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Associate Product Manager, Automotive

Product Management | Waterloo, Ontario, Canada | Full Time

Job Description

Perk.com - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA


If you are looking to kickstart your career in the media industry and have a passion for all things automotive, then a role with Perk is the right move for you!  We have recently ramped up our investment in our automotive brands and are looking for a passionate, ambitious and talented professional to help lead these efforts.  If you have experience building businesses and love the automotive industry as much as you love to work - then we want to hear from you!

As Associate Product Manager, you will be responsible for product planning and execution throughout the entire product life-cycle.  We want you to be instrumental in not only delivering results, but contributing to the overall strategy and vision behind everything we do!

The successful candidate must possess outstanding leadership, solid communication skills, a demonstrated aptitude for project management, be capable of constructing and executing product development plans while having a willingness to go above and beyond to deliver.

As a vital team member, you will help document and articulate the product vision and objectives in a way that everyone can understand. At the end of the day you will roll up your sleeves and deliver status updates that are both qualitative and quantitative such that all levels of the organization would understand.

 

Main Accountabilities

  • Help define and ultimately document the overall category strategy and roadmap

  • Define project objectives, resource requirements, budgets, schedules and other deliverables

  • Develop or support the creation of complete project plans including all related documentation and milestone definition

  • Maintain an expert level understanding of the automotive industry

  • Champion projects, roadmaps and other documentation internally and externally
    (when appropriate)

  • Develop and deliver status reports that are both qualitative and quantitative on an agreed to frequency with other team members

  • Be an expert with respect to what the competition is doing

  • Perform product demos

  • Other duties as assigned
     

Required Qualifications

  • 1-2 years work experience in a product management capacity

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

  • Proven, multi-faceted knowledge of automotive industry

  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority

  • Some experience in digital media, SEO and/or digital content production

  • Some experience in online marketing, sales or market/competitive intelligence

  • Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products

  • A self-starter who’s able to break through barriers to find the right, sometimes unobvious, path

  • Expert ability in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets

  • Experience with Google Analytics

  • Willing to do whatever it takes to deliver success!


Apply

Please include a cover letter and resume, indicating the position title, Associate Product Manager, Automotive. All applications will be kept confidential.

A Little About Us

Perk.com Canada connects millions of users every day to personalized content and communities through its large and growing family of websites, and digital tools. In categories health, automotive, travel, eSports and lifestyle, Perk.com Canada builds successful digital brands, and then takes them to the next level by applying a smart mix of tools and skills. We believe in taking risks, we’re not afraid of failure, and we think it’s a mistake to build a business if you can’t have some fun along the way!

 

Our Advantage

Perk.com, Inc. offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities. Our office is located in the heart of Waterloo Region's booming technology sector with endless amenities in walking distance to the office; including café’s, restaurants, and retail shops.  Perk.com Canada has a cool office space featuring a kitchen area stocked with hot and cold beverages, including an assortment of pop, water, mineral water, chocolate milk and RedBull.  We have cool perks such as various team activities, old school video games, 60” TV’s featuring PS3 and Apple TV, foosball, and more.

Location: 150 Caroline St. #406, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 0A5
 

We thank all applicants for your interest in Perk.com. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Perk.com is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should notify the Human Resources Generalist.