Senior Product Development Manager
Company: BOXFOX, Inc.
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Senior Manager, Product Development
Department: Product Development + Merchandising
Are you passionate about quality products, branding, development
and design? Looking to get your foot in the door at at fast-growing
and fast-paced startup? We're looking for a superstar Senior
Manager in Product Development to help us support the growth of
BOXFOX's in-house brands!
You'll need to have a love of products, design, and brand discovery
and how that helps support our key offering-elevated gifts for all
occasions. You'll also be excited to roll up your sleeves and wear
a ton of hats, creating opportunities for yourself and learning as
you go. There are endless opportunities for growing with an
energetic team in Hawthorne, CA, just a short drive from LAX and
We're looking for an organized, experienced, and passionate Product
Development professional to lead product development efforts from
concept to launch for Kitchen, Home, Gift and Apparel. This role
will be integral in leading efforts to build processes, tools and
systems. The Senior Manager, Product Development position will give
you the opportunity to expand and implement your product
development knowledge while working at a fast-paced, growing
company where no two days are the same.
You'll be responsible for managing the development process with
external design partners, engineers, factories and agencies. If
you're ready for the opportunity of a lifetime and are hoping to
make a huge and lasting impact, BOXFOX is the place for you.
Lead the creation, launch, and implementation of new products from
concept to go-to market across multiple categories.
Work with Operations, Creative, Finance and Leadership to ideate
new concepts, based on both previous sales data and research of
Research and vet suppliers and manufacturers to identify the best
partners, with an eye on quality, price, timeliness and
Competitive Analysis, Research, and Strategy
Lead pricing strategy and margin analyses with Leadership to assist
in annual planning.
Conduct thorough competitive analysis to help inform product
development and new launches.
Internal Support / Operations
Partner with Marketing, Creative, and Leadership on samples,
photoshoots and end-to-end marketing and customer experience
efforts related to products.
Manage purchase order placement and maintain communication with
logistics team re: inbound deliveries.
Manage, support, and mentor a Product Development Coordinator.
Meet or exceed expected margins for various owned categories
Have a strong design POV with the ability to translate and
communicate trends and competitive learnings into actionable ideas
that fit the BOXFOX aesthetic.
Has a genuine interest and love for product design, and gets
excited about new product ideas, design inspiration and market
You're a self-starter and self-motivated - we're there to answer
questions and train you, but you'll be in charge of your success at
our growing company.
Eager to travel internationally when it's safe to do so.
You're persistent and a hustler - you thrive at developing and
nurturing strong vendor relationships, while simultaneously
managing your day-to-day.
You're organized. You will come to the table with your own systems
and ways of working that are well thought-out and help track your
You're positive and excited to come to work every day! We truly
believe that attitude is everything
Have experience with (or understanding of) import and shipping
Have experience with (or understanding of) sales, margin, and
Preferably 2-3 years experience in consumer product development
You're based in Los Angeles / Orange Country and able to travel to
the office in Hawthorne 2-3 times a week
Freedom to envision and define your own career with leadership who
wants to see you succeed and a company with no tolerance for
Flex Schedule, with a team that works about 60% in office, 40%
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits
Generous vacation and company holiday calendar (hello end of year
paid week of rest!)
A dog-friendly office and an enthusiastic team (who loves to
Beautiful gifts for everyone on your list, all year round!
To apply, please email your resume (PDF, please) and a bit about
yourself/why you'd be a fit (or a cover letter) to
concierge@shopBOXFOX.com with subject "Application / Outbound Sales
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