Associate Product Manager at IDC

Posted in Research 10 days ago.

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Location: Framingham, Massachusetts

Job Description:


Requisition Number 2019-1598
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.

Interested in targeting product and customer opportunities to drive revenue growth for fast growing technology areas? IDC is seeking a highly motivated associate product manager who will partner with research, sales and marketing to develop revenue in key product areas. This highly collaborative and detail-oriented role will focus on managing integrated research and marketing programs while also implementing portfolio level targeting and positioning strategies to ensure marketing and sales readiness. This position also requires strong process and project management that will help bridge product expectations to successful sales outcomes.


  • Manage the complete lifecycle of global research methodologies such as IDC FutureScapes including annual roll out, analyst training and adoption, ensuring quality and governance with an eye toward customer impact and value, as well as liaison with marketing on related external programs
  • Manage the IDC DX Use Case annual research development, updates and publication while ensuring all master taxonomy documents are maintained and updated
  • Manage the product portfolio review and product development process for new customer-focused research practices ensuring value-based products that will drive growth
  • In partnership with research, ensure collaboration and process execution that will result in the development of new practice research and research agendas aligned with the client needs
  • Enable sales readiness by providing input to differentiated positioning for new research practices as well as manage the TAM development process

In this capacity, this new 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.


  • 2-5 years in product management, product marketing, project management and/or market development roles with preferred experience in a consulting, advisory or services organization
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and ability to manage and execute on multi-faceted projects
  • Proven abilities in teamwork, relationship building, collaboration and project management
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with sales will be key to success in this position
  • Experience developing value-based messaging and positioning is a plus
  • Candidates will be required to hold a bachelor's degree with an MBA a plus
  • This position will be based in IDC's Framingham, MA office and will require 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.