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Product Manager - Consumer Goods

THE COMPANY:

This well respected Eastern Massachusetts manufacturer is a leader in the design and marketing of high-end tabletop and fine giftware. Product line extension and continued business growth requires the addition of a trend savvy marketing professional to propel the product line to exceed customer acceptance and expectation.

THE POSITION:

The successful candidate will develop and implement marketing plans for new product development and for growing existing product line categories from concept development to product planning, forecasting, and production. The person hired will collaborate with Designers, Sales Managers, internal Operations staff and outside vendors to ensure market ready products that meet and exceed marketing, sales, and profit projections. Will establish quality standards and analyze costs related to development. Will recommend pricing and promotional strategies to ensure that product specifications are met. Will coordinate marketing collateral needs for branding with Advertising to ensure consistent messaging. Will perform trend analysis, competitive research and analyze product mix and customer demand prior to recommending line extension or deletion. Some travel for market analysis, trade shows, sales meetings, and to meet vendors and retail customers.

THE CANDIDATE:

The successful candidate will bring 5-7 years of progressive product development experience resulting in the launch of new and unique consumer products sold through several channels. Product expertise in tabletop, giftware, fashion jewelry, home décor, decorative accessories or home furnishing would be preferable. Must be familiar with overseas manufacturing process and excel at interpreting home fashion trends. A degree in marketing or business is preferred along with proficiency with Excel and Microsoft Office products. This position requires a marketing professional with excellent communication skills and leadership capabilities with the ability to partner with several internal and external business partners. Excellent opportunity for personal and career growth.

COMPENSATION:

A competitive salary is offered along with an attractive employee benefits package.

CONTACT IN CONFIDENCE:

Maury N. Cyr
Cyr Associates, Inc.
177 Worcester Street, Suite 303
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Phone: (781) 235-5900
E-mail: mcyr@cyrassociates.com


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177 Worcester Street, Suite 303
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Phone: (781) 235-5900
E-mail: mcyr@cyrassociates.com