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Description

We founded Workiva to transform the way people manage and report business data with various collaborators, data sources, documents, and spreadsheets. Today, people all over the world use our platform to seamlessly orchestrate data among their systems and applications for transparent and trusted connected reporting and compliance.

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Senior Manager of External Communications

Information Technology

49 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Workiva

Senior Manager of External Communications

49 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Workiva

Workiva

Opening date:January 12

Closing date: February 13 2021

Industry: Information Technology,

Type:Full Time

New York

Job description

Summary

The Senior Manager of External Communications is a writer, creator, collaborator and public relations expert, who is responsible for advancing Workiva’s brand awareness and visibility across global markets. This role will develop strategic public announcements, support a global awards and recognition program, and earn media coverage in local, trade, national and international print and online publications that position Workiva and our platform as the simplifiers of complex work. The Senior Manager will be a persuasive and creative story teller who will work across the organization to find and tell phenomenal stories, and guide internal teams to create campaigns that elevate Workiva as an innovative, global SaaS company focused on simplifying our customers’ most complex work.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Company’s strategic, financial and vertical business objectives through all available PR channels, including traditional media relations, influencers, content creators, social channels, etc.
  • Create and manage strategic campaigns that position the Workiva platform as the world's leading platform for simplifying complex work.
  • Lead teams within the company to create PR opportunities that build our company, brand and products from ideation through execution.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with local, regional, trade, and national media outlets to secure high-quality media coverage of the Company and its activities.

    Develop and maintain original content across Workiva’s external communications channels, including the Company website, social sites and newsroom.
  • Execute and deliver communications campaigns with clear goals and measurable results.
  • Prepare public relations monthly business reports, sharing insights, opportunities and course corrections to keep business performance on track.
  • Work with other members of the Global Communications Team to integrate messaging across external, internal, and social channels to ensure consistency.

What You'll Need

Education

Undergraduate Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.

Experience

  • 6+ years of Public Relations experience working directly with the media; proven experience developing and executing effective communications campaigns that drive awareness among targeted stakeholders.
  • Experience with product and brand launches

    Experience in strategic marketing measurement & measurement of communication effectiveness
  • Experience in B2B in an agency setting preferred

Skills

  • Senior strategist with the ability to make decisions and execute across all available PR messaging channels including social media and other digital channels

    A very strong writer/storyteller with a track record of crafting compelling stories for B2B technology brands
  • Solid understanding of the tech industry also preferred
  • Current national business media relationships strongly preferred
  • Highly effective verbal and written communicator; ability to clearly articulate key messages and distill technical concepts

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

  • Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.

Where You’ll Work

Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.

  • Customer Success: Always delight our customers.
  • Trust: Rely on each other.
  • Integrity: Do the right thing, every time.
  • Collaboration: Share resources and work together.
  • Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways.
  • Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
  • Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.

We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.

At Workiva, You’ll Enjoy

  • Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.
  • Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
  • Involvement: Ability to participate in Employee Resource Groups, (Women in Tech, Women in Sales, Ethnic Diversity, Veterans, Rainbow (LGBTQ), Remote Employees, Caregiving) Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more
  • Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.

Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.

Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. 

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Senior Director of Services PMO - Remote (Nationwide)

Information Technology

49 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Workiva

Senior Director of Services PMO - Remote (Nationwide)

49 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Workiva

Workiva

Opening date:January 12

Closing date: February 12 2021

Industry: Information Technology,

Remote opportunity

Type:Full Time

Scottsdale, Arizona

Job description

Summary

The Senior Director of Services PMO is responsible for the management and direction of the Services Program Management Office (PMO), which ensures all service delivery meets Workiva goals and requirements. Reporting to the VP of Global Services, this person will develop, implement, and continually improve project management methodologies, standards, and tools. This person will be responsible for coaching and managing a team of project/program/engagement managers.

What You'll Do

Organization Direction: Responsible for the direction of PMO

  • Establish the PMO as the center of excellence for services project/program management best practices, including methodologies, standards and tools
  • Scale and evolve the PMO to meet growing and changing business needs
  • Practice development of the full life cycle of project/program management, from project planning, initiation, resourcing and execution to monitoring, control and completion
  • Set PMO goals and performance targets that clearly outline the teams short and long term objectives, milestones, and metrics
  • Oversee completion of project tasks and artifacts, manages conflicts within the group, and escalates risks/issues, as needed
  • Create and maintain relationships with business partners, technology partners, and with cross functional teams

People Management: Responsible for ensuring the growth and development of the PMO team

  • Provide work direction, coaching, and performance feedback to team members, while establishing and maintaining a positive, constructive relationship with customers, partners, and other stakeholders
  • Establish the PMO organization structure and maintain the team by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training team managers
  • Oversee the delegation of work to Project Managers, Program Managers, and Engagement Managers
  • Identify and develop team members for growth and future leadership opportunities
  • Fosters growth within teams with a focus on Customer First through goal setting strategies
  • Create and analyze metrics that monitor team performance
  • Collaborate closely with subject matter experts in the development and delivery of services to ensure customer needs are identified and met

What You'll Need

Education

  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.

