning, and the ability to successfully create and implement a cross-functional plan.

What we need
We are currently dreaming up innovative products and solutions to meet the needs of the artists & creatives whose content powers our marketplace. To do this we need to better understand their unique needs, how they work, who they work with, how they use our products, how they feel about those products, how to make the experience valuable, and win their hearts and minds.

This will require us to build a product marketing team and strategy that can help us better the supply side of our marketplace, and leverage that expertise to drive engagement and participation. This is where you come in, we are looking for a passionate product marketing professional who has experience crafting compelling value propositions and operationalizing them through messaging, marketing collateral, and thought leadership content.

The day to day

Develop product positioning and messaging that differentiates the product in the market

Plan the launch of new/evolved products and releases and manage the cross-functional implementation of the plan

Follow and analyze market trends to position the product and identify new required capabilities

Work with the product and research teams to become the expert on buyers - how they buy and their buying criteria

Establish trust and build confidence with cross-functional partners and executive leadership in Design, Product, Marketing

Extensively post GIFs and emojis throughout Slack channels.

What does the first six months look like?

Dive in deeply to customer and market research and quickly get up to speed on the existing product roadmap

Lead the development and maintenance of product positioning frameworks. Collaborate with product and content marketing to translate positioning into compelling messaging that resonates with target personas, verticals, and segments

Work collaboratively with marketing and product colleagues to develop go-to-market strategies for launching new products, including pricing and packaging. Manage cross-functional implementation of plans

What you bring to the role

You have around five years or more of professional experience in product marketing

You have demonstrated success and passion for collecting and using customer and market insights to drive strategic decisions

You have experience developing positioning, messaging and packaging that excited multiple personas, verticals and markets

You are a great storyteller

You are a proactive self-starter, comfortable working across multiple functions to get things done

Why Shutterstock

For the same reason your future co-workers enjoy working at the company!

You will have room to influence teams across the organization. Your work will directly influence the product development process, our brand positioning and our sales focus.

Management and leadership care personally. They prioritize mental health, personal growth, and planning your career path with your goals and passions in mind. They offer veteran advice and feedback when you could use a little help on that roadblock, and at the same time give you the autonomy you need.

We value your 'Me time.' We have meeting free Wednesday afternoons and half day summer Fridays. As a product team, we value 'We time.' We like to connect, share stories, critique work, vibe off each other, and spend time building relationships.

Flexibility to work between home and office with everything you need to be successful in both. To help you set up your home office, we'll cover a screen, computer, peripherals, etc.

Extensive benefits package including a fitness benefit and employee assistance program.

Shutterstock Principles
We are one team collectively focused on creating an unrivaled experience for our Customers and Contributors. represent the mindset of the employee who will thrive at Shutterstock. If you are passionate about what you do, and want to become part of a cutting-edge technology company building industry leading products, please apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V