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Director, Upstream Product Marketing

North Kansas City, Missouri, United States


Job Description

We are excited to share an opportunity as a Director of Upstream Marketing as we expand our Product Marketing team. This leadership role will come in and stand up a specific Product Marketing team. You will own market strategy for large and highly complex product groups, will give direction to the product market strategy to cross functional stakeholders across the product lifecycle and report to stakeholders regarding product performance, market position and trends. You will also have responsibility for managing and developing upstream product marketing managers and marketers within the product business unit, supporting adherence to product lifecycle management guidelines. You will also oversee market penetration and product portfolio positioning to create action plans along with removing barriers and identifying improvements in the marketing process.

The successful candidate for this job will have a technical competency with knowledge of the products and of the product management lifecycle. You will need to have understanding of the HCIT market but a robust marketing background is not required. Effective communication skills, a strong bias for action and being a quick learner along with the willingness to dig in to build a team and capabilities will be needed in this candidate.

If you are looking for your next leadership opportunity to drive real value and outcomes for our organization, we invite you to apply.
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Sales, Marketing & Strategy

Whether your strength lies in sales, relationship management, marketing or strategy, you will be driving positive change by communicating the value of solutions that help solve the world’s most complex health challenges.

About Sales, Marketing & Strategy


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent related work experience
  • 7+ years of relevant professional experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Product Marketing experience
  • HCIT experience


  • Currently living in or able to relocate to Kansas City, MO area or currently in a virtually approved city
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Additional Information

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Relocation Assistance Available for this Job:

Yes - Domestic/Regional

Virtual Eligible Job


Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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