Product Manager, IMG Gaming

London, UK
11 Sep 2017
11 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract Summary

Job Title:             Product Manager
Department:       Media Gaming
Reports To:         VP, Head of Product
Hours of Work:   Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm
Contract Type:    Permanent
Location:             Chiswick Park

Company Overview

IMG is the premium provider of official sports content services to the betting and digital media industries. They have close partnerships with a number of international sports federations and associations. Due to a number of exciting rights acquisitions, a Product Manager is required to oversee the creation, delivery and continued operations of key betting and media-related products and content. A key component of this role will be the ability to develop and lead a product strategy designed to support significant continued business growth. The successful candidate will have extensive experience working as a senior product leader for prominent digital sports properties.

Position Requirements:

This brand new role requires an astute product leader with great digital ideas and a strong understanding of the role technology is playing in improving the digital experience for bookmakers and media publishers alike. The successful candidate will also have a great track record in successfully monetising products, preferably with both some B2B and B2C experience. This is a diverse and challenging role that will involve collaborating with a number of different stakeholders to build world-class solutions on behalf of some of the world’s leading sports federations. This role is key to the evolution of the business and reflects the modern day challenges IMG faces as a market leader in the digital technology space:

  • Develop the master product plan that defines the market requirement, sizes the opportunity within given markets and customer segments, articulates the value proposition to the customer and sets out the commercial model for all key solutions across online, mobile and OTT platforms
  • Assist the commercial sales teams to formulate customer acquisition and retention strategies underpinned by a product roadmap that prioritises customer and market requirements
  • Be an integral part of the customer feedback loop in being able to transform customer needs into product solutions and enhancements with a high commercial return
  • Maintain a close working relationship with the technology division to shape and manage the timelines, budgets and commercial outcomes related to all products within the Division
  • Comprehensively capture all business requirements and provide detailed product specifications to ensure the successful delivery of leading edge digital solutions for both the betting and media industries
  • Maintain strong working relationships with internal sales, business operations and technology teams
  • Work extremely closely with third party federations, third party suppliers and partners
  • Produce timely and accurate reporting and documentation as required

IMG is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment.  Job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.