Product Manager

Demco, Inc.

Like you, we believe that every person should have access to education and lifelong learning opportunities. Inspired by the quiet-but-mighty, life-changing work that you do every day, we’re passionate about helping librarians and educators engage and empower the communities they serve.

We’ve grown with our customers since 1905, when our founders started the Library Department of the Democrat Printing Company to help make librarians’ lives easier. Today Demco’s mission is to serve both libraries and the broader education community to foster lifelong learning. And, as the roles of schools and libraries continue to evolve and expand, we are committed to evolving our services and product selection to meet your needs.

Position Details

Product Manager
Southwest Wisconsin
Madison, WI

It’s an exciting time to serve schools and libraries! With these critical community pillars facing challenges they never dreamed of, Demco is continually seeking new and creative ways to support their essential work. Demco has served education communities and libraries for more than 115 years and is the leading source for products and solutions that support lifelong learning and enrichment. We consistently strive to develop long-term relationships with our customers by delivering solutions that meet their unique needs.

Demco is seeking qualified candidates for our Product Manager role, focusing on our Supplies & Equipment line within the Library market. As a Product Manager, you will:

  • Lead cross-functional teams to develop ideas from product conception to launch 
  • Work directly with marketing, sales, supply chain, and customer success teams to ensure we’re offering the right products to our customers 
  • Be the voice of our customers, communicating their wants and wishes to the organization 
  • Evolve our business model to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers 

Successful Candidates Will:

  • Be obsessed with understanding customer needs and wants 
  • Have a clear vision and will effectively translate that vision to actionable items that teams can rally around 
  • Pivot naturally and quickly based on customer and market needs 
  • Understand the value of building strong relationships with key suppliers and uses these relationships to better the business 
  • Work seamlessly with internal partners to ensure the customer needs are delivered through every marketing channel


  • A four-year college degree in business, marketing, or a related field of study 
  • At least seven years of business-to-business experience managing a product line alongside a diverse team of professionals with varying roles 
  • Experience using pragmatic marketing techniques to establish and evolve a product portfolio 
  • Preferred experience working in the library market focusing on the supplies and/or equipment product lines 
  • Financial acumen 
  • Proficiency in MS Office products 
  • Ability to travel within the United States when deemed safe

Demco’s headquarters are in Madison, Wisconsin. Our work atmosphere is collaborative, inclusive, and embraces a growth mindset. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional services and solutions for our customers while having fun. Our coworkers are customer-focused and driven to address customer satisfaction. And our leaders are passionate about coworker engagement and are personally invested in developing the talent of our teams. Our work locations have evolved to allow a hybrid work model, allowing time to work from home and team collaboration in the office when needed.

Demco offers a rich benefit package including many options for paid time off, insurance, a generous retirement contribution annually, and a flexible health and wellness incentives.

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