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Proofpoint Senior Product Marketing Manager in San Francisco, California

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

The Role

As the Senior Product Marketing Manager for Enterprise DLP, you will drive go-to-market for a next generation people-centric approach to protecting information.

You will create compelling value proposition, create and deliver engaging content, and impact the business case to justify purchase. You’ll hone the sales play into a repeatable motion.

You’ll collaborate across corporate marketing, product management, sales, services, and more – to support and drive the success of a customer’s end-to-end journey.

Protecting information in a modern work-from-anywhere world requires the understanding of a convergence of technologies that customers are using to secure their data. You are up for the big challenge of solving an age-old problem in a new way. You love to work in a fast-growing business area and make a big impact every day.

Your day-to-day

  • Be the solution thought leader, including speaking engagement and written pieces.

  • Be the expert on the buyer – who they are, how they buy, and their buying criteria. Drive new buying criteria to solve for unfulfilled needs

  • Know the competitive landscape – and their positioning

  • Craft compelling marketing content. Highlight differentiated value for target buyers via presentations, web content, webinars, and more. Bring on the creativity!

  • Create and deliver sales/channel enablement content

  • Plan the launch of new releases, manage cross-functional implementation of the plan

  • Partner with internal teams to drive successful customer outcome metrics.

  • Partner with sales and product management to define go-to-market priorities for revenue growth

  • Partner with corporate marketing to create compelling marketing content to drive demand

  • Partner with the Services team to bring a holistic people-process-technology solution to market

  • Build strong working relationships across product, corporate marketing, sales, and senior leaders to achieve business goals.

  • Bring customer stories to live.

  • Have fun!

What you bring to the team:

  • Expertise in the security landscape. Ability to converse across technical and sales audience with a concise message.

  • Passion to know your market and translate expertise to actionable go-to-market plans.

  • Adept at solution marketing. Proven ability to develop strong productive relationships with sales, product management, and more.

  • Proven ability to consistently meet commitments with high-quality deliverables.

  • Strong personal initiative, good business instincts, and comfort with ambiguity

  • Proven ability to excel in an innovative, fast-paced environment, and execute to achieve business metrics.

  • Must be a strong public speaker. Comfortable in front of executive, technical, and large audiences.

  • Curiosity, excited to engage with and learn from others, as much as you like to influence.

  • Team player with a positive, can-do attitude.

  • 5+ years of experience in go-to-market, with experience marketing to enterprise security or IT

  • BS/BA required in a business or technical concentration


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform

  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture

  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel

  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.