Associate Product Manager

Full Time
Mid Level

At the heart of Simplify Compliance is our people.  People from many different backgrounds with different vantage points, opinions, and experiences.  We strive to continually lead with our IMPACT values and empower our employees to develop their full potential on a team that is passionate about acceptance, inclusivity, and achievement. Our employees are the driving force for the innovation, collaboration and creativity that enables our organization to deliver strategic success. 

We are seeking an Associate Product Manager to join our growing HCM Media team. This can be a remote position. We are looking for an individual with B2B event experience, helping to plan, coordinate, and host live and virtual events in the Human Resources, Safety, Facilities, and Security industries. The individual should excel at social media, have experience planning and maintaining live/virtual event programs.

The Associate Product Manager should be comfortable networking and building relationships in the marketplace, as well as being on camera for virtual events. Successful candidates should be comfortable recruiting and interacting with expert presenters, acting as a speaker liaison at live, in-person and virtual events, and collaborating and coordinating with team members across multiple departments and locations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage live and virtual events from conception through completion to ensure deadlines are met
  • Identify and recruit event speakers
  • Work with sales and marketing colleagues to develop compelling promotional messaging
  • Assist in defining both long-term strategy and short-term plans to achieve the product vision and deliver business results
  • Assess the needs, opportunities and pain points for customers to enhance relevancy, utility and value proposition for existing service lines, as well as launch new products
  • Validate and present business cases, pricing strategy and sales model for assigned product lines
  • Specify product requirements and/or enhancements based on market and competitive research
  • Communicate regularly with customers and prospects to define and identify information needs
  • Stay on top of and analyze market trends, segments, size and buyer behavior
  • Assist Director of Product and work with marketing and sales to define the go-to-market strategy and articulate a product’s value proposition
  • Review product performance with Sr. Product Director against expectations and facilitate or influence changes to product, positioning and/or strategy to improve performance

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Represent your products and services in customer and prospect engagements
  • Responsible for ensuring customer engagement and satisfaction with product
  • Travel to conference and events as needed (<20%)

Critical Competencies:

  • Ownership and Execution
  • Innovative Thinking
  • Enthusiasm and Passion

The Individual:

  • Proven ability to discern customer needs and envision multiple solutions
  • Great interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to influence and lead cross-functional teams
  • A track record of timely delivery, and meeting or exceeding goals
  • Ability to communicate, coordinate with, and influence a range of stakeholders including senior management
  • Ability to drive multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Ability to interpret competitive intelligence, industry and market trends, and customer feedback
  • Ability to translate ideas into strategies, strategies into product plans, and work cross-functionally to launch and execute on product development plans
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience managing change initiatives


  • BA/BS degree
  • 3 to 5 years product management or marketing experience, in the events or learning and development industry preferred

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

If you require an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act or similar law in order to apply for employment at Simplify Compliance, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team 1.800.727.5257, ext. 8101.

Job applicants may request to review the company's Affirmative Action plans by contacting the talent acquisition team/recruiter, Human Resources department or Chief People Officer.


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