HIRING: Product Manager – Cordoba Guitars

Product Manager – Cordoba Guitars 

Cordoba Music Group is a leading manufacturer and distributor of acoustic and electric guitars, ukuleles, basses and musical instrument accessories.  Some of CMG’s brands include Cordoba Guitars®, Guild Guitars®, DeArmond® and HumiCase®, which are internationally distributed and played by a wide range of musicians.  Cordoba is the largest supplier of nylon string guitars and ukuleles in U.S. retail chains, online retailers, and independent dealers across the USA. Guild is an iconic brand of acoustic and electric instruments with roots going back to the early 50’s. Other CMG brands include Savarez®, and Aquila®, of which CMG is the largest importer and U.S. distributor.  The company’s corporate headquarters are located in Santa Monica, CA, and distribution and manufacturing facility is in Oxnard, CA.

Responsibilities

  • Understand the global business strategy and be able to communicate and implement, making business decisions that deliver on that strategy
  • Guide a set of products from concept to production
  • Support launch, pricing, positioning & lifecycle management of products
  • Support sourcing, supplier management and supply chain functions in assessing and addressing opportunities and challenges
  • Support sales team support with product knowledge and expertise, analytical data and market knowledge
  • Support the marketing global strategic direction of brands

Requirements

  • In depth brand & product knowledge of fretted instruments, cases and accessories
  • In-depth understanding of the Classical/Nylon string guitar market
  • Sourcing experience, preferably within the Music Instrument Category
  • 5+ years music retail or distribution experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to navigate multiple competing priorities and thrive in a dynamic team environment
  • Detailed and disciplined approach to execution of strategy, continuous improvement and a hands-on attitude
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excitement and passion for guitars and music!

Please send cover letter, resume, and compensation requirements to hiring@cordobamusicgroup.com with “Product Manager” followed by your name as the subject.  No phone calls please.

Please note that this job specification is not intended to be a complete list of duties, and additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.


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