Top Associate Product Manager Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Associate Product Manager. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Associate Product Manager resumes they appeared on. For example, 35.0% of Associate Product Manager resumes contained New Product Development as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Associate Product Manager actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Associate Product Manager resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. New Product Development

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Here's how New Product Development is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Assisted with new product development including strategic and financial analysis, gate review presentations, packaging development and customer presentation materials.
  • Implemented marketing research with clinicians for new product development and design validation.
  • Served as the marketing representative on multiple cross-functional new product development teams.
  • Utilized research findings in advertising and new product development.
  • Acted as project manager during the implementation of new product development and launch and presented designs and concepts to executive staff.
  • Assisted in all phases of new product development including idea generation, concept and product development, and market launch.
  • Coordinate new product development activities with finance, marketing communications, sales, purchasing, manufacturing and service as required.
  • Developed new product commercialization launch plans through close collaboration with New product development, Marketing, and Sales teams.
  • Acted as the voice of the customer to R&D for opportunity identification and new product development.
  • Directed 20 new product development & market launches, growing sales revenues by 35% over five years.
  • Led new product developments and upgrades, such as implementation of delinquent client tracking and reporting program.
  • Assist Product Manager in all aspects of new product development through meeting attendance and scrupulous record keeping.
  • Earned employee of the month for efficient execution of new product development in emerging single serve category.
  • Headed several new product development and product improvement launches thereby streamlining the line and increasing revenue.
  • Supported new product development and launch from product conception to release through full product life cycle.
  • Managed projects, including packaging and product changes, through the new product development system.
  • Handled new product development and managed existing lines for the Special Markets division.
  • Work closely with Innovation Triangle Committee members to help drive new product development.
  • SAP development and launch team member for marketing and new product development.
  • Managed the launch strategy and branding activities for new product development projects.

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2. Revenue Growth

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Here's how Revenue Growth is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Implemented refurbished system program providing low cost alternatives to emerging markets driving additional revenue growth for those countries.
  • Developed and managed relationships with domestic and international sales channels to accelerate product line expansion and revenue growth.
  • Assisted Web Conferencing Product Manager to drive revenue growth for Level 3 Web Meeting and Cisco WebEx web conferencing products.
  • Performed diverse duties focusing on revenue growth, product innovation and expansion of client base.
  • Tracked revenue growth quarter over quarter to present to upper management.
  • Produced double-digit revenue growth for three consecutive years.
  • Analyze industry trends, market data, and 3rd party research to identify businessopportunities for revenue growth and risks.

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3. Market Research

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Here's how Market Research is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Designed comprehensive market research projects including exploratory research for gaining customer insights, and concept/launch testing to finalize the go-to-market direction.
  • Produced market research reports for potential market opportunities and made recommendations to senior management based on such reports.
  • Performed ongoing customer/market research and competitor profiling to identify and capitalize on unmet market needs ahead of competitors.
  • Participate in market research studies-interacting with parents and children to gather information pertinent to project scope.
  • Conducted in-depth market research, analyzed customer requirements and developed market requirements documentation for new solutions.
  • Conducted extensive global market research and provide competitor analysis to identify ACON s unique selling features.
  • Conducted market research during field travel and incorporated physician comments into development of new products.
  • Conduct competitor and market research to support business cases and identify new market opportunities.
  • Conducted market research on 3rd-party products and performed compatibility tests and analyzed results.
  • Conducted comprehensive market research and usability testing to validate product design.
  • Analyzed product trends and conducted extensive market research and analysis.
  • Market research and comparative pricing analysis
  • Initiated market research and analysis.
  • Conducted internal and external market research for domestic and Latin American projects, explored R&D concepts for additional products.
  • Provided sound market research data supporting conclusions, recommendations, trends and market changes that impacted current and future product lines.
  • Manage UPS remote monitoring products life-cycle, and work with R&D to design new products based on market research.
  • Conducted market research to determine the prices for three new product lines in order to maximize profit margin and volume.
  • Executed trade and consumer promotions, qualitative and quantitative market research, and public relations to develop marketing programs and a
  • Conducted usability, user testing and competitive/market research for business soft skills e- learning programs and quick reference tools.
  • Design and conduct quantitative and qualitative market research in support of planning new lines and maintaining current products.

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4. SKU

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Here's how SKU is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Led SKU optimization project resulting in increased product distribution through use of category management techniques.
  • Managed product line with over 100 SKU's across all channels of distribution both nationally and internationally.
  • Directed efforts to re-launch the category through SKU rationalization, realizing a 45% gross margin improvement.
  • Developed and executed integrated marketing campaign for product improvement on $300MM SKU for brand.
  • Maintained all system SKU information (column pricing, part notes, price protection).
  • Managed data entry of Inline and SMU products in PDM for over 300 SKU's.
  • Implemented SKU rationalization, minimizing revenue loss and regaining positive EBIT in assigned product lines.
  • Launched new cream SKU resulting in $2MM of incremental revenue doubling cream sales.
  • Researched and developed 4 new Rubbermaid Tough Tools branded SKU's for Wal-Mart.
  • Oversee full SKU cycle from sourcing and creation to maintenance and updates.
  • Managed packaging development for 6-sku-line extension for Playtex SPORT to new channel.
  • Controlled SKU levels to achieve sales and inventory goals.
  • Coordinated packaging production for over 300 SKU's.
  • Provided product portfolio/lifecycle management, assisting with SKU rationalization, pricing analysis and promotional strategies.
  • Perform product research and analysis including routine sku rationalization and product line optimization recommendations.
  • Developed product life cycle management including quarterly rationalization of excess/obsolete SKUs.
  • Introduced concrete program consisting of 80 SKUs, under tight deadline, that resulted in $300,000 in additional sales.
  • Increased sales 5% by optimizing SKU efficiency by identifying top sellers for new product development and discontinuing underperforming styles.
  • Developed upscale frame line exclusive to our specialty accounts that consisted of 350 skus and drove $4.5 million
  • Reduced category count by 40% and improved marketplace cohesion by performing an SKU rationalization and rebranding.

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5. Product Management

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Here's how Product Management is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Led product management efforts for company's fixed income and alternative investment strategy products.
  • Prioritized market requirements by working with department leadership, product management, and customers.
  • Initiated and implemented new standard operating procedures related to research product management.
  • Spearheaded multiple sophisticated, cross-functional marketing and product management programs and projects.
  • Presented selection criteria and selection to product management and senior management.
  • Performed diverse operational support and product management functions for technology manufacturer.
  • Assisted senior product management with several product development projects.
  • Established a highly efficient, effective product management effort.
  • Involved in product development and product management.
  • Implemented key initiatives for product management team.
  • Promoted to product management role across home d cor, garden, trim-a-tree, housewares, and plush toy categories.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders (Sr. management, marketing, sales, engineering, implementation, product management, etc.)
  • Key contributor to a product management team which attained sales growth of 27% yr/yr during an automotive recession.
  • Worked specific product management activities related to mouse and keyboard plus packaging and distribution of the total product set.
  • Analyze product management expenses and revenues to project and reduce COGS with financial analysis from straight line rebate tracking.
  • Lead cross-functional project team of marketing, product management and engineering staff to develop industry- leading products.
  • Lead requirement gathering, consulting with product management, UX, software development, marketing, etc.
  • Worked with product management and market management to develop strategic plans to sustain long term growth.
  • Background: Member of Product Management Group within NEC America, Inc.'s Business Systems Division.
  • Provided feedback and design inputs to operations, product management groups, and manufacturing partners overseas.

