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Emerald Group • Remote, UK

Product Manager

Employment type:  Full time
Salary:  £42,000 - £48,000 / year

Remote-first – with office for co-working

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

This role sits in the Product and Services team, which will be your functional home, where you will be able to share best practices and seek advice from a group of commercially-driven product professionals. You’ll spend much of your time working with people across multiple departments and chairing service-specific working groups. The role is responsible for managing the Emerald Publishing Services offer, delivering the strategy and owning the roadmap. The role will also involve co-ordinating discovery of new services in support of Emerald’s long-term growth plan, management of new services through their lifecycle and ownership of the P&L.

Day to day we’ll trust you to:   

  • Own a roadmap for services and drive it forward to time, budget and scope
  • Coordinate activity to support our services across the business, including coordinating a cross-functional team
  • Manage services through the lifecycle
  • Work closely with sales, commercial operations, marketing and content acquisition to deliver on the roadmap and commercial expectations of the programme
  • Own acceptance and success criteria for our services
  • Develop and support new service business cases and forecasts
  • Be the voice of the customer into the wider business
  • Act as the business owner for digital developments to ensure requirements are fully understand and developed with the customer need in mind

You’ll need to have:   

  • Commercial acumen
  • Organisation and time management
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience in academic publishing or the academic sector
  • Product or service development experience or equivalent with a focus on new product / service launches

What’s in it for you?

At Emerald, we value our people. Becoming a part of our team means you’ll join a trusting and flexible environment and we've been flexified so you can trust that we're a truly flexible workplace. You'll also have numerous opportunities to progress your career, as well as access to professional development and the opportunity to learn new skills.

You’ll receive a wide range of benefits, such as 30 days annual leave, remote flexible working, up to 20% performance bonus, 6% pension contribution and various benefits aimed at supporting your wellbeing and work-life balance.

Emerald Group is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our applicants. If you would like to request any accommodations/adjustments from application through to interview stages, please complete the relevant section within the application or contact us at peopleteam@emerald.com and let us know.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to compressed hours
Sabbaticals
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
Work from anywhere scheme – In-country
Summer hours
30 days annual leave + bank holidays
Pregnancy loss leave
Moments that Matter days
2 annual volunteering days
Emerald Extras - discounts /cashback schemes
Regional variances apply to our regional offices

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options Emerald Group provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Emerald Group is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at Emerald Group

Company employees

450

Gender diversity (male:female)

42:58

Office locations

Bingley, Edinburgh & Horsham + various non UK

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
What employees are saying

I like the confidence and autonomy I have to deliver my work regardless of the hour I work. This makes it much easier for people who work with time zones and assist clients in several countries.

Emerald Group Employee

Awards & Achievements
Most flexible Media companies – 2nd

Most flexible Media companies – 2nd

Industry awards 2022