Product Manager

The Business of Fashion is experiencing an exciting period of fast growth, and we’re looking for a talented Product Manager to join us at the inception of a new London-based tech team focused exclusively on our award-winning Media & Events business.

We are looking for a focused and energetic teammate who will take full ownership of the product strategy, manage the roadmap and backlog, and work closely with developers & UX designers to create and deliver digital content products via web, tablet, and mobile.

We’re hoping to find someone who shares our values and way of working; if the below descriptions sound like you, then we would love to hear from you…

  • Comfortable being ambitious and encouraging others to do the same
  • Naturally collaborative and relish working with smart, progressive colleagues across departments from growth, to marketing, to commercial, to editorial
  • Obsessed by the latest developments in business strategy and tech within media and publishing
  • Intrigued about Fashion and a hyper-engaged community of users
  • Able to judge the relative merits of hundreds of ideas and opportunities, and bubble up the best in a coherent & tactical order
  • Relentlessly seeking value, naturally tuning out the low-value distractions and thinking big
  • Driven to find and pursue commercial opportunities, as well as build all the good-stuff to delight users and continuously drive user growth

Your responsibilities as a Product Manager at The Business of Fashion:

  • Own the overarching goals of user acquisition, engagement, conversion and retention, supporting a thriving community of users
  • Analyse data and product KPIs to understand reader consumption and inform priorities
  • Identify emerging and future opportunities
  • Collaborate with stakeholders from multiple departments to agree business strategy
  • Concept new products, features and business opportunities
  • Understand and articulate business/customer value
  • Determine a roadmap to deliver value to readers and to the business via frequent iteration
  • Design innovative solutions alongside UX design and a tech lead counterpart
  • Draft stories, prioritise features and manage scope and defects to deliver quality solutions to deadline
  • Work closely with a team of developers to deliver multiple concurrent enhancements

 Experience must include:

  • 5+ years’ product management experience
  • Previous experience within a high-growth digital publishing or subscription business (not required, but highly advantageous)
  • Delivering websites, apps or other online digital products alongside a development team
  • Working within an agile development environment
  • Making decisions based on data and insight
  • Fashion industry experience (a benefit, but not required)

Skills we would like you to have:

  • Practical knowledge of the entire product lifecycle, from insight / analysis, roadmap development, UX, UI and data driven approaches
  • Customer focused and business savvy (and able to balance the two!)
  • Positive, pragmatic and collaborative
  • Commitment to deliver continuously and at an exceptional pace
  • Tenacious in your problem solving abilities
  • Comfortable with technology, including customer journey mapping, launches etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to quality and continuous improvement