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Company: ACCO Brands
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
EmployeeType: Full-Time
Industry Type: Consumer Products
Required Education: Not Specified

Location: Kettering, OH 45429 (map it!Map it!)
Experience: Not Specified
Manage Others: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Ref ID: 18625384

Associate Product Manager - AT-A-GLANCE
Job Description

ACCO Brands, one of the world’s largest suppliers of branded office products, with annual revenues of nearly $1.8 billion, is seeking an Associate Product Manager for the AT-A-GLANCE® category in our Kettering, OH office.  This position offers a great starting point for someone wanting to be involved with a growing category within ACCO Brands.  


The Associate Product Manager executes plans/programs for assigned products or brands within the within the AT-A-GLANCE® team.  This position also assists in the management of the new and/or existing product line through the complete product life cycle of development to retail placement. This position requires experience and exposure to sales, product development, brand, and consumer market to understand the product lines as well as training in planning and market research techniques.  


Responsibilities will include:

  •  Assists in the execution of annual marketing plans for assigned products/brands, including pricing strategies, and sales plans
  • Works closely with cross functional teams such as: sales, purchasing, creative and manufacturing functions on design and product specifications
  • Works with market research manager to execute research plans.
  • Assist in the development and could participate in presentations along with sales to key customers  
  • Participates in the development of the customer mix, merchandising, POG logic and POP communication in the retail, catalog, and on-line channels
  • Ensure on-time delivery of products working closely with Supply Chain Management and Sales teams
  • Participates in annual pricing exercise to ensure alignment with overall consumer products group strategy
  • Execute sales support collateral development – including samples, catalogs,  websites

Job Requirements

  • BS/BA is required, preferably in Business Administration or Marketing or related.
  • Minimum of 2 years of marketing experience is required, preferably product management experience.
  • Strong written, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Experience in working with cross functional teams.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Project management and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize in a deadline driven environment.
  • Experience with retail market preferred.
  • Experience with consumer packaged goods preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Travel: Approximately 10-15%;
  • Local candidates only

ACCO Brands markets products in over 100 countries across the globe through our own sales force and distribution networks.  

As one of the world's largest suppliers of school supplies and office products we pride ourselves in reaching the world on a daily basis with our products.  Companies, students, teachers, parents and business professionals alike in more than 100 countries use our products each day.  Here at ACCO Brands, we're proud of our more than 100 years of industry leadership and innovation, and we're focused on delivering exceptional value for our shareholders and customers by providing unique, leading-edge, branded office products.  We look forward to continuing our tradition by hiring talented individuals guided by a spirit of innovation.

Our industry-leading brands and products include AT-A-GLANCE® and Day-Timer®, Five Star®, GBC®, Hilroy®, Kensington®, Marbig, Mead®, Quartet®, Rexel, Swingline®, Tilibra®, Wilson Jones and many others

ACCO Brands USA LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


ACCO Brands is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

About ACCO Brands
As an industry leader, we consider our employees the cornerstone of our business and recognize that they are the key to our continued success. Our goal is to foster an environment that promotes commitment to service and quality to both our internal and external customers. A career at ACCO Brands represents an opportunity to partner with an organization that believes its success rests with its employees. The gateway to your future is at your fingertips with a career at ACCO Brands.

ACCO Brands is committed to providing its employees with:

  • A great place to work for our PEOPLE.
  • An environment that fosters TEAMWORK & EMPOWERMENT.
  • CAREER PATH through continuous learning & development
  • INTEGRITY in all we say and do.
  • RESULTS through concise goals and clear course of action.
  • PROFITABLITY for the continued growth of our business.

We offer a full range of career opportunities, which feature career growth and development across the globe. Come craft your future with a company that is looking for premier talent. We are looking for talented, enthusiastic and skilled people who are entrepreneurs and ready to chart their career with a leading organization. If you are ready for a rewarding and a diverse experience, and want to work for a global leader, consider joining ACCO Brands. You will enjoy a full range of opportunities in a variety of disciplines which will offer numerous career paths in a fast pace and growing company.

Start reviving your career and Apply Now to ACCO Brands.

"Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities"

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