Vertex Ventures US
Vertex Ventures US

Vice President, Product Marketing



Marketing & Communications, Product
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Docker is a remote first company with employees across Europe, APAC and the Americas that simplifies the lives of developers who are making world-changing apps. We raised our Series C funding in March 2022 for $105M at a $2.1B valuation. We continued to see exponential revenue growth last year. Join us for a whale of a ride!

The VP of Product Marketing, reporting to the Head of Marketing, will own Product Marketing at Docker, working closely with Product, Sales and CS, as well as the rest of the Marketing team. This role requires establishing a strong foundation of product positioning that aligns to customers pain points, desired outcomes, and “jobs to be done.” Helping to establish motions for driving self-service growth as well as sales led growth through meeting customer needs.

We strongly believe Product Marketing is a tentpole to our overall marketing strategy, bringing to the forefront the customer, the amazing things they can do with Docker, what Docker can help them achieve, and the value we can help them create.


  • Establish a Product Marketing strategy, positioning, and framework.

  • Build a world class Product Marketing function.

  • Own launches, as well as Sales/CS enablement

  • Build trust and drive collaboration with Product, Sales, CS and many other stakeholders

  • Create an engine for putting customer stories, successes, and their amazing accomplishments into the world.

  • Partner with DevRel to show the engineering world not just what but how to achieve their goals with Docker.


  • 5+ years experience in Product Marketing, including at least one with the engineer audience.

  • At least one year experience as an executive (VP level or above)

  • Impeccable communication style, both internally and externally

  • Experience building & managing teams

  • Startup experience a plus

  • Experience in other areas of Marketing, or Sales/CS a plus

What to expect in the first 30 days

  • Get acquainted with the leadership, Marketing, Product, and Sales teams

  • Assess existing frameworks & outcomes

  • Formulate a plan of action to get PMM at the next level at Docker

What to expect in the first 90 days

  • Impact the qualitative & quantitative outcomes at Docker

  • Build an exciting & excited PMM team

  • Lay the foundations for future positioning, messaging, packaging & pricing work

What to expect in the first year

  • Docker is in a quantifiably better place thanks to PMM, through to a mix of strategic opportunities and tactical execution

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Perks (for Full Time Employees)

  • Freedom & flexibility; fit your work around your life

  • Home office setup; we want you comfortable while you work

  • 16 weeks of paid Parental leave

  • Technology stipend equivalent to $100 net/month

  • PTO plan that encourages you to take time to do the things you enjoy

  • Quarterly, company-wide hackathons

  • Training stipend for conferences, courses and classes

  • Equity; we are a growing start-up and want all employees to have a share in the success of the company

  • Docker Swag

  • Medical benefits, retirement and holidays vary by country

Docker embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our company will be.

Due to the remote nature of this role, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship.