Team Lead – Product Marketing

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 6 October 2016
Job Type: Full Time

We are based in the heart of the Silicon Valley and combine ideas from the epicenter of tech innovation with Sri Lankan engineering brilliance.

Our cutting edge end-to-end restaurant technology platform is distributed nationwide in the US via our parent company Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY): the world’s largest food services company.

As Sysco’s key technology partner we also provide the technical innovation necessary for Sysco to stay on the leading edge; the Sysco Innovation center at Sysco LABS undertakes the most significant technology initiatives with the aim of retaining Sysco’s competitive edge in the food-tech industry.

What you need to have to apply for this position:

  • 1st degree from a recognized foreign or local university. Exceptional candidates with good experience may be considered.
  • 5 years of experience in product marketing; exposure to the IT industry will be a distinct advantage.
  • A proven ability in developing and driving product marketing strategies.
  • A deep understanding of audience behavior in the product space.
  • Attention to detail, multitasking skills and the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • PR, web & design skills will be an advantage.


As a Lead you will lead the effort by:

  • Staying on the cutting edge of Product Marketing trends and managing our brand across multiple platforms.
  • Strategizing, executing and managing comprehensive integrated campaigns.
  • Managing brand presence across multiple online platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter).
  • Driving internal & external communications including CAKE key announcements and initiatives.
  • Extending the brand reach with traditional marketing and media partnerships.
  • Monitoring market trends, researching competitors’ activities to identify opportunities and key issues.
  • Implementing, tracking and reporting on KPIs for CAKE related marketing campaigns.
  • Organize and execute internal and external events.

Why Join?

Careers at Sysco LABS

At Sysco LABS, we value our entrepreneurial spirit and openness the most. Our culture is non-hierarchical, encourages open communication and the free flow of ideas, and foster learning as an ongoing process.

We are headquartered in Silicon Valley with much of our engineering being carried out by Sysco LABS in Colombo. Although both teams are roughly thirteen hours apart, we coordinate like clockwork to ensure deadlines are met and results delivered.

Teams based in Colombo regularly visit the Redwood City office, giving them an opportunity to experience the Silicon Valley culture first hand and meet the restaurants that use the products we build.