As a Product Manager, you will work to identify, develop and implement a product line that meets the business goals and long term vision of the category. You will effectively manage the product creation process from design creation to commercialization of the product line.
Develop and execute a business plan, following the budget and taking into account manufacturing, cost, and market requirements
Achieve sales revenue, unit margins, and brand share objectives for your category
Incorporate information from Manufacturing, Sales, Supply Chain, Design, Development, and Global Marketing to effectively market specific products and product lines
Conduct market and trend research to gain a full understanding of the needs of the target market in order build a superior product line
Create product vision for the designers and act as a clearing house for creative input
Cultivate industry knowledge and continually evaluate competitors to capitalize on market opportunities
Communicate goals, expectations, and responsibilities surrounding product to the appropriate teams and management
Deliver presentations to senior management and customers
REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESS
Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related area; MBA preferred
6+ years' experience in a Product Management environment and/or Footwear industry
Superior problem solving and presentation skills
Frequent domestic and international travel
Our products are only as good as the people we hire, so we make sure to hire the best and treat them accordingly. In addition to a comprehensive traditional benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401k, etc.) we proudly offer a slate of more nontraditional perks - opportunities like on/offsite seminars, customized team building sessions, tuition reimbursement, and various mentorship programs - that encourage our associates to grow personally as they develop professionally. You'll also enjoy a flexible work schedule, gym discounts, fitness reimbursements, and volunteer opportunities, because work-life balance is more than just a buzzword - it's part of our culture.
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Equal Opportunity Employer:
New Balance provides equal opportunities for all current and prospective associates and takes affirmative action to ensure that employment, training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment are provided without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, genetic information and/or status as an Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, qualified disabled veteran or other protected veteran.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.