As Product Manager, you will manage a product marketing staff accountable for achieving defined marketing goals for a group of products or product line. You will be responsible for the development and introduction of new products and features that increase revenue and market share. You manage analyses of market demand and review of competitive products. You will also manage product definition, requirements analyses, documentation of specifications, product positioning and pricing.
Manages research, evaluation, execution and introduction of new products or product lines.
Evaluates and resolves technical feasibility, design optimization, and production issues.
Ensures that labeling and marketing/promotional literature match product specifications.
Researches and monitors existing client base and industry developments and identifies potential new product opportunities.
Works with other departments to establish a design, technology, product development, and vendor strategy.
Manages project budgets and prepares financial analysis reports for top management.
Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs
Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.
Conducts initial market and design research relating to new products.
Assesses financial and technical feasibility, estimates final product cost, price, and margins, and develops manufacturing strategy and distribution channels.
Interfaces with clients or prospects to identify needs and determine solutions and provides feedback to manufacturing or sales.
Identifies and evaluates new vendors or suppliers as needed.
Provides marketing input into product design.
Ensures the provision of product marketing materials and product support to the sales force to maximize product revenues.
Extensive knowledge of department processes.
Ability to foster teamwork and collaboration
Ability to develop and mentor others.
Ability to drive strategic direction.
Exceptional Oral and written communication skills.
Willing to own and be accountable for products and their performance
Data Driven decision making
Ability to build collaborative relationships is essential
Ability to influence others.
Customer experience focus
Experience in "Design Thinking" approach to product management
Project management skills.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
Software development background, familiarity with Scrum/Agile methodologies
Experience managing native iOS/Android applications preferred
Experience managing hardware products, Bluetooth, IoT or other devices preferred
Education and Experience
Bachelors degree required
5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor
Supervisory experience preferred
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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Extra Space Storage is the second largest operator of self-storage facilities in the U.S. Since we were founded in 1977, we’ve taken the storage industry by storm. In 2015 alone we added 1.6 Billion dollars in new acquisitions to our already large property portfolio.
The cornerstone of Extra Space Storage is successful partnerships with our stakeholders, partners, investors and customers. Our goals are driven by an impassioned, dedicated workforce that thrives in the innovation driven corporate environment. We are the best, at getting better!
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Knowledge is power and experience is valuable. This is why we strive to attract the best candidates for every position at Extra Space Storage. Every position is valuable to our success from our executive management team, corporate employees, on-site managers and call center team.
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Attracting the best candidates in any field requires a commitment to job satisfaction. At Extra Space Storage, job satisfaction is high, this is why we have one of the best retention rates in the business. We know that our success depends on our team loving their jobs!
An Extra Space employee is number one valued and knows they are invaluable to the team, customer and company. Second they are passionate enjoying a challenging and rewarding career path armed with the tools they need to succeed. Add a fun work culture and spectacular offices makes Extra Space a pretty amazing place to work.