Rab Product Manager

Key Responsibilities:

Whilst this is by no means and exhaustive list, some of the key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting and identifying trends and delivering brand strategy plans.
  • Researching and gathering market information
  • Collaboration with Creative Lead and Design Director to write seasonal range and product briefs
  • Ensuring smooth two-way transition of information with marketing/buying/sales teams
  • Managing and tracking range structiure and seasonal lines
  • Managing and tracking product feedback and input from key stake holders
  • Ensuring new product costing is market relevant and commercially viable

For this role, you should ideally be/have:

  • Previous experience of bringing techinal products to market
  • Outdoor industry/relevant commercial experience
  • Organised, meticulous and highly motivated to get the detail right with the ability to prioritise
  • Familiarity with technical apparel and/or equipment and softgoods design, development and marketing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive partnerships
  • Self Motivated with a can-do attitude and a pro-active/independent thinker
  • Strong computer skills, particularly Microsoft

It would be advantageous if you have:

  • Relevant degree
  • Knowledge of our brand and competitors
  • An active interest in outdoor activities and a passion for what we do 

What we can offer you in return:

A competitive salary, company bonus scheme, pension and life assurance, flexible working schemes and an early finish on Fridays.  There’s staff discounts on our products and we offer a wide range of reciprocal trade discounts on climbing, bikes, camping, sailing and running equipment.  There’s a casual dress code and we operate an open and friendly company with a relaxed environment but we work hard to get the job done.  We have great modern office facilities and free on-site parking. 

About us:

Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd specialise in the design and marketing of technical outdoor clothing and equipment.  Equip Outdoor Technologies own and operate two leading aspirational outdoor brands Rab and Lowe Alpine.  The company HQ is a lively and creative hub and sits on the edge of the Peak District. The location and facilities allow staff to work and play in an environment that nurtures the development of world-class outdoor products and a personal interest in activities such as climbing, running, cycling and hiking.

Combining years of experience with the latest technologies and fabrics, Rab are proud to create ground breaking products that revolutionise the way people dress in the mountains.  Always embracing innovation our clothing and equipment shows a deep understanding of the environment our products are worn in and an evident passion for the outdoors.