Consumer Products Manager - Minneapolis

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mar 12, 2018
Job Type
Full Time

Midco has been blazing trails since 1931, bringing innovation to the world of telecommunications and delighting customers with exceptional service. Through ambition, imagination and a genuine commitment to each other, Midco proudly serves more than 385,000 residential and business customers in 342 communities in Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. We’re also dedicated to making our communities better places to live, work and play. Ready to work at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco is one of the best places to work: 

Free and discounted Midco services 
Tuition reimbursement 
Support of employee involvement in the communities we serve 
Employee referral program 
Wellness programs 

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The Consumer Product Manager role is a leadership position responsible for over $500 million in annual revenue. We are looking for someone that can handle ambiguity, lead teams, and make the complicated seem simple. 


Lead product development and go to market strategies; including pricing, promo, and customer messaging. 
Understand and represent the voice of the customer throughout the product lifecycle. 
Identify, report on, and assume accountability for the attainment of key performance indicators. 
Assist in the creation of financial forecast models. 
Partner with Marketing to create and maintain product literature, marketing materials, and sales collateral. 
Articulate technical concepts in ways that customers and team members can understand and reproduce. 
Work with Legal regarding contract language, terms & conditions, and service order terms. 
Remain current on changes in technology and share information with team members. 
Be a strong leader and team player. 


Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers. 
Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and concepts of other departments. 
Support the mission, vision, and values of Midco. 
Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility, and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility. 
Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented approach towards work and all work projects. 
Possess strong problem solving and decision making skills while using good judgment. 
Multi-task and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. 
Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management. 
Adhere to and actively follow Midco policies and procedures. 
Perform other duties as assigned. 
Maintain regular attendance as required for position. 


Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent experience required. MBA preferred. 
Previous product management or product marketing experience required. 
Exceptional organizational and time management skills required. 
Strong people and relationship management skills required. 


The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry loads of up to 30 lbs. 
The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. 
Employees may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and other than normal business hours, such as holidays, evenings and weekends as business demands. 

Midco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by law.