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DaySpring Associate Product Manager II

DaySpring, a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards, is a leading marketer and distributor of Christian products and gifts. DaySpring products are sold in Christian retail stores, mass market and internet retailers, card and gift stores, and other outlets in the United States and 60 countries worldwide. Through Mary & Martha, DaySpring’s Direct to Sales company, we offer independent consultants an opportunity to build a business, build others and live out their faith. Based in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, DaySpring employs over 260, offers more than 6,000 products, and touches more than one billion people annually. Our vision: “We want to see every person experience and express the life-changing message of God’s love.”

Product Management is at the center of all that is DaySpring. The Greetings Business Unit provides a financial foundation for all of DaySpring. In Greetings Marketing each member has daily opportunity to succeed and improve, personally and professionally. Each APM position is THE PERFECT starting place for a career at DaySpring as you have an opportunity to work with all areas and levels in the company on a daily basis and learn and grow like no other department at DaySpring!

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Associate Product Manager (APM) will lead and execute greetings programs to be developed for designated channel and product lines.  The APM will follow direction as set by Product Manager and Customer Business Development teams.  While focusing on internal execution, the APM must be knowledgeable and have good awareness at the customer level.  The APM will gain understanding and apply consumer insights to products and retail execution.

REQUIREMENTS

To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or in the application fields.  Preferred file types are: doc, docx, pdf, htm and html. Accepted also are: txt, pdt, xls, mov, jpg, swf, mp3, and zip. No other file types accepted.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1+ years of product development or management experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Outlook
  • Knack for researching and analyzing products, markets and consumers. 
  • Consumer centricity. Keen understanding of influences that impact consumer behavior and decision-making. 
  • Skillful in managing time efficiently across multiple projects.
  • Inquisitive mind - for defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions.
  • Boldness in decision-making, based on financial goals established for brand or product. 
  • Aligning short-term daily tasks to long-term strategies.  Can assist in defining program requirements.  Works to execute programs on time. 
  • Excellence in leading team discussions and product planning meetings.
  • Understanding of and passion for the DaySpring mission.

 

In addition to competitive salaries (and bonuses to eligible employees), our comprehensive benefits package reflects the values and culture of our company while supporting the needs of our team members.

  • Comprehensive and affordable medical, dental and vision plan
  • Flex Spending for health care
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance
  • Employee Savings Plan - 401(k) with company match
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Paid time off program (PTO) combining vacation, illness and other absence into a generous bank of time and 8 paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Adoption assistance program
  • Opportunities to further develop your skills and education
  • Company-sponsored volunteer opportunities plus paid time off for volunteer work
  • Company-paid holidays (8 annually)
  • Tuition assistance

 

DaySpring is an equal opportunity employer.  Disability/Veteran.  Principals only please.

Company
Hallmark
Posted
09/18/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Siloam Springs, AR 72761, US