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Hayes Software Systems develops, markets, sells and supports software and services for the K-12 school administration market.

As a dynamic and rapidly growing company, Hayes Software Systems is seeking talented, dedicated people to join our team. Hayes Software Systems staff come from a variety of backgrounds yet we all share some essential qualities, the most important being a passion for supporting our software users by any means possible.

Open Positions

National Account Executive

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Due to rapid growth and increased demand for our software and consulting services, HSS is actively seeking an experienced sales professional to join our sales team. 

As an Account Executive, you will be responsible for generating leads, responding to lead generation efforts, conducting web-based and on-site demonstrations, developing customer relationships, and driving new business within large districts and state agencies.

The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, K-12 software/solutions sales experience with large, strategic accounts (both large districts as well as state agencies) and a desire to win. This position will maximize your sales skills and provide substantial financial rewards.   This corporate culture attracts candidates who are results-oriented and interested in making an immediate impact in education as well as their own career. 

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for all consultative sales activities from lead generation to close within assigned state territories
  • Demonstrates the ability to achieve defined sales objectives while maintaining customer satisfaction.
  • Effectively leads meetings and develops relationships with school district leaders including superintendents, CIO’s, CAO’s, etc. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to prospect for potential customers through referrals, email, cold calling and general networking practices. 
  • Collaborates with industry partners and internal teams to develop programs and offerings to best meet customer’s needs. 
  • Represents the company at industry conferences. 
  • Assists in the development of and presentation of company’s pricing and proposal models. 
  • Prepare written status reports for clients and present topics in meetings.
  • Prepare materials for training seminars and workshops.
  • Provide assistance in managing complex projects and/or producing sophisticated deliverables.
  • Assist with preparation of other written reports and materials for clients
  • Utilizes company tools, processes and procedures to achieve desired results
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree and proficient PC skills required.  
  • 3 to 7 years experience in the K-12 market
  • Ability to sell technology/software/consulting solutions.
  • Willingness to travel nationally.
  • Proven ability to achieve sales quotas.  

In addition to the above, we seek candidates who possess:

  • outstanding communication skills
  • initiative
  • versatility
  • the ability to work well independently as well as being an active participant in a team
  • a strong customer service orientation
  • an interest in public sector program delivery systems
  • strong financial, quantitative and administrative skills
  • demonstrated computer skills
  • a strong work ethic
  • high professional and ethical standards
  • a belief and commitment to lifelong learning

Benefits:  Excellent employee benefits and amenities: medical/dental insurance • Simple IRA with employer contribution • profit sharing plan • 10+ days paid time off • 10+ paid company holidays • free parking • on-site childcare/fitness/food market/ATM machine • snacks and drinks provided • regular social office events • casual and professional work environment in Northwest Austin

Please send resumes to:  mwinebright@hayessoft.com

Hayes Software Systems (“HSS”) develops, markets, sells and supports asset management and inventory control software and services for the K-12 school administration market.

With over 20 years in the industry, Hayes Software Systems is a dynamic and rapidly growing company, seeking talented and energetic people to join our team. 

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Technical Writer and Presentation Creator

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Hayes Software Systems is looking for a skilled Technical Writer to create comprehensive Policies and Procedure Manuals, Business Process Maps, and Multi-Media Presentations to help our customers increase the efficiency of their inventory management process.

Does this describe you?

  • You like to have everything perfectly placed, balanced, and documented.
  • You have a passion for communicating clear expectations in writing.
  • Missing steps and vague instructions drive you crazy.
  • You like using pictures, screenshots, and video clips to explain your point- all in the service of clarity.
  • You love improving on existing documentation and using templates to improve your efficiency.

If this sounds like you, please keep reading!

