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Product Manager

Cox Automotive
Burlington, VT 05401
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*Primary Location: *1 Howard St, Burlington, VT, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202103639
The Product Manager supports the advertising product development process as a part of the overall product management domain. This role uses customer feedback, business strategy, data/analytics, user experience, and technology to create positive, effective customer experiences for both internal and external stakeholders. Responsible for supporting the development of departmental products or managing complex products to achieve desired outcomes for the business and customers.
*Strategy/Discovery:*

* Represent the customer needs and requirements to drive feature implementation and development with associated technology teams.
* Ability to think with an Enterprise level mindset and identify opportunities to broaden the scope of our core capabilities.
* Collaborate effectively across various departments, including strategic external partners, to generate new feature enhancements to improve advertising performance for dealer clients.
* Identify new and emerging market opportunities and oversee the the full discovery, pilot, execution and go-to-market process.
* Ongoing analysis of technology partners and participate in build versus buy recommendations.
*Planning: *

* Map needs with target markets and analyze the market segments to actively pursue.
* Define the archetypical users of your products or services.
* Understand the "why" behind each Feature and work with the Product Managers to understand the roadmap and supporting KPIs.
* Partner with Product Manager to provide input into business case documentation.
*Evaluation:*

* Use analytics to monitor product KPIs and ensure success metrics are being met. Identify opportunities for testing and product enhancements based on results.
technical/functional skills

* Product Management - Applies standard techniques and tools to carry out analysis and performance monitoring activities for specified products. Supports problem resolution, resolves issues and acts on feedback and usage of in-life products. Creates product collateral and monitors results and feedback from product campaigns.
* Requirements Definition & Management - Assists in the definition and management of requirements. Uses standard techniques to elicit, specify, and document requirements for simple subject areas with clearly defined boundaries. Assists in the creation of a requirements baseline and in investigating and applying authorized requests for changes to base-lined requirements, in line with change management policy.
* Relationship Management - Deals with problems and issues, managing resolutions, corrective actions, lessons learned and the collection and dissemination of relevant information. Helps develop and enhance customer and stakeholder relationships. Develop strong relationships with Product Owner.
* Innovation - Coordinates and facilitates the communication and open flow of creative ideas between interested parties and the set-up of innovation networks and communities.
* Other duties as needed or required
* Requires physical ability and mental acuity to execute the duties of the position successfully within required timeframes in order to meet business requirements.
Qualifications:
* Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)
* Bachelors Degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering, Communications, or a related field.
* 3 years; or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
* Working knowledge of Product specialty/job area, principles, concepts, and practices.
* Demonstrated ability to translate data into quantifiable actions/deliverables.
* Strong writing ability.
* Work experience in design, development and implementation of product plans.
* Working experience in full product lifecycle methodologies.
* Working experience in creating, prioritizing and recommending epics and features.
* Working experience in in conducting competitive research and analysis.
* Working experience in identifying KPIs and other analytics to measure product value.
* Working experience in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment.

Specializations

* Baseline understanding of all Cox Automotive marketing and advertising products and services.
* Experience with Digital Advertising tools, including Google Ads, Microsoft Advertising, Facebook Business Manager, etc.

Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-08-20 Expires: 2021-11-25
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