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Akamai Technologies, Inc. Director of Competitive Intelligence in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Do you enjoy staying on top of the latest developments and events impacting business and technology?

Would you like to lead our competitive intelligence programs globally?

Join our Industry Marketing Team

Our team focuses on understanding market trends and analyzing the competitive landscape to improve Akamai’s go-to-market strategy. We shape go-to-market strategy through competitive intelligence analysis, market research and monitoring regional trends. We partner with cross functional teams to share learnings, establish best practices, and continuously improve Akamai's relevance to customers

Develop cutting edge competitive intelligence strategy

In this role you will be an integral cross functional partner to leadership, sales and marketing. You will create processes to monitor the competitive landscape and provide strategic insight and recommendations. You will be a change-agent, harnessing new technologies and transforming Akamai’s go-to-market strategy to set us apart

As a Director of Competitive Intelligence, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing competitive marketing strategies from data sources, outside-perspectives and expertise around integrated products for field-facing teams

  • Ensuring appropriate intelligence and value-added insights are captured and disseminated throughout the business

  • Developing core marketing materials, including customer and field facing product collateral, sales tools and resources

  • Using data and research to evaluate impact, and push for continuous improvement that shows business results

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • 12 years of experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and/or a Technical field or its equivalent

  • Have experience leading competitive intelligence strategies and initiatives

  • Have experience working in a matrix environment with excellent communication and collaboration skills to build trusting relationships

  • Be results driven with the ability to shepherd projects on tight timelines to completion

  • Have solid expertise with channels sales partnership and business development in web and performance space

  • Be able to analyze data, set priorities, and shape results in a corporate environment

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, we’re curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you’ll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health

  • Your finances

  • Your family

  • Your time at work

  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you!

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.