Lightstep is hiring a

Marketing Manager

San Francisco, United States

Lightstep enables teams to detect and resolve regressions quickly, regardless of system scale or complexity. We integrate seamlessly into daily workflows, whether you are proactively optimizing performance or investigating a root cause so you can quickly get back to building features. We continue to grow our talented, low-ego, team! We believe that we should always align our actions toward a common purpose, that trust is paramount and must be cultivated, that the most valuable team members multiply rather than add, and that we shouldn’t take ourselves too seriously (except when we’re writing way-too-long sentences about our values). We believe that assembling and retaining an inclusive and diverse team is the best way to grow a successful company.

Lightstep is looking for a to help drive integrated, multi-touch and metrics-driven top of funnel campaigns as Lightstep rapidly grows our presence among developers and economic buyers in companies leveraging the latest in application architectures. We are seeking people who enjoy a fast paced, highly visible, high growth environment where they are given the freedom to rethink B2B marketing conventions in a language that is relevant to sales and leverages the entire marketing apparatus holistically for maximum impact.  

What you’ll do:

The marketing/demand generation manager is responsible for designing multi-touch demand creation programs that leverage both inbound and outbound tactics. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Selecting Targets in concert with ABM and sales strategies
  • Designing offers and calls to action
  • Setting individual program goals and measurement criteria

Additional responsibilities include managing external agencies and internal resources, creating demand creation programs “in a box” for direct and indirect sales, and building/managing shared demand creation processes with inside/field/channel sales.

You would be a great addition if….

  • You are a positive, proactive, and highly collaborative marketer  with a proven track record of building strong, creative campaigns
  • You possess deep understanding of marketing automation systems and their ability to drive meaningful impact to top of funnel
  • Understand web analytics performance 
  • Excellent communicator with proven ability to clearly convey complex ideas and data in written, presentation and spoken formats to a variety of audiences 

Bonus points if …

  • You are comfortable working with HTML/CSS to build your own emails, landing pages, and similar collateral
  • You have worked with the Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) to create creative materials
  • You have a history of reaching developer audiences with clear and concise messaging
  • You have prior experience in the application performance monitoring (APM), DevOps, or distributed tracing spaces
  • Have architected and deployed a successful ABM program across sales, marketing, and inside sales
  • Are confident in search engine optimization/search engine marketing (SEO/SEM)


Lightstep is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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