Senior Product Manager, API & Cloud, LAC Group, Emeryville CA

LAC Group seeks visionary Senior Product Manager, API & Cloud on behalf of our client, a leading provider of technology solutions for libraries. The Senior Product Manager, API & Cloud will articulate a singular product vision and direct a comprehensive ongoing product management effort. Qualifying candidates will possess an in-depth knowledge of APIs, the Developer Community and Cloud infrastructure and experience successfully developing and implementing API and Cloud Infrastructure product strategy and marketing programs. Exceptional career opportunity for an MLIS / MBA who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment. Work location Emeryville, CA.

Responsibilities include:

  • Refine product plans covering all evolution of III API and Cloud infrastructure;
  • Work closely with Sales Division on product support, demonstrations, messaging and strategy with the goal of driving demand and increasing share for Client product lines;
  • Primary responsibility for business development activities related to electronic resource product strategy;
  • Develop and maintain relationship with customers, vendors and/or corporate partners;
  • Serve as key resource and primary collaborator on tactical marketing program development;
  • Represent Client Company at trade shows, library forums, other committees and act as strategic peer using social media and other communication channels.

Qualifications:

  • Master of Library Science from an ALA accredited program and/or MBA with substantive experience in libraries or the library automation marketplace. Demonstrated understanding of the Library and Internet markets; MLIS / MBA preferred;
  • Prior Cloud and API product development experience;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; ability to engage customers, partner vendors, all stakeholders and colleagues with expertise, professionalism and enthusiasm.
  • Solid understanding of competitive landscape

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