Product Manager | History Hit

History Hit is the UK’s biggest digital history brand across Video on Demand, podcasts, social media and the web. Its website, historyhit.com, receives 1m sessions a month globally.

History Hit is part of Little Dot Studios, one of the world’s fastest growing next-generation media companies. Little Dot Studios’ digital history brands Timeline and Absolute History already generate more than 1m unique video views a day, with Timeline amassing 2m subscribers on YouTube alone.

We are looking for a Product Manager to oversee History Hit’s technical product development. This is a varied senior role, with responsibility for designing and developing new product features, enhancing operational efficiency and analytical reporting.

  • Based in: Shoreditch, London (including flexible working arrangements)
  • Reports to: General Manager, History Hit
  • Contract Type: Staff, full time
  • Salary: Based on experience

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee product development of historyhit.com
  • Manage development agency and other technical partner relationships
  • Writing development and design briefs
  • Be the point of contact for user acceptance testing
  • Ad placement and development
  • Maintain app integrations for social media distribution
  • Manage technical SEO and taxonomy
  • sVOD customer data management
  • CRM and email management (e.g webhooks, briefing a preference center)
  • New product extensions and creation
  • Key stakeholder in reporting requirements
  • Operations efficiency and automation

Required Attributes

  • Long term experience in a large consumer facing website or app
  • Experienced manager who is able to work on their own initiative
  • Understanding of web development processes and demands
  • Good eye for design and ability to create briefs
  • Strong understanding of digital publishing trends on websites and social media
  • Knowledgeable about SEO and able to base practical decisions on analytics
  • Expert level knowledge of WordPress or similar content management system
  • Advanced knowledge of Information Architecture and User Experience
  • Understanding of automated processing
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Understanding of analytics – ability to base decision on data
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS and how style sheets work
  • Entrepreneurial – ability to see opportunity and execute to take advantage quickly

Desirable Experience

  • Humanities degree or experience in heritage sector
  • Knowledge of programming languages – particularly Python an advantage
  • Experience using Zapier

How to Apply

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