Product Marketing Manager/Director

Job Code: 3103

Business Address / Job Location: San Jose, CA

Group: Marketing

Degree Requirements: BSEE or equivalent technical degree

Work Experience: 10+ years of overall semiconductor experience. At least 7 years spent in product marketing roles or 5+ years with an MBA.

About ESS:

For three decades ESS Technology has been on the cutting edge of sound technology. We’re a privately held, fabless semiconductor company that designs and markets high performance audio devices for mobile, consumer, automotive, and professional audiophile systems. Our products include the world’s highest performance 32-bit audio DACs and ADCs, plus a suite of complimentary products for state-of-the-art audio systems. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we look for the best talent worldwide. Our other offices are located in Kelowna, Beijing, Shenzhen, Seoul, and Taipei.

Product Marketing Manager/Director

We are looking for a dynamic leader for one of the semiconductor industry’s most exciting roles.  This is your opportunity to leverage ESS’s tremendous technological innovations to expand our market share in HiFi Audio and beyond.  As the Product Marketing Manager/Director, you will define market directions and products, and influence the entire company to follow your vision.  You will create and maintain close relationships with our customers and develop innovative and differentiating product roadmaps.   You will play a key role in helping ESS technology grow by driving revenue and profit growth.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Grow revenue and profit.
  • Identify market trends and develop new product roadmaps.
  • Perform market and competitive analyses.
  • Write detailed Market Requirement Documents (MRDs) and work with engineering and other internal stakeholders to prioritize and deliver these products to market.
  • Develop winning go-to-market strategies.
  • Introduce and roll out new products.
  • Create strong customer relationships with key decision makers.
  • Travel globally to meet with customers, partners and industry movers
  • Manage corporate communication and social media
  • Manage company and product collaterals

Required Skills:

  • Ability to think strategically and execute your plan flawlessly.
  • High emotional quotient (EQ).  You must connect with customers, ecosystem partners and with internal departments.
  • A master storyteller.  You must project your vision and inspire others to follow you.
  • You have: a strong desire to win, a never give up attitude.
  • Highly analytical, detailed oriented and a natural problem solver.
  • A strong working knowledge of semiconductors and a thirst for technology.
  • Ability to travel worldwide to visit customers.
  • BSEE or equivalent technical degree with 10+ years of overall semiconductor experience.
  • At least 7 years spent in product marketing roles or 5+ years with an MBA.
  • Direct experience with audio and systems is preferred.

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ESS Technology, Inc. offers an outstanding compensation and benefits package.

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