Product Manager – Digital Products
Closing date: March 14, 2016
Archant is a privately owned media company that employs around 1,600 staff. It is the fifth largest regional newspaper publisher in the UK with titles in East Anglia, London, Kent and the South West, publishing 1.6 million copies a week in print and reaching six million readers a month online. Its portfolio of more than 50 news brands includes many magazines and numerous digital products.
Our Product Manager will have one foot firmly planted in digital product development and the other in our marketing strategy. The successful candidates will manage the product life cycle of 1 to 2 products each, from product definition through to its launch and iterations, in order to generate top line sales growth and maximise profitability. The role needs someone with marketing disciplines, technical understanding and commercial experience coupled with a strong sense of responsibility for the commercial success of their products.
You will work closely with a variety of teams across the business to launch successful and new innovative products. In this varied and diverse role you will manage the entire product management process from cradle to grave. With a passion for digital products, a strong commercial acumen and the ability to engage with a variety of different stakeholders on all levels you will be the port of call and the go-to project manager for your products. As a Product Manager you will drive the product strategy, owning and managing the roadmap, and processes for planning, implementation and reviews. Fostering an atmosphere of clear communication, you will ensure a shared vision between all key stakeholders as you co-ordinate vital product launches and activities.
If you are a strong product manager with a collaborative style to challenge and contribute to a robust digital product strategy and group initiatives with a proven track record of success we would like to talk to you.
We offer a competitive salary which is dependant on experience, with bonus earning potential. Additional benefits include 5 weeks annual leave and a contributory pension scheme, plus Archant Sales Academy (development and training), Archant Gold (charity matched funding), tax-free Cycle to Work Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, holiday discounts, access to a discount shopping website offering online and in-store discounts, reloadable cards & cash-back, Best Doctors and Doctors Online (medical advice), Employee Care Counselling and Advisory Service, Canada Life Bereavement and Probate Service, Westfield Health Scheme, retirement gift, long service award and Give as You Earn tax-free donations to charity.
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Closing date for receiving applications is Monday 14th March 2016.