27 days old

Product Management Specialist (Coastwide Professional/Perk)

Framingham, MA 01701
**Description**

**PrimaryResponsibilities:**









+ SupportProduct Brands Product Manager and/or Director with the development andmanagement of Own Brand Facilities & Breakroom products under the CoastwideProfessional and Perk Brands.

+ Collectand organize industry and market research on products, marketing techniques andanalysis of assortments and then apply that to the growth and development ofbusiness strategies for WorkLife Brands products within that category

+ Assistin the creation of product briefs, giving definition and direction on a newproject to the rest of the team

+ CompletePackaging Request Forms and ensure packaging artwork accuracy through onlineproofing process

+ Assistin the development of WorkLife Brands products. This includes ideation,definition and project management. It also includes working with the packagingand marketing teams as needed to bring the product to market

+ Manageproofing process of catalog content to ensure that information presents StaplesBrand products with appropriate selling features of quality, value andinnovation

+ Withdirection from the Product Manager and/or Director, work closely with Merchantsby Channel to drive WorkLife Brands product sales and overall brand presence.

+ Preparationfor meetings and significant follow-up needed to keep projects on track

+ Retrievead hoc financial data and reports to provide compelling information thatsupports strategic selling plans

+ Assistin planning for upcoming promotional seasons, maximizing the opportunity todrive WorkLife Brands products in promo locations throughout the year. Thisincludes analysis of prior promotions, awareness of market trends andrecommendations for promotional products. Work with team to preparepresentations and obtain product samples and displays

+ Communicatewith other functional groups within the Product Brands team (ProductDevelopment, Marketing and Design) to keep projects moving and achieve mutualgoals.

+ MaintainProject Management Database and other Product Brands systems with allinformation / changes for new product development projects.





























**Qualifications**

**Basic:**









+ BachelorDegree Required

+ 1to 3 years of experience in product sales, marketing, merchandising, or productdevelopment.















**Preferred:**









+ Stronginterpersonal skills, resourcefulness and a sense of urgency in accomplishinggoals

+ Goodanalytical skills able to measure results and assess opportunities by askingthe right questions, pulling data together and drawing conclusions

+ Problem-solvingskills and the ability to work independently. Curiosity about how things work

+ Abilityto work in a fast-paced and changing environment, including the ability toprioritize multiple high-importance tasks and stay organized

+ Professionalcommunication skills written and verbal

+ GoodExcel & PowerPoint capabilities

















_Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our_ _perks and benefits_ _!_



_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._

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Posted: 2020-11-03 Expires: 2020-12-03

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