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Hayes Software Systems Business team to discover the processes and procedures needed by our customers.
  • Translate these needs into beautiful, clearly written, and engaging documents: Manuals, Diagrams, and Multi-Media Presentations
  • Identify repeating patterns in the process and create workflow templates to improve internal Hayes Software System Processes.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience creating documentation for complex processes for medium to large organizations.
  • BA/BS in Technical (Communications, English, Journalism, or related field a PLUS )
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and remain organized and detail oriented.
  • Experience with k-12 inventory management a PLUS!
  • Experience with the following software a PLUS!
  • - Video/screenshot Software: Snagit, Adobe Captivate, Camtasia studio, etc…
  • - Microsoft Office Software (including PowerPoint and Visio)
  • - Graphics Editing Software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Paint Shop Pro, Gimp, etc…

Personal Attributes

  • Strong Interpersonal Skills- able to produce consistent documentation while interacting with diverse communications styles.
  • Strong Time Management Skills- able to balance a number of projects and hit tight deadlines.
  • Critical and Logical thinking- able to make sure all processes “make sense” across all documents and multi-media.
  • Self-starter with positive, “can do” attitude who is comfortable working independently with minimal supervision.

About Hayes Software Systems

Hayes Software Systems believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. We count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

We have been developing, marketing, selling and supporting software applications for education administration for 25 years. We are a team of professionals with diverse personalities all dedicated to the same goals.

Hayes Software Systems relies on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

In your cover letter, please explain why you believe your background experience has positioned you for this opportunity.

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Product Expert

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Hayes Software is looking for a skilled and confident Product Expert to help district stakeholders roll out service initiatives and get buy-in for the process. If you like teaching best practices, leading discussions, and helping others make processes better, we are looking for you!

Does this describe you?

  • You love asking pointed questions that cut to the heart of the problem.
  • You can get participation from quiet or reserved “class” members.
  • You just “get” people and like helping them overcome obstacles.
  • You are highly logical and can map out complex concepts visually.
  • You have a game-changing personality that inspires others to action.

If this sounds like you, please keep reading!

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Hayes Software Systems Business team to learn customers’ training needs.
  • Deliver training to district stakeholders (both in-person and virtually).
  • Ensure understanding and get buy-in throughout the presentation.
  • Draw out objections in a group setting and help move the conversation toward established best practices.
  • Capture ideas, agreements, and follow up-actions uncovered in training/discussion sessions.
  • This position requires 50%-80% travel and remote work.

Qualifications

  • 2+ Years’ experience as a trainer, instructor, or process coach in a business or educational setting.
  • Prior experience in education or education administration a PLUS!
  • Prior experience with Inventory Management a PLUS!

Personal Attributes

  • Highly professional and able to present with confidence and poise.
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills and desire to interact with people.
  • High degree of comfort with ambiguity as customers don’t always know where to start while improving their process.
  • Personally driven to excel

About Hayes Software Systems

Hayes Software Systems believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. We count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

We have been developing, marketing, selling and supporting software applications for education administration for 25 years. We are a team of professionals with diverse personalities all dedicated to the same goals.

Hayes Software Systems relies on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

In your cover letter, please explain why you believe your background experience has positioned you for this opportunity

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Business Process Solutions Consultant

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Hayes Software System is looking for a skilled Business Process Consultant to take our Services Offering to the next level.

This is the person we are looking for:

  • You have passion for and experience in discovering and improving business process.
  • You have a commanding presence and enjoy interacting with key stakeholders in major organizations.
  • You love fast-pace work environments and balancing multiple priorities.
  • You take ownership of task completion and work with a high degree of autonomy.
  • You need to work with the most talented team in the k-12 inventory management space to define, create, and launch new services offerings to our customers.

If this sounds like you, please keep reading!

Responsibilities

  • Speak with key stakeholders to: uncover steps for ongoing tasks, determine causes for deviation, identify pain points, create a process improvement plan, and present findings to district.
  • Act as a change agent for the customer to roll out new processes.
  • Coordinate with Hayes team to create customer documentation and identify new ways to serve customer needs.
  • Act as a mentor on business improvement processes and methodology for internal team as the services department continues to grow.
  • Travel- 30%-60%

Qualifications

  • 2+ years’ experience in business process design and improvement for large organizations.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business from an accredited 4-year institution (MBA preferred)
  • Experience in the following processes a PLUS!
  • - Agile,
  • - Kanban
  • - LEAN
  • - TOC
  • - BPM
  • - SIPOC
  • - PMBOK
  • - MECE
  • - Minto pyramid principle
  • - RACI
  • Experience with K-12 inventory management models a plus

Personal Attributes

  • Extreme Professionalism
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills- Able to quickly create trust with key district stakeholders.
  • Personally driven to excellence
  • Ability to work with great deal of ownership and autonomy
  • Can quickly ramp up to excellence in your role: applications, processes, product knowledge, and best practices.

