I'm currently working with a very elite client located Boston, MA, who is looking to fill their Product Manager role with an outstanding candidate.
Product managers need a blend of business and marketing talent combined with technical knowledge. They should have excellent communication skills, including the ability to deal effectively with both technical staff and business/sales professionals, as well as a capacity for seeing the big picture in terms of product life cycle. Requirements include a bachelor's degree in computer science or business, plus five or more years of experience in software product management. For some positions, an MB is highly desirable.
Typical duties include:
- Coordinating work with software engineers and developers to define product requirements
- Working with sales and marketing to define customer needs, market potential, competitive analysis and marketing strategy
- Writing product information materials to brief sales personnel on product features and benefits
- Assisting with trade show presentations of the product