To strengthen our team, we are now looking for a new Product Manager for the footwear and technical equipment department.
The main objective of the Product Manager will be to identify and promote the value of the product, improve its market positioning and increase its profitability.
Your tasks and responsibilities
Development of the product matrix in accordance with the brand strategy
Preparation of the business plan and detailed briefing for each single product (product concept, feature, functionality, price positioning, target costs, sales potential, promotion and communication)
Setting the product development calendar and checking the consistency of the products with the brand strategy
Debrief R&D and Design Team regularly and build and maintain intradepartmental relationships with all functional areas and ensure alignment on product brief
Updating the product management tool
Control of ongoing development with R&D and supervision of the design team to ensure that delivery times for market launch are met
Monitoring of sample delivery and warehouse management of the sample set
Collaboration with Marketing to define the communication of the product, also providing information and specific content to be highlighted during the creation of content
Present product strategy and explain product features during sales meetings and other internal meetings to raise product know how
Market visits, relationship building, assistance and meetings with strategic key accounts and dealers
Identifying market needs to identify future trends
4+ years of experience in a similar role, preferably in the sportswear / equipment sector
Degree in Economics / Marketing / Communication or Industrial / Product Design
Knowledge of the Office packet (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is a must have
Excellent knowledge of English and Italian language, the knowledge of German is considered a plus
Organizational skills and experience in time and project management
Travel required : 40%
Passion for sport, in particular for mountain activities and mountaineering
We offer stimulating work and growth opportunities in a young, sporty, dynamic and international environment.
The office is located in Montebelluna or Bolzano, Italy.
Join our team!