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Director of Product Marketing, Microphone

techsupport 14 Mar 2024

Website Integress Inc

Location : Itasca, IL

Salary : $180,000 — $220,000

Bonus : 20-25%


The Director of Product Marketing will be responsible for developing and executing the plan to stabilize and grow the hearing health receiver and microphone solutions business over the next 2-3 years. The Director of Product Marketing will be the unifying force behind product strategy and execution, combining sales, marketing, R&D, and customer goals to set the strategic vision and lead new feature and product execution. Working with the senior management team, the Director of Product Marketing will assess market opportunities, timing and the competitive landscape and develop the overall product vision to best utilize company resources to grow revenue and profit and ultimately deliver the most exceptional hearing health receiver and microphone products in the industry. This opportunity demands high level visibility, senior executive interaction and collaboration, as well as direct impact to the bottom line in a growing organization where individual and company success are recognized and rewarded.


  • Managing product line life cycle and strategy: new product launches, growth, maturity and end of
    life phases
  • Developing a strategy for growth and drive objectives through the organization with particular
    emphasis on driving the balanced armature technology into the consumer markets
  • Working closely with customers and account managers to develop product roadmaps and timing
  • Reducing market drivers and needs for new products and experiences to product requirements
  • Prioritizing and communicating requirements and roadmaps to R&D and the rest of the
  • Providing direction and leadership for global new product introduction teams to drive rapid and
    effective new model launches
  • Leading efforts for continuous improvement to reduce time to market for new products
  • Collaborating with the global sales teams to identify new business opportunities and promote
    respective product lines
  • Working closely with the global account managers to develop account strategies – including
    pricing, product positioning, product mix and the alignment of forecasts and delivery. Support
    customer meetings and provide product training
  • Working with manufacturing sites in China, Malaysia and Cebu (Singapore) to drive efficient
    inventory management, ramp plans and capital investment timing
  • Engaging with program managers, development engineers, research scientists, and advanced
    manufacturing engineers to drive meaningful innovation and the sharing of product and customer
    information and market insights
  • Building and articulating a solid understanding of current, adjacent and targeted end markets
    including growth drivers, trends, technology inflection points and market participants
  • Be a subject matter expert regarding the benefits and applications of the products and maintain
    awareness of market, industry and customer trends
  • Managing the creation of go-to-market assets

The Person
Looking for an executive who is excellent in strategy, execution, and leadership. Specifically, Company requires
someone with the demonstrated ability to successfully develop, communicate, and execute a highly complex
strategic vision.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Senior manager within a complex technology company (switches, connectors, SoCs, and other electromechanical components) with a minimum of 10 years of related industry experience
  • Experience running a global organization
  • Intimate with the competitive landscape, related business trends, and has developed and implemented
    strategies and product roadmaps that have resulted in significant growth
  • Must be technically astute and approach marketing and product management from the systems perspective
  • Must have exceptional communication skills
  • Responsible for not only developing the product strategy and vision for the organization, but communicating and presenting that strategy up and down the chain of command within Company
  • This person is internally collaborative, apolitical, and a strong team player. This person is also a strong business person


  • High level of self-confidence, maturity, and integrity
  • Ability to build strong teams and assess, develop, motivate, mentor, and retain top talent
  • Intense desire/drive to “win”
  • Ability to listen to the customer and articulate the customer’s needs internally
  • Aggressive nature combined with sound business perspective
  • Broad skills to include marketing, business development, strategy, and engineering, with an
    understanding of the market and solutions
  • Demonstrated ability for strategic planning and strategic vision

Personal Characteristics

  • Honesty
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Incredible intellectual capacity
  • Strong work ethic and dedication to be successful
  • Team orientation and participative management style

The finalist candidate should have a technical degree (EE, ME, or physics). Top tier MBA is highly preferred.

Company will offer a highly attractive compensation package that will include base salary, performance-based bonus, equity, and relocation assistance.

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