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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, along with 401(k),  paid vacation, paid parental leave, a paid charitable day off to share your talents with the non-profit of your choice, “summer hours” which is a great opportunity for long weekends all summer long, a quarterly subsidy to help cover the costs associated with staying fit, the ability to purchase our products at a discounted cost, employee recognition, team building activities, a casual dress code, and flexible hours just to name 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 associated 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
  • Support/lead the development and launch of products within assigned categories.
  • Contribute to cross-functional teams to create and develop new products (work with US and international suppliers/manufacturers)
  • Support/lead developing the marketing story and guide marketing communications
  • Ensure sales team focuses on categories, training them on new/current product specifics, participate on calls with sales, 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 

Requirements of the position include: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related field,
  • Prefer 2-4 years relevant experience in consumer product marketing, with strong experience in product development of consumer durables
  • Experience in 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 www.E-Verify.gov.

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

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