Pop! Promos is one of the fastest growing suppliers in the $25,000,000,000 US Promotional Products Industry with extraordinary annual growth. Our focus is delivering excellent customer service to the highest performing distributors in North America. We deliver value by shortening the supply chain and focusing on high-growth, high-margin products where we have a cost advantage over our competitors. Only apply if you are up for hard work and great rewards!
2028 Abigail Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Is your current role all spreadsheets with no excitement? We don't make power points, we make products. Are you looking for a role where you can use your quantitative and organizational skills to take 24 products per year from the drawing board to the mass market? We are looking for a candidate who has strong math, data and excel skills.
Welcome to Pop! Promos
Pop! Promos is an INC 500 and PHILLY 100 Award-winning company in the branded merchandise industry. Voted one of PPB’s “Greatest Companies to Work For” and one of Counselor’s “Best Places to Work”, we pride ourselves on our great company culture and strong values, propelled by our ambitious and forward-thinking team.
We are currently hiring a Product Development Strategist to help us in our mission of developing fresh, exciting, and innovative products for the branded merchandise industry. Our Product Development Strategist will report directly to the Product Development Manager and will be responsible for building pricing models and analyzing product performance. The secondary responsibility will be helping to develop product launch strategies, and researching new product ideas.
As a rapidly growing company, we launch new products every month. Developing compelling products requires a knowledge of what’s trending with US consumers as well as an understanding of how Pop! Promos can differentiate our products from the competition. The Product Development Strategist is responsible for understanding our cost structure for producing new products and developing models to appropriately price our products in the market. The ideal candidate is comfortable with cost structures and excel, and thrives in a team-oriented environment with the ability to communicate complex information clearly to a large group.
*This is a hybrid, in-office role, with the opportunity to take advantage of our work-from-anywhere policy 2 days a week. We require proof of vaccination or a qualifying exemption in order to be inside our building.
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Organize product pricing information in financial models and propose pricing to Product Development Manager
Research competitive landscape for new products both quantitatively (pricing and production timing) and qualitatively (competitor positioning, features, branding)
Work with marketing, art, and sales teams to build launch schedules and strategy
Manage product development process to keep 6 key team members on schedule for key milestones and launches
Analyze product trends and provide recommendations based on internal product performance and research to Product Development team
Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and organizational skills.
Strong math and quantitative skills including advanced Excel skills.
Strong ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritization skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to present to groups of team members. Experience communicating with overseas teams is helpful, but not a requirement.
1-3 years relevant work experience in costing and data analysis. Market research or product development is helpful, but not required.
Willing to travel internationally to China and India to visit factories and develop relationships 1-3 times per year.
Compensation and Benefits:
Competitive base salary commensurate with experience and market
Health Insurance, including dental and vision
Retirement plan with competitive company match
15 days PTO to start, additional days added with tenure!
9 paid holidays
Opportunities for advancement based on performance
Hybrid work policy (in office 3 days/week, WFH 2 days/week) and additional remote work week (work-from-anywhere for a full week!)