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Product Manager- Bear Archery/Trophy Ridge


Posted by Bear Archery on 09/25/2023

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Hunting/Shooting

Job Categories: Management - Product -Brand

Company Type: HardGoods/Equipment

State: IN

City: Evansville

Country: United States

Required Experience: 3 - 5 years

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $80,000-$105,000

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

Position Title:      Product Manager - Bear Archery
Reporting to:       General Manager  
Status:                  Exempt 

Job Purpose: Responsible for managing strategic direction, product planning, and coordinating marketing activities for multiple industry leading brands including Bear Archery and Trophy Ridge.  Supports timely product innovation, product availability and achievement of profit goals for assigned product category. 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities 
  • Analyzes the market to determine direction of product line, brand share and market trends 
  • Collaborates with sales, marketing, and engineering regarding new product ideas 
  • Improves existing products within category 
  • Works closely with engineering to design, test, and approve products 
  • Sources materials and vendors; negotiate costs  
  • Determines sales pricing with input from sales team 
  • Develops and tracks new product development timelines to ensure timely launch  
  • Prepares product and packaging specifications 
  • Manages product inventory 
  • Achieves product category sales and margin requirements 
  • Reports monthly on performance and direction of product categories 
Qualifications & Requirements  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business management or equivalent experience 
  • 5+ years of related sporting goods or archery experience required 
  • Possesses excellent analytical and planning skills 
  • Exhibits well-developed verbal and written communication skills 
  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a cross functional team environment 
  • Exhibits problem solving and decision making abilities 
Physical Demands  
  • Sitting, talking and listening at least 2/3 of the time 
  • Lifting up to 25 pounds 
  • Stooping and kneeling 
  • Fine motor coordination 
Working Conditions 
  • Office environment 
  • Occasional international or domestic travel required  

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee; other duties may be assigned. 

About Bear Archery

About Bear Archery®

Founded by the iconic father of modern archery, Fred Bear, in 1933 with the intention of bringing archery to the masses, Bear Archery® continues to produce legendary bows with the same focus on reliability and technology while maintaining its rich heritage of innovative leadership, quality products, and family values. Bear Archery is a division of Escalade Sports.