Product Manager

Job Description
The Company:

Gladson is the leading provider of product content and services to the consumer packaged goods industry. We work closely with leading manufacturers and retailers helping them grow their businesses through initiatives like better space management, improved e-commerce offerings for consumers and shoppers, better supply chain operations and leading-edge initiatives in 3-D visualization of shelves and stores. We also support a wide range of innovative services for shoppers and consumers in stores, on the Internet and through mobile applications. We’re a growing, profitable company where the right individual will have an immediate impact.



We’re looking for an energetic Product Manager to join our growing team in Lisle, IL.



Job Description:

The Product Manager will be responsible for product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle for Gladson’s Content products, from strategic definition to end-of-life planning, and will ensure products align with and support the company's overall strategy.



Primary Duties:

Define offerings for target market segments and manage the execution of the offering from launch through maturity.

Document and maintain the offering specifications including license terms, deliverables and pricing

Collaborate with members of the marketing and sales teams to identify target customer segments, positioning and value propositions

Manage proof of concept programs for new offerings and features

Work closely with Software Development, Production and IT to deliver required features and capabilities for each offering

Prepare, in collaboration with Marketing and Sales management, sales briefings and supporting materials

Contribute to market, industry and competitive analysis

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriately related field

Working knowledge of the consumer packaged goods industry

Two or more years of demonstrated experience as a product manager or product marketing manager with a particular preference to candidates with experience working with technical products or information services

Strong program management skills with the ability to maintain progress in an environment with dynamic implementation schedules and business priorities

Proven ability to deliver successfully in a growing, entrepreneurial business

Strong written and verbal communication skills


Benefits:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Excellent benefits package.

Company

Gladson

Job Code

State or Province

Illinois

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