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ECB: Digital Product Manager (FTC Maternity Cover)(Deadline – August 20)

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England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB)  
London, England, United Kingdom, Remote
Posted: 13 August 2021
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About the job


This important and exciting role will manage the development and implementation of various digital product initiatives across the ECB Digital Portfolio. Working across the entire product suite, you will be focused on helping implement the ECB Inspiring generations strategy across the portfolio with a key focus on increasing our digital cricket audience, and overall levels of fan engagement. This role will cover our commercial facing propositions, including the Hundred, as well as Participation properties linked to the new format.

Please note this role is a maternity cover with ad-hoc project work and handover periods before and after the leave period. This job description is only a summary of the role as it currently exists and is not exhaustive or comprehensive. The responsibilities and accountabilities might differ from those outlined and other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job.


The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We know that Cricket is a force for good and makes an enduring impact on people’s lives. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social. It can help inclusion and social cohesion. It’s something for everyone to watch, play or enjoy, across genders, age, disability and diverse communities.


• Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.

• Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.

• Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.

• Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.


• You have the ability to work in a multi-skilled team environment

• You have a strong passion for agile methodologies and are excited by process improvement

• You are comfortable managing and building out product roadmaps, and delivering multiple projects against various timelines at the same time.

• You’re a clear and articulate communicator who can manage numerous stakeholders, most notably Marketing, IT, Commercial, and Participation teams.

• You have a strong knowledge of Single Sign On Platforms, as well as general competencies on data lake management and development.

• You are a team player, and are driven by collaboration.

• Have the ability to educate and inform internal stakeholders in a non-technical manner

• You thrive under busy, variable and exciting environments where no two days are alike.


• Delivering the implementation of existing product enhancements and iterations across the commercial suite. You will also build a view of potential future product extensions across the portfolio and will be audience focused when developing the product roadmap.

• Responsible for evolution and continuous improvement of the digital product used to support ECB’s digital growth and engagement strategy, managing agency resource across various suppliers, working through enhancements and bug-fix priorities.

• Working alongside Senior Digital Product manager to manage budgets, resource, and product prioritisation, to ensure ECB receives continuous value for money across its products.

• Working with the wider product and digital team to help set and manage key KPIs and metrics across the suite – ensuring the team drives decision making based on data and analytics.

• Provide industry best practice advice to key stakeholder groups on digital design, website, mobile and app development advances.

• Liaise with key stakeholders across the business to understand and translate customer needs into the right product development initiatives.

• Working to implement some of the key fan strategies that have achieved success in the commercial space into the Participation and growth product suite.

• Working closely with the Digital Content & Product team to ensure alignment across campaigns and projects

• Working closely with IT and data team to ensure the product roadmap is aligned to other key data initiatives – and supporting the IT team to deliver those priorities.


• At least five years working in a digital product management environment, managing considerable budgets

• Demonstrable management of delivering complex website design and build projects.

• Considerable experience of managing external agency resources across overlapping website and app development projects against competing timescales and priorities.

• Adept at making decisions based on data – be proficient and champion measuring the success of all initiatives/products that are delivered.

• A sound knowledge of, and passion, for product management best practice, including the ability to work in an agile manner within a wider delivery timeline, and promoting others to do the same.

• Knowledge of video streaming services desirable, though not essential.


• Competitive salary

• Holiday – 25 days a year

• Volunteering – 2 days a year

• Pension – Non-contributory 8% pension

• Private medical insurance

• Employee health cash-back plan

• Long-term sickness insurance

• Life assurance – four times your annual basic salary

• Enhanced maternity

• Unmind – free and confidential access to a wellbeing app to help you manage your mental, physical, and financial wellbeing

• OpenBlend – an innovative coaching and performance management tool

• People Academy – a range of programmes and initiatives to help you develop and reach your potential

• Employee Assistance Programme – 24/7 confidential access to expert services including counselling, wellbeing, and independent legal and financial advice

• Free online fitness classes

• 30% New Balance discount

• Cycle 2 Work Scheme

• Season ticket loan

• Preferential access to tickets to England and The Hundred games


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