Associate Product Manager/RFP Specialist

Job Description and Desired Skills: 

This role is an important role within the organization that requires technical aptitude, problem solving, project-management, and collaborative relationship skills for working with key constituents throughout the organization to ensure we hit important client deadlines. 

Primarily focused on working directly with the sales team for responding to RFPs, RFIs, and other field based inquiries, the role will also take ownership to further develop our overall response process,  assess technology solutions and curate a response library/database to enable greater organizational efficiency.  On the Product Management side, responsibilities will include defining product requirements, representing the voice of the customer, enabling sales and helping to drive product launches.  Enterprise software experience is preferred.  The individual must be passionate about building products that delight customers and drive competitive differentiation, and be comfortable working in a dynamic startup environment. Local candidates only, please. 

  • Owns the RFP process; new intake, tracking, project-managing,  completion for submission to ensure client deadlines are met
  • Works closely with subject matter experts to clarify responses, create new/custom answers, update time oriented information and maintain standard language
  • Responsible for assessing process and recommending changes or technologies to better utilize resources and respond in a more timely manner
  • Develops and maintains an understanding of company’s products to aid in facilitating answers more effectively
  • Help drive product requirements, author PRDs, prioritize feature requests and work on the product roadmap
  • Work with cross functional teams in delivering quality products and making appropriate trade-offs between user engagement, features and revenue
  • Create technical content and collateral for consumption by customers, analysts, sales, support and other groups
Experience: 
  • Prefer 2+ years directly related work experience in the technology industry, preferably with an enterprise software vendor
  • Resourceful in gathering key information and working with extended teams
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, as well as to handle multiple concurrent assignments, work independently, and assume personal responsibility for deliverables
  • Ability to effectively manage new projects, existing maintenance, shifting priorities, and multiple tasks
  • Ability to gather user and business requirements and convert them into a winning product vision
  • Self-directed and well organized and detail oriented
  • Proven analytical skills with the ability to handle statistical information
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
To Apply: 

If you are interested in applying for this job, please send your resume to jobs@accellion.com and include the job title in the subject line.