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Product Owner - Media Relations

  • Manchester
  • Manchester

We are looking for a passionate and seasoned Product Owner to join our Product Management organization and lead product development for our Media Relations product line.

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, our Media Relations product 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, you will have direct impact on product direction, positioning, and ultimately our business strategy.

If you are intrigued by the opportunity of helping companies around the globe improve how they build and protect their brand, you should continue reading.

Skills & Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Understand and champion customer needs

  • Partner with stakeholders and balance trade-offs to maximize delivery of customer value

  • Maintain up-to-date roadmaps tailored to defined stakeholder groups

  • Ensure that development team understands both the customer and business impact of their deliverables

  • Drive the delivery of our Media Relations product

  • Work closely with internal customers and the rest of the organization to define the vision and strategy for your product

  • Partner with an engineering manager, the development team, and UX team to prioritize, plan, design and deliver software that delights your customers

  • Work hand in hand with our top sales professionals to understand client needs and prioritize the best opportunities for your product

  • 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 for our global organization

  • Define, track, and interpret key metrics and drive activities that ensure successful adoption and a performant product.

Experience Required

  • 2+ years of experience managing and developing software products as a PM/PO

  • Experience working in a B2B SaaS or enterprise business environment

  • Experience with agile scrum or Kanban methodologies

  • Proven ability to understand complex business problems, apply strong analytical skills and create an effective strategy

  • Proven track record of delivering technical solutions for large-scale business problems

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively communicate at varying levels of technical detail with all levels and types of internal stakeholders

Desired

  • Experience with product delivery to large enterprise and global customers

  • Experience building web application development tools, libraries, and/or frameworks focused on analytics, reporting and a customizable user experience

  • Understanding of micro-service architectures

  • Understanding of AWS, Cloud deployment methods and technologies

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

  • Community: periodic hackathons, self-organized tech guilds and more

  • Personal branding support: preparing talks and blog posts, visiting industry conferences

  • Competitive salary and benefits

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 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, a pioneer of media intelligence and now Outside Insight, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 30,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on the local expertise of 55 offices across six continents. Meltwater is also committed to fostering the data science ecosystem through MEST, a pan-African entrepreneurial program and incubator, and Shack15, a global data science community. Learn more at meltwater.com.

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!

We are more than 2000 people across the globe, so there is a lot going on. We believe in diversity and inclusion, and building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This approach not only raises the quality of our products for our customers, but makes collaboration along the way much more fun.

Read our underthehood blog to see which problems our engineers are solving. Also have a look at what life is like at Meltwater and visit our company profiles on LinkedIn, Xing, Facebook, and Twitter.

Equal Opportunity

Meltwater is firmly committed to affording equal employment opportunities to all candidates and employees alike without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status disability, veteran status and we treat each individual with respect and dignity.

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Craig Dube | Contact Person

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