Director of Marketing
Altiscale - Palo Alto, CA

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Altiscale’s mission is to bring Big Data Dial Tone to a wide market. We’re looking to enable all companies, small and large, to run Big Data analysis at the scale and reliability of the big Internet companies. We’re on a mission and we need your help. We’re seeking a chief marketeer who is looking to get in on the ground floor of a fast moving start-up.

As the Director of Marketing (and our first marketing hire), you’ll lead our integrated marketing efforts, including content development, social media and digital marketing, and PR. The ideal candidate must be strongly customer focused and passionate about creating compelling and engaging content. You will be the content-marketing expert for the company. This is the perfect opportunity for someone who is driven, ready to roll-up their sleeves and engage in all aspects of marketing. We’re looking for somebody who is excited about our product and works well with our team.


Work with subject-matter experts inside and outside the company to create content for blogs, magazines, and other outlets

Manage social media engagement via Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.

Own and maintain the corporate website

Translate ideas and concepts into effective strategies and compelling content

Manage and coordinate all marketing activities, including web, social, press releases, newsletters, meetups, creative presentations, videos, developer evangelism, sales collateral and industry events/tradeshows

Create and execute highly impactful marketing campaigns related to lead generation, qualification, and nurturing

Desired Skills and Experience

Experience developing marketing programs for start-up companies

Strong project management skills, excel at managing multiple projects and priorities while remaining focused on quality and deadlines

Highly creative self-starter, Web 2.0 savvy

Team player

Experience working with and managing vendors to develop creative assets, e.g.videos for corporate overview, customer testimonials

Experience engaging press, analysts, and influencers

Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Demonstrated passion and knowledge of content marketing and social marketing

Experience using inbound marketing tools like HubSpot

Ideal candidate will have prior marketing experience within an enterprise SaaS infrastructure company; exposure to Apache Hadoop a plus

Bachelors degree in Marketing, Business, or related field