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6. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Key elements included analyzing financial feasibility, forecasting call volume and designing and administering training to customer service representatives.
  • Presented new products and strategy to Customer Service Representatives and Sales Executives at Quarterly Sales Conferences.
  • Minimized costs through analysis of customer service inefficiencies, leading to the implementation of quality initiatives.
  • Recommended and developed marketing and training materials for sales and customer service personnel.
  • Provided exceptional contract management and general customer service.
  • Spearheaded customer service call center product promotions.
  • Handle critical customer service situations.
  • Launched and managed new products by working with R&D, Sales, Supply Chain, Customer Service and Finance.
  • Campaign included internal marketing communication (for sales and customer service) and external communications (radio and print advertising).
  • Detailed collaboration with Development, Web Production, Graphic Design, Account Management, Marketing, Product and Customer Service teams.
  • Investigate customer's product complaints and coordinate solutions with Quality, Engineering, Pricing, Customer Service and Operation departments.
  • Provided internal technical and quality training to customer service and sales team to sustain or capture new business for deicing.
  • Facilitated in new product launch planning by coordinating marketing programs with sales, customer service, manufacturing and distribution.
  • Mentored direct reports and continually worked to close any identifiable gaps in both product knowledge and customer service delivery.
  • Started working at the call center providing customer service, then got a job in the product marketing department.
  • Work cross functionally with developers, customer service and marketing teams to develop and enhance shopper-facing features.
  • Established interlocks between Operations, Customer Service, Marketing, Sales, and Product Management organizations.
  • Performed cross-functionally with sales, purchasing and customer service teams to train and problem solve.
  • Partnered with Customer Service Director to develop and implement CRM activities and train sales associates.
  • Trained customer service, marketing, wholesale and warehouse teams on all product attributes.

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7. Trade Shows

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Here's how Trade Shows is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Organized and coordinated logistics with distributors to promote products in trade shows and commercial exhibitions.
  • Managed all aspects of direct-to-consumer trade shows and speaking requests, including sole budget responsibility.
  • Delivered technical presentations at potential customer sites and trade shows to stimulate interest in product
  • Planned and executed special events and trade shows that establishing community recognition.
  • Developed strategic plans to enter new markets by conducting research at trade shows, surveying potential customers and researching competitive products.
  • Organized and staffed booths at trade shows and physician conferences to sell products and act as an informational resource.
  • Led & managed ongoing marketing and media initiatives (advertising, PR campaigns, promotions, trade shows).
  • Demonstrated StealthStation Spine Application Module to over 100 surgeons at domestic and international trade shows and VIP visits.
  • Coordinated and attended trade shows throughout the US and trained customer service on all new product lines.
  • Collaborated with Marketing Communications on the planning and execution of logistics for trade shows and sales meetings.
  • Coordinated shipment of sample products and marketing materials for marketing events, photo shoots and trade shows.
  • Produce, organize and implement presentations to our sales force and customers at various trade shows.
  • Acted as IDEAL's liaison at trade shows, arriving early to organize successful show set-up.
  • Coordinated trade shows to generate product interest in the marketplace and among the internal sales force.
  • Represented company at trade shows around the country, educating customers & demonstrating products to prospects.
  • Communicated with customers regarding products through trade shows, marketing literature, and customer letters.
  • Participated in trade shows around the country, educating customers & demonstrating products to prospects.
  • Participated in trade shows to get feedback from potential customers and to generate new leads.
  • Coordinate product/displays/supplies as well as shipments to and from special events and trade shows.
  • Provided customer and sales teams with product features presentations at conferences and trade shows.

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8. Competitive Analysis

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Here's how Competitive Analysis is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Traveled nationally & internationally attending to key accounts, assisting in sales efforts, market research and competitive analysis.
  • Conducted market and competitive analysis and leverage existing research and data to identify market opportunities.
  • Performed competitive analysis of BlackBerry News for Playbook and news applications provided by competitors.
  • Conducted regular competitive analysis and traveled domestically to visit competitive markets and stores.
  • Led international market research and competitive analysis functions for this slot machine manufacturer.
  • Conducted competitive analysis, primary and secondary market research and analyzing/interpreted data.
  • Leverage industry trends and competitive analysis to utilize during customer liaising processes.
  • Market and competitive analysis, customer needs tracking, cost/benefits analysis.
  • Identify opportunities through competitive analysis, customer and market needs.
  • Developed competitive analysis, performance reporting, and product planning.
  • Prepared competitive analysis of industry products.
  • Involved in the processes of merchandise selection and development, sales/competitive analysis, vendor management, and brand strategy.
  • Conducted market research, SWOT (Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats), and competitive analysis.
  • Traveled extensively while visiting key accounts, assisting in sales efforts, market research and competitive analysis.
  • Managed market and competitive analysis for retail, OE, and fleet product development.
  • Participate in conventions and professional exhibitions Determine list pricing for all assigned products thorough competitive analysis, market trends, etc.
  • Conducted competitive analysis and made recommendation to management to enter new innovative product category contributing $5M in annual company revenue.
  • Created competitive product analysis summaries and conducted on-going primary and secondary market research including competitive analysis.
  • Research trends and compile competitive analysis reports to assist with product extensions and marketing initiatives.
  • Market research and competitive analysisInteract with research and development on special customer requests.

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9. R

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Here's how R is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Acted as Subject Matter Expert for technical and engineered products with extremely high quality and regulatory requirements within the global environment.
  • Coordinated strategic supplier development by engineering reverse auctions, leading prospective manufacturers / suppliers in bid submission on company business lots.
  • Worked cross functionally with internal stakeholders to develop economic models and contracting strategies for products under Medicare Part D.
  • Identify and track improvement opportunities and product performance, consisting of annual competitiveness assessment and metric monitoring and Improvements.
  • Save expense spending by procuring and maintaining cost-efficient samples from vendors to communicate with manufacturing during product development phase.
  • Managed product backlog, including prioritizing and balancing customer requests with internal needs for stability and reliability.
  • Defined clear detailed requirements including design mock ups/wire frames to provide technical teams direction to execute.
  • Supported Product Management team, writing product requirement documents and managing customer feature requests and feedback.
  • Participated in new product bids and supported sales/marketing team to develop innovative, competitive marketing programs.
  • Monitored time and action calendar communicating placements and production issues to overseas to ensure timely delivery.
  • Authored requirement documents for multiple products, and coordinated their implementation with the product development teams.
  • Participated in product category review presentations to report current status, recommendations, and future status.
  • Promote promotional initiatives, effectively creating print and web design from concept through timely completion.
  • Utilized proprietary software to audit real estate closing packages for various major financial institutions.
  • Managed successful launch of two cardiovascular products from early stage clinical development to commercialization.
  • Partnered with development lead to prioritize backlog items based on revenue and resource availability.
  • Ensured up-to-date knowledge of internal teams through acquiring relevant published journals and consumer data.
  • Work with manufacturing/development on issues pertaining to implants/instruments developed within the Special Products Group.
  • Developed/coordinated company website and intranet communication and content, and field sales newsletter.
  • Organized and participated in customer research sessions such as rapid prototyping and follow-me-homes.

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10. Business Development

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Here's how Business Development is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Communicated weekly new product summary reports for distribution to global Business Development and Sales leaders.
  • Organize and create reports and presentations to support marketing campaign implementations and business development.
  • Supervised software development engineers and served as liaison for business development team.
  • Worked directly under the Senior Vice President and supported Business Development Directors.
  • Analyze business development activities and monitor market trends.
  • Comprised key reports outlining upcoming trends in procedures and techniques throughout the Foot & Ankle market used for business development activities.
  • Create daily revenue report, MTX pricing reports, weekly business report as well as other various business development reports.
  • Collaborated with other leads; Technology, Business Development, and Programmers, and UI designers.
  • Field requests from the business development team for branded ad sales campaigns and custom content.
  • Assisted Business Development team in efforts to expand brand to Hispanic retailers across the U.S.
  • Associate Manager, Business Development/Sales Coordinated Hot City/Focus Meetings with Field Sales Management.
  • Managed business development for B. Braun's Space(TM) Infusion System product line with $141M annual revenue.

