Product Specialist - Home Automation & Consumer Electronics

Smarthome is seeking an experienced Product Specialist for the Home Automation and Consumer Electronics category within the Smarthome Marketing Department.

Your role is to cultivate new and existing product lines through the entire life cycle - finding the latest and greatest products in home automation and consumer electronics. You don't just think a product is cool, you know every aspect of that product that makes it unique and valuable to the consumer. You will also be savvy in understanding when a product has reached end of life and shutting it down. Ultimately you are responsible for the growth in sales and management of inventory. You are the internal and external evangelist for your product offering

We enjoy a fun and relaxed atmosphere that fosters creative thinking. Effective communication and social skills will be important to maintain great relationships with employees and business partners. You must be able to prioritize and organize effectively while juggling several concurrent tasks. A positive attitude, attention to detail and excellent work ethic are required.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identify new products that are "winners" using industry experience, web, blogs, magazines, trade shows, etc.
  • Collaborate with Pricing Negotiator and Purchasing Manager on-board products and to continuously refine workflows
  • Acquire product specifications including weights, dimensions, part numbers, UPC codes, etc.
  • Develop an effective go-to-market plan for the promotion of product lines
  • Collaborate with html Specialist on delivering unique, engaging, SEO-friendly product pages for the website
  • Effectively simplify product benefits on a Webpage that helps to influence their purchasing decision
  • Some travel may be required to attend trade shows (very limited, 5-10 days a year at the most)

  • Qualifications

  • 1+ years in a Product Specialist, Product Manager or Marketing Manager role
  • Proficient computer skills in MS Word, Excel and
  • Excellent command of the English language, including excellent verbal and written skills
  • Knowledge of home automation, gadgets, home electrical wiring, A/V distribution, and surveillance, and modern technology
  • Basic html and css is a plus

  • Benefits (for permanent staff only):

  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Life Insurance, AD&D & LTD
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays/Floating Holidays
  • Online Benefits Management
  • Friendly, casual environment with emphasis on teamwork
  • Significant employee discounts

  • Voluntary benefits include

  • 401K
  • FSA Flexible Spending Account (healthcare and childcare)
  • Vision Plan
  • Dental Plan

  • To Apply For This Position
    If your qualifications and experience match this position and you are a local candidate, please email your resume with the following to: [email protected]
    1) Subject line: “Product Specialist”
    2) Last 2 jobs salary history
    3) Expected Salary; resumes submitted without expected salary will not be considered

    Recruiters or out of area candidates, please do not respond.
    No phone calls please.

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