Product Owner

Time, Inc.



Stamford, CT

3 weeks ago

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is a leading multi-platform consumer media company that engages over 230 million consumers globally every month. The company's influential brands include PEOPLE, TIME, FORTUNE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, REAL SIMPLE, SOUTHERN LIVING and TRAVEL + LEISURE, as well as approximately 60 diverse international brands. Time Inc. offers marketers a differentiated proposition in the marketplace by combining its powerful brands, trusted content, audience scale, direct relationships with consumers and unique first-party data. The company is home to growing media and platforms, including digital video, OTT, television, licensing, paid products and services and celebrated live events, such as the TIME 100, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women, PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's Sportsperson of the Year and the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen.

Twice named to the list of the top 25 "Best Medium Sized Companies to Work for in America.", Synapse Group, Inc., based in Stamford Connecticut, is a cross-channel affinity marketing company and the largest marketer of magazines in the United States. Synapse develops self-funded marketing programs that help some of the world's largest consumer companies build brand loyalty, acquire new customers, and increase revenue. With access to over 700 consumer products, our seamless programs optimize customer touch-points across online, retail, phone, and print. Synapse provides the best of both worlds: the power of our parent company, Time Inc. (creator of brands like PEOPLE, In Style, and Sports Illustrated), along with the benefits of a small company where you'll work with smart, driven, and fun people.

The job:

Synapse's Marketing Operations team is looking for a dynamic results oriented individual with a strong analytical and/or technical background. Joining our product development team allows you to play a key role in deciding and defining our technical deliverables and support for our service groups.

You will:

  • be a solution provider knowing not only internal capabilities but also able to make recommendations from understanding external industry trends.
  • Work side by side with many Synapse teams in an effort to understand their pain points and future state in an effort to create efficiencies
  • Understand and support the management of platform investments and technology roadmaps to achieve higher overall business performance
  • Manage and negotiate technical estimates across internal delivery teams, vendor delivery teams, and Synapse's business owners

You have:

  • AGILE product owner / analyst experience. Ideally you will have been a business analyst or product owner of an Agile team and have strong knowledge on how to make decisions and write requirements in story format.
  • A Bachelor's Degree or certificate in Computer Science, Business Intelligence or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years work experience within the Agile software development environment
  • Outstanding analytical skills and extensive exposure to analysis or experience with related tasks (business intelligence is recommended)

You are:

  • a "self-starter" as well as be able to work independently or in a group environment
  • able to communicate effectively and tactfully, written and oral, with others (clients, management, co-workers, etc.)
  • able to work well in a fast paced diverse environment