Skills

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self-motivated with strong propensity for action, results and continuous improvement
  • The ability to work successfully in a high-energy, fast paced, rapidly changing environment is necessary
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and manage multiple processes, programs, and procedures simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Structured approach to leading and managing change within the direct team, with cross-functional teams, and with customers.
  • Strong business acumen, with a focus on world-class customer service

Experience

  • Strong background and experience involved in technical implementations and technical service delivery
  • Expert-level knowledge and demonstrated achievement in driving project and change management and associated methodologies, techniques, processes and approaches

    8+ years of experience in driving a variety of complex, customer facing, projects and programs
  • 5+ years of experience leading project/program organization
  • Experience working in a cloud environment
  • SaaS background preferred
  • Professional certification in project/program management a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully influence multiple stakeholders and lead cross functional teams across geographies and functional units

Travel Requirement

  • Less than 50%

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

  • Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.

Where You’ll Work

Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.

  • Customer Success: Always delight our customers.
  • Trust: Rely on each other.
  • Integrity: Do the right thing, every time.
  • Collaboration: Share resources and work together.
  • Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways.
  • Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
  • Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.

We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.

At Workiva, You’ll Enjoy

  • Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.
  • Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
  • Involvement: Ability to participate in Employee Resource Groups, (Women in Tech, Women in Sales, Ethnic Diversity, Veterans, Rainbow (LGBTQ), Remote Employees, Caregiving) Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more
  • Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.

 

Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.

Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. 

Apply now!

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Senior Product Manager

Information Technology

49 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Workiva

Senior Product Manager

49 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Workiva

Workiva

Opening date:January 12

Closing date: February 12 2021

Industry: Information Technology,

Type:Full Time

Scottsdale

Job description

This is an exciting new position on our Service Platform team; this team is responsible for creating an internal platform as a service for our development teams to help drive a shift to enable our teams to build with openness and extensibilities.

For this role we are seeking a strong technical background and acumen. If you have a passion for prototyping, proofs of concept, and keeping your technical skills sharp - this is a great Senior Product Manager role.

Summary

Senior Product Managers are responsible for leading decision-making, product strategy, definition, and execution for one or more products or feature areas that impact multiple product development teams or business functions.

As a Senior Product Manager in Frameworks, you will define and drive the end-to-end product vision and strategy for Workivas development platform. This will include the evolution of the internal development platform as well as enabling external partners and independent software developers to be successful when building on the Workiva Platform. You will work closely with these developers to understand their needs, pain points and prioritize and sequence feature development and releases leading to significant and tangible value. You will be an expert in technology products including micro-services, Restful APIs, Platform as a Service, AWS, messaging, and other technologies necessary to create a world-class development experience. Leveraging this expertise you will develop your ideas into real products that developers use and love every day.

You will build strong working relationships across multiple engineering, design, project management, and business teams, and work closely with senior leaders within product development and across the company. You will be an advocate for your customers throughout the organization and hold a very high bar for building a high-quality product. In addition, you will work with other Product Managers within Frameworks helping guide and mentor Product Managers in the area of API design, encryption, authentication, authorization, and UI extensibility.

Responsibilities

Discovery: Engages internal Workiva experts and customers (new or prospective) to gain an understanding of key challenges that represent opportunities for Workiva products or solutions. Using this knowledge, the product manager collaborates with his/her product team(s) to iteratively define solutions ranging from small feature enhancements to robust solutions.

  • Meets with customers to identify customer needs and opportunities, determine product market fit
  • Gathers and considers feedback from a range of existing customers to determine whether new enhancements/features/solutions will address their needs
  • Meets with customers to validate features and walks through product iterations in the course of development to ensure product development is on track to meet customer needs
  • Researches competitive/related solutions, understands the technology landscape

    Acquires a deep expertise of their product, their customers, and the related domain(s)

    Works closely with design to make sure features are usable and intuitive for our customers
  • Works closely with engineering to ensure solution feasibility
  • Document key uses cases to help the team understand the problems
  • Creates story maps, roadmaps and other artifacts to provide context and direction to product teams and other stakeholders
  • Ensures final product meets customer needs

Management of Product: Authors and maintains product vision and strategy. Defines priority of outcomes, clarifies customer needs for product team(s), works with engineering to set deadlines for milestones, authors Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), and acts as a leader on their product team(s).

  • Acquires a deep expertise of their product(s) and adjacent products
  • Creates and maintains a clear product vision and strategy that helps drive the product forward and supports the broader business goals of Workiva
  • Partners with lead engineer and UX designer to scope out solutions and features and establish pathways for team to develop the product
  • Establishes success criteria for the product, and works with UX researcher to determine how to measure that criteria.
  • Monitors progress towards product completion for each component and the final product
  • Ensures final product meets customer needs
  • Identify potential problems within their product areas, process, or teams that arise in their area and drive resolutions for those issues.

