Product Manager

Total Wine Bethesda , MD 20813

Posted 2 weeks ago

Product Manager

Bethesda, MD

Total Wine & More is seeking a talented Product Manager (Digital/Ecommerce) to join our growing Digital team. Our team leads the Total Wine & More website, Mobile apps, and related digital channels. Our purpose is to build a trusted destination where a personalized experience helps customers be confident explorers and purchasers of beverage alcohol both in-store and online. We are building an awesome e-Commerce experience and provide customers an enhanced experience for when they enter our stores.If you have the drive for building amazing digital experiences that impact customers daily, we want you! We are looking for Product Managers who are passionate about digital experiences, energetic design thinkers, self-driven technologists and smart strategists. To fit in, you should be jazzed about delivering amazingly simple experiences that make life easier for our customers. You will be able to apply your deep knowledge of consumer and technology trends to shape a vision for experiences that drive the customer journey. You'll also need to be equally comfortable talking to developers in our Agile teams as you are communicating with our partners in operations, merchandising and marketing.The Product Manager works closely with Developers, QA engineers, UX/UI Designers and partners to build high-value features that meet customer needs and drive sales.The Product Manager will report to the Senior Product Manager.This role is based in Bethesda, Maryland and may require minor travel to satellite offices.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy and Planning:

  • Understand the market needs, competitive landscape and data to determine the Minimum Viable Product

  • Communicate direction and priorities to the development and QA teams

  • Manage the backlog by prioritizing and grooming stories based on business value and strategic priorities

  • Define KPIs to assess the value of the features delivered

Delivery and Execution

  • Write, communicate and accepts detailed user stories

  • Identify opportunities, risks, constraints and dependencies in collaboration with the scrum team to prioritize and refine user stories

  • Make decisions that drive business value

  • Participates in all Agile scrum ceremonies

  • Formulate tests and hypothesis through customer research and A/B tests

  • Summarize complex technical solutions and enhancements into non-technical language to communicate to stakeholders and business partners

  • Track feature performance on a regular basis

People

  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members (Development, QA, UX/UI) to drive business value and build develop customer friendly features and enhancements

  • Advocate for the end- user and stakeholder by developing a deep understanding the user needs

  • Work with the scrum team to continuously assess progresses, next steps and share on lessons learned

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Experience, Skills and Education:

  • 1-2 years of digital product management or equivalent experience for a customer-facing product within web and/or mobile

Bachelor's degree in business or computer science required

  • Agile product management experience

Preferred Experience, Skills and Education:

  • MBA or other advanced certification preferred

  • Experience managing softwarde development tools (JIRA, Confluence)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (with or without accommodations):

  • Long periods of sitting at a workstation

About Total Wine & More

Total Wine & More is America's Wine Superstorethe country's largest independent retailer of fine wine. We started in 1991 when brothers David and Robert Trone opened two wine stores in Delaware. Today, our typical store carries more than 8,000 wines from every wine-producing region in the world. In addition, Total Wine & More carries more than 2,500 beers, from America's most popular beers to hard-to-find microbrews and imports, and more than 3,000 different spirits from every price range and category.

Our strength is our people. We are always looking for motivated, talented team members who are interested in working for a company with entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for providing best-in-class service. Our retail stores and corporate office (called the Store Support Center) provide opportunities for career growth and advancement. Offering competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, we strive to ensure that all Team Members feel that they are a part of the business, as they are valuable resources to our customers, co-workers, and communities.

Drug Free Workplace

EOE


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