About Hayes Software Systems

Hayes Software Systems believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. We count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

We have been developing, marketing, selling and supporting software applications for education administration for 25 years. We are a team of professionals with diverse personalities all dedicated to the same goals.

In your cover letter, please explain why you believe your background experience has positioned you for this opportunity.

 
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Product Marketing Manager

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Our Product Marketing Manager is a positive, out of the box thinker ready for a unique opportunity to help drive new outbound marketing activities for our products. You get to become our go to expert on our buyers, how they buy and their buying criteria. You’ll engage one-on-one with customers, prospects and internal stakeholders across the organization to continuously build your knowledge. You’ll utilize your acquired buyer knowledge to position and message our products in all product communication. You’ll collaborate with marketing and sales team members to develop innovative marketing programs that drive demand as well as highlight our market expertise. Attention to detail and an eye for quality, along with the ability to grasp and translate procedural capabilities into benefits is crucial. This is an excellent opportunity for a “roll up the sleeves” marketer ready to take their career to the next level. 

About Hayes Software Systems

Hayes Software Systems is a growing, privately held provider of inventory management software and consulting solutions for the K-12 education market. Over the last 24 years Hayes has worked with over 6,000 schools across 36 states, including 25 of the top 100 largest districts in the country, implement inventory control solutions that help districts save money, become more efficient, and support student access to a quality education.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Generate demand, increase overall leads, and nurture quality leads through the marketing funnel  
  • Leverage the company’s marketing automation system and other online tools to effectively implement inbound and outbound marketing programs  
  • Develop, test and refine strategies for generating and nurturing leads at all stages of the sales funnel in order to increase lead conversion to sales and help shorten the sales cycle  
  • Manage product marketing launch plans looking for opportunities to gain attention and traction in the marketplace.  
  • Map content and demand generation programs to the buyer’s journey, including creating high-yielding lead generation offers such as how-to guides, ROI calculators, webinars, case studies, white papers, etc. targeted to each stage and buyer type (persona)  
  • Create standard and specialized presentations and demo scripts  
  • Facilitate channel training including competitive threats and related industry news 
  • Use analytics and market research to identify critical target audiences and influencers, and develop a deep understanding of the wants, needs, and motivations of these audiences to further increase brand perception 
Expectations: 
  • 2-3 years executing strategic lead generation and nurture programs in a complex B2B sales environment 
  • Must have positive and flexible attitude for working in a fast-paced team, and across various functions  
  • Think strategically, yet be able to problem-solve and drive tactical execution aligned to business goals  
  • Strong communication, presentation and writing skills; adept at cross-functional collaboration  
  • Experience leveraging CRM and marketing automation tools for segmentation and campaign execution  
  • Ability to learn quickly, manage multiple priorities and/or projects, and communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment  
  • Outgoing personality, easily able to network with potential/current customers at all management levels  
  • Ability to learn/use Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Connect   

Benefits: Medical/dental insurance • Simple IRA with employer contribution • profit sharing plan • 10+ days paid time off • 10+ paid company holidays • free parking • on-site childcare/fitness/food market/ATM machine • snacks and drinks provided • regular social office events • casual and professional work environment in northwest Austin

Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Marketing
Job Location: Austin, Texas, United States

Application Instructions

Resume and cover letter can be emailed to amaxin@hayessoft.com. In your cover letter, please explain why you believe your background experience has positioned you for this opportunity.

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Content Strategy Specialist

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Our Content Strategy Specialist is a creative team player ready for a unique opportunity to help drive new marketing campaign ideas in order to grow the sales pipeline through regional initiatives. You’ll collaborate with marketing and sales team members to develop innovative marketing programs that drive demand as well as highlight our market expertise. You’ll work your way into fully overseeing the content development process for landing pages, blog posts, press releases, videos, infographics, etc. This is an amazing opportunity for someone who’s not afraid to be creative, take calculated risks, and initiate projects that our team has never done before to take their career and our business to the next level. 

