Category Specialists @ CR start the ball rolling for our rigorous product testing and ratings process, by selecting the models that we evaluate in our labs.
In this role, you will build a thorough understanding of the marketplace for your product categories. The category knowledge will culminate in the creation of criteria for model selection including an approach to identifying upcoming new product introductions and following the life-cycle of models previously selected. Paramount to the process is the goal of capturing the models that consumers will encounter while researching/shopping and want to know about. You will also tailor the selection criteria to extend our reach to new audiences that have been identified. As a member of the Test department, you will work closely with the Testing leaders, as well as other stakeholders in the organization.
Under our CRFlex program, this is a hybrid position and is eligible for remote work up to 80%. The successful candidate must reside within 75 miles of one of our main office location in Yonkers, NY.
THIS POSITION IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR SPONSORSHIP
Your product marketing experience plus your critical thinking and ability to understand and combine information from uniquely different data sources will allow you to understand the dynamics and drivers for consumer purchases in your category. You will create the ideal model selection criteria for your product categories rooted in both hard and soft data we may have access to. Your work will include identifying data sources and industry contacts to ensure that the models you identify for testing are “front of mind” for consumers. You will work with the testing and editorial teams to ensure they are aware of industry trends and consumer purchasing patterns.
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