Assistant Product & Marketing Manager (Product Development)

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02 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Product & Marketing Manager (Product Development) 

Our Product function is the melting pot of commercial strategy, data and creative. Working across Category, Trading, Creative and Operations, they get under the skin of customer expectation to develop product strategy. Effortlessly combining emotion and creativity with data and insight to continuously improve, innovate and maximise product and profitability. 

Position: Assistant Product & Marketing Manager (Product Development) 
Location: Dawson Lane site, Bradford – West Yorkshire 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £Competitive salary 
Benefits: Heathcare Cashback Scheme, Flexible working opportunities, Free onsite parking, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays per year, A variety of other cultural and lifestyle benefits, aimed at promoting a positive work / life balance. 

About the role: 

Are you interested in supporting the creation of our innovative and distinctive products? We’re looking for an Assistant Product & Marketing Manager to support the Product Manager’s in the development of various fantastic products. Working on Hallmark Brand, assisting on Product lines for Tesco, Morrison’s and Co-op, you will have impact on a large portfolio of approximately £2 million. 

You’ll flourish as one of our Assistant Product Managers by: 

- Supporting the delivery of product development on time in line with the Critical Date Path (CDP) and to cost targets. 
- Taking part in regular competitor shops to analyse our product offering versus competitors. 
- Using, interpreting & analysing commercial information and consumer insights to deliver compelling products to market. 
- Understanding the manufacturing and procurement process and working with supply chain and finance to ensure margin targets are met and exceeded. 
- Working closely with internal / external customers to ensure specifications are met and completed in a timely manner. 

About you: 

In this role you’ll get exposure to the full product lifecycle, enabling you to develop a broad spectrum of skills in this area. As an Assistant Product Manager, you’ll use your confidence and proactivity to build strong and lasting relationships with key stakeholders within Hallmark. We’d love you to have some experience from a Product background, but if you are ambitious and a quick learner then we can teach you the rest! 

To be a success in this role, we would like you to: 

- Preferably have experience working with or developing Products, or in a similar role such as a Junior Buyer or Account Executive. Any experience within the Greetings Card industry would be highly desirable. 
- Have strong communication skills and use these to clearly articulate your perspective with key stakeholders. 
- Have good analytical skills along with financial and commercial awareness. 
- Have a keen interest in customer insights and key trends to continuously develop new and innovative products. 

In return, you’ll enjoy working within a well-established, friendly team who are supportive and work flexibly. Additionally, based at Dawson Lane in Bradford close to key motorway links. 

You may have experience of the following: Assistant Product & Marketing Manager, Assistant Product Manager, Assistant New Product Development Manager, Assistant Product Development Manager, New Product Development, Marketing Manager, Assistant Marketing Manager, Project Manager, Junior Buyer, Assistant Buyer, Buying Assistant, Project Coordinator, Account Manager, Account Executive, etc. 

Ref: 88819