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Product Manager - Asda (3251491852)
Who are we? UK Greetings are the UK’s biggest publisher of Greeting cards. Our talented team design and produce original greeting cards, gift wrap and ancillary product to be sold direct to retail. We are proud that our strong customer base includes some of the biggest and most recognisable retailers in the UK. Why UK Greetings? We put our people first and we create product that spreads happiness, laughter and love We offer a hybrid working pattern and a warm and friendly culture that values diversity and inclusion. We love welcoming new talent, but we are proud that many of our employees have stayed with our business for 20 years We offer fantastic career development with many opportunities available to gain qualifications while you work through various apprenticeship and higher education programmes. Among the great benefits of working at UK Greetings are: 25 Days holiday plus 8 bank holidays. Long service additional holiday entitlement Holiday Purchase Scheme Company Bonus (based on EBIT performance) Employee Benefits Platform (retail, restaurant discounts etc) Free onsite parking at Head Office sites Staff shop Employer Contributory Pension Scheme Access to an Online Doctor and Employee Assistance Programme Employee Recognition scheme Employee Referral Scheme The Role: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Product Manager to join the Asda Strategic Account Team here at UK Greetings. You will be involved in all aspects of the development of products from concept through to product launch. This involves the monitoring and analysis of sales performance, competitor programmes and retailer activity including benchmarking, to identify product needs and range gaps and to help with the formulation of the range. The ability to identify opportunities for product innovation & differentiation and commercially execute are paramount. In addition to the formulation of objectives and strategies for your product area, you will be also be responsible for ensuring the communication and implementation of the plans within established schedules. Excellent time management, organisation and communication skills are a must, with the ability to project manage and coordinate multiple high profile events whilst managing stakeholder engagement.You'll have a professional approach, good commercial awareness, excellent presentation skills and strong excel skills. An element of the role will be customer facing so you will need to be a strong communicator with the ability to build relationships whilst liaising with key internal departments. You will also work closely with our in-house Creative, Pre-media and Category Management teams in order to develop cost effective products targeted for the customer.You’ll be a highly organised and self-motivated individual with a professional approach and good commercial awareness. Excellent presentation skills and strong excel skills are essential. Experience in a marketing environment is required, preferably with knowledge of the greeting card industry. As this role will involve some travelling you should hold a full driving licence. If you have a passion for greeting cards and would love to be part of a talented team you’re in the right place