Red Hat Partner Marketing Internship in Westford, Massachusetts

Job description

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Middleware Business Unit is looking for an Partner Marketing Intern to join us in Westford, MA. In this role, you'll support marketing initiatives pursuing long-term relationships and revenue growth via the business and technology partners with whom Red Hat jointly goes to market. Among your priorities will be supporting the new Application Platforms Partner initiative (APP) that Red Hat is piloting in the US. There you will engage from the Business Unit (BU) with different partner teams (Global Partners and Alliances, regional channel and sales teams, Global and regional partner marketing) and with our APP partners, to ensure they have the proper content and resources from the BU to effectively implement sales and marketing strategies that help guide pipeline and revenue growth. You will also work closely with our global partner community and Red Hat’s product and partner teams to identify and support high-value opportunities that align to Red Hat’s strategic initiatives and contribute to end-to-end partner marketing programs in support of Red Hat growth targets.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Support efforts to grow Red Hat's market share and revenue to expand our reach to enterprise and mid-market customers with our channel partners

  • Support the marketing implementation of the APP initiative working closely with NA Communication Marketing team and NA Channel team in aspects of the APP Marketing Plan like event planning and coordination, and partner marketing content creation

  • Routinely and concisely track and report results and outcomes with regional counterparts

  • Work closely with product marketing managers to support ongoing priorities on the partner front, including partner marketing activities, product presentations, trade shows, research and competitive intelligence

  • Support the definition of strategy, planning, and roadmap (near and long term) for ISV partners (strategic, high-touch and ecosystem).

  • Lead cross-functional collaboration to promote strategic partner priorities and collaborate with various internal teams and departments to achieve success

  • Create marketing content to grow our partner ecosystem and contribute to the social media strategy for partners

  • Partner with the channel sales team and partner marketing teams to ensure that they are aware of the latest programs, follow up and be aware of their strategy and quarterly progress

  • Stay abreast of competitor offerings and the industry marketplace to identify opportunities for new channel marketing strategies

  • Work closely with all aspects of the business to gather product and channel insights

Required skills

  • 2+ years of related experience; global software background is a plus

  • Experience in product marketing and partner marketing in enterprise software

  • Experience in development and deployment of social media content

  • Motivated, innovative, collaborative, creative, and analytical with the ability to handle multiple tasks

  • Good campaign strategy, design, and development skills

  • Excellent organization and communication skills; detail-oriented and collaborative

  • High level of commitment and a passion for results; ability to meet deadlines and handle numerous projects simultaneously

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Job ID 59328

Department Partner Marketing

Location US-MA-Westford

Posting date 10/4/2017

Remote base ..