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11. Market Share

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Here's how Market Share is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Prepared and presented quarterly business reviews covering distribution and sales, market share, key accounts, and operational-promotional budget analysis.
  • Perform continual new market analysis including but not limited to market share and competitor analysis.
  • Developed national rewards program as strategy for expanding market share.
  • Increased market share through consistent customer and field interaction and by capitalizing on all assortment, pricing, and placement opportunities.
  • Issued monthly reports to management and sales which tracked corporate, category and individual product market shares and sales.
  • Coordinate marketing campaigns and promotions with support from operations to sustain and improve market share while maintaining profit margin.
  • Championed development of targeted marketing programs to increase market share and to introduce new and redesigned products.
  • Prepare periodic reports analyzing brand performance within those markets where market share data is available.
  • Updated old product lines to meet customer needs and retain company's major market share.
  • Developed and implemented tactical and aggressive sales and marketing plans to increase market share.
  • Analyzed and developed weekly sales volumes, market share trends and competitive activities reports.
  • Supported and executed strategic plans for new business acquisitions, expanding market share.
  • Increased market share of declining Christmas boxed category for three consecutive years.
  • Developed and implemented marketing plans and strategies to increase market share.
  • Developed strategies and initiated numerous key projects to improve market share.
  • Increased diskette market share by 5% within six months.
  • Increased market share in Dollar Channel by introducing new products.
  • Plan implementation resulted in market share increasing 20%.
  • Increased market share by launching two new products.
  • Analyzed sales and market share reports.

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12. Product Categories

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Here's how Product Categories is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Manage and prioritize new product development activities for assigned product categories to ensure fit with product strategy and overall company objectives.
  • Develop comprehensive marketing plan for assigned product categories.
  • Managed multiple product categories for nine catalog versions annually; including wholesale, e-commerce and retail specific products.
  • Review and analyze product categories to determine product gaps and to determine product life cycles.
  • Partner with web manager and graphic designer for all web banner ads in product categories.
  • Led new product development projects from concept to market launch in multiple product categories.
  • Conduct analysis on new product categories including size, growth, and competitive landscape.
  • Charged with developing both the team and the product categories from the ground up.
  • Increased GP% and revenue dollars in two consecutive years for assigned product categories.
  • Managed the development of direct sourcing programs for two high volume/high profit product categories.
  • Sourced and managed supplier negotiations for all brand specific product categories.
  • Led the market launch of multiple line extensions and product categories.
  • Forecasted, researched and evaluated color and style trends for implementation into product categories.
  • Managed four product categories worth roughly $20 million dollars in sales within the Personal Care Division at Medline.

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13. Product Portfolio

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Here's how Product Portfolio is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Managed product portfolio, supplier relationships and profitability to maximize contributions.
  • Provided project management oversight of a 3-product portfolio.
  • Collaborated with Marketing and Finance to create the Product Portfolio Management (PPM) tool for Season Cards.
  • Plan, drive and execute all projects leading to increase the growth and profitability of the product portfolio.
  • Launched line extensions into product portfolios of all 6 pump models, generating incremental revenue of $1M.
  • Developed key strategic relationships with customers who showed us the best path forward with our product portfolio.
  • Participated in the development of the annual strategic marketing plan and management product the product portfolio.
  • Interact directly with key customers and thought leaders to drive growth for the product portfolio.
  • Achieved both revenue growth and profit goals for all assigned product portfolios.
  • Managed a $30 million product portfolio of wire installation products.
  • Managed a product portfolio consisting of over 2200 items.
  • Streamlined $13M product portfolio by discontinuing ineffective lines.
  • Optimized kaolin's product portfolio.
  • Presented CUNA's market research product portfolio to C-level credit union leaders through online webinars, phone and in-person.
  • Identified North American opportunities for global products, defined product line and lifecycle extensions for product portfolio.
  • Support strategic planning and product launches for Zimmer Spine MIS (minimally invasive) product portfolio.
  • Selected Contributions: Managed the daily activities for the assigned product portfolio with our cross-functional teams.
  • Benchmarked current product portfolio against competitor products on performance, features, prices and costs.
  • Manage Grainger's pump product portfolio consisting of $165M in revenue.
  • Key member of global cross functional teams Optimize kaolin's product portfolio

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14. Private Label

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Here's how Private Label is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Negotiated pricing directly with mills and vendors in developing private label merchandise.
  • Identified private label opportunities and collaborated with internal sourcing department.
  • Managed private label and vendor relationships.
  • Developed and implemented a retail consumer complaint process to increase response time and quality measurement of private label and retail products.
  • Monitor and generate overall sales for a growing private label layette business by creating and maintaining spreadsheets for weekly in-depth analysis.
  • Managed private label and name brand lines for box name stores such as Target and Michael's Arts & Crafts.
  • Developed private label and exclusive items as well, as modified existing products to better fit our customers' needs.
  • Managed the development and execution of product that accounted for 45% of a $200M private label apparel brand.
  • Managed product development of private label dress shirts consisting of 3 labels and over 20 programs within the assortment.
  • Collaborated with Global Sourcing to develop Private Label products to build the Private Label brand and improve gross margins.
  • Played key role in growth of private label business from $125 million to $450 million.
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of a private label program for functional motorcycle and lifestyle apparel.
  • Released new private label products under our NetConnect brand increasing revenue by $600,000 in 6 mos.
  • Initiated and developed the private label shoe department that has grown to $45 million business.
  • Developed several exclusive private label programs for growing product lines to enhance company's brand recognition.
  • Worked with creative agencies on packaging development for private label portfolio of products.
  • Provided Ideal Industries with Buchanan Terminal blocks under private label agreement.
  • Selected as co-leader on several Kaizen events including private label packaging, new hire instruction manual and developing new standard work.
  • Assisted in execution of Private Label rollout programs to key Internet and Designer accounts.
  • Restructure Developed Sears's new whole house private label apparel brand, Covington.

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15. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Developed innovative product ideas using agile project management and tested them with the market using Pragmatic Marketing principles.
  • Lead and direct cross-functional teams to facilitate effective project management of business initiatives.
  • Project Management: Delivered high quality, agency approved products for portfolio development.
  • Provided leadership and project management for over 50 new product launches into the US, Canada and Latin America markets.
  • Performed project management, including researching market trends, information and practices, competition, marketplace strategies and tactics.
  • Led the marketing of an electronic cutter, providing product and software support and project management of the brand.
  • Work with project management on a daily basis on all facets of the Stage Gate process.
  • Completed two different courses for Project Management training through the Griffin Tate Group and PJM College.
  • Project management - Overseeing project to achieve business goals on time and within budget.
  • Performed full software development lifecycle project management from defining project scope through end user training.
  • Project Management Wrote weekly reports tracking data projects progress that was distributed company-wide.
  • Optimized 2,000 client websites by managing cross-functional teams comprising of IT, QA, Project Management and UX/Design team.

