Graduate Product Marketing Manager at Canonical


Company Info

Large organization

200 + Employees


Canonical – We bring open source to the globe more quickly, securely, and affordably than any other organization. We work with a committed worldwide community of 200,000 contributors to create Ubuntu, the world’s most popular corporate Linux, from the cloud to the edge. Ubuntu translates as “humanity to others.” We selected it because it personifies the generosity at the core of open source, which has become the new normal for platforms and innovation. We publish an operating system that runs from tiny connected devices to the world’s largest mainframes, the platform that everyone uses on the public cloud, and the workstation experience of the world’s most productive developers in collaboration with a community of 200,000. Ubuntu is the future of open source. It is secure and trustworthy, sleek and simple, and open to new ideas.

Title: Graduate Product Marketing Manager

Location: Lagos (Remote)

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description:

  • Canonical is seeking a Graduate Product Marketing Manager responsible for developing global marketing strategies and go-to-market plans for a diverse range of products to support our growth strategy. This role involves close collaboration with Product and Engineering teams, content teams, Sales Teams, and other Marketing functions. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology, technology marketing, and the use of technology in marketing. They thrive in an environment that emphasizes campaign ownership, collaboration, learning, curiosity, and continuous improvement. Problem-solving, hands-on work, experimentation, measurement, and automation are key aspects of this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop go-to-market plans and execute them for various products, including Cloud, IoT, Applications, Ubuntu, and Security.
  • Lead content dissemination planning and campaign development for product launches.
  • Create compelling messaging and positioning that highlights business value and resonates with target audiences throughout the buying journey.
  • Plan and execute customer base communications and marketing programs for upselling and cross-selling.
  • Collaborate with demand generation teams, using data and insights to improve traffic to content and optimize marketing funnels.
  • Plan events, webinars, and support paid and social media promotion in collaboration with other teams.
  • Create and publish content (online and print) aligned with marketing plans.
  • Monitor the competitive landscape to define product positioning that sets us apart.


  • Passion for technology and exposure to one of the areas Canonical covers: Cloud, IoT, Ubuntu, Security, Applications.
  • Strategic thinking and the ability to provide thoughtful recommendations and action plans for complex issues.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build trust with cross-functional teams.
  • Familiarity with go-to-market strategies and methodologies.
  • Proficient in delivering presentations and discussions with industry analysts, business, technical, and sales stakeholders.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a focus on content marketing.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and differentiate critical tasks, meeting deadlines without compromising quality.
  • Growth mindset, willing to think big and take calculated risks.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base pay based on location, experience, knowledge, and skills.
  • Additional benefits including annual bonuses and sales incentives (role-dependent).
  • Fully remote working environment.
  • Personal learning and development budget.
  • Annual compensation review.
  • Recognition rewards.
  • Annual holiday leave.
  • Parental Leave.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Opportunity for travel to meet colleagues at company events.
  • Priority Pass for travel and travel upgrades for long-haul company events.

Deadline: Not Specified.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to apply online

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