Location: Richmond, VA

Job ID: 2679

# of Positions: 1

Overview:

Worth Products Group is a leader in unique wholesale product design, production, and distribution. We currently maintain original product lines consisting of Sports Licensed Baby products (Baby Fanatic), Home D├ęcor products (Worth Home Products) and Beauty products (Worth Beauty). We design, manufacture, and sell our unique products to large retail establishments. We are growing and we need a multi-talented product manager to help us sustain this growth. In the past we have experienced double-digit growth year after year and are positioned for continued success. The pace is fast and the journey is extraordinarily exciting and challenging.

What you will do
You will be responsible for product development and management. This includes managing the product throughout the product lifecycle, gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering, to deliver winning products. It also includes working with sales and marketing to ensure that revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. This involves everything from idea generation, materials and construction, materials sourcing, product testing and quality assurance. You will work directly with overseas factories to facilitate product samples, testing, construction and more. You will work to get innovative, unique, quality products at the best cost, and delivered on time.
You will help create products from existing ideas, and help to develop new ideas based on your industry experience. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You should enjoy spending time in the market to understand problems, and find innovative solutions for the broader market.

Your Background
We are in need of a creative out of the box thinker that wants to join one of the fastest growing companies in our industry. We are looking for high potential candidates looking for their next professional growth opportunity. You must have experience in the product development and management area. We expect that you know and understand key consumer and business trends and can analyze relevant product information. We expect that you have the ability to identify new potential products in keeping with consumer trends or find partner companies that produce appropriate products. We will look to you to effectively and efficiently manage suppliers, both domestically and internationally. In collaboration with key company leadership, you will plan and develop our new product lines. You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company. You will serve as the internal and external evangelist for your product offering. You will need excellent project management skills. Experience in Licensed Consumer Products bearing the marks of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NCAA preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Managing the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Driving a product development plan across all teams (primarily Development/Engineering, and Sales/Marketing) from concept through production ready
  • Developing a go-to-market plan, working with all teams to execute
  • Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by visits to customers and retailers
  • Identifying and validating new products for consideration

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of consumer product management/product marketing experience
  • Project Management or related business degree, PMP certification a strong plus
  • This position requires travel to retailer and supplier sites in North America and Asia (
  • Knowledgeable in technology
  • Solid business references required

Please call our office if you have any questions. Capital TechSearch, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.