Qualcomm Senior Manager, Product Marketing, Smart Speakers and Networked Audio in Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Senior Manager, Product Marketing, Smart Speakers and Networked Audio

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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

Job Area

Project/Product Management


United Kingdom - Cambridge

Job Overview

The Voice, Music and Wearables business within Qualcomm's Internet of Things Business Unit has responsibility for the rapid growth of audio and wearable platform solutions into the broad segment of consumer oriented platforms ranging from PC, tablet, Gaming platforms, TV, Soundbars, Docking stations, AV receivers, Speakers, headphones, headsets, watches, fitness bands and health sensors.

The role of the Senior Product Marketing Manager is to provide customer-facing product marketing and roadmap development direction for emerging audio segments including networked speakers, smart speakers and soundbars. You will work with the product management, development and engineering teams within Qualcomm to ensure that customer needs are met, and to define innovative platforms

The key objectives of the role are to grow product revenue and market share in emerging audio segments that meets or beats Annual Operating Plan.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Effective Marketing and Promotion of Qualcomm's Audio platform solutions, demonstrated by meeting/beating revenue and market share targets for the relevant market segments

  • Contribute to and execute marketing activities per the Voice, Music and Wearables Strategic Plan and regularly review and report progress

  • Regularly review customer forecast and revenue projections against plan

  • Develop and demonstrate Qualcomm's leadership and differentiation in the market with a targeted marketing plan

  • Ensure Qualcomm's world-wide customer base is regularly visited and updated with the latest roadmap information. Identify and build strategic relationships with key customers.

  • Work with Qualcomm sales and customer support teams to identify, develop and secure design wins for Qualcomm

  • Monitor and review progress of design-wins from Prospect through to Production, holding regular reviews of opportunities with the relevant sales teams

  • Ensure Qualcomms Sales and customer support teams are up-to-date with the latest platform and product information and are aligned on strategic and commercial goals

  • Develop and maintain up to date knowledge of the relevant audio markets. Understand and interpret market requirements / trends and provide clear direction for the company.

  • Continuously monitor and analyze competitor activities within the market and our customers

  • Identify and justify new platform, product and market opportunities to enhance the near-term and long-term competitiveness of the audio roadmap

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong technical background. Engineering or Science Degree required

  • Technical marketing experience gained in an applications, product marketing or sales role within the semiconductor industry.

  • Extensive experience with technology in consumer audio entertainment products.

  • Extensive customer facing experience

  • Demonstrated track record of defining differentiated technical offerings and communicating them to customers.

  • Demonstrated ability to consult with customers and deliver targeted solutions

  • Strong presentation skills.

  • Effective and proven interpersonal skills

  • Outgoing, confident and decisive personality

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Bluetooth Audio and/or Networked Audio technology and/or segments

  • Familiarity with Qualcomm's audio product portfolio and / or customer base at a technical and commercial level

  • Experienced commercial background including working with customers, partners and manufacturers in audio and/or consumer electronics segments

  • Track record of growing revenue or market share in a marketing or sales role

  • Knowledge of Bluetooth and/or Wi-Fi connectivity technology strongly desired

  • Knowledge of audio processing (eg. DSP, CODEC, amplifier) technologies strongly desired

Education Requirements

Marketing education (e.g. CIM or MBA) desirable but not essential

EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.