Water Industry Specialist - GIS

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At Esri, our Industry Specialists are experienced GIS subject matter experts within specific industries.


Our Water Industry Specialist serves as a thought leader in understanding how GIS, mapping, and location analytics can transform and modernize organizations within the water industry.


This Industry Specialist establishes a regular cadence for content (e.g. webinars, customer success stories, eBooks, social media, blogs, etc.) that drives awareness, demand, and builds community.


The Industry Specialist networks with industry influencers to promote and position Esri GIS technology as uniquely suited to address existing and emerging industry challenges in target markets.


The Industry Specialist assists in the development and execution of a marketing strategy for growth of Esri technology within the industry and in support of business objectives. Objectives will be achieved by working closely with their Industry Manager and sales and professional services leadership to identify market opportunities and programmatic priorities for consideration.


The Industry Specialist will need to have solid knowledge of GIS competition within the target industry segment, will need to be an excellent communicator with experience presenting GIS topics, and will need to possess a solid understanding of financial, technological, and market factors and can stay ahead of industry trends. The Industry Specialist will also assist the Industry Manager to develop the Esri vision for the Water Industry to maximize market share and sustainable revenue growth.



  • Assist Industry Manager to engage with marketing, sales, products, professional services, international distributors, education, and partner teams to successfully deliver campaign tactics.
  • Develop regular cadence of content (e.g. webinars, customer success stories, eBooks, social media, blogs, etc.) that drive awareness, demand, and builds community.
  • Support conferences, tradeshows, seminars, webinars and user group meetings.
  • Contribute to the growth of the water community on social media.
  • Create, manage, and execute campaign tactics, including effective internal communications, to meet water team goals. Track campaign progress and proactively work with internal and external customers to move activities forward.
  • Provide knowledge about competition to Industry Managers, product development, competitive intelligence team, and sales.
  • Research, evaluate, and assist efforts on strategic industry positioning, gain validation by internal and external experts.
  • Develop deep GIS domain expertise and be responsible for providing industry expertise to support internal requests, partner engagements and customer meetings.


  • 5-7+ years of experience working in water and utilities industry
  • Knowledge of GIS and its application within the water and/or utilities domain
  • Excellent communication skills to include written, verbal, and presentation
  • Highly organized, strongly self-motivated, and have the ability to multi-task activities with shifting priorities
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude
  • Strong decision-making, problem resolution, and creative thinking skills
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s or master’s in marketing, GIS, geography, or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Pardot and Salesforce

About Esri

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email askcareers@esri.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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