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16. QA

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Here's how QA is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Lead the editorial review for our first digital platform across business units; including QA, production, development and marketing.
  • Coordinated directly with product management, application development, QA, finance and other functional areas to ensure product readiness.
  • Worked closely with QA and release teams to define QA Strategy, Test Plans, Test Cases and Release Plans.
  • Work in cross-functional teams including of product marketing, software developers, QA, and UI Design teams.
  • Associate Product Manager responsible for core Data Warehouse products, overseeing development, and QA issues.
  • Work with highly skilled developers, QA engineers and product managers across different teams.
  • Managed Development and QA resources for product growth and for addressing client incidents.
  • Designed QA strategies to ensure accuracy among all Thomson Financial Platforms.
  • Displayed managerial skills when leading/executing QA processes of new software updates.
  • Supervised documentation, QA team, and Client Service Coordinator.
  • Prioritized features, managed resources, specifications and QA.
  • Removed bugs and errors prior to release to the App Store by implementing QA best practices to optimize product delivery time.
  • Worked with testing, packaging, QA and traffic to ensure all pre-production activity was created in timely manner.
  • Worked with eDM QA personnel to analyze and implement changes recommended by White Hat Security Co.
  • Evaluated user response to software and reported bugs to QA Planned and managed product development cycles

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17. Annual Sales

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Here's how Annual Sales is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Facilitated strategic growth opportunities by capturing Lego inspired trends and increased new Youth watch annual sales by $125,000 in 2014.
  • Directed a multinational team through development, validation and launch of next-gen product garnering $2MM in annual sales.
  • Increased annual sales volume from $120M to $150M with a focus on key categories and streamlined offerings.
  • Identified new market opportunities and introduced three new accessory kits with annual sales of at least $215,000.
  • Promoted to manage new product development and growth of Seasonal Housewares products totaling $13,000,000 in annual sales.
  • Developed and presented new strategies and messaging to 100+ person sales team at bi-annual sales meetings.
  • Managed two Assistant Product Managers and Merchandising Supervisor for over $25 million of annual sales.
  • Managed the Barbie Accessories letter-of-credit business, driving annual sales in excess of $64M.
  • Managed growth portfolio of disposables for line of infusion pumps with $80M annual sales.
  • Launched new Hunt's line of tomato sauces that delivered $22MM in annual sales.
  • Provided comprehensive category coordination of 8 product segments producing $180,000,000 in gross annual sales.
  • Contributed an average of 10-15% to annual sales for the past 7 years.
  • Collected annual sales data and made recommendations for long range sales and marketing plans.
  • Developed and executed annual sales and marketing plan through market and competitive trend assessments.
  • Managed multiple, mid revenue product lines ($40M in annual sales).
  • Managed P&L of four product lines exceeding $220MM in annual sales.
  • Implemented In-House Monitor Trade-In program that facilitated annual sales worth $649K.
  • Projected annual sales and profit margin plans with national account managers.
  • Assisted in creation of the annual sales plan and managed department budget
  • Led Back-To-School season generates $145M of annual sales.

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18. Product Training

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Here's how Product Training is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Conducted product training sessions for Customer Service Representatives on new and existing products.
  • Developed new-product training and communications programs for Field Sales Executives.
  • Produced documentation and provided product training for end-users.
  • Developed and led internal product training initiatives.
  • Performed showroom tours to major customers, presented at Industry Summits and conducted new hire and sales rep product training.
  • Collaborated with vendors on new product lineup, product allocation, SPA (special pricing) request and product training.
  • Gathered market analysis for existing and new products/services as well as coordinated product training for inside and field sales personnel.
  • Directed the defining, scheduling, and facilitating of weekly company-wide product training sessions for over 3 years.
  • Perform both sales and internal product training for over 200 people (multiple times in a year).
  • Provide product training to electrical distributors and sales agents to help them better understand and sell product.
  • Developed and presented new product training materials to the sales force at regional training sessions.
  • Conducted product training and presented new sales tools including a virtual hospital iPad app.
  • Provided product training and presentations to internal team and customer visits and audits.
  • Identified and introduced innovative product training course that saved the company $60K.
  • Designed, developed, and implemented product training programs for sales and service.
  • Conducted product training for employees and customers with demo displays and videos.
  • Developed new products, analyzed market and conducted product training classes.
  • Create and implement solutions based product training for sales teams.
  • Organized and led product training to 30+ sales representatives monthly.
  • Provide electronic promotional material, product training, and pricing.

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19. Sales Training

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Here's how Sales Training is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Created and implemented marketing plans, sales training programs and developed marketing materials in support of portfolio performance.
  • Work with Senior Product Manager in developing and implementing advanced training programs and corporate sales training programs.
  • Developed sales training and surgical technique materials from initial draft status to final product for distribution.
  • Provide vendor management and work with Sales Effectiveness trainer to develop a sales training curriculum.
  • Developed sales training program to prepare field force for the competitive diabetes market place.
  • Served as a sales training liaison, providing mentoring and delivering group presentations.
  • Assisted with planning and development of national and regional Sales training meetings.
  • Created and performed sales training on assigned products and for orientations.
  • Provide field/sales training of various DJO products when requested by clients.
  • Created sales training materials, as well as coordinated speakers.
  • Organized and held sales training workshops at national meetings.
  • Led new hire and ongoing sales training sessions.
  • Planned the internal launch meeting and sales training.
  • Assisted with Sales Training for equipment.
  • Prepared and delivered product sales training.
  • Partnered with key vendors on product assortment, promotions, new product launches and sales trainings.
  • Instituted and co-developed a single source for sales training to simplify and consolidate information: iBook.
  • Authored specific elements of the marketing plan and conducted sales training and pre-show meeting presentations.
  • Conducted sales training through sales presentations, training webinars, and written material.

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20. Product Roadmap

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Here's how Product Roadmap is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Managed 8-month prioritized product roadmap to ensure key functionality was delivered in conjunction with external and internal marketing activities.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of economic, competitor and regulatory environmental trends that could impact product roadmaps.
  • Determined market requirements and ensured strategic and tactical execution of product roadmap.
  • Prioritized needs, managed prioritization milestones and product roadmap.
  • Associate Product Manager - Managed iterative product releases through enhancement requests and in alignment with product roadmap and market direction.
  • Develop business cases, write system requirements and identify technological needs to support the product roadmap.
  • Collaborate with Executive, Sales, Marketing and Creative teams to define and organize product roadmaps.
  • Created competitor landscapes, which were used to help define the product roadmap.
  • Identified new email and mobile messaging opportunities, created and maintained product roadmaps.
  • Developed a revamped product roadmap that was converted into market driven product features.
  • Defined product roadmaps and identified new products and new product features.
  • Prioritize product roadmap, and communicate progress to stakeholders.
  • Monitored projects and deadlines aligning with the product roadmap.
  • Managed product roadmap and feature request backlog.
  • Develop short and long-term product roadmap.
  • Delivered all product roadmap enhancements on time or ahead of schedule..
  • Tracked and assessed monthly product roadmap timelines, weekly product progress reports, and requests for product capital and expenses.
  • Develop short-term and long-term product roadmaps and strategy for high school sports, online classifieds, and ecommerce tools.
  • Illustrate the vision and key phases of deliverables for the product in the form of a product roadmap.
  • Executed long range strategic forecasting product plans that consisted of multi-year product roadmaps for each Timex brand.

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21. Development Process

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Here's how Development Process is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Monitored entire product development process including product execution, cost negotiation, on time delivery, quality assurance and testing.
  • Lead, participate and follow team-oriented Product Development process for on-time introductions, successful execution and new product campaigns.
  • Manage entire product development process including identification of new item opportunities, execution, and cost negotiation.
  • Managed entire product-development process including research, concept initiation, design, development, and merchandising.
  • Created development processes alongside producers and reinvented brands to remain competitive.
  • Reported on project metrics to support development process including return on investment, final payoff, budget monitoring and product costing.
  • Project management - work with cross-functional teams, follow strict product guidelines and Product Development Process (PDP).
  • Lead the product development process from inception to finished product in sequence with the production schedule.
  • Adapted to agile development process with new team and achieved 100% sprint completion rate.
  • Included sell-in to retailers as well as all aspects of the product development process.
  • Maintain development process from concept stage through final fit approval.
  • Focus on boys 2-7 JKhaki apparel through driving entire development process from concept to customer with cross functional team members.
  • Key Achievements: Developed Plum District's agile development process end to end, which is currently in place.
  • Oversee the product development process from ideation through commercialization of core product lines.
  • Co-managed new product development process for ZANTAC 150 COOL.
  • Managed the new development process and existing product lifecycle for 250 products for the leading global foodservice equipment manufacturer.
  • Combined efforts for maintaining costing and the development process for the "At School Uniforms."