Relationship Management: Manages relationships with their product team, the product management team, product marketing, internal stakeholders, sales, strategic partners, customer success, and customers that use or might use their product.

  • Ensures that their product team understands the vision and strategy of their product, as well as the short and medium term plans to achieve their vision.
  • Collaborates with the Product Management team to identify areas of possible alignment or collision
  • Collaborates with Product Marketing to develop a go to market strategy
  • Works to inform internal stakeholders of product strategy and goals, understands and considers their input

Leadership/Mentorship: Manages or mentors less experienced Product Managers. Provides guidance and leadership to other product team members.

  • Provides guidance, formally or informally, to others in the Product Management team

Skills

What You'll Need

  • Initiative and ambition
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Affinity for technology/software
  • Ability to motivate, inspire, and lead by example
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and collaboration skills

    Strong negotiator
  • Product delivery practices
  • Product evangelism and motivational leadership
  • Data-driven decision making
  • Vision and strategic thinking

Experience

  • Experience delivering software in an agile development environment using continuous deployment techniques
  • History of delivery of successful products in a product management role
  • Experience in managing beta or early adopter programs
  • Demonstrated competency in product discovery practices
  • Entrepreneurial interests and experience

Education

  • B.S./B.A. degree preferred, preferably in computer science, computer engineering, or business
  • MBA preferred

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

  • Travel up to 25% travel required

    Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.

Where You’ll Work

Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.

  • Customer Success: Always delight our customers.
  • Trust: Rely on each other.
  • Integrity: Do the right thing, every time.
  • Collaboration: Share resources and work together.
  • Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways.
  • Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
  • Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.

We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.

At Workiva, You’ll Enjoy

Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.

  • Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
  • Involvement: Ability to participate in Employee Resource Groups, (Women in Tech, Women in Sales, Ethnic Diversity, Veterans, Rainbow (LGBTQ), Remote Employees, Caregiving) Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more
  • Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.

Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.

Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. 

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Director of Product Marketing - Insurance SME

Information Technology

49 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Workiva

Director of Product Marketing - Insurance SME

49 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Workiva

Workiva

Opening date:January 12

Closing date: February 12 2021

Industry: Information Technology,

Type:Full Time

Scottsdale, Arizona

Job description

Summary

The Director of Product Marketing is a subject matter expert who creates the go-to-market strategies for products and solutions in their area of expertise, including product positioning, marketing strategy, and sales enablement to drive buyer awareness and desired business outcomes. The director leads product and solution launches cross-departmentally, and identifies and prioritizes product features, while providing consulting and management support to the assigned business initiative.

  • Responsibilities

    Create go-to-market strategy for assigned products, markets and/or solutions, and ensure that execution of the plan drives to business goals.
  • Manage platform and point-solution initiatives to focus sales effort and to ensure the achievement of revenue and profit goals for specific solutions
  • Collaborate with Product Management, Sales, Sales Operations, and Field Readiness for successful sales roll-outs of sales enablement and support tools
  • Develop product positioning and complete competitive analysis
  • Consult with customers in partnership with Product Management and Sales to explore product and market opportunities
  • Identify key functional, ecosystem, and operational requirements to better serve the targeted market.
  • Provide consulting and management support to marketing and sales areas, identifying emerging market opportunities
  • Drive the development of thought leadership content to advance credibility and awareness, and drive pipeline.

What You'll Need

Education

  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.

Experience

  • 8+ years combined experience in the assigned market/solution, product marketer, or practitioner experience
  • Experience in tech marketing; SaaS experience preferred
  • Experience with industry technologies that service the relevant processes of the buyer persona role preferred
  • 2+ years experience in financial reporting specifically focused in the areas of regulated reporting in the insurance markets
  • Knowledge of North America, EMEA & APAC insurance requirements and markets
  • Knowledge of Finance and Actuarial reporting requirements
  • Knowledge of insurance-specific regulatory requirements (i.e. LDTI, Actuarial Memorandum, IFRS 17, Rate Filings)

Skills

  • Ability to communicate at all levels of an organization from the buyer and end user to executive management.
  • Successful track record collaborating and influencing cross-functional leadership teams

    Exceptional data and analysis skills
  • Proven skills to identify new and better ways to drive the business
  • Extraordinary listening, communication, and program management skills

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

  • Up to 40%
  • Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.

Where You’ll Work

Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.

  • Customer Success: Always delight our customers.
  • Trust: Rely on each other.
  • Integrity: Do the right thing, every time.
  • Collaboration: Share resources and work together.
  • Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways.
  • Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
  • Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.

We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.

At Workiva, You’ll Enjoy

  • Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.
  • Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
  • Involvement: Ability to participate in Employee Resource Groups, (Women in Tech, Women in Sales, Ethnic Diversity, Veterans, Rainbow (LGBTQ), Remote Employees, Caregiving) Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more
  • Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.

Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.

Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. 

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