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Associate Product Manager

Company: US Cellular
Location: Chicago
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Associate Product Manager - MAR001332

Serve as a product manager to support UScellular®'s Home Internet solutions. Responsible for product planning, delivery, marketing, and in-life management of this team. Product manager understands customer and business needs, identify and fill product gaps to improve customer experience and drive growth for the company. Product manager ensures that the product supports UScellular®'s overall strategy and goals!

  • Support product lifecycle short and long term strategy, including launch, maintenance, enhancements, partnerships and end of life activities as well as the execution of those related efforts for the roadmap to ensure we have the necessary business requirements and portfolio to meet our customer and market needs.
  • Support the creation of the product positioning and channel strategies and the related strategy, direction and goals for merchandising, advertising, point of sale (pos) and marketing communication efforts, including mechanisms to measure Return On Investment.
  • Assist with cross-functional teams to implement successfully go to market, launch, maintenance and close-out marketing strategies and programs, including business requirements, training, product positioning, and all other marketing activities. Assist with tracking, analyzing and presenting (key) metrics. (i.e., financial, competitive and customer results) and take appropriate actions to ensure operational excellence and achieving annual goals.
  • Develop and implement to key financial and business targets/metrics. Lead the tactical launch of new service offerings. Provide technical and organizational guidance during the implementation of new and existing products. Work with procurement to create and approve vendor partners' contractual Statements of Work (SOW). Ensure vendor partner agreements, contracts, terms and service level agreements (SLA) meet business requirements. Responsible for approving Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA). Responsible for ensuring vendor partners are current on invoicing and financial accruals!


College degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.. Minimum of 3 years in product management, product development, sales and/or marketing.

Advanced experience with standard MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) Experience working across organizational boundaries, including strong relationship management skills and working with outside vendors. Strong team orientation, both proven project management and analytical skills. Professional experience within the software or telecommunications industry or with a wireless voice/data service provider is helpful.

Financial analysis, financial root cause investigation and development of solutions/action plans to minimize risks and take advantage of opportunities. Ability to create marketing programs including but not limited to promotions, marketing communications, PO, etc. Good interpersonal and negotiation skills.

Ability to analyze issues, develop and deploy solutions within a dynamic environment. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments simultaneously. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including speaking in front of small and large groups

Strong time and project schedule management skills required to consistently meet deadlines and ensure preparedness for launch or implementation of products, services or initiatives. Well organized, strong administrative and detail oriented skills.

Job : Marketing

Location(s) : Illinois-CHICAGO_IL

U.S. Cellular® is an EEO employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race/color/age/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/veteran status, pregnancy or genetic information.

Keywords: US Cellular, Chicago , Associate Product Manager, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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