Assistant Product Manager

Department: Marketing

Assistant Product Manager 


At Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., a leading designer, marketer and distributor of small household and commercial appliances, our culture is one of hard work, ethical behavior, and teamwork.  We roll up our sleeves and work hard to create products that have been pleasing customers for over 100 years.   We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes health, dental, and vision insurances, HSA contributions, Profit Sharing, and a 401(k) plan with vested contributions beginning Day One.  We provide paid vacation and holidays, summer hours and a paid charitable day off. To offset the cost of staying fit we offer a quarterly subsidy, and you can purchase our products at a discounted cost. We have a casual dress code, flexible hours, and development opportunities. These are just a few of the advantages of working for this dynamic company.  

We are seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Product Manager opportunity at our Corporate Headquarters in Glen Allen, Virginia.  The Assistant Product Manager (APM) will help define our strategy and associate new product development plans aimed at growing our kitchen and home appliance business.   

Responsibilities of the position include:  

  • Manage the day-to-day aspects of running the business for assigned product  
  • Understand the competitive landscape, including pricing, products, strategies, suppliers, retail presence and product merchandising. 
  • Support/lead the development and launch of consumer-preferred products by targeting unmet user needs.
  • Contribute to cross-functional teams to create and develop new products (work with US and international suppliers/manufacturers)
  • Support/lead development of each product’s “reason for being” and guide all marketing
  • Work closely with the sales team to train them on new/current product specifics, participate on sales calls, and develop account-by-account strategies (product and pricing)
  • Conduct business analysis and present regular updates to management
  • Assist team leaders during development of category strategies and other special projects as needed. 

Requirements of the position include:  

  • A bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field 
  • Prefer 2-4 years relevant experience in consumer product marketing and product development.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Proven abilities to be creative, results-driven, and highly energetic
  • Strategic thinker with retail and competitive knowledge
  • Ability to analyze financial information and other relevant business metrics.
  • Strong presentation, negotiation, and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint

The successful candidate will be a creative, results-driven self-starter with a strong work ethic, excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills, and will have a strong desire to learn and grow within Product Marketing.  Local candidates are highly preferred. 

Our employees enjoy working in a tobacco-free and drug-free environment. We do not consider candidates who use tobacco products.  Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit 


If you are interested and qualified for this role, please apply HERE 



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