Product Manager

Product Manager


£20k to £25k

Date Ending

July 31, 2019

Are you curious to where your next role could take you?

RM Resources part of the RM Group have an exciting opening for a Product Manager role. On offer is a competitive market rate salary range between £20-£25k and benefits package. The role is based at our Kirkby-in-Ashfield offices, NG17 9LE. Working hours are 37.5 per week, Monday to Friday with core business hours being 8.30am-5pm. The role will report into the Head of Furniture & SEN and is part of the Digital and Marketing team. If you are looking to progress in your career and want to work for an employer who looks after their employees take a look at this opportunity.

The Product Manager will have full responsibility for developing their catalogue/product ranges by analysing the current performance of the catalogue/ ranges and further enhancing with a full review of existing/new factored/ product development lines. The Product Manager will also be responsible for identifying multiple channels to market.

A main feature of this role is to develop unique, commercially viable products that will enhance the current product offering, together with globally sourcing new factored lines that will be fundamental to the growth of the catalogue/product ranges and ultimately the division and the TTS business.

This all has to be executed in a timely manner in order to hit deadlines for the mailing of the main catalogue and direct marketing campaigns that will support the growth of the division and the TTS business.

RM Resources is a multi-channel provider with an annual turnover of approximately £120m. It specialises in curriculum and educational resources for schools and nurseries, with a strong presence both in the UK and internationally. We are comprised of multiple brands with our leading identities being TTS and Consortium. Leading the UK educational resources industry in size, innovation and teaching expertise, we sell 59,000 products, of which 3,500 are our own designed products. As we move to be an increasingly digitally focused business, where over half of our UK orders being submitted online, we focus on our operational efficiency, progressing supplier and product rationalisation, and expanding internationally to ensure our continued success in a highly competitive environment. 

Key responsibilities

For a full job description and to apply please go our careers website – Role Ref E01659

For more information on RM please visit http://www.rmplc.com/

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You will need the following knowledge, skills and experience:

  • A degree in a related subject and/or relevant professional qualifications would be advantageous. 
  • Previous product marketing experience, preferably gained within a mail order or FMCG environment.
  • An understanding of the education sector, current trends and developments.
  • Accurate analytical and administrative skills, with a high degree of IT literacy.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Full UK driving licence

Look at the benefits you are entitled to!

  • 25 Days Annual Leave (option to buy an extra 5 days)
  • Performance Related Bonus Scheme
  • Group Personal Pension
  • Private Medical Healthcare
  • Life Assurance

The following voluntary benefits are also available:

  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Give As You Earn (GAYE)
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Voluntary Dental Plan
  • Voluntary Health Cash Plan
  • Voluntary Critical Illness Cover
  • Voluntary Health Assessments

More Information

RM is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all permanent and temporary staff to share this commitment. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.