Director of Digital Product Development - Digital with PGA TOUR in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

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We presently have an opportunity for a Director of Digital Product Development within our Digital department.   At the PGA TOUR we put our fans first.  We build exciting platforms that present the best of our players and tournaments to our fans no matter where, when and how they want to consume that information. Our product management team works across groups within the TOUR to guide product development from discovery to launch. As the Director of Digital Product Development, you will lead the product management team in the creation of new products and features that focus on evolving and improving the experience of our fans while at the same time helping the TOUR meet its overall business goals. The role will act as a general manager of our products, providing leadership across the TOUR to conceptualize, build, and deliver our digital platforms. We are seeking a generalist that can work across multiple product lines, guide a team of product managers and work with the project management team on successful implementation and ongoing support of new platforms. 
 
Qualified candidates will have the following:
  • BA or BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent
  • 8 years or more of related work experience
  • Product management or product design with a focus on software products and technologies
  • Developing internet products and technologies
  • Knowledge of multiple functional areas such as Product Management, Engineering, Content development, UX/UI, and fan/customer support
  • Some experience with transactional and ecommerce platforms
  • Strong problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Familiar with software development life-cycle methodologies such as SCRUM and Agile
  • Strong writing and communication skills 
  • High attention to detail
  • Sports background a plus but not a requirement
 
Responsibilities:
  • Work across PGA TOUR business units to define product strategy and vision; Align both with the TOUR overall fan and business strategies
  • Responsible for guiding projects through the execution life cycle by engaging engineering teams to help determine the best technical implementation methods and schedules
  • Lead a team of product managers in the definition and creation of multiple product lines; Work collaboratively with the project management team and vendors on the implementation and support of those products
  • Establish and develop relationships tech industry leaders and TOUR partners in the digital market space to create opportunities for our fans and the PGA TOUR digital platforms
  • Evolving product strategy based on research, data, and industry trends
  • Develop new products, enhance existing products
  • Launch products on a regular basis
  • Understand fan expectations, usage habits, and feedback
                                
Our benefits include:
·        Competitive base salary and commission plan 
·        Medical/Dental/Life/Disability insurance 
·        Paid time off 
·        401k plus employer match
·        Employer funded retirement plan 
·        Health Savings Account/Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts 
·        Wellness Program 
·        Membership to TPC Sawgrass 
 
EOE/DFW
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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