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Working at Pro Performance Sports on the SKLZ brand is all about sports, fun and helping athletes of all ages reach their full potential. With competitive compensation, exceptional benefits and an inspiring work environment, this is a wonderful place to have a career. We are constantly looking for great team members to contribute to the high level of work we do here.

If you think you fit the profile and are interested in one of the following positions, please email your résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@sklz.com and indicate the position in the subject header. No phone calls, please.

 

Title: Product Manager – Golf

Location: Carlsbad, CA

Primary Responsibility:

Define, create, modify, and manage the category vision, revenue plan, and product roadmap for the SKLZ Golf product range

The Product Manager – Golf is expected to:

  • Identify category growth opportunities through your market knowledge, research, customer insights, and mastery of the Golf Specialty channel of distribution
  • Be the category expert with regard to the competition, distribution channels and end users
  • Set pricing and distribution plans to meet revenue and margin goals
  • Serve as the category lead within the SKLZ Product Team, guiding the efforts of Design, Engineering, and Development
  • Create product briefs for each season in order to meet needs of the customer
  • Serve as main communication window to the Sales and Marketing teams
  • Coordinate all product aspects of the SKLZ relationship with Exos (formerly Athletes’ performance).

Key Functions:

Product Line Management

  • Constantly evaluate existing product line margins and efficiency to ensure category is supporting the financial objectives of the company
  •  Attend trade shows and customer meetings to gain information and feedback about the product and the market. Communicate your findings with the SKLZ team
  • Act as a spokesperson for the SKLZ Performance product and become an expert in understanding the function of each item
  •  Assist with sponsored athletes and facilities as needed to gain insights into elite athletes’ needs and maximize the value of SKLZ sponsorship investments
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure the smooth transition of product from ideation through production, sales, support and eventual end-of-life

New Product Creation

  • Develop business cases for all new products including pricing and channel strategy, forecasting and R&D investment return
  • Follow the product introduction calendar for each season, and consistently update the SKLZ team of product status
  • Work with the design team to ensure SKLZ standards of quality and performance are met
  • Evaluate product submissions received from inventors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Four-Year College Degree Required
  • 5+ years Product Management or Marketing experience with an enthusiast-driven Golf brand
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Golf industry
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching innovative products (please provide examples in your cover letter)
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally to visit customer locations