Product Associate Job Careers – Innovation Village




Job Title:    Product Associate
Organisation: Innovation
Village
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Innovation
Village is a destination entrepreneurs call home. We believe that every idea
that could transform society should be given an opportunity to see what that
idea could become. Have you ever considered a career working with startups?
Startup culture is high energy, your ticket to being a problem solver, attracts
the best minds around and lets you fast-track your career with high-growth
teams. Startup culture gives you the flexibility to explore emerging
technologies and test your limits along the way.
Job Summary:  The Product Associate will enable
organisations to work with entrepreneurs, capture new value from
digital—creating products, experiences, and businesses. We bring together a community
where people can design, prototype, test, scale and launch imaginative and
solutions to big challenges – together.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Client Relationship
Management
·        
Grow
company revenues by developing new products
·        
Produce,
organise and maintain internal and external sales and marketing materials like
presentation decks, case studies, competitive intelligence and contact lists
·        
You are
capable of deeply understanding the needs of clients and translate these into
compelling solutions and sales proposals
·        
You
communicate regularly with clients, manage expectations, update them on
progress as well as solicit feedback
·        
Ensure
revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met
Project Planning &
Coordination
·        
You are
strong in processes and can map out projects, taking into consideration client
needs and resources available
·        
Establish
milestones and objectives
·        
You can
communicate your plans well both verbally and in writing to all stakeholders
·        
Participate
in cross-functional teams to execute the product development plan
·        
You
ensure that all stakeholders in a project are contributing their part and can
mitigate risks
·        
Oversee
the development of advertising, public relations, and marketing communications
to meet product objectives
Product Evaluation &
Reporting
·        
You have
strong professional writing skills and can produce concept notes, proposals and
reports for different audiences
·        
You are
able to identify key KPIs for all the interventions you design and can report
on these to different audiences
·        
Maintain
accurate and complete product-related information
·        
Identify
process improvements to achieve goals related to product marketing and customer
support



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
Prior
experience selling technology products to corporations or selling corporate
solutions
·        
Proven
track record of effectively negotiating high value business agreements and
developing business relationships that impact company performance
·        
Comfortable
with Excel, Google Docs and other technology solutions for driving sales
·        
Strong
internal and external communicator with strong interpersonal skills
·        
Ability
to manage different clients and multi-task with excellent organization skills
·        
Comfort
with a fast-paced environment and changing requirements – Start-up experience a
plus
·        
Ability
to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty and
ambiguity
·        
Can-do
attitude, strategic thinker, and passion for new products and solutions
General
·        
Ability
to multitask and prioritise tasks
·        
Excellent
time management skills
·        
Well-developed
organisational skills
·        
Attention
to detail
·        
Great
verbal and written communication skills
·        
Professional
discretion
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join us in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link
below.
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