Assistant Product Manager (Flexible Remote Entry-Level)


Broan-NuTone leads the residential ventilation industry with forward-thinking products including range hoods, ventilation & bathroom fans, heater-fan-light combinations, fresh air systems, ERV/HRV systems, and accessories for all lines, along with award winning customer service. Our employees are innovative thinkers who have a passion for driving bold action, competing and winning as a team, and who actively support the communities in which we live and work.85% of the households in America have a Broan-NuTone product installed somewhere; come join the industry leader!

Position Details

Assistant Product Manager (Flexible Remote Entry-Level)
Southeast Wisconsin
Hartford, WI

Overall responsibility is to assist the Sr. Product Manager in development and execution of the marketing strategy for assigned categories. Help to complete analyses, research, and marketing deliverables for new product development projects, marketing initiatives, and business initiatives as assigned within the global product portfolio. The position can have a flexible remote working option. We do need candidates to be at least within 1 or more hours of Harford.

  • Provide data, analysis, and recommendations to help develop long-range strategic plans for assigned category, including category growth strategies (both organic and inorganic) and product portfolio roadmap. Assist with developing presentation to management.
  • Assist the Senior Product Manager with marketing deliverables for assigned new product development projects, such as “go to market” plan, digital marketing, market research, business intelligence, trade shows, advertising, promotional, merchandising, public relations, and marketing communications recommendations as it relates to category.
  • Lead market or business research initiatives as assigned, providing data, analysis, and recommendations to inform action plans and achieve objectives.
  • Help design and execute voice of customer initiatives to understand customer and consumer feedback in support of new product development projects and business initiatives as assigned. Interacts with customers and consumers as needed to understand opportunities and improvement areas.
  • Provide input to the marketing requirements and business case justification for new product development scopes as assigned, working with the Senior Product Manager to incorporate market and industry information, performance and feature targets, voice of customer information and forecast.
  • Ensure that the assigned new product development projects are successfully managed and launched within the stage-gate process on time, on budget, and in scope in conjunction with the assigned project manager, or as project manager with support of the Senior Product Manager.
  • Lead teams and projects as assigned or provide marketing representation to cross-functional teams as assigned. Utilize team leadership skills to drive accountability. May be requested to present projects to management for approvals and updates.
  • Initiate and drive business processes and approvals relating to new product requests and engineering requests.
  • Support development of annual marketing strategies, budgets, and plans and overarching brand and channel strategies.
  • Maintain continual surveillance and evaluation of competitors’ products/programs, market, and industry trends. Create and own competitive, market, and industry tracking documentation.
  • Assist the Vice President of Marketing, Marketing Directors, and other marketing department employees in developing and executing other key projects, as needed.
  • The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, engineering, or other technical discipline. 
  • 0-3 years of professional, relevant work experience in product management, new product development, channel marketing, marketing communications, merchandising, in or marketing-related capacities, is required. Internships may be included in years of experience.
  • Ability to influence others and make persuasive recommendations.
  • Proven initiative with ability to understand an objective or outcome and work independently with little oversight to deliver expected results.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal and persuasion skills – able to learn, take initiative, and drive results in the organization.
  • Creative individual who demonstrates good problem-solving skills.
  • Highly motivated, extremely organized and detail oriented.
  • Effective communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in new product launches in a product manufacturing, building products, or consumer goods product environment is a plus.
  • Exposure to global markets, working with people in other countries and understanding regional differences is a plus.
  • This position requires domestic and possibly international travel up to 20%

Salary: $55,000-$70,000 dependant on experience.

Benfits are effective first day.  Health PPO or HSA, Dental, Vision, Profit Sharing, 401k with company match, 3 weeks of vacation, 12 paid holidays, summer hours between Memorial and Labor Day, casual dress code and a culture that support working from home flexibility and work life balance! Wellness reimbursements for health exams and gym memberships.

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