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Product Manager

Company: Mixam
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionHello, were Mixam - the smart way to print.We are the leading e-commerce platform for printed products such as comics, books and booklets in markets around the world, such as North America, United Kingdom and Australia. Using cutting edge technologies to make the printing process easy for our customers, we have enabled tens of thousands of creatives, authors, business owners and families to make their ideas tangible. To support our constantly growing team we are looking for motivated and talented people like you to join our journey. Our offices are located in Watford, UK and Schaumburg, IL. We are a fast growing, tech driven, bootstrapped, customer-focussed scale-up with global ambitions. Join us on the exciting mission of changing the way people print.

Job DescriptionWe are looking for a Product Manager with strong organizational and planning skills and proven ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment. We are seeking a high level of motivation and a self-starting attitude, and the ability to work with minimal direction and supervision. The ideal candidate will have a product analytical mindset of constantly measuring success of the current products as well as assessing the efforts, risks and benefits associated with adding a new product to the business. The role will also involve close communication with 3rd party providers in regards to product prices, quality and timelines.

Your Responsibilities

  • Communication Excellent written and verbal communication skills will be essential for sending the information you obtain effectively across to key stakeholders, other departments and third parties.
    • Analysis - Examine new potential products and perform market, customer and competitor research to determine which product represents a new business opportunity for the company and build a business case.
      • Direction - Building roadmaps, negotiating prices and checking the quality of potential new products will be some of the key aspects of the role before taking any steps to bring the product to the customers.
        • Help the business to deliver the product - It will be necessary to figure out the key requirements of each new product and conduct trials to determine if a product is ready to be sold to the customers. Once the product is live, part of the role will be to manage the strategic partnership with the suppliers that provide some or all aspects of the product.
          • Influence You positively collaborate with project stakeholders to secure, support and implement recommendations in a fast-paced environment.
            • Problem structuring Identifying key issues, developing hypotheses and methodology to verify or refute them and providing the appropriate solutions for confirmed issues will be another critical skill set for this position.
              • Other Supporting other company strategy responsibilities as needed, including strategic planning, development and customer support guidance.RequirementsYour Skills and QualificationsThe experience and skills you will have
                • Problem solving skills
                • Ability to work on your own initiative but also as part of a team
                • You have the ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
                • Commercial mindset
                • Project management skills
                • Experience in e-commerce and/or online printing is a plus
                • Experience with litho and digital printing processes is welcome as well
                • Minimum bachelor degree or equivalent (Commerce, Management, Business, Marketing, Communications, Economy)BenefitsOur benefits Competitive salary Private health + dental benefits Flexible/hybrid working Team and company-wide events Performance reviews to promote a culture of growth and development Holiday/PTO allowance: 3 weeks + public holidays + 5 sick days Support for conferences and professional learning & development

Keywords: Mixam, Schaumburg , Product Manager, Executive , Schaumburg, Illinois

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