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Marketing Manager - Detroit

PLM Posting #:HR-1292

Type: Full Time Position       
Location: Troy, MI USA

Aras PLM

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Marketing Manager – Detroit Area

Aras is a fast growing, rapidly expanding global start-up that provides advanced Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions to business customers worldwide, including Freudenberg, GETRAG, Motorola, XEROX and more. Learn more at and apply online

What We Do

Aras runs a SaaS-style Subscription business model similar to Red Hat. We operate an in-bound marketing and sales process to generate business which combines the traditional marketing mix with the latest online tools and techniques.

We are seeking a highly-motivated self-starter to join our Detroit area team and lead the marketing charge in the automotive sector. If you are passionate and eager to contribute on a daily basis, Aras could be the place for you.  We offer a high-growth environment with lots of opportunity to take your skills to the next level. This position is located in Troy, Michigan.

What you’ll do

·         Build our marketing presence in the automotive industry

·         Roll-up your sleeves, develop and drive marketing activities, materials, communications and events at the regional and industry levels

·         Collaborate with the Automotive team and the global marketing group to create marketing programs and campaigns to raise awareness and generate leads with an emphasis on the automotive industry

·         Cultivate and manage regional and industry PR and media opportunities

·         Support regional and online marketing and sales initiatives

·         Take our automotive program global

What you need

·         Experience marketing to automotive OEMs and tier one automotive suppliers

·         Familiarity with PLM, ERP or Supply Chain Management a plus

·         Working knowledge of automotive media, conferences and associations

·         5+ years of experience in marketing communications

·         Experience in event coordination for conferences and tradeshows

·         Experience with the latest Web / Internet marketing business practices

·         Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook as well as online tools

·         Self-starter who can work both independently and in a team environment

·         Strong communication and organizational skills; good writing skills a plus

·         Can-do attitude with high level of energy, enthusiasm, initiative and responsibility

·         Bachelor’s degree

·         Some local and national travel required

What you’ll get

·         The opportunity to build a key practice area on a global scale within an emerging market-leading company

·         The opportunity to build leadership, innovation and management skills

·         Daily interaction with customers, partners, cross-functional team members and management

·         The opportunity to contribute to our globalization strategy and direct participation into projects, programs and results

·         Hands-on project management and problem solving experience

·         Exposure to all areas of our business in a dynamic start-up environment


If you desire a challenge and would like to explore opportunities at Aras, submit your resume and a cover letter for consideration.

Submit your resume and cover letter to Aras

Aras is an equal opportunity employer.