Assistant Product Manager

£18000 - £20000 per annum
30 Jun 2017
28 Jul 2017
Daniel Evans
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
I am looking to speak to commercially minded marketing graduates with an interest in forging a career within Product Management to be based in Derby.

Client Details

My clients are a leading manufacturing company based in Derby.


The Assistant Product Manager is expected to perform or assist in the following duties, tasks, and responsibilities

* Liaise with the Marketing and Technical departments to maintain current and complete new product labelling
* Support in maintaining and updating product approvals and accreditations both in physical and digital form
* Maintain close connection with sales team to evaluate reactions to and suitability of present promotional material and to ensure optimal use of printed and digital promotional material.
* Assist the Product Manager with the New Product Development process
* Deputise for the Product Manager during periods of absence
* Offer the sales team the required technical knowledge that will assist them in selling products.
* Monitor the procedures of production to ensure cost effectiveness and leanness of process
* Stay up to date with competitor and market developments and trends
* Communicate with our marketing and PR partners with regard to product campaigns comprising conferences, journal advertising, website, social media and direct mail.
* To attend sales meetings, conferences, exhibitions and training courses when required by the business.
* To represent the business in a professional manner at all times
* Comply with company policies at all times, with particular reference to the Health and Safety policy
* To carry out all other such duties as might be reasonably be requested by the business


The position of Assistant Product Manager requires a disciplined candidate who can work with multiple external and internal stakeholders across a range of simultaneous projects. The ideal applicant must therefore be self-motivated, and in addition possess the following qualifications:

* A suitable qualification in business or product management, applied science, other affiliated business fields or demonstrable experience in a similar role. A knowledge of the chemical industry is preferred but not essential
* Knowledge of computer packages such as MS Office, forecasting and production related software.#
* Ability to work efficiently and accurately in order to meet the required deadlines.
* Maintain confidentiality at all times in carrying out the tasks of an Assistant Product Manager.

Job Offer

Competitive Salary

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