Fixed Term: 12 Month Contract
Sage is the UK’s leading, listed, technology company, providing software and services that are critical to the running of more than 300,000 small and medium sized businesses in the UK and Ireland. We are part of The Sage Group plc, which is the world’s leading supporter of the interests of SMEs.
Our accounting business is committed to creating suites of products which allow small businesses, and their bookkeepers and accountants, to manage their finances in a simple and effective way. To do this we need people that understand the challenges facing small businesses and their accountants. Specifically, we want people who understand technology, including the shift to the cloud, and who are able to combine that knowledge to create amazing experiences and fantastic products for our customers
We now have an opportunity in our product marketing team for the largest UKI product franchise, Sage 50cloud. This team listens to customer and market demands and is able translate the key trends into vision and strategy for our products and into product delivery roadmaps that shape the evolution of our offerings.
The Product Marketing Manager in our Sage 50cloud business will be responsible for the current and future development of the go to market roadmap and so will need to combine strategic thinking with the ability to manage day to day detail. You will use your understanding of accounting to ensure that the business continues to deliver a cloud connected vision and the execution of our strategy of helping customers within this franchise make the move to the cloud at their own pace.
You will be a key person in the business as the interface between sales, marketing, customer service and the technical teams, and as such you will be able to build relationships and influence many different types of people. You’ll appreciate that to be successful you need to be able to bring this disparate group along with you in the product journey.
You will use your business acumen and product marketing experience to make the right decisions for our customers and will be comfortable both making and communicating those decisions.
You’ll be able to do all that whilst retaining an approach to work which makes it fun and enjoyable and your passion will generate a natural enthusiasm in those around you.
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