Product Strategist / Manager Job at Byte | The Dots
27 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Product Manager, Strategist
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Description

JOB PURPOSE
**The role of Product Strategist / Manager is internally referred to as a Lead Tech Planner at Byte London**
The tech team develops emerging technologies for marketing including AR, chatbots, and automation tools. We are responsible for continuing to drive R&D throughout the London, New York and Berlin office. We are market leaders in conversational commerce and augmented reality, and are tech partners with Facebook, Snapchat and TikTok.
The Lead Tech Planner role combines digital strategy and project delivery; you must be able to write clear digital strategies, confident in selling the vision into clients, define the technical requirements and manage the team through the delivery. This role would suit someone who has a background in project management but some experience in strategy and wants to transition to a more product manager role, or who is a digital strategist who has worked very closely delivering tech projects. The Lead Tech Planner acts as an important bridge between developers and the rest of the company. An interest in chatbots and augmented reality is important, and an insatiable curiosity for innovation even better.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategy
  • Lead on product strategy, vision and ideas (proposals) around the future of messaging, conversational commerce, augmented reality and digital marketing
  • Support Head of / Director in driving tech, R&D and innovation across Byte
  • Write technical scopes of work
  • Write technical toolkits & maintain them
  • Support Head of / Director writing creds decks
  • Support business development efforts
  • Support tech partnerships
  • Oversee reporting & analytics
Implementation and project execution
  • Define project scope, deliverables, roles and responsibilities in collaboration with clients
  • Support Account Planners with their project finances inc. program estimates, project plans, timelines, and status reports
  • Oversee requirement gathering and technical scoping
  • Support resource allocation on projects
  • Leading continuous improvements of standards and ways of working within the Tech team and the wider organization
  • Oversee management of sprints including; creating projects, maintaining the project backlog, reviewing user stories, prioritizing tasks
  • Oversee bug tracking and QA
SKILLS AND PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
Essential:
  • 3+ years in digital teams building product or project-ware
  • Experience writing digital strategies and proposals
  • Ability to work with developers to define technical scopes
  • Experienced in digital project management
  • Ability to coordinate and motivate teams
  • Highly organised with exceptional attention to detail
  • Familiar with principles of advertising and marketing
  • Fluent in English
  • Able to live and work in the UK without sponsorship
Nice to have:
  • Comfortable working with data, and telling a story with it
  • Experience in marketing agency
  • Experience working with AR and Chatbots
  • Experience working with tech/social platforms - Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, TikTok
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
To complement the team dynamic:
  • Sense of humour
  • Self-starting
  • Easily bored
  • No ego
  • Extremely motivated
  • Adaptable and thrives with variety and change
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Inquisitive mindset
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Learns quickly
  • Persistent and hard-working
  • Open to criticism and ideas
  • Clear communicator

Skills Required

  • Product
  • Strategy

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