Product Manager at IDC

Posted in Research 7 days ago.

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Location: Framingham, Massachusetts

Job Description:


Requisition Number 2019-1574
Functional Area Marketing
Location US-MA-Framingham
# of Openings 1


IDC is the most respected global technology market research firm operating in over 110 countries worldwide. Our collaborative, innovative and entrepreneurial culture is the perfect place for you to discover your future.

Are you interested in targeting product and customer opportunities to drive revenue growth for fast growing technology areas?

IDC is seeking a highly motivated product manager who will partner with research, sales and marketing to develop revenue in key product areas. This role will focus on creating well-defined segmentation, targeting and positioning strategies to ensure marketing and sales readiness, as well as tracked revenue growth. This highly collaborative product management position, which also requires strong process and project management, will help bridge product expectations to successful sales outcomes.


  • Product Definition: Manage the definition of new customer-focused research product portfolios in partnership with research
  • Positioning/Messaging: Provide inputs and help develop approach to position product/portfolio differentiation to key customer segments
  • Business Development: Work closely with sales to target and develop specific accounts and segments
  • Sales and Marketing Readiness: Use business development knowledge and process to align and prepare sales to effectively sell research product portfolios, and marketing to target new customers

In this capacity, the Product Manager role requires working closely with all aspects of the business including research analysts, sales, marketing, IT, publishing, custom solutions as well as senior management while applying exceptional process and project management skills.


  • 4+ years in product management, product marketing and/or market development roles with preferred experience in a consulting, advisory or services organization
  • Business development experience and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with sales will be key to success in this position
  • Understanding of and experience with segmentation strategies that inform targeted product development, marketing programs and sales strategies
  • Experience developing value-based messaging and positioning
  • Proven abilities in teamwork, relationship building, collaboration and project management
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required; MBA a plus
  • Approximately 5% travel

About IDC: International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,100 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company.

IDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, handicap, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, ancestry, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or other categories protected by law.