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Group Product Manager - Sports Betting

Underdog Fantasy

Underdog Fantasy

Remote · United States
Posted on Saturday, June 10, 2023

What is Underdog?

Founded by a team of industry veterans, Underdog was born with the idea that bringing strategic innovation to sports gaming and entertainment is the key to success in an exceptionally competitive market. Underdog has quickly established itself as a leader in the space, and is committed to building the best sports gaming platform in the industry -- and supporting the most passionate community of sports fans while doing it!

At Underdog, we’re not only about creating these awesome products, but also about growing our culture of passion, ownership, and fun! We believe that great companies are made out of great people. Our continual aim is to create an inclusive environment for everyone, at all levels, to achieve their highest potential at work.

As a Group Product Manager, Sports Betting, you will be responsible for leading a team in creating exceptional player experiences within the sports betting domain. This role involves developing and executing product strategies, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and leveraging product expertise to deliver innovative and engaging solutions. The goal is to create a seamless, intuitive, and enjoyable sports betting experience that meets the needs and exceeds the expectations of Underdog users.

Please note, Underdog is a US based company and no sponsorship is available for this position at this time.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead and nurture a high-performing team of product managers focused on achieving key product outcomes; provide effective coaching and mentorship to support their professional growth and success
  • Translate the product vision and strategy into actionable plans, guiding internal teams in their execution to drive results
  • Maintain a hands-on role in key initiatives while also providing leadership and coaching to your team
  • Define, measure, and enhance essential product metrics using data-driven insights, fostering a culture of informed decision-making and experimentation within the team
  • Foster effective relationships and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, gathering and translating requirements to ensure alignment and successful execution
  • Oversee the successful and timely delivery of high-quality products through comprehensive product rollout and release plans
  • Develop and maintain a compelling product roadmap that aligns with the overall vision for the Sports Betting Product, engaging stakeholders effectively in the opportunity space
  • Collaborate with internal teams to gather and analyze customer feedback, understanding their needs and driving future product enhancements
  • Present well-founded recommendations and decisions, accompanied by thorough analysis, to leadership and relevant stakeholders, ensuring alignment and obtaining buy-in for product strategies and initiatives
  • Continuously monitor the competitive landscape, ensuring Underdog offers a distinct player experience. Stay informed about industry trends and integrate valuable insights into the product roadmap and strategy

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of accomplished experience in Product Management, demonstrating expertise in the field
  • Proven track record of leadership, successfully managing and developing teams of product managers while showcasing exceptional coaching and mentoring abilities
  • A genuine and demonstrable passion for the craft of Product Management
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, adept at effectively conveying intricate ideas and influencing stakeholders across various organizational levels
  • Strong analytical prowess, adept at gathering and interpreting data, making informed decisions rooted in data insights, and enhancing product metrics
  • Outcome-oriented mindset, actively embracing ownership and accountability to drive tangible business results
  • Inquisitive by nature, finding fulfillment in delving into data details or engaging directly with customers

Even better if you have…

  • Demonstrated passion for and/or extensive experience working in the dynamic domains of Sports Betting, Fantasy Sports, or closely related industries
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing experimentation and A/B testing methodologies in previous roles
  • Proficient in SQL, equipped with strong skills to effectively retrieve, analyze, and manipulate data

Underdog Sports is firmly committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity. Our unique culture was built on the foundation of a safe and inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We highly value the mental, physical, and emotional health of our employees, and are continuously asking ourselves: what can we do better? Underdog is an equal opportunity employer and doesn't discriminate on the basis of creed, race, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability status or any other defining characteristic. Our targeted compensation rate for this position is between $155,000 and $210,000, depending on experience, plus equity. Think your skills are exceptional and warrant higher pay? Apply anyway! If we agree, we're willing to negotiate. Below you’ll find a few of our perks:

  • Unlimited PTO (we're extremely flexible with the exception of the first few weeks before & into the NFL season)
  • 16 weeks of fully paid parental leave
  • Company paid Health, Dental, Vision plan option for employees and dependents
  • 401k Match & FSA
  • Remote, In-Person, or Hybrid Scheduling – we are 100% VIRTUAL FIRST!
  • A $500 home office allowance
  • $100 in UD credit
  • Support for learning and development
  • Book club – expense your books!
  • Monthly raffle to win a sports ticket reimbursement of up to $500 (including game day snacks!)
  • Lastly, an extremely transparent, fun, and engaging culture where you will grow both personally and professionally!