About Hayes Software Systems 

Hayes Software Systems is a growing, privately held provider of inventory management software and consulting solutions for the K-12 education market. Over the last 24 years Hayes has worked with over 6,000 schools across 36 states, including 25 of the top 100 largest districts in the country, implement inventory control solutions that help districts save money, become more efficient, and support student access to a quality education. For more information, visit www.hayessoft.com. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Proactively recognize and act on regional market and competitive trends 
  • Coordinate with regional sales representatives to align plans and message development to business goals  
  • Drive the development and execution of integrated marketing plans including campaign objectives, campaign themes, asset development, and metrics  
  • Create content in support of regional campaign initiatives  
  • Research, choose, design, and manage live events to be included as tactics in the overall marketing mix, and ensure there is a cohesive pre-event, at-event, and post-event strategy to increase engagement and response rates  
  • Work with marketing operations to forecast, measure, analyze, and report impact of all programs; course-correct as campaign execution unfolds  
  • Initiate A/B testing and other proactive testing strategies as part of a culture of continuous improvement  
  • Develop packaged programs that sales reps can activate in their territory in order to efficiently target their prospects    
Expectations:  
  • 1-2 years campaign management and demand generation experience  
  • A creative mind  
  • A deep understanding of the development and execution of demand generation and nurturing activities  
  • Ability to learn quickly, manage multiple priorities and/or projects, and communicate effectively in a fast-paced environment  
  • Be a highly-organized, aggressive self-starter  
  • Ability to proactively collect, analyze, and draw conclusions from a wide variety of internal and external sources and individuals  
  • Ability to keep a strong sense of balance when faced with daily and ongoing project deadlines since the job entails attention to multiple, and often competing priorities  
  • Think strategically, yet be able to problem-solve and drive tactical execution aligned to business goals  
  • Ability to cultivate and sustain a high degree of cross-functional collaboration, coordination, and communication  
  • Experience leveraging a CRM and marketing automation platform for segmentation and campaign execution  
  • Outgoing personality, easily able to network with potential/current customers at all management levels 
  • Ability to learn/use Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Connect   

Benefits: Medical/dental insurance • Simple IRA with employer contribution • profit sharing plan • 10+ days paid time off • 10+ paid company holidays • free parking • on-site childcare/fitness/food market/ATM machine • snacks and drinks provided • regular social office events • casual and professional work environment in northwest Austin

Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Marketing 
Location: Austin, Texas, United States

Application Instructions

Resume and cover letter can be emailed to amaxin@hayessoft.com. In your cover letter, please explain why you believe your personality and career goals will contribute to our company success.  

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Data Integration Specialist

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Do you enjoy solving puzzles? Are you detail-oriented? Do you want to help improve processes around an existing product? Are you passionate about working with data? If so, read on because we are currently seeking a Data Integration Specialist to join our Operations team. 

The Data Integration Specialist works on Technical Professional Service engagements for our clients that can include configuring web service integrations leveraging an ETL application, designing custom solutions to import legacy client data, and building custom reports and data extractions. As part of the Data Integrations team, you will have the opportunity to apply your existing database and ETL knowledge to help us build and improve processes in order to significantly grow the business.

