Prestigious global publisher seeks a talented Product Manager to join their highly successful team, supporting the Education Development Director in focussing current products for customer groups and developing new online products.
Do you enjoy working within a dynamic business, developing products to answer customer needs?
Are you an excellent team player who thrives in a collaborative environment, building strong relationships? If so, then this could be the ideal role for you.
As Product Manager you will support the creation and ongoing management of both print and online products for sale in the ELT market. Your natural curiosity for digital delivery channels and market understanding will shine through as you work diligently to build a strong knowledge of the target users and buyers.
Reporting into the Education Development Director, your role will involve:
- Working closely with the Education Development Director to support new product builds and existing product enhancements
- Leading projects as assigned and providing support in product testing, developing release communications, product reporting and post-launch assessments
- Interacting regularly with customers and the wider market to effectively support the Education Development Director in defining and prioritising product developments
- Ensuring clear documentation of product offerings, functionality and content for each product is available to support sales and inform customers
- Managing cross-functional project team meetings as required
- Leading on market research projects and drafting of business proposals, as assigned, that outline the reasons and strategies for developing new products.
- Working cross-functionally and with external vendors to ensure projects are delivered on time and to specification
To be considered for this Product Manager position, the ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and attributes:
- Ability to prioritise and excellent time management skills
- Proactive approach to problem solving
- Degree education or equivalent
- Proven relevant experience
- Experience working in publishing or online product development
- Experience in ELT publishing.
If this sounds like you, please submit your CV and cover letter by Monday, 26th April.
DK is committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects the varied communities that read our books across the world. We encourage applications from all individuals, regardless of age, religion, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality or social background.
DK supports flexible working and has introduced a new ‘smart-working’ policy. This allows colleagues to work from home for up to three days a week to ensure the importance of a good work-life balance.
The Book Trade Charity offers financial support to people looking to enter the book trade, but who may struggle to afford the costs of attending interviews or undertaking internships. For more information, visit www.booktradeentrysupport.org
About our Company:
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in. From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books.
We are the world's leading illustrated publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann, creating cutting-edge design and stunning visual books for the whole family. We are passionate about inspiring curiosity and bring people to books through their thirst for knowledge. With a global book loving community of over 800 colleagues in the UK, US, Germany, India, China, Canada, Spain and Australia, we produce books in over 100 countries and over 60 languages. Find out more on dk.com.