This well established household name is seeking a qualified candidate for an Assistant Product Manager.
Reporting to the Product Manager for Machines, the Assistant Product Manager is responsible for assisting with product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle. This will include assisting with market research and data compilation, gathering and defining end user requirements as related to new product development, and working cross-functionally with sales, operations, marketing, purchasing and customer service to ensure company goals are achieved.
Currently the role will primarily be on a working from home agreement, but there are tasks within the role that can only be office based.
The Assistant Product Manager will be expected to:
Assist with market research and competitive product testing.
Support sales by assisting with a variety of tasks such as product training, sales presentations, product line reviews, trade shows, communications materials, etc.
Visit and work with external sales colleagues and end users to gather market information and conduct product testing.
Help to launch new products and sales programs to sales team and B2B customers.
Provide support across the entire accessories and consumables product range.
Upload and maintain website information on new and existing product lines.
Proof reading of company marketing materials and promotions (digital and print).
Act independently without constant supervision.
Experience and knowledge required:
Basic knowledge of power tools or grounds maintenance/construction/building trades and sales or marketing.
Building trades experience or grounds maintenance market/sales experience preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Attention to detail, excellent literary and analytical skills.
Ability to build relationships to gain customer loyalty and penetrate accounts within the market.
Excellent communications skills in person, over the phone, and in writing.
Strong self-motivator, with the ability to work well independently and with others in a team environment.
Must be able and willing to travel domestically and/or internationally if required.
Company Bonus Scheme
28 Days Holiday (including statutory Bank Holidays)
Company Pension Scheme
Company Life Assurance