Full Time Job

VP, Product

Bally Sports

New York, NY 6 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
You will lead a team of product managers to create best-in-class digital experiences for Bally Sports Users for our core mobile apps, websites, connected devices and premium streaming services. In this role, you will be responsible for the oversight of all the features that define the user experience (UX), including Direct-to-Consumer and premium experiences. The role will manage a robust product roadmap and create synergy between all aspects of the product lifecycle including but not limited to design, development and operations. The role will define and analyze KPIs to measure the overall product health and work with key stakeholders across the organization to ensure the product KPIs align with the overall business goals in terms of subscriber growth, revenue targets and overall traffic reach

Above all, you will be a champion for the voice of our fans with the goal to develop and operate the best in class digital sports product.

Major Responsibilities
• Lead team that operates product/project management activities including the definition of product specifications, requirements, user stories, high level technical and user experience flows
• Prioritize overall product roadmap and oversight of product initiatives and the product backlog based on a deep understanding of consumer insights, business goals, product health and the competitive marketplace
• Set the agenda, goals, budget and timelines for developers to design and architect optimal technical solutions and data flows for new features and functionality
• Use data and insights to model the impact of new features and functionality of Bally Sports core KPIs, and devise strategic experiments that lead to continuous improvement
• Lead lean/agile product development methods, including ways to gather and synthesize customer insights and translate them into testable hypotheses and product prototypes
• Define the overall product strategy and roadmap based on the needs of our fans and the Bally Sports business objectives
• Oversee the delivery of product features across a variety of platforms including mobile, web and connected devices
• Oversee relationships with internal and external development, design, testing and operations partners to implement product updates with a consistent level of quality
• Identify and cultivate relationships between new technology companies, agencies, or partners that can improve all aspects of our digital products
• Present regularly with senior executives internally and externally (e.g. Bally Corp)
• Build a product management culture that emphasizes continuous learning, data analysis and experimentation, agile software development, and unrelenting fan focus

Required Experience/Knowledge
• 10+ years' experience in product management with a proven track record of delivering consumer-facing video, mobile, web and/or connected device experiences at scale
• Demonstrated ability to drive high performing, cross-functional teams comprised of both internal and external product, design, development and QA resources
• Significant experience with agile product development methodology and expert skills with leading agile software tools
• Strong technical background with an understanding of client/server relationships and how to integrate APIs, SDKs and multiple data sources to create products; experience building websites or apps preferred
• Experience working with analytics and measurement software tools coupled with strong data analysis skills
• Experience working with premium and/or subscription products direct-to-consumer preferred
• Technology-savvy with deep understanding of evolving media and content landscape and trends
• Strong presentation and written communication skills and experience leading product discussions with senior management
• Strong project management skills with a proven track record of setting and delivering on expectations and commitments
• Knowledge and passion for sports

Educational Background Required

BA/BS required

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw8qky-3-233-219-62-42 in your application.

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