Product Marketing Manager


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 04/01/2021
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About Persona

Persona enables businesses to seamlessly verify customer identities with a drop-in widget that can be integrated in less than 10 lines of code.

Job Description

About Persona

At Persona, we're building the first universal and comprehensive identity infrastructure to help businesses of all sizes better verify and protect their customers' identities. Our identity platform enables businesses to securely collect and manage their customers' personal information, to verify that their customers' are who they say they are, to analyze and detect fraud and abuse, and to pull sensitive reports about their customers in a privacy-centric way. In a world where consumer behaviors are changing and privacy and identity are taking on a new meaning, we want to help businesses find their superpowers and do it while putting their customers, the people, first.

Persona is working on an exciting suite of products and we are looking for a creative storyteller to help lead go-to-market and drive product adoption.

As a PMM, you will play a critical role in defining the Persona story and bringing that story to life by connecting our products with users. You will work across the entire product lifecycle, leveraging market and customer insights to help shape product roadmap, drive product adoption, and iterate post-launch. As an early member of the marketing team, you'll have the opportunity to help define and shape the product marketing function.

This will be a highly cross-functional role, you will be partnering closely with Product, Sales, Customer Success, Content, Design and Engineering to drive and execute go-to-market plans. Your ability to align various stakeholders and build trusted relationships with them is paramount.

About You

  • You are a storyteller. You have deep empathy for users and are able to translate complex technical concepts into clear, compelling messaging and adapt how you communicate to best reach both technical and non-technical audiences. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You are resourceful. You have a “get it done” attitude. You are comfortable navigating ambiguity, relentless about driving clarity, and able to keep multiple workstreams on track in an extremely fast-moving environment.
  • You are insight-driven. You deeply understand our customers, our market and our competitors. You are skilled in leveraging usage data, customer research and market insights to influence product development and drive differentiated messaging to bring products to market.
  • You are a team player. You are able to work across a wide range of functions to lead and execute on cross-functional projects, driving alignment every step of the way from conception to completion. More than anything, you take pride in helping your teammates succeed.
  • You are always curious. You want to understand how things work under the hood. You like to develop deep product knowledge and you optimize for learning at every step.


  • Help shape the product roadmap through:
    • A deep understanding of our market and buyer persona; you will advocate for prospective users and be the voice of customers within Persona
    • A robust understanding of the competitive landscape, market opportunities, and how Persona is different
    • Understanding of customer and prospect feedback based on ongoing analysis of our own data
  • Drive awareness and adoption through product launches. Develop product positioning, messaging, and partner with Content on communication strategy informed by market/customer research to support new launches.
  • Partner closely with product leaders to define GTM strategies, market segmentation, and identify target personas.
  • Enable Sales/Customer Success teams with the right content, collateral, positioning, and messaging.
  • Partner with Content to fuel our GTM engine (e.g., documentation, whitepapers, videos, case studies, etc.) and define how we communicate with our customers and users.
  • Work closely with a range of cross-functional teams—product, sales, customer success, design, engineering—to ensure that external teams are enabled and understand new functionality.
  • Produce market assessments and present quarterly updates on competitive analysis to continuously validate Persona’s product positioning and differentiation.
  • Develop and own customer segmentation and ICPs through a combination of qualitative and quantitative insights.


  • 6+ years of relevant work experience that can span technical marketing, product marketing, growth marketing, product management, operational roles
  • At least 4 years of product marketing work experience, specifically in B2B software. Experience with platform products targeting multiple segments is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A., B.S. or equivalent)
  • Deep experience working on product marketing throughout a product's lifecycle
  • Experience with leveraging product analytics tools to derive insights
  • Proven success in planning and driving multiple product launches within a tight timeline and setting priorities, in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, results-driven

At Persona, we strive to put diversity and inclusion at the forefront of everything we do, reflecting our core values. Our D&I Employee Resource Group seeks to build a diverse and inclusive team that fosters an environment where each Personerd feels empowered to bring their unique differences to work and achieve their full innovative potential. Our hope is that by fostering such an environment, we strengthen our business and relationships by putting people first.

We strive to promote a culture that celebrates diversity and inclusiveness regardless of, but not limited to, race, gender, sexual orientation, family status, religion, ethnicity, national origin, physical disability, veteran status, or age.

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