Responsibilities:
  • Ability to examine and determine various data set file formats, data field separation mechanism, and database import/export approaches
  • Support multiple projects by designing and developing ETL routines
  • Program data import, data analysis, data export, and reporting applications with software tools that work in disparate systems
  • Proficiency with Structure Query Language (SQL) syntax and operation
  • Demonstrate skills and knowledge of relational database management system, e.g.. Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database Server, and others
  • Ability to prepare data flow diagram and data mapping documentation
  • Engage in data-driven problem solving
  • Participate in the requirements gathering process for the data portion of the project
  • Work with clients remotely, via phone and email, to ensure the proper data is retrieved for the project and that the configurations are setup properly prior to the integration
  • Work with Analysts and Business Users to translate functional specifications into technical designs for implementation and deployment.
  • Meet timelines and ensure data is prepared, integrated and configured within the specified time period
  • Use business judgment to guide analysis, draw implications from analysis and synthesize into clear communications
  • This position requires organizational skills, customer focus and a logical thought process
  • Build extensible data acquisition and integration solutions to meet the functional and non-functional requirements of the business.
  • Analyze customer data specifications and provide gap analysis.
  • Ability to program with APIs provided by disparate vendors.
  • Create documentation for future reference, training and support purposes.
  • Provide customers or internal teams with support on technical integration issues. Assist others in development.
  • Mentor others regarding setup and development of integration technologies, including internal toolsets, and partner configurations.
  • Facilitate training on integration techniques and methods, including creation of documentation for such training.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects at one time and be very results-oriented.
  • Must work well both independently and in a team environment. Must be a self-starter.
  • Develop data translation objects and data processing flow using current tools and software.
  • Work closely with Project/Account Managers on customer-specific initiatives that involve data translation or integration development.
  • Work independently to coordinate and solve highly complex technical data communication and transformation issues.
  • Design, test and implement data translation objects (maps).
  • Troubleshoot technical issues related to data transformation and flow
  • Implement processes and logic to extract, transform, and distribute data across one or more data stores from a wide variety of sources.
  • Optimize data integration platform to provide optimal performance under increasing data volumes.
  • Develop quality standards to ensure data quality and integrity across various database systems.
  • Develop data integration standards according to the organization's information services policies as well as best practices.
  • Ensure high quality and optimum performance of data integration systems in order to meet business solutions.
Qualifications:
  • Formal Education & Certification:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted for education.
  • Knowledge & Experience:
  • 3-5 years of experience with MS SQL Server and corresponding tools and technologies
  • 3+ years of experience in ETL tools
  • 3-5 years of experience mapping data structures.
  • In depth knowledge of generally accepted database principles, ETL techniques, and Data Normalization concepts and practices
  • Understanding of the following formats, XML, CSV, XLSX
  • Experience working directly with clients via WebEx, phone and email
  • Experience in recognizing data anomalies, inconsistencies, variations, etc. across large diverse data sets and the aptitude to quickly deploy automated process to recognize and resolve them
  • Experience with data conversion and interface issues, data conversion processes and tools
  • Experience with or programming language and/or windows scripting language preferred
  • Experience documenting and maintaining configuration and process information
Personal Attributes:
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-moving environment where the group’s priorities and your task at hand can change often and rapidly
  • The ability to approach all tasks, no matter how repetitive- or small-seeming, with an almost obsessive attention to detail
  • High organizational skills – you should be very organized, enjoy a challenge, and like bringing order to chaos
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Outstanding written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Ability to demonstrate strong customer service skills, and foster a high degree of end user satisfaction through the delivery of quality and timely service

Hayes Software Systems believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. We count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

We have been developing, marketing, selling and supporting software applications for education administration for 25 years. We are a team of professionals with diverse personalities all dedicated to the same goals.

Hayes believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. This position description is designed to outline primary duties and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the organization to just the work identified.  It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services where ever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors. You will have the opportunity to work with a team that has a track record of success through collaborative problem solving.  You will have the opportunity to participate in creating and deploying new solutions while you learn from people that are the best at what they do.

Excellent Employee Benefits and Amenities:
  • Medical/dental insurance
  • Simple IRA with employer contribution
  • Profit sharing plan
  • 10+ days paid time off
  • 10+ paid company holidays
  • Free parking
  • On-site childcare/fitness/food market/ATM machine
  • Snacks and drinks provided
  • Regular social office events
  • Casual and professional work environment in northwest Austin

Hayes Software Systems relies on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Please send resumes with cover letter and salary requirements to: developers951@gmail.com.

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Customer Support Technical Specialist- Tier 3

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Are you looking for a challenge?  Hayes Software Systems is seeking an enthusiastic, results driven candidate to fill a Tier 3 Customer Support Technical Specialist position.  Do you know MS SQL and want an opportunity to do more with your skill set?  As a Tier 3 member of our support team you will be called upon to respond to our toughest technical support issues.  Come join our team where we assess customer needs, create unique solutions and resolve issues with the goal of exceeding each customer’s expectations.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Effectively document processes, procedures and best practices
  • Work calmly and methodically in high pressure situations
  • Write custom reports
  • Expert in MS SQL database structure
  • Resolve complex data issues involving multiple tables
  • Ascertain and communicate customers’ situations and empathize with them while providing guidance via phone
Expectations:
  • Analytical and results orientated
  • Outgoing personality, easily able to network with all customers
  • 3 years software support experience
  • High school diploma – with preference given to bachelor’s degree from accredited college
  • Must have a passion for supporting customers’ success with our software applications
  • High attention to detail and quality
  • A positive and flexible attitude for working in a fast-paced team across various functions
  • Proficient in MS office applications and experience with CRM
  • Possess a passion for learning and instituting industry-leading support tactics and best practices

