MIPI Alliance is currently recruiting for a Technical Marketing Engineer:

 

Technical Marketing Engineer

MIPI Alliance is a non-profit industry trade association with nearly 300 member companies across the mobile ecosystem, whose mission is to develop technical interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries. The organization actively promotes and encourages membership and the adoption of these specifications throughout the industry value chain.

Location

Virtual (US preferred)

Status

Independent Contractor (average 30-35 hours/week)

Summary

The Contractor will serve as Technical Marketing Engineer to work across all technical working groups of MIPI Alliance (www.mipi.org). The Technical Marketing Engineer is a new role for MIPI Alliance to plan, develop and lead the implementation of the organization’s technical marketing strategies and activities. This role will be responsible for working with the Marketing Steering Group (led by representatives from member companies) and the MIPI team (also MIPI Alliance contractors), to develop external (industry/public) marketing and communications activities under the direction of the Marketing Manager, the Managing Director, and an approved annual plan and budget. This is a virtual telecommuting-based role. Includes expenses-paid quarterly weeklong travel with full team (twice to US/Canada, once to Europe and once to Asia).

Responsibilities

  • Lead new technical content development, including but not limited to technical diagrams, blogs, podcasts, videos, articles, whitepapers, etc. This may involve managing contract writers, assisting subject matter experts, or writing articles and materials for distribution.
  • Manage revisions and updates to MIPI Alliance system diagrams and design of the (internal) specification roadmap.
  • Serve as lead reviewer for technical content, including industry articles, website content, webinars, press releases, presentations and materials from member companies. Facilitate content review process and work with subject matter experts to incorporate needed revisions and ensure accuracy. 
  • Serve as Project Manager for Marketing Steering Group (MSG), and work with the PM team to ensure this is done consistently compared to the other MIPI working groups.
  • Develop key messaging and marketing strategies for MIPI Alliance specifications.
    • Conduct positioning exercises to identify key benefits and use cases that resonate with target audiences.
    • Collaborate with TWGs to promote and support marketing of specification releases and other significant milestones or deliverables.
    • Develop and implement marketing and communications plans on a specification-by-specification basis.
  • Help develop targeted communications for specific industry segments and potential members that serves to raise visibility of MIPI Alliance and the value of its specifications.
  • Collaborate with the MSG and technical working groups (TWGs) to increase member engagement and collaborate with internal member content experts to identify target audiences, positioning and value.
    • Collaborate with TWGs to promote and support marketing of specification releases and other significant milestones or deliverables.
    • Develop and implement marketing and communications plans on a specification by specification basis.
  • As needed, conduct market research and surveys and/or leverage research analysts to address current issues, topics and trends with MIPI Alliance areas of interest.
  • Possible: represent MIPI Alliance at industry events including trade shows, conferences and speaking opportunities.
  • Other activities as mutually agreed by MIPI and Contractor.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally with a technical, engineering or project planning concentration.
  • Excellent written communications skills.
  • 5+ years’ experience in technical or product marketing, standards promotion, service organization, or related technology consulting firm environment, plus some overall team management/facilitation experience. Mobile industry experience a plus.
  • Ability to operate comfortably in a progressive electronic environment with an emphasis on virtual project collaboration, MS Office applications, web-based tools and communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong time management and organizational skills, self-motivation, and the ability to prioritize multiple work items under deadlines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the MIPI team, consultants, and industry representatives and members from globally diverse companies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical persons in face-to-face, conference call and virtual environments.
  • Ability to think freely and independently in a dynamic fast-paced work environment while problem solving and implementing improvements and solutions.
  • Ability to keep abreast of industry activities related to standards and technology development, alliances, special interest groups, and consortia.
  • Demonstrated experience in collaboration with external resources including graphic designers, web development team, public relations firm, etc.
  • Domestic and international travel required 3-5 times per year.
  • Must be comfortable and able to work 100% remote out of a home or self-procured office.

About MIPI Alliance

The MIPI Alliance is a global, collaborative non-profit corporation that operates as an open membership organization. Every smart phone made in 2016 uses at least one MIPI specification. All companies in the mobile ecosystem are encouraged to join, including semiconductor companies, software vendors, IP providers, peripheral manufacturers, test labs and end product OEMs. Today, nearly 300 member companies actively participate in the Alliance, developing and promoting interface specifications which drive consistency in processor and peripheral interfaces, promoting reuse and compatibility in mobile devices. MIPI Specifications establish standards for hardware and software interfaces which drive new technology and enable faster deployment of new features and services. www.mipi.org

Applicants

To apply for this role, please provide a copy of your resume, cover letter, and fee requirements to: jobs@mipi.org

NO THIRD PARTIES PLEASE.

Disclaimer:  This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.