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22. Sales Representatives

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Here's how Sales Representatives is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Developed and conducted management review presentations for internal management and staff, customers, outside sales representatives and vendors.
  • Assisted sales representatives with new account penetration and development
  • Developed a variety of sales material for field sales representatives, working with a wide range of in house personnel.
  • Developed a marketing Launch Kit for new Sales Representatives designed to rapidly increase their business and selling knowledge.
  • Created sales presentation for the trade that allowed managers and sales representatives to sell in this new program.
  • Provided daily sales support to over 400 sales representatives, 250 dealerships and 100 customer service associates.
  • Maintained contact with sales representatives, physicians and customers via fieldwork, attending conventions and medical meetings.
  • Facilitated and performed Sales Training at various times each quarter to educate new sales representatives and distributors.
  • Developed training modules and product briefs for sales and led training programs for 65 sales representatives.
  • Provide key messaging and direction for a sales team of more than 75 sales representatives.
  • Served as the point of contact for sales representatives, operations, sourcing and quality.
  • Presented products to customers, sales representatives and audiences up to three hundred people.
  • Deliver support for the Services Channel Managers, Sales Representatives and Partner Community.
  • Initiate contact with field sales representatives to identify needs to further generate sales.
  • Established and maintained a good rapport with media sales representatives and vendors.
  • Develop sales incentive programs for Distributor Sales and Heinz Sales Representatives.
  • Advise sales representatives on product expertise and aid in account conversions.
  • Provided brand guidance and training to 100 hospital sales representatives.
  • Served as point of contact to sales representatives and surgeons.
  • Administer project quotes to sales representatives.

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23. User Interface

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Here's how User Interface is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Worked with external industrial design firm to completely redesign and develop graphical user interface for product line extension.
  • Managed AuthorIT content management system and localization activities for translations of product documentation and user interface (UI) strings.
  • Contributed to and edited user interface (UI) text throughout suite of online health and transparency tools.
  • Researched and leveraged standard practices, prior experience and industry principles to create strong information architecture and effective user interface.
  • Facilitated change of engineering standard for all new software development projects by successfully proposing and completing user interface design consultant project.
  • Researched and investigated existing product functionality for defects * Reviewed and evaluated customer issues and requests to improve user interface.

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24. Product Requirements

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Here's how Product Requirements is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Communicated product requirements and marketing strategy to diverse audiences illustrating strategy merits and translating technical details into coherent value statements.
  • Facilitated a strong relationship with division managers by consistently communicating and negotiating new product requirements and stage gate processes.
  • Define product requirements to deliver world-class e-commerce and marketplace inventory management platform products in two-week to 18-month product releases.
  • Devise product requirements and execution strategy based on needs of various stakeholders.
  • Gather and deliver product requirements with prioritized features and corresponding justification.
  • Worked on a team of marketing managers to define future product requirements and launch products globally.
  • Provided product requirements to product development for incorporation into the secure FTP product line.
  • Define the product requirements, user experience, and beta programs and launch requirements.
  • Specified product requirements based on consumer needs, market and competitive products.
  • Elicited, organized, and took ownership of product requirements.
  • Communicated market-driven product requirements to Engineering and ensured effective integration into new and existing product lines..
  • Defined product requirements through client collaboration, prototype and wireframe creation.

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25. New Features

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Here's how New Features is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Developed campaigns to market new features including asset allocation products to existing clients.
  • Led team of designers and developers to launch dozens of new features in Virtual Gift Store, increasing total revenue.
  • Research and provide direction to senior management as to the best approach in developing and implementing new features and enhancements.
  • Documented EPIC's, New Features and created User Stories based on AGILE software development methodologies.
  • Work closely with engineering and design teams to plan for new features and get them implemented.
  • Engaged delivery teams to produce new features in compliance with quality standards and delivery dates.
  • Managed factory ramp up of new features into standard production.
  • Perform QA testing on new features during construction.
  • Work directly with CTO and the product development team in implementing new features and versions of the product.

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26. Sales Support

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Here's how Sales Support is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Developed marketing communication materials and promotional campaigns that demonstrated product benefits and effective consumer / business sales support for Asia-Pacific region.
  • Produced internal and external marketing communications for product and sales support.
  • Devised metrics to analyze sales performance and activities to focus sales support in opportunity areas.
  • Provided training, sales support and RFP responses as required.
  • Provided technical sales support for Regional Sales Managers on all aspects of Nucletron's Afterloaders and Applicators.
  • Re-positioned the marketing function effectively redirecting/restructuring teams with a strategic market focus and away from a general sales support role.

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27. User Acceptance

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Here's how User Acceptance is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Directed User Acceptance Test planning, coordination and execution for quarterly application and reporting releases.
  • Coordinated and performed user acceptance testing on feature enhancements and site improvements.
  • Support quality assurance and user acceptance testing.
  • Worked with clients during user acceptance testing phases to maximize customer satisfaction, product usability, and stability.
  • Conducted and managed user acceptance testing, providing assessments and recommendations that new site functionality is ready for release.
  • Collaborated with system testing organization to refine processes related to functional and technical system and user acceptance testing.

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28. ROI

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Here's how ROI is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Developed product lines from supplier to retailer maintaining successful margin and growth meeting company ROI objectives and strategic initiatives.
  • Managed digital marketing campaigns and optimization based on metrics and general ROI.
  • Tracked ROI, sales, surgeon contact information, sales rep participation and communicated information to upper management and sales field.
  • Presented nasal steroid marketing information to sales representatives across multiple regions, to both large groups and small.
  • Evaluated business goals, direct competition, user behavior, and ROI to recommend projects for platform enhancements.
  • Developed databases to track ROI, market share data, customer trends and other historical information.
  • Created an ROI calculator tool for customers to quantify cost savings of using a particular product.
  • Developed business case and ROI models for content and service offerings to evaluate and prioritize offerings.
  • Coordinated surgeon training sessions for identifying, diagnosing, and treating sacroiliac joint dysfunction.
  • Administered US Managed Markets budget with joint venture and conduct ROI analysis for activities.
  • Analyzed ROI of marketing programs to determine if top line growth justified bottom line spend
  • Managed sales and marketing for new product, Nasal Steroids.
  • Managed Sara Lee frozen Danish, croissant and pie businesses.
  • Trained on cutting edge treatments for sacroiliac joint dysfunction.
  • Key Achievement: Increased ROI for managed products by 36% from 2001 to 2002.
  • Co-Developed $55,000 Sales Incentive Program with 213% ROI as of 6/29/2012.
  • Performed ROI analysis, trend analysis and prepared competitive product reports to recommend use of marketing dollars and product planning strategies.
  • Assisted in evaluating partnerships with advertising agencies for sponsorships, events and media placement, targeting a 3:1 ROI
  • Integrated syndicated Nielsen data, industry reports, and other insights to build ROI driving brand plans.
  • Led content development and project planning for flagship mobile application for iOS and Android platform.

