Technical Product Manager

Job Type:
Leeds, United Kingdom

The role: Technical Product Manager

We are looking for a Technical Product Manager to join our fast-growing Marketing Tools and Development team, based in our Leeds office.

Are you our next super star?

We are building a new Marketing Centre of Excellence in Leeds and we’re looking for individuals with big ideas and the ability to think creatively and outside of the box. You will become part of a company that gives you everything you need to create winning moments to push your own boundaries and build the best experience for our millions of players around the world.

So, who are we? We’re home to some of the biggest, most exciting brands in the online gaming industry, with offices, events and players all over the world. We’re the ultimate owner of such brands as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo, Sky Poker and BetEasy, as well as live poker tour and event brands.

Why we need you: -

We are on a mission to set the standards for performance marketing innovation in online gaming. We want to give customers engaging experiences and winning moments by bringing marketing and product closer together. We are investing heavily in marketing automation and artificial intelligence to accomplish this mission.

You will be responsible for helping to evolve the systems and processes that the Marketing organisation rely upon to deliver amazing offers to our customers. You will work with engaged stakeholders that demand excellence to elaborate on ideas, define business processes and, helping to translate those into requirements for tools and systems. Working with highly capable engineering teams you will get to see your ideas brought to life, before delivering them into the hands of our Marketing Teams and finally to our customers.

We use a mix of commercial off-the-shelf software and bespoke development to deliver our vision. You’ll need to take responsibility for the success of your ideas, and will need a proven technical background to communicate how your solutions operate to the teams that will build, integrate and support them. You’ll be competent in handling systems integrations and software development delivery across distributed teams.

So, if you want to take your product management skills to the next level and spend some time in the dynamic world of marketing in one of the world’s leading online gaming companies, then this is an exciting and challenging role.

Who are we looking for: -

We are looking for a product expert from an online gaming/marketing background. You’ll need product/ business analysis experience where you have worked on multiple projects, prioritising workload and making strategic decisions to hit deliverables. Experience in multi-channel digital environments and agile projects (desktop/mobile/tablet) with a background in software development and leading data modelling methodologies. You should have an all-round understanding of and prior exposure to operational database (big data) models.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

Proven, in-depth knowledge of CRM/Marketing and online marketing platforms and knowledge of iGaming industry, particularly marketing. Ideally, you will have knowledge of software and network architecture. Previous experience of being part of a scrum team and writing themes, epics, user stories, user acceptance criteria, etc. Any exposure to QA processes and testing with advanced Excel or data manipulation skills would be advantageous. Awareness of practical applications for artificial intelligence and real-time CRM systems would be desirable.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. We can also provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 GBP as congratulations.

In addition to that, we provide the opportunity for a discounted gym membership.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.