FOX Sports is looking for outstanding talent to fill a Vice President, Product role within the FOX Digital Consumer Group in Los Angeles, CA.
Our focus is creating the sports media industry’s best applications for Web, mobile and connected devices supporting FOX Sports broad portfolio of events including the World Series, Super Bowl, US Open, Daytona 500 and FIFA World Cup. As VP, Product, you will be responsible for developing a strong team of product owners, formulating and executing a unique product vision, and fostering a culture of continuous innovation. This is a leadership position that is a key piece of the FOX digital management team. It will require strategic thinking and skilled communication, coupled with the ability to lead both internal and external teams. This role requires strong product management experience, exceptional leadership skills, an entrepreneurial spirit, expertise in all aspects of digital content experiences- and most importantly, a deep passion for sports programming.
Ensure the successful and profitable completion of numerous concurrent interactive projects across FOX Sports’ full suite of digital products – FOX Sports GO, FOX. Sports App, FOXSports.com, FOX Regional Websites, FOX Sports VR, FOX Soccer Match Pass and integration of Sports into other FOX-wide digital products.
Understand user needs, evolving market trends, technology innovations, and competitive offerings to grow and develop new online sports products.
Interact with senior leadership of the Digital Consumer Group and represent Digital Consumer Group up and down the chain within Fox Sports.
Identify, recruit, and continually develop a team of talented product managers.
Manage the complete product life cycle from strategic planning, innovation, to tactical implementation, using analytics to inform project priorities.
Work closely with marketing, sales, and business stakeholders to develop digital strategies that deliver on revenue targets.
Work closely with Finance and other Digital Consumer Group stakeholders on budget and planning.
Be seen as not only an innovator but a collaborator, open to ideas which come from anywhere.
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.
Experience / Skills
A proven track record of developing and launching successful digital video or sports products and deep knowledge of the industry and consumer drivers, including understanding of the rights and business dynamics of the broader sports media market
Exceptional communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Experience instilling a strong product culture that rewards innovation, rapid testing, and continuous learning
Demonstrable experience in leadership through collaboration and cross-functional teams, including motivating reports and colleagues
Proven ability to lead and manage multiple work streams simultaneously
Comfortable working in an execution focused, fast paced environment balancing multiple projects and priorities balancing short-term goals and long-term vision for the team
Expertise in modern forms of product discovery, planning, and development
Experience working in an Agile environment including defining and documenting product requirements, user stories, and acceptance criteria
Strong technical abilities paired with a strategic mindset with a keen attention to detail
Excellent communication and organizational skills, ambitious, and self-sufficient
Experience with video streaming technologies
Solution-oriented, highly motivated, and proactive self-starter
Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of relevant product management experience. MBA a plus
About Fox Sports
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing 21st Century FOX’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; FS1, FS2; FOX Sports Regional Networks, their affiliated regional web sites and national programming; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes and FOX College Sports. In addition, FOX Sports also encompasses FOX Sports Digital, which includes FOXSports.com, FOX Sports GO, Whatifsports.com and Yardbarker.com. Also included in the Group are FOX’s interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.