Product Manager

Location
New York
Posted
Nov 07, 2012
Closes
Dec 07, 2012
Contact
Ms. s Meltzer
Duration
Full Time
For more than 100 years, Thomas Industrial Network has been an integral part in the way industrial buyers and sellers connect and communicate. Today, Thomas continues this legacy with an innovative array of internet marketing, content development, and technology solutions designed to help industrial manufacturers share critical product and service information throughout the sourcing and purchasing process.

We are actively seeking a product champion for TIN’s proprietary ecommerce platform that services small to medium sized industrial supplier. Check us out at http://www.thomaswebsolutions.com/about.html

In this role you will guide overall product marketing for the Navigator Platform and promote to multiple sales channels, including a nationwide independent channel and telesales operation.

Specific Responsibilities:
•Develop and refine messaging, competitive positioning, pricing, and sales approach based on field experience in front of prospects and competitive intelligence.
•Monitor competitive marketplace / products and develop strategies for appropriate positioning of the Navigator Platform.
•Drive senior stakeholder process for determining product development priorities based on market opportunity and current customer need.
•Serve as a media relations contact.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years product management experience at an Internet company and experience supporting a sales channel. Must have a strong understanding of the product development processes and familiarity with business requirements documentation. Demonstrated ability to represent complex technologies with clarity and poise to a non-technical audience. Superb collaborative skills and cross functional leadership attributes. Ability to build strong relationships internally and externally. Entrepreneurial approach to business. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including public speaking ability and skill with PowerPoint. Four-year graduate degree in business a plus. Familiarity with industrial products and services a plus. Nationwide travel 30-40%.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, with Rx, dental and 401(k). Positions are located at our NYC HQ, directly across the street from Penn Station. If you are interested in this position, please forward an attached copy of your resume in a Word document to careers@thomaspublishing.com and INCLUDE SALARY REQUIREMENTS.

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We are hiring local candidates only; this position is located at our NYC HQ, directly across the street from Penn Station.