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Product Owner - Influencers

  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
  • Manchester

We are looking for a passionate and seasoned Product Owner to join our Influencer product team. If you are intrigued by the opportunity to help media relations professionals discover and build relationships with relevant members of the media, and use data and insights to adopt a performance-based approach to PR, you should continue reading.

Meltwater believes that business strategy will be increasingly shaped by insights from the growing world of online data that lies outside the corporate firewall. We see customer needs for media continuing to evolve in the direction of new content formats, shortened delivery times and an explosion in outside-the-firewall content volume.

In support of this vision, the influencer mission enables Meltwater customers to connect and manage their relationship with relevant journalists across the world. The product caters to the media relations professionals within the PR function. Media relations interacts with editors, reporters and journalists to land favorable media coverage that will influence their target markets. Rather than paying for ad placement, the media relations professional earns media coverage through contributing to the development of valuable news stories. Our product makes it simple to discover journalists, get the message out to their target audiences and measure their impact. As the product owner responsible for our influencers product you will have direct impact on product direction, positioning, and ultimately our business strategy. The influencer mission is central to our delivery of exceptional value to customers and users.

The product caters to the media relations professionals within the PR function. Media relations interacts with editors, reporters and journalists to land favorable media coverage that will influence their target markets. Rather than paying for ad placement, the media relations professional earns media coverage through contributing to the development of valuable news stories.

Skills & Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Drive the delivery of influencer product functionality throughout the Meltwater product suite.
  • Work closely with internal customers to define the vision and strategy for your product.
  • Work hands-on with the development and UX teams to prioritize, plan, design and deliver software that delights your customers.
  • Help the team realize the value of their work and appreciate how their deliverables impact the business.
  • Confidently represent your product both internally and externally. Acting as a key evangelist and product expert.
  • Define, track, and interpret key metrics and drive activities that support the continued growth and health of the product.


Experience

Required

  • At least 5+ years of experience managing and developing software products as a PM/PO.
  • Experience with agile methodologies.
  • Proven ability to understand complex business problems, apply strong analytical skills and create an effective strategy.
  • Skilled in delivering elegant, easy-to-use functionality; strong command for UX
  • Proven track record of delivering technical solutions for challenging large-scale business problems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively communicate at varying levels of technical detail at all levels of the organization in one-on-one and group situations.
  • Based in New Hampshire

Desired

  • Scrum Product Owner certification (CSPO)
  • Experience as a Product Owner of a SaaS product preferably B2B
  • Experience defining products & solutions containing large data sets from multiple sources
  • Experience with building software products especially in big data and CRM
  • Professional background includes software development

What you can expect from us

  • Work in an international and open-minded team of engineers and product owners
  • Challenging tasks to solve in collaboration with other international teams
  • Opportunities to travel to other Meltwater Engineering offices in Europe and the U.S.
  • Community: periodic hackathons, self-organized tech guilds and more
  • Tech Talks to foster constant knowledge sharing
  • Personal branding support: preparing talks and blog posts, visiting industry conferences
  • Ergonomic desks and chairs
  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation assistance for internationals

Application

Excited by this challenge? Please provide the following information:

  • résumé (CV), including your contact details
  • project portfolio including links to apps/websites you’ve worked on - if applicable

We are looking forward to your application and to getting to know you.

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Fresh fruits & free drinks

  • Internal hackathons

  • Personal Branding Support

  • Ergonomic desks and chairs

  • Great hardware

  • Opportunities to travel in Europe and the U.S.

  • Open Source Contributions

  • Conferences and Tech Talks

About the company

Meltwater builds digital intelligence and marketing solutions for a global client base. All of our solutions are fully web-based, offered as a service, and based on a modern technology stack. This is your opportunity to be part of a small agile team within a big multinational organization!

Read on our underthehood blog to see which problems our engineers are solving. Also have a look at what life is like at Meltwater. We are more than 1200 people across the globe, so there is a lot going on. To learn even more about who we are and what we do, visit our company profiles on Xing, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.


Timothy Santos | Hiring Manager

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Meltwater Product & Engineering

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