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29. Line Extensions

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Here's how Line Extensions is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Developed and launched line extensions and new products, designed packaging/POP merchandising, directed and oversaw advertising agency.
  • Interfaced with Research and Development to develop product line extensions and product improvements.
  • Supported and created line extensions of disposables in customs program in conjunction with IV Systems division, meeting customer needs.
  • Achieved market leadership with 4 Toothbrush line extensions, contributing 25% incremental sales to the Colgate Toothbrush franchise.
  • Launched line extensions four months ahead of schedule, adding an estimated $2 million in incremental sales.
  • Develop and launch new products and line extensions, maintain and grow current business and conduct market research.
  • Work with Far East vendors to develop new product innovations and product line extensions.
  • Invigorated all of the brands I worked on with a combination of new packaging and creative line extensions.
  • Brand (Olestra chips) and Doritos line extensions.
  • Manage new Micro and Nano product line extensions.
  • Increased profitability of flagship brand by 27% with label redesign and "people food" themed line extensions.

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30. Sales Goals

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Here's how Sales Goals is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Managed product inventory and stocking, met sales goals for set schedules, operated warehouse and product shipping.
  • Demonstrated due diligence in daily tasks to uphold brand quality image and aid in seasonal sales goals.
  • Present seasonal trends, merchandise selection, sales goals, and reports to upper management.
  • Exceeded sales goals for areas of responsibility by 53% from 2010 to 2011..
  • Developed the company's first comprehensive marketing communications strategy that integrated strategic business objectives and sales goals.
  • Managed design and artistic staff through timely execution of seasonal merchandising calendar to meet desired sales goals.

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31. Product Life Cycle

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Here's how Product Life Cycle is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Co-managed new product life cycle including strategic planning and tactical activities influencing the decisions made by manufacturing and logistics.
  • Assisted in the management of complete product life cycle of assigned existing products and helped drive the development of new products.
  • Drive infant care consumer goods products through the entire product life cycle, from Marketing Research to Commercialization and Promotion.
  • Managed and oversaw the entire product life cycle for three product lines contributing $30M in revenue globally.
  • Managed product life cycle and time and action calendars within sweaters, driving $30M in sales annually.
  • Change management of stakeholders and product life cycle leading to cost reduction of $2.5 million.
  • Worked closely with the global product development team to manage all aspect of product life cycle.
  • Maintained up to date product life cycle data in the system including PDM and corporate website.
  • Gathered key metrics and information used to evaluate new product initiatives and product life cycles.
  • Managed product life cycle and research and development for new products in the pipeline.
  • Finalize PDM's once confirmed and begin product life cycle process with vendor.
  • Manage the product life cycle from strategic market analysis to product implementation.
  • Led cross-functional teams through all phases of product life cycle.
  • Managed each product through the product life cycle.
  • Manage product life cycles and product exit strategies.
  • Work with R&D team to create new products and manage product life cycles.
  • Owned product life cycle for 40+ brands of 1800 products.
  • Key Responsibilities Manage the DSL product life cycle from inception and strategic planning through product introduction.

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32. Product Strategy

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Here's how Product Strategy is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Participate in overall product strategy, research and development requirements, development and manufacturing coordination for new and emerging products.
  • Created relevant summary reports and assisted Global Product Manager with the development of overall go-to-market product strategy.
  • Participated in development and analysis of cataloging and metadata product strategy.
  • Translate product strategy into actionable user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Created promotional material to fulfill product strategy.
  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements.
  • Defined the product strategy for software and service product lines with revenue totaling $6MM for an international financial services company.
  • Developed the product strategy for various seasonal product lines through work with creative, the customer teams, and merchandising.
  • Collaborated on the product strategy and vision for care coordination and health social networking web applications.
  • Analyzed user experience, user needs, and other relevant data to drive product strategy.
  • Created and presented product strategy, training, and updates for management and sales force.
  • Create and implement long term product strategy to meet market needs and trends.
  • Created product strategy for individual products and product group level to ensure cohesion.
  • Assisted in shaping product strategy plans on user behaviors and industry technology trends.
  • Created and launched sales and marketing tools in support of product strategy.
  • Collaborate with other product strategy areas to gather input / requirements based on their roadmaps and system integration considerations.
  • Translated market opportunities into concrete product strategy and tactical roadmaps.
  • Participate in the development of the overall METCo product strategy and corporate strategy.
  • Influenced product strategy and roadmap using customer insights and product performance.

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33. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Collaborated with multiple departments regarding product development issues; cost savings, product enhancements, and packaging requirements.
  • Accelerated release cycle time by 33%, while realizing $150K cost savings by eliminating microbiological testing on key product.
  • Sourced new method of obtaining product samples for Gift Shows, resulting in a cost savings of +$14K.
  • Commercialized new product extensions which drove $500k in annual revenue and $80k in annual cost savings.
  • Consolidated four regional brands into one formulation platform that led to annual raw cost savings of 3M RMB.
  • Coordinated the vendor transition of a high volume product line that realized a cost savings of 36%.
  • Lead cross-functional new product development team which resulted in a cost savings of $1Million annually.
  • Utilized 10 Million existing Rx sample inventory for a cost savings of $250K.
  • Analyzed and developed quantity change solution to deliver $2.2M annual cost savings.
  • Eliminated in-package product brochures for annual cost savings of $400K.
  • Negotiated added-value advertising programs for an effective 25% cost savings.
  • Line Reviews: Reviewed exiting lines for cost savings.
  • Achieve 15% cost savings in the Stationary category
  • Negotiated cost savings from lowest bid against quality, collaborating with Quality Assurance department to ensure adherence to company standards.

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34. Focus Groups

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Here's how Focus Groups is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Formed and facilitated focus groups to surface usability enhancements in support of business needs and tool adoption.
  • Participated in client-facing activities, client focus groups and equity compensation industry events.
  • Collaborated with business partners to develop focus groups that facilitated product/service enhancement.
  • Evaluated product comparison focus groups ensuring participants provided candid feedback.
  • Research methods included: Concept and product testing, focus groups, use case exploration, go-to-market retail strategies, etc.
  • Earned internal awards for best media * Expanded product assortment and supplier relationships based on competitive research and focus groups.
  • Delivered training to distributors, attended focus groups, created pricing strategies, and developed product collateral and packing.
  • Conducted focus groups to gain better understanding of consumer dynamics for the overall sun care market and sunless segment.
  • Focused on testing and enhancing user experience through partnerships with Marketing, focus groups, and UI vendors.
  • Evaluated market data to improve effectiveness, including IRI scanner data, focus groups, and industry data.
  • Participated in market research, surveys, focus groups and customer interviews to identify industry trends.
  • Conducted focus groups with parents and kids to integrate findings into key product launch decisions.
  • Developed outside focus groups for new product development and drove process from end to end.
  • Structure Focus Groups/Voice of the Customer sessions with clinical experts based on market segmentation.
  • Implemented market research studies such as web based surveys and in-house focus groups.
  • Led focus groups to determine design and customer preferences for new mulching mower.
  • Managed market research firms conducting focus groups on new and existing products.
  • Conducted focus groups and launched marketing campaigns for new and best-selling products.
  • Organized focus groups to establish cross departmental processes and procedures.

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35. Customer Feedback

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Here's how Customer Feedback is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Optimize product and packaging performance through validated production facility capabilities and analysis of consumer and customer feedback.
  • Monitored player and customer feedback and reported findings to company for improvement.
  • Gather customer feedback on feature priorities and functionality.
  • Collected and analyzed customer feedback.
  • Designed a new online customer feedback process for Bank of America that was used to drive product improvements.
  • Traveled to regions of responsibility quarterly to collect Voice of Customer feedback and drive global cable tray specifications.
  • Defined feature set of version 1.5 through focus groups, competitive analysis and customer feedback.
  • Gather and present data directly from customer feedback, market research and analysis.
  • Enhanced eInsurance application form capturing potential revenue figures and promotion of customer feedback.
  • Developed Use Cases using Agile Project Management Tool JIRA translating feature ideas and customer feedback into product roadmap.

