Product Manager

Location: Syracuse, NY 13202
Department: Software/Product Development

Compensation: $ - $
Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid PTO
  • Flexible Work Schedule

About SIDEARM Sports

The team at SIDEARM provides the technology platform that powers the official websites, mobile apps, statistical integration, live audio and video streaming, and e-commerce platforms of more than 1,600 collegiate athletic partners across the nation, including 300 NCAA Division I programs, and over 50 of the 65 Power 5 athletic departments.  We are proud that the work we do is experienced by millions of sports fans each year. 

We are actively accepting applications for a Product Manager to join our team.

The Product Manager helps with the managed delivery of cutting-edge digital products powering the fan experience. They gain a deep understanding of client needs, find and fill product gaps and generate innovative ideas that grow market share, improve our fan experience and drive growth

The Product Manager creates and maintains strong relationships with designers, developers, stakeholders and clients alike. They work closely with the Product team to break down initiatives into release plans, formulate the Value Proposition and share the business objective.

The Product Manager is proactive, engaged and utilizes all necessary resources, internal and external, to drive successful completion of development projects. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Define product strategy and roadmap
  • Drive execution of product roadmaps and project deliverables with internal and external stakeholders
  • Specifying and overseeing the research needed to determine the needs and desires of clients and end users
  • Define product marketing communication objectives and coordinate with internal stakeholders on the execution of marketing collateral
  • Lead Agile teams of designers and developers in the execution of product roadmaps
  • Proactively Identify and mitigate risks encountered with roadmap initiatives
  • Help coordinate discovery, ideation, and project status meetings with stakeholders to ensure clear and understood paths to success
  • Build relationships with our partners and formulate integration roadmaps to continually improve and maximize value from our third-party offerings
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and scope
  • Continually provide vision and direction to the Agile product team and stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle
  • Conduct beta and pilot programs with early-stage products and samples
  • Observes and researches new trends within the industry and works with the Director of Product to assess their impact on our strategic roadmap
  • Facilitates team meetings encouraging constructive communication and guidance of topics throughout the meeting.

 

Our Ideal Candidate

You are organized. As a Product Manager, managing the process with clients an internal team members can be challenging. Our ideal candidate has the ability to organize their work and efficiently manage their time.

You are self-assured.  Our ideal candidate has self-confidence in their decision-making process and the trust to manage projects directly with clients.

You are versatile. Our ideal candidate has the ability to manage numerous projects while adhering to the assigned deadlines. 

You are a communicator. Our ideal candidate has strong verbal and written communication skills. As a Product Manager, you need to be able to effectively communicate the scope of a project with clients and team members.

You are a team player.  Our ideal candidate is self-motivated but has the ability to work collaboratively with internal departments to ensure on-time delivery of client needs.

 

Requirements

  • 1-3 years working directly with stakeholders and technical staff in a product/project management capacity
  • Experience assigning resources in a highly technical, fast-paced product environment
  • Experience in one or many Agile development methodologies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral, written and group presentations)
  • Excellent prioritization skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, applicable experience
  • Proven experience with Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work under pressure while simultaneously managing multiple tasks
  • Ability to effectively communicate well with others in accomplishing tasks and problem resolution
  • Strong commitment and passion for diversity, equity and inclusion

Pay Transparency

The approximate base pay range for this position is $68,000.00 to $74,000.00. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Individuals may also be eligible for an annual discretionary bonus and/or sales compensation. Actual compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to job-related knowledge, skills, and experience as well as geographic location.


 

LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Our suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; and campus-wide business and sponsorship development.

Our people-first culture is the foundation of our business and is reflective of our approach to building meaningful relationships with our employees, partners, and fans. The company strives each day to deliver the mission statement and embody the core values that make LEARFIELD an exciting place to work.

 

Our Mission

Powering the connection of fans to the brands and experiences they love.

Our Core Values

Build Trust | Be Fans of One Another | Power Tomorrow | Create & Connect Communities | Have Fun

 

LEARFIELD offers a full spectrum of benefits for eligible employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance and Other Insurance Plans, Flexible Paid Time Off (including Parental Leave), Paid Holidays, 401(k), and Short/Long Term Disability.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.

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