Upwork is hiring a Looking for Product Research Manager - Contract to Hire

Looking for Product Research Manager - Contract to Hire

Upwork  ·  US  ·  $42k/yr - $100k/yr
3 months ago


We are looking to hire a Product Research Manager to lead market and product research initiatives to help us discover new product lines, supply chains, and logistics.


WoodPlank is a leading name in the home improvement sector, known for supplying high-quality siding and home decor products. We cater to both homeowners and home builders. As our company continues its growth journey, we are excited to invite a skilled Product Research Manager to be part of our dynamic team.


Market Analysis: Identify top advertisers in each product segment to understand market trends and competitive positioning.

Sales Analytics: Create comprehensive reports highlighting best-selling products in each segment, aiding in strategic planning and inventory management.

Pricing Strategy: Research and document the MSRP values of each product, including details on how they are sold (e.g., in units, packages).

Product Specifications: Identify necessary accessories, hardware, or other components required for each SKU, ensuring complete product understanding.

Installation Guidelines: Gather and organize installation instructions for each product, ensuring clarity and accessibility for end-users.

Media Compilation: Compile a detailed list of photos, media, videos, and advertising materials used for each product, supporting marketing efforts.

Supplier Outreach: Conduct outbound outreach to set up calls with owners and identify decision-makers of prospective suppliers, fostering business relationships.

Product Sampling: Order and evaluate samples of potential products, ensuring they meet our quality standards and customer needs.

Knowledge of the home improvement industry is a plus.

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