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36. Product Information

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Here's how Product Information is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Worked cross-functionally with Technology department to restructure intranet website, a repository of product information.
  • Created customer presentations in PowerPoint with product information market trends and analysis.
  • Provided compelling product information for catalogs and other sales materials.
  • Maintained library of technical product information gathered through personal research.
  • Proof catalogs verifying all product information including item number, UPC code, pack size, price, and description.
  • Assembled orders, production planning, forecast scheduling, delivery schedules and new product information with customer service.
  • Support sales management providing product information to account managers, store & field sales reps.
  • Assisted sales staff with product information, customer service and supply chain inquiries.
  • Assist in the collection, development, management and dissemination of product information.
  • Set up and maintained bill of material and product information in SAP system.
  • Facilitated the development of SFA product information plans.
  • Provided pre and post sale support by offering product information, technical advice, and coordinating with vendors/manufacturing partners.
  • Explain and show-case technical product information to contractors and engineers at tradeshows.

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37. Inventory Management

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Here's how Inventory Management is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Managed a brand transition for all Paper Shredder accessories including artwork development, vendor sampling, forecasting and inventory management.
  • Implemented strategies in collaboration with cross-functional teams including inventory management to ensure proper stock and service levels goals were met.
  • Played a key role in business-to-business inventory management and operations.
  • Handled all inventory management processes, including orders, direct shipping, returns and defective merchandise.
  • Designed Line Fill Rate for inventory management within Service Parts Lifecycle Management Product.
  • Collaborated with inventory management to eliminate backorders and forecast sales.

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38. Product Specifications

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Here's how Product Specifications is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Assessed technical feasibility, set product specifications, and represented customer interests in product development and new product launches.
  • Coordinate product specifications with all operations and manufacturing personnel to effectively and cost efficiently manufacture and distribute all products.
  • Organized and maintained multiple databases for all product costing and product specifications.
  • Developed and negotiated product specifications for key global customers.
  • Created packaging, package copy and manufacturing product specifications.
  • Conduct voice of the customer (VOC) activities to develop new product specifications that solve customer problems.
  • Helped to create/maintain product specifications (raw and finished).
  • Collaborate with regulatory sciences personnel to ensure product specifications are consistent with current regulatory filings and commitments.

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39. Business Requirements

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Here's how Business Requirements is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Gathered business requirements for proper tax application to support regulation in the EU and managed/created communication letter to notify customers.
  • Write functional business requirements necessary to develop new products and/or enhance existing products to improve customer engagement and retention.
  • Managed enhancement prioritization, formulated high-level and detailed business requirements and defined quarterly release scope.
  • Write business requirements and functional specification for the replacement of maps.
  • Provide administrative support as deemed necessary to meet business requirements.
  • Document business requirements in the standard company format for use by the product management team (and others as needed).
  • Prioritize the backlog across the suite of products based on business requirements and ongoing projects and lead sprint planning activities.
  • Created release backlog, business requirements and user stories complete with UI mock ups and process flows.
  • Documented and clarified scope, problem statements, and business requirements.
  • Administer lifecycle of products from conceptualization to implementation, analyze all business requirements and translate it into production.
  • Assisted in review/testing of products ensuring business requirements implementation.
  • Collaborated with Business and Technical teams in collecting business requirements and authored business requirement documents (BRDs).

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40. Sales Tools

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Here's how Sales Tools is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Lead the development of sales tools, training materials and unique selling points for the products delivered.
  • Redesigned sales tools for Senior Leadership to track and communicate enhancements to website and capabilities being offered.
  • Develop sales tools, product comparisons and other marketing collateral relevant to execute the marketing plan.
  • Create presentations, manuals, sales tools and brochures for North American products.
  • Identify and develop effective and creative promotional and sales tools and collateral.
  • Designed sales tools, price lists, advertising and promotion.
  • Updated, rebranded, and transitioned all former Global Crossing collateral, sales tools, and training to new intranet platform.
  • Created new marketing materials and sales tools for the launch of Dermagraft into the company product line.
  • Collaborated with ad agencies to determine market needs and develop appropriate collaterals and sales tools.

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41. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Improved coordination with the company's international distributors using timely product updates and detailed technical support.
  • Managed multiple oil and gas separations product lines and provided technical support to global sales team, operations, and engineering.
  • Verified product issues that were brought from Technical Support, Sales departments, and differentiate customer-reported problems for solutions.
  • Gather information and data to present to Product managers, Engineering, Quality control, and Technical Support.
  • Created and implemented tools to assist with process standardization and technical support for internal team members.
  • Provide technical support to customers, sales, manufacturer's representative firms, and distributors.
  • Included participating in sales calls and demonstrations as well as providing technical support.
  • Conduct training sessions for sales force, and technical support groups.
  • Assist inter-personnel with orders, shipments and technical support.
  • Assist technical support, quotes and sales when needed.
  • Manage the setup, onboarding and technical support of over 30 organizations.

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42. Product Enhancements

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Here's how Product Enhancements is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Document product enhancements to help educate members of different departments.
  • Recommended product enhancements, pricing revisions and product features.
  • Alerted consulting and sales to the details and release dates of product enhancements for dissemination to their clients.
  • Ensured successful and timely completion, testing, release and support of product enhancements.
  • Build client relationships to provide support and gather vital knowledge for product enhancements.
  • Work closely with authors to communicate course needs and recommend product enhancements.
  • Lead Cross Company Product teams for the smooth integration of Product enhancements.
  • Identify, define and recommend product enhancements for products and services.
  • Assisted in evaluating and implementing product enhancements to SFA products.
  • Served as the primary liaison for Operations with all departments.Responsible for ensuring prioritization of technical requests and product enhancements for Operations.
  • Developed promotions, advertising and product enhancements for Excedrin and Comtrex.
  • Key achievements: Successfully delivered market driven product enhancements by prioritizing and pipelining the product backlog (sprint planning).

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43. Product Offerings

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Here's how Product Offerings is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Participated in brainstorming sessions and market research to maintain current product offerings and to continuously innovate of our customers and competitors.
  • Promoted into position to manage new product additions for expansion of product offerings to promote company growth and profitability.
  • Supported launch of new German-manufactured infusion pump platform into North American market, increasing product offerings to customer.
  • Developed innovative new product offerings for Plum District to get competitive edge in the daily deal space.
  • Provided sales with new product offerings based on research with customers and consumers.
  • Enhanced product offerings through the sourcing and managing of licensed content.
  • Improved existing product offerings and feature enhancements to allow breakthrough into speciality markets such as surgery centers and physician office.
  • Increased technological image of the organization through the launch of two product offerings vastly different than the standard product set.
  • Helped to identify new product offerings, forecasted monthly needs, identified market trends to maintain available inventory levels.
  • Evaluate the competitors product offerings to identify areas of improvement and implement changes to new and existing product lines.
  • Negotiated OEM and reseller contracts to expand product offerings; Added [ ] in yearly incremental revenue.

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44. Promotional Materials

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Here's how Promotional Materials is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Worked with advertising agencies to develop advertisements, promotional materials and marketing collateral for both surgeons and patients.
  • Created marketing promotional materials including press releases, advertisements, sales brochures, and website visibility.
  • Reviewed and approved software advertising and promotional materials to comply with corporate policies and guidelines.
  • Participated in legal, medical and regulatory reviews for the approval of promotional materials.
  • Created sales brochures and miscellaneous promotional materials for retail products.
  • Conducted investigators meetings with top KOL in HIV Successfully worked with advertising agency for all promotional materials supporting a new indication.
  • Design and create catalogs, flyers, and promotional materials by working closely with our graphic designers and photographers.
  • Designed flyers, promotional materials and dealer/vendor events to promote The Harvey brand and individual wholesale products.

