Overview

This is an excellent opportunity for a take-charge Product Manager who excels at planning, prioritizing, and maintaining a product roadmap. You’ll be responsible for producing specifications that are key to the product, as well as developing innovative product features that drive awareness, engagement and customer satisfaction. You’ll be able to operate efficiently in a dynamic and fast paced environment, while managing multiple projects and ensuring top quality delivery.
Working at both strategic and operational levels, you’ll value evidenced based decision making based on the insights the data illustrates. This role works closely with cross-functional teams, such as Sales, Marketing, Content, Tech, Design and Conversion. In this role you’ll handle issues in a dynamic and creative way, have full ownership of exciting projects, and bring your enthusiasm and love of product development to make suggestions that greatly impact user experiences.

What You’ll Do

  • Be responsible for leading the effort to build the next generation of our iOS and Android app.
  • Plan and prioritize a product roadmap and see it through to completion
  • Produce specifications for individual projects that are key to the product
  • Develop and execute innovative strategies and marketing plans that support awareness, engagement, and customer satisfaction
  • Drive product development lifecycle from ideation and build phases all the way to go-to-market. You will be involved in all key decisions relating to the mobile apps, as well as have significant leeway to set strategy and make the right decisions for our customers.
  • Bring a user-focused product management style. Human-centered, empathy-first approach to creativity and innovation for solving user problems
  • Collaborate with product designers on UX research, wireframing and prototyping iterations
  • Operate efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Monitor the data and draw insights from it
  • Knowledge of iOS and Android platforms and aware of latest trends. Hands-on: user research all the way to sprint planning and QA. Great communicator: you can talk with users, partners, engineers, management team.
  • Collaborate with developers in these areas:
    • Authentication architecture – account functionality including integration with the Covers system
    • API Integration
    • In app purchasing including cross platform in app purchases
    • Push notification services

What You’ll Bring

  • Solid experience as a Product Manager or Product Owner in a web development environment
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality product improvements
  • Experience putting together a product roadmap and seeing it through to completion
  • Good knowledge of websites, online content, SEO and web development
  • Outstanding team management skills
  • An impeccable eye for detail, as well as strong communication skills
  • Strong understanding of web analytics and how to analyze data to spot opportunities and make decisions
  • Team player mentality. We like to work with friendly people who thrive when working collaboratively
  • Improvement mindset. Constantly striving to learn, develop and grow.
  • Passion & energy. Enjoying a fast-paced working environment where your passion will shine through
  • Self-motivated. You will need the drive to lead, inspire and get things done
  • Some experience or a strong knowledge of the sports betting space would be advantageous although not essential

What We Can Do For You!

  • A competitive base salary package
  • Individual and company performance based annual discretionary bonus
  • Paid time off: 3 weeks’ vacation, public holidays, birthday, office is closed between Christmas and New Years
  • Health and dental benefits with no waiting period
  • 5% company matched pension contributions
  • Self-driven annual training budget so you can continue to grow professionally
  • Flexible working hours and work from home options
  • Company parties in the summer, winter, and a few fun events in between
  • Engaging, fun, and casual company culture
  • Dog friendly office
  • Free parking

About Covers

Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Covers.com is the go-to source for sports betting information in North America. Trusted by 20 million users a year, the company has been going strong since 1995, building a team of experienced leaders and forging an integrity-led brand in an industry where that’s not always the norm.

A global heavyweight with big ambitions and a shared commitment to people and culture, Covers has already doubled in size and is still expanding, bringing our expertise to more users than ever before.

Covers.com is serviced by NS Sports Media Pros Ltd., an associated company specializing in professional services.