Product Manager

Location
England,Wiltshire,Trowbridge
Salary
£18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted
03 September 2018
Closes
01 October 2018
Ref
13949764/001
Contact
Dominic Manning
Job Function
Brand / Product, Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A development role for a product manager to find and prosper a career with a well establish organisation.

An opportunity to show case your abilities on to more responsibilities and senior roles.


Client Details

Strong, well diverse manufacturing organisation captivating the education market through a extended range of products. Whilst dominating the UK market this organisation has moved further a field to middle east and Europe.

Through a deep understanding of the education sector, curriculum and pedagogy, the team creates a proposition that meets the needs and addresses the fears of the customers.

Delivering great products whilst establishing amazing relationships.


Description

The Product Manager is expected to lead on pagination for our annual catalogues; optimising their return through informed layouts and features. Other responsibilities include optimising the online shopping experience and management of the product life cycle.



Key responsibilities for the Product Manager include:



* Lead on delivering multi-platform market leading product presentation of products, content and promotions

* To manage product information, specifications and imagery via a content management system

* Ensure the effective and accurate communication of the applicable product's features and prices

* Working alongside the Category Managers assisting them with managing product lines and implementing new product introduction

* Optimising the online shopping experience of the appropriate ranges and specific products

* Management of the product life cycle, impactful introduction, tracking performance, timely exit including exiting AEO stock and diligent establishment of alternatives and suppression

* Lead on pagination and page layout for annual catalogues

* To analyse and report on range performance, market performance and customer intelligence

* Support in market led insight activity, to include competitor analysis, customer research and appropriate monitoring of governing bodies and legislation

* Support the Sales Toolkit with relevant and appropriate content

* To provide support to the forecasting process

* Assist in the delivery of the pricing process in line with stated strategy and objectives

* To drive continuous improvement of product management processes and outputs





In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the jobholder may be required on occasion to perform other duties assigned by the supervisor/manager. This job description is a guide to the duties and responsibilities of the post and is not exhaustive. Subject to the needs of the service, the content of the job description for this post is subject to continuous review.


Profile

The successful Product manager based in Trowbridge will:



Product Managers report to and work in close liaison with Category Managers focusing on optimum product presentation and product management.



The role's primary responsibility is the print and digital presentation of the product range.



This isn't just the product detail itself, the successful candidate will manage added value content and product promotion content





As this is a development role the successful candidate will be an ambitious person who has just started out on their marketing career or in a role with transferable skills.



A self starter but someone who is inquisitive and keen to learn.



Creativity is important as this is a marketing role, but the successful candidate also needs to be comfortable with the more routine tasks of analysis and range maintenance.


Job Offer

Up to £24k

+ Benefits



This a development role with opportunity to move into roles such as Category Manager

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