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45. Jira

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Here's how Jira is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Worked closely with engineers and QA to define stories, tasks, and time management utilizing Rally and Jira.
  • Created roadmap and ensure project completion date by efficiently working with product development team using SharePoint and JIRA.
  • Create project specific workflows in JIRA to track the risks and issues through the product launch.
  • Led issue tracking and resolution (using JIRA) Managed MBOMs for each build phase.
  • Converted two cross-functional teams from using notecards for Agile planning over to using Jira and the Greenhopper plugin.
  • Work with stakeholders to understand requirements, translate them into JIRA tickets, and prioritize them.

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46. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Analyzed and improved sales forecasts and inventory control.
  • Inventory control upon the QuickBooks's record and checking in the warehouse on a regular time schedule.
  • Performed all purchasing, inventory control, production planning, and production scheduling functions for organization's North American manufacturing operation.
  • Coordinated and supervised interdepartmental quality assurance programs, purchasing operations, inventory control, sales, marketing and brand management.
  • Inventory Controller/ Shipping Coordinator Maintained complete inventory control working extensively with MRP, and performed trouble-shooting of inventory discrepancies.
  • Managed inventory control for computerized and Hard Drive built-in karaoke products.

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47. Facebook

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Here's how Facebook is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Originated idea for and led Facebook Connect integration project.
  • Run section's Facebook page and Twitter feed.
  • Launched brand on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Managed Kozy Shack's social media presence on Facebook and Twitter with daily updates to the pages and interaction with fans.
  • Supply content for our blog and social feeds (Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn).
  • Campaign resulted in 300 new "likes" on Facebook from students at partner schools.

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48. FDA

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Here's how FDA is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Supported Product Manager to grow dermatology division, adhering to strict FDA guidelines and pharmaceutical industry practices.
  • Facilitated Surgeon Training Cadaver Labs, where surgeons train with their peers on the new product and procedure per FDA guidelines.
  • Worked with USDA and FDA government agencies to get new products approved and available for release to market.
  • Educate current employees in group on updates to Regulatory documents (FDA).
  • Participated on team FDA 510k submissions including answers to FDA inquires.
  • Ensured timely FDA testing of all applicable merchandise.
  • Initiated the launch of a FDA approval for company's product by creating the media advertisement

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49. A/B

low Demand
Here's how A/B is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Work with engineering to prioritize requirements * Work with different teams to conduct A/B tests and analyze the test results.
  • Conceived and shipped 25 optimization A/B tests leading to 7.5% increase in total revenue while managing backlog.
  • Led the construction of T-Rex, LinkedIn's next-generation A/B Testing Platform, from scratch.
  • Outlined, produced and improved CTR for all subscription based product through A/B testing.
  • Conducted in-house user assurance testing, user experience testing, A/B testing.
  • Facilitated customer trials on new products and collect feedback from alpha/beta trials.
  • Designed, conducted and analyzed over 50 A/B tests.

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50. POS

low Demand
Here's how POS is used in Associate Product Manager jobs:
  • Led a competitive filter analysis to generate sales tools and product positioning statements which increased competitive conversions and product seeding opportunities.
  • Crafted Executive-level product dashboards and reporting metrics, positioning team for immediate market response and delivering new levels of product-performance visibility.
  • Evaluated multiple product features through qualitative/quantitative market research with an outside consulting agency to determine the top product attributes and positioning.
  • Deliver monthly presentations to executive team and propose recommendations to improve development processes and ensure successful delivery of business objectives.
  • Managed new portfolio single-serve proposition overcoming internal capital capacity constraints, margin benchmark barriers and creating consumer preferred price/value proposition.
  • Worked with team responsible for developing a goal/academic progress tracking product by highlighting possible enhancements for special education programs.
  • Collaborated with business development and other internal teams on the release of new products/capabilities including the product positioning.
  • Developed effective marketing including positioning, launch plans, pricing strategies, distribution/sales channels, and promotional activities.
  • Co-managed immediate post-launch marketing activities for TAXOTERE, including strategic analysis and production of the strategic business plan.
  • Managed numerous accounts with respect to inventory, packaging and finished goods dispositions during major down count initiative.
  • Partnered with the CEO to identify market data and investigate trending analysis for effective product development purposes.
  • Conducted market research to determine feature requirements and specifications to enhance existing products and propose new products.
  • Developed launch materials, messaging and positioning that targeted photographers for the Sony Artisan Color Reference System.
  • Prepared analysis of competitor products and market trends to assist in product positioning and product development efforts.
  • Analyzed category segmentation, product positioning, merchandising efficiency and new market opportunities based on competitive insights.
  • Conducted market trend research including analysis of competitive product assortments, brand positioning, and packaging.
  • Supervised market-group research project to identify customers' needs and position solutions using SPIN selling methodology.
  • Introduced chocolate coated line extension into test market and developed business proposition for national expansion.
  • Developed clear product positioning and communication strategies based on market research and competitive standing.
  • Lead development of core positioning and promotional messages and executed messages in sales materials.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Associate Product Manager

New Product Development44.8%
Revenue Growth8.4%
Market Research8%
SKU4.4%
Product Management4.1%
Customer Service4%
Trade Shows2.6%
Competitive Analysis2.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Associate Product Manager

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
New Product Development
New Product Development
35%
35%
2
2
Revenue Growth
Revenue Growth
6.6%
6.6%
3
3
Market Research
Market Research
6.2%
6.2%
4
4
SKU
SKU
3.4%
3.4%
5
5
Product Management
Product Management
3.2%
3.2%
6
6
Customer Service
Customer Service
3.1%
3.1%
7
7
Trade Shows
Trade Shows
2%
2%
8
8
Competitive Analysis
Competitive Analysis
1.9%
1.9%
9
9
R
R
1.7%
1.7%
10
10
Business Development
Business Development
1.6%
1.6%
11
11
Market Share
Market Share
1.6%
1.6%
12
12
Product Categories
Product Categories
1.5%
1.5%
13
13
Product Portfolio
Product Portfolio
1.3%
1.3%
14
14
Private Label
Private Label
1.3%
1.3%
15
15
Project Management
Project Management
1.3%
1.3%
16
16
QA
QA
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Annual Sales
Annual Sales
1.3%
1.3%
18
18
Product Training
Product Training
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Sales Training
Sales Training
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Product Roadmap
Product Roadmap
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Development Process
Development Process
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Sales Representatives
Sales Representatives
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
User Interface
User Interface
1%
1%
24
24
Product Requirements
Product Requirements
1%
1%
25
25
New Features
New Features
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Sales Support
Sales Support
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
User Acceptance
User Acceptance
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
ROI
ROI
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Line Extensions
Line Extensions
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Sales Goals
Sales Goals
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Product Life Cycle
Product Life Cycle
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Product Strategy
Product Strategy
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Focus Groups
Focus Groups
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Customer Feedback
Customer Feedback
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Product Information
Product Information
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Inventory Management
Inventory Management
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Product Specifications
Product Specifications
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Business Requirements
Business Requirements
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Sales Tools
Sales Tools
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Technical Support
Technical Support
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Product Enhancements
Product Enhancements
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Product Offerings
Product Offerings
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Promotional Materials
Promotional Materials
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Jira
Jira
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Facebook
Facebook
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
FDA
FDA
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
A/B
A/B
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
POS
POS
0.5%
0.5%

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