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£Competitive + Excellent Benefits – West Midlands, B5

A Product Manager is needed join a unique advertising agency based in Central Birmingham. Expect a global business, great benefits, groundbreaking campaigns and superb clients. 

Founded in 2011 this multi-award-winning advertising business is revolutionising the traditional agency model, aiming to deliver first class work for great value and fast. With 20 offices across 4 continents, this global player delivers work across all platforms for the automotive and luxury sectors.  Due to ongoing expansion they are now seeking a Product Manager to join their team. 

Joining as a Product Manager you will take full ownership of a product (car type) in its entirety, working in conjunction with JLR to understand their products and becoming an extension of their own product team. Whether you are providing specialist technical and detailed product guidance; establishing yourself as the “go-to-person” for all product queries; working closely, collaboratively and flexibly with other departments to review and sign off all content across DX, Configurator, Brochures and ad hoc materials or taking an active role in briefing the team on new product launches, it will be down to the Product Manager to ensure a smooth outcome for the product lifecycle. 

To qualify… you should be a Product Manager / Senior Product Designer / Project Manager / Industrial Designer or similar with a CV that demonstrates: 

  • Previous experience within a product design environment;
  • A happiness working in a deadline driven environment across multiple projects;
  • Strong teamworking skills with the ability to collaborate with colleagues from other disciplines;
  • Strong decision making, critical thinking and analytical skills;
  • Strong ability to prioritise work based on short and long-term needs;
  • You are excellent communicator;
  • Acute attention to detail.

Once on-board, the Product Manager can expect a first-class agency environment offering superb benefits (25 days Holiday, Bonuses, Pension, Life Insurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, ST Loan, JLR Privilege Programme – up to 20% off Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles and more).