Application Instructions:
Send a letter telling us why you are the most outstanding candidate and what attributes you bring to the position.  Include a resume that describes what you have done to prepare you to work in a dynamic, fast paced, challenging atmosphere.  Email to ddisler@hayessoft.com

About Hayes Software Systems:
Hayes Software Systems has been developing, marketing, selling and supporting software applications for education administration since 1989.  By incorporating respected methodologies with the unique needs of education professionals for over 24 years, Hayes helps over 5,500 schools across 37 states, including 25 of the top 100 largest districts in the country, implement inventory control solutions. Hayes is a privately held company specializing in inventory automation solutions and consulting services to support K-12 asset inventory and instructional material accountability. For more information, visit www.hayessoft.com

We are a family of professionals with diverse personalities all dedicated to the same goals. At our company, our employees and their families come first, followed closely by our customer schools and school districts

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Product Marketing Specialist

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Our Product Marketing Specialist is a positive, critical thinker with a collaborative mindset. You will be responsible for supporting corporate objectives by managing all outbound marketing activities for our products. In your role you will be the expert in buyers, how they buy and their buying criteria. You will engage with customers, prospects and internal You will utilize that knowledge to craft the messaging and positioning for our products in all product communication. You will also transfer that knowledge to the sales channel. You’ll collaborate with team members to develop innovative marketing programs that drive demand as well as highlight our market expertise. Attention to detail and an eye for quality, along with the ability to grasp and translate technical capabilities into benefits is crucial. 

Areas of Focus:
• Sales enablement – communicate the value proposition of the products to the sales team and develop the sales tools that support the selling process of your products
• Market intelligence – be the expert on your buyers, how they buy and their buying criteria; be the expert on your competition and how to crush them
• Demand generation – develop the strategy and manage the marketing programs that drive demand for your products
• Buyer Communication - develop product positioning and messaging that differentiates and promotes our products in the market

Job Responsibilities:
• Create the marketing plan including methods for customer acquisition as well as customer retention
• Set SMART goals and measure effectiveness of marketing programs
• Communicate our products’ features and benefits clearly, consistently and compellingly through different marketing materials (including website, news releases, printed collateral, email newsletters, events, blog, white papers, case studies and more)
• Deliver thought leading content to buyers and customers through different marketing materials (including website, news releases, printed collateral, email newsletters, events, blog, white papers, case studies and more)
• Once written, maintain approved marketing copy (e.g. product descriptions, feature descriptions, accessory descriptions) in assigned databases for use in web and non-web materials and by other staff in and outside of Marketing
• Define buyer personas and determine market messages
• Align sales tools and the ideal sales process to the typical buying process
• Create standard and specialized presentations and demo scripts
• Facilitate channel training including competitive threats and related industry news
• Manage product marketing launch plans looking for opportunities to gain attention and traction in the marketplace.

Expectations:
• 4-6 years of experience in product marketing, marketing communications, or brand management
• Bachelor's Degree from an accredited 4-year institution
• Must have positive and flexible attitude for working in a fast-paced team, and across various functions
• Analytical and results orientated individual in tune with revenue marketing principles
• High attention to detail and quality
• Strong project management skills and experience, including managing external agencies
• Candidates should be proficient in MS office applications and experience with CRM and marketing automation systems will be advantageous
• Analytical and results orientated individual in tune with revenue marketing principles
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including excellent writing skills
• Must possess a passion for learning industry-leading marketing tactics and best practices
• Outgoing personality, easily able to network with potential customers of all levels
• Proficiency with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop 

Salary Range: $60,000 - $65,000
Benefits: Benefit package includes: Simple IRA (with employer contribution), Profit Sharing Plan, Health, Dental, Company-paid Holidays, Vacation
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Austin, Texas
Department: Marketing
Immediate Hire

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