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Assistant Product Manager

company: Mondo Search
salary: 70000-70000
location: Sydney
Industry: Marketing / PR / Events
Date Posted: 16 September 2021

Wonderful opportunity to support the vison & strategy of this Boutique Pet Supplies Company

  • Assist in the sourcing and development of new and core products
  • Research/ Strategy/ Analysis & Trade Marketing
  • Animal Lovers Only

Assistant Product Manager – Boutique Pet Supplies Company

Purpose of the Role

  • Assist in the sourcing and development of new and core products by identifying potential products; conducting market research; generating product requirements including packaging; go to market timelines, specifications, production timetables, pricing, sales presentations and integrated plans for product introduction
  • Accurate and timely management of all product files e.g. briefs, GS1 reports, specifications, customer files etc

Key Activities     

  • New Products & Core Product Development – Assist in: 50%
  • Product Administration – 25%
  • Research/ Strategy/ Analysis & Trade Marketing – 10%
  • Processes/ Reporting/ Forecasts – 5%
  • General Support – 10%

Is This You?

  • Experience – Minimum 3 years in a product development ideally in products not services; with experience in developing products and in working with Chinese suppliers.
  • Creative – An eye for good design, and a generator of new and interesting concepts 
  • Customer focused – Passion for understanding the customer’s needs and wants
  • Commercial – sound knowledge of financials and returns in order to reach benchmarks
  • Strong research skills– using in market visits, internet and industry reports and data- to both collect and interpret data into insight and recommendations on competitive position

You are:

  • An animal lover and current or previous owner of a dog and/or cat 
  • Organisational skills – Stickler for detail & able to work within a small team environment
  • Resourceful & Independent – take pride in your work and a self-starter. Love to figure things out!
  • Interpersonal skills – Very personable, a good communicator with a mature approach
  • Highly reliable with the ability to work autonomously
  • Computer proficient:
    • Microsoft Suite: excel, word, powerpoint, outlook
    • Website content management systems – Shopify experience preferred but not essential
    • Adobe suite – preferred but not essential
    • Able to learn new systems quickly 

Desirable But Not Essential Skills

  • Qualification – Commerce, Marketing or Fashion degree 
  • Experience in the grocery / FMCG channel
  • Experience at managing and working at consumer and business events
  • Mandarin speaking

Please Apply NOW

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