Digital Product Manager (Maternity Cover)

  • Full Time
  • London

We are pleased to be working with a new client, an independent and privately funded sports association based in central London, who are now looking for a Digital Product Manager.

The Digital Product Manager is a maternity cover role through to end of May 2018. The scope of the role is to manage the production and delivery of new and existing digital products* utilising the clients website, app and social media channels.

This is a standalone role reporting into the Head of Marketing.

Key Responsibilities

 Develop a product strategy and digital roadmap which outlines how the wider digital strategy, objectives and KPIs will be achieved
 Manage production and delivery of digital products as agreed on the digital roadmap
 Work with the Commercial team to develop digital packages for sponsors; deliver and manage digital activations, set KPIs and produce reports for partners
 Ensure all digital platforms deliver an excellent user experience, run efficiently and are cost effective
 Manage agencies and suppliers to ensure all products are delivered on time, budget and to the highest possible standard

 Work with colleagues across the organisation to understand current and future business requirements, scope digital products and features and prioritise development
 Regularly share updates on digital projects with internal and external stakeholders
 Be responsible for reporting on all digital projects and platforms, including analytics, KPI tracking and recommendations
 Manage the day-to-day maintenance and development of digital platforms including editing and updating content
 Manage the further development and improvements of all the client websites ensuring that the sites are developed in a sustainable and coherent way

Key Challenges in Delivering the Role

Working in a fast-paced and at times high-pressured environment. Need to remain proactive and reactive in relation to project management and product development whilst meeting additional requirements of this role.
Learning how to prioritise projects based on key timings, budget and deliverables.

Working in a fast-paced and at times high-pressured environment. Need to remain proactive and reactive in relation to project management and product development whilst meeting additional requirements of this role.
Learning how to prioritise projects based on key timings, budget and deliverables.

Relationships and Interfaces:

Reporting to the Head of Marketing, although will be working with the wider Commercial and Communications teams.

Person Specification:

Essential

Experience of developing and implementing product strategies and roadmaps
 Experience of managing a programme of digital work with multiple stakeholders
 Experience of implementing a wide range of technologies; APIs, apps, data services
 Experience of working with agile and user-centred design methodologies and project managing product lifecycles
 Excellent organisational skills, especially the ability to prioritise a heavy workload
 Experience of managing agencies and freelance suppliers
 Ability to develop good working relationships with a number of colleagues at different levels in the organisation
 Strong people management skills and the ability to lead develop and motivate others
 Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve shared goals
 A good understanding of industry trends, emerging technologies and what is possible within a digital environment
 Understanding of accessibility issues for websites, including the W3C accessibility standards and website best practice.
 Competent multi-tasker
 High energy, enthusiastic
 Keen interest in keeping on top of industry trends
 Good communication skills / excellent communicator

Desirable

 Experience working within a web agency
 Experience as a front or back end developer
 Working knowledge of Sitefinity CMS
 Sporting knowledge

 

To apply for this job email your details to adrian@digitalsport.co

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