Director of Product

Management · Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Department Management
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Executive

Newzoo - Director of Product

Are you looking for an impactful product role at the very center of tech and entertainment? This is your chance! Since Newzoo was founded in 2007, the games market has grown sixfold to become a $200Bn business, entertaining 3Bn people across the world. We see it as our mission to take away barriers for further growth of this market that we are so passionate about. To help us achieve this mission and take our company, products, and brand to the next level, we are looking for an exceptional Product Director. Do you have proven experience in building global, scalable, B2B Saas businesses? Then come join our international team of 100+ talented, driven, and energetic colleagues as we go after new opportunities and strengthen our position as the market leader in games data.

About our Company and Products:

  • Newzoo is the most trusted and quoted source of games data in the world.
  • Our passion for games combined with our unique vision and agile company culture has helped us become the market leader. We aim to strengthen this position.
  • We are a trusted and strategic partner for many of the world’s largest and most innovative entertainment, technology, and media companies.
  • Our products and services realize business value by prioritizing strategic investments, generating incremental revenues, and increasing operational margins.
  • Our data and expertise are accessed in three, complementary ways: consumer insights, consulting, and our own proprietary platform which combines our data, models, and landmark reports in one single online environment.
  • Our platform is the fastest-growing part of our business. It is at the heart of our long-term strategy built on scalability, agility, and predictable recurring revenues.
  • We are looking for a Director of Product to help us realize our ambitious goals to triple our client base and grow our active users more than tenfold in the next three years.

As Director of Product, you will:

  • Join Newzoo’s Management Team reporting directly to the CEO and lead the product function within the company.
  • Drive the long-term vision and strategy for Newzoo’s entire product portfolio, defining a clear product offering and value proposition for each of our key verticals.  
  • Grow product management as a competence within Newzoo across all products, inspiring a diverse and talented pool of individuals.
  • Work closely with our platform product lead to prioritize roadmap items based on business objectives and making our platform the single destination for all our products, subscribing companies and individual users.
  • Work with our product marketing lead to position our platform as the world’s leading games data destination.
  • Optimize how we gather and prioritize market and business opportunities for our products, quantifying business impact against required efforts.
  • Improve how we monitor and report on KPI’s that inform the success of our platform and our individual products.
  • Work with the product leads and commercial teams that know our users and prospects inside out to prioritize investments across our product portfolio as well as marketing and sales campaigns. 
  • Build relationships with some of our biggest clients and prospects. Grow and maintain a global industry network allowing you to identify and evaluate opportunities.
  • Evangelize the platform vision and business strategy internally and externally.
  • Be a motivating and inspiring voice within our company and apply your passion for nurturing, mentoring, and growing talent

As Director of Product, you have:

  • 10-15 years of senior product management experience for a fast-growing scalable platform business
  • A proven track record developing and executing a long-term strategy.
  • Vast experience in cross-team collaboration and alignment.
  • A distinct vision on the best and most effective product management and development processes, e.g. agile development, scrum, growth hacking, prototyping etc.
  • Been responsible for and contributed to a product that is top-notch in terms of usability, design, and visualization.
  • Experience in hiring, managing, and developing product managers.
  • Experience in growing a data and insight-driven business, preferably serving games and entertainment as key markets.
  • Outstanding skills in external communication and relationship building, as well as interpersonal managerial skills.
  • The unique ability to combine strategic and analytical thinking with entrepreneurial decision-making.
  • A high level of knowledge of the latest developments and successful innovations in SaaS platform engagement and monetization.
  • A strong industry network in games and/or tech.
  • Ability to convert data into business recommendations.
  • An energetic, dynamic personality with a strong work ethic.
  • A passion for video games.
  • Flawless business English both written and spoken.
  • A Master's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Additional special talents or interests that will inspire us.

An opportunity like this does not come by often. Come on board and enjoy the ride!

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