noxville, Tennessee (June 5, 2017) – SportDOG® Brand,the industry-leading manufacturer of electronic dog-training products and accessories is currently seeking a Senior Product Manager to join its talented team at the company’s corporate office, located in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The ideal candidate should be a self-starter, passionate about the outdoors, and ready to lend their expertise in expanding the broad line of dog tracking and training products offered by SportDOG. The new Senior Product Manager will play a large role in continuing to execute on the company’s promise: “Gear the Way You’d Design It®,” made to its customers from day one.
The Senior Product Manager will be responsible for managing all SportDOG product lines, launching new products, and working cross-functionally with multiple external/internal teams. He/She will assume the primary function of driving projects to completion under the direction of the Category Manager, while working to maximize results and maintaining ongoing communication and project updates.
- Assess the competitive landscape and communicate developments to the sales teams and Category Manager
- Liaison with the Domestic and International sales team as the resource for questions about assigned products including inquiries regarding quality, specifications, and best sellers
- Work closely with the Quality/Engineering teams to ensure that quality specifications are met consistently
- Development of merchandising options and other tools needed to drive increased sales
- Lead cross-functional project work in the areas of VAS, product testing based on reviews, and product manual creation
- Provide recommendations on how to grow sales and execute approved ideas
- Manage the brand’s relationship with Supply Chain to ensure supply levels are adequate to meet customer demand
- Work closely with the Data Analytics Team on market data, reviews, and field tests
- Provide status updates and maintain open flow of communication to key stakeholders
- Co-develop and execute launch plans