• Product Marketing Specialist

    Job Locations US-New York
    Job ID
    2019-5513
    Category
    IT: Project & Program management
  • Company & department description

    Not often will you come across an opportunity like this.

     

    One in which you can play a role in the transformation of a global financial technology company, drawing on technology trends, industry research and analytics to build compelling insights that will shape our future strategy.

     

    We are commercial, not corporate. Entrepreneurial, yet established.

     

    To be successful in this role, you will be highly adaptable with the ability to flex and prioritize against the changing needs and demands of the role. You will possess the experience to shift simultaneously between a creative and analytical skillset with presentation skills that leave your audience engaged and inspired.

     

    You will work in a truly consultative manner, building and strengthening new and existing relationships, and serving as a thought leader within the organisation and in the market.

     

    For those that are driven, ambitious and focused on delivering results, you will utilise a deep intellectual curiosity to cut to core issues. You will have a genuine passion for disruptive innovation and transformational ideas, coupled with the pragmatism and responsibility to execute and deliver results.

     

    This is a new, global role within SWIFT, as we transform to an Agile operational model and organize into focused "Tribes" empowered to deliver strategic and technical impact for our community, placing the successful candidate on a unique and exciting trajectory for career progression.

     

    Responsibilities

    Primary Responsibilities

     

    Go-to-market:

    • Holistic Integration of Tribe strategy: Work with Product Owners (POs) to articulate a clear vision for each product / service along with value propositions, map out the user journeys, define the scope of work and KPIs, Product roadmap of delivery, desired outcomes and customer / community feedback and engagement mechanisms.
    • Roadmap and stakeholder management: Work with POs to track progress against KPIs, highlight challenges and risks and create a mechanism to update stakeholders as appropriate
    • Market Insights: Conduct secondary (and sometimes primary) research on technology trends in specified domains, including customer and competitor activity.
    • Market and Customer Segmentation: Work with commercial teams in each region to craft account level segmentation plans and commercial activation plans.

     

    Community Engagement:

    • Regional Engagement: Work with regional commercial teams to create multi channel engagement plans for Key accounts and the broader community, including fintechs. Expected outcomes are to raise awareness of SWIFTs API platform, seek customer feedback for iterative agile development and enable avenues of community collaboration.
    • Fintech / Application provider engagement: Research and identify key players in specified domains and work with internal teams to engage with them
    • Content for Internal and external communications: provide content to communications teams for both streams. Responsibilities will include facilitation of comms plans, thought leadership, learning sessions and conference/event coordination.
    • Open Innovation: as a lever to drive awareness and collaboration by organizing hackathons, workshops and innovation events for the community.

    Qualifications

    Core Skills

     

    Required:

    • Learning Agility: Ability to grasp complex concepts and tap into learning resources where necessary.
    • Results Driven: Proactively takes ownership for delivering results, and is able to adapt and prioritize amidst changing needs and objectives.
    • Highly Collaborative: Ability to partner cross functionally, across the region, within SWIFT and when required, with the customer teams as well.
    • Superior Presentation Skills: Should be experienced and comfortable creating and delivering presentations to large groups, delivering inspiring and engaging presentations.
    • Engaging Storytelling: Should have an intuitive ability to represent complex concepts in a clear, concise and compelling way.
    • Contagious Passion: You should see and be inspired by disruptive innovation and transformational ideas, and be able to stoke the fires of those around you.
    • Integrity and Professionalism: Display the highest levels of these traits in all their endeavours.

     

    Differentiators:

    • Superior skills in identifying unmet needs, with ability to distill findings into strategies to drive growth and engagement.
    • Strong drive to 'crack the problem' with a deep intellectual curiosity, combined with a practical sense of how to cut to the core issues
    • Instinctual commercial acumen coupled with data driven, technical insight to deliver value for SWIFT and its customers.
    • Right and left brain abilities to balance creativity with analytical mindset, and reflecting this into deliverables.

     

    Qualifications:

    • 5+ years of experience building customer centric value propositions and detailed proven experience working in a highly strategic setting.
    • Must have experience in developing strategic plans and the ability to develop innovative service solutions through market research to meet the current and future needs of our customers.
    • Must possess strong planning, organizing, customer service and presentation skills, and the ability to develop processes and procedures to improve effectiveness.
    • Strong core consulting skills (demonstrated track record of quality delivery, interpersonal and client relationship skills, fully proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. SharePoint and Vision experience would be a plus)
    • Minimum BA / BS degree from a four-year accredited university / Masters degree preferred
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with a track record of contributing to thought leadership.

     

     

    What we offer

    If you feel that this opportunity fits your current skillset and offers you an opportunity to learn new skills concurrently, then start the process and apply today. This is a genuinely exciting opportunity at an exciting time for the business, if you could add to that, then start the conversation by applying and see what a career at SWIFT can do for you.

     

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