Open source is our beating heart and something that fuels our work and our culture. It’s where we began. It’s where we’ll always be. Our vision is to become the trusted open-source data platform for everyone. We are a Cast of over 400 individuals (‘Crabs’) located across the globe. Why Crabs? Because we believe in thinking sideways.
We want to be the trusted open-source data platform for everyone. But there are plenty of people out there who have not yet heard of us. And, many of those who don’t yet know what we offer or what we stand for.
We therefore take marketing seriously and are always on the lookout for those who have the creative, research, analytical and strategic skills to succeed. Currently, we are looking for a Product Marketing Category Lead, Platform and Open Source.
At Aiven our unwavering commitment to our customers drives every facet of our marketing strategy. We believe that a truly customer-centric approach is the key to our success. Whether we're crafting compelling digital campaigns, creating engaging content, orchestrating impactful field events, or nurturing brand awareness, our customers are always at the heart of our efforts.
We work seamlessly with regional sales teams and local partners to ensure that our integrated approach revolves around delivering exceptional value and experiences to our customers.
So, how do we become the trusted open-source data platform for everyone? By listening closely to our customers and taking action to ensure they achieve their business goals.
You see, the software we create is merely a means of delivering value. Our thinking is customer-first. That’s why our customers are at the front and center of all we do.
And in the spirit of sideways thinking, we’re by their side as well, actively helping them solve their challenges. Collaborating. Sharing. And innovating. In other words, it really isn’t just about who we are. It’s about who our customers are – and where they want to be.
We want individuals who can embody our values of ownership, courage, and openness.
What does that mean in practice?
We take ownership of the problems we solve. We improve life for our customers, enabling them to meet their goals. So we own our decisions and mistakes. Sometimes that takes courage. But we don’t falter – we take on challenges with confidence. And right at our heart is openness. We’re always open to new ideas – from wherever and whoever they come.
Customers interact with the Aiven Platform to deploy, control, operate, and scale open-source data infrastructure technologies including Apache Kafka, PostgreSQL, Redis, and OpenSearch.
The Aiven Platform enables customers to launch services across AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure in more than 150 regions worldwide, and supports a variety of security and compliance features as well as control plane interfaces including the Aiven Terraform Provider and the Aiven Operator for Kubernetes.
We have an opportunity for a Product Marketing Category Lead, Platform, at the Director level, to further position Aiven’s Platform as the trusted open-source data platform in the market.
We are seeking a passionate leader who will build awareness and drive adoption of the Aiven Platform through development of content and messaging and through the execution of PLG and direct sales GTM programs; drive the creation of assets for sales enablement; maintain competitive intelligence; and manage product and feature launches.
In addition to the platform marketing responsibilities, the successful candidate will also drive product marketing for Aiven originated Open Source projects, including Karapace, Klaw, and others.
Key to this position is knowledge of the cloud service provider market (AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure), and strong GTM experience with a significant experience of B2B developer and technical decision maker focused GTM efforts. This role will report directly to the VP of Product Marketing.
Don’t worry if your experience doesn’t line up perfectly – we still encourage you to apply! We believe in investing in our crabs’ professional growth.
If you ask us what’s the best thing about working for Aiven, many will probably say it’s the high concentration of talent from around the world that we have here. Enjoy the agile environment of a hyperscale scale-up where you can truly make an impact and have fun while at it.
If you think Aiven is the place for you, send us your CV and we’ll get in touch.
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