Product Marketing Manager, Ad Supported

Pandora Oakland, CA
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Pandora is looking for a Product Marketing Manager to join the growing Marketing team in Oakland, CA. This role will focus on owning Product Marketing for our core ad-supported free product with over 70 million active users. This role will be responsible for identifying user insights, crafting benefit messaging, doing competitive research, promotion strategy & building go-to-market launch plans for all new ad-supported features with the ultimate goal of improving signup acquisition, engagement & retention. The ideal candidate will have product & channel marketing experience with a track record of growing mobile & web businesses.


* Optimize benefit messaging across all consumer facing touch points with the ultimate goal of driving signup acquisition, engagement & retention KPIs

* Lead cross-functional go-to-market strategy planning, with channel partners, through execution for all new ad-supported product features to drive awareness & adoption

* Drive insights collection to develop product briefs that inform cross-functional channel campaign & creative development

* Own promotion, distribution, positioning, audience targeting & competitive insights for the core free Pandora product with 70+ million active users

* Partner with product, analytics, user insights and channel partners to develop deep consumer empathy to inform future product improvements & ongoing marketing channel optimizations

* Oversee up-to-date Product Marketing Guidelines and internal Wiki pages to ensure Channel Partners and the Creative team are clear on the positioning & differentiation attributes across Pandora's product lineup and consistently reinforce the value propositions for each tier of service


* Education: BA/BS in Economics, Business or related field.

* Minimum 4+ years post-collegiate experience specializing in product & channel marketing working closely with research, product management & channel teams

* Experience growing mobile/web products with testing, analyze, optimize mindset

* Experience prioritizing business opportunities based on business impact & resource allocation

* Experience with music streaming products & music industry preferred

* Ability to do both high level strategic planning & operational tactical execution

* Excellent time management, attention to detail, written and communication skills

Pandora is committed to diversity in its workforce. Pandora is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, veteran or disability status. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

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