Product Manager

DC Thomson
Closing Date: 22/08/2022
  • Dundee/Remote
  • DC Thomson

Job Description

DC Thomson is fast becoming a digital first, subscriptions first business with teams and tech to match. Following a period of investment in technology and commercial platforms, data science, brand, and people & culture.

As part of this transformation DC Thomson is looking for a Product Manager to play a leading role in the team driving our evolution with one of the world leading Golf brands.

About DC Thomson

DC Thomson is currently undertaking the largest Transformation programme in our history. In order to strengthen our position in the Media/Publishing industry we have identified, alongside our customer community requirements, the need to offer a digital portfolio to complement our traditional business model.

We are drawing together specialisms from across our businesses and creating centres of excellence to provide the continued best value to our customers both externally and internally, through new and exciting digital products and channels.

The Product Manager is responsible for leading development of DC Thomson Media’s digital products across our Energy, Golf and Consumer Entertainment portfolio to deliver experiences our customers will love.

What you’ll be doing?

  • Driving the product vision and roadmap, engaging with key stakeholders to identify business priorities and strategic objectives
  • Dig into usage data and customer feedback to uncover new product opportunities and experiences aligning with the wider business goals
  • Collaborate with UX and UI to rapidly prototype solutions weekly and deliver sweeping usability and cosmetic updates that overhaul the customer experience
  • Work with engineers to prioritise needs, ship quickly and iteratively, make scope and delivery trade-offs, and unblock execution
  • Working with content, audience and commercial teams to continuously develop, monitor and enhance the end-to-end user experience and journeys across our products
  • Growing Bunkered’s brand

What we are looking for

  • A deep knowledge of the user/customer and how they engage with products, through research and data
  • An appetite to work on big-bets with cross-functional teams, including audience management, data and insight, on continuous programmes of A/B testing and experiments
  • Experience working within an agile development practice
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to work closely with creative, technical, and business stakeholders

Things we use every day

  • Figma, Miro and Trello
  • Google Analytics and Optimize
  • Jira and Confluence
  • Microsoft Product Suite

To apply for this role, please follow our online application process and submit a CV and cover letter.

This is a full-time, permanent position, working 35 hours per week from our Meadowside Office or remotely.  We offer a generous package including 34 days holiday, Health Cash Plan, Onsite Staff Gym, excellent Pension, a competitive salary, and many more staff discounts and benefits.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from everyone and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or any other protected characteristics.

If you have any issues with your application, please email recruitment@dcthomson.co.uk

Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy early once we have received suitable applications. Therefore, please ensure you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.