Product Manager- Digital Experience- Remote in Kansas City, MO at Windstream

Date Posted: 10/10/2019

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Job Description

Job ID:19002907

This position is part of the Digital Experience group, which is responsible for

supporting the digital vision and strategy goals for Windstream.  We’re looking for an innovative, proven individual to be an active contributor to our digital experience team to support the long-term growth and sustainability of Windstream’s client portals while ensuring that we are a market leader and exceeding customer expectations.

The position will assist in developing new and/or improving current products and organizing their execution based on a deep understanding of stakeholder and end-user needs, product and market insights and other in-depth analysis.

This person will assist in communicating and reporting intelligence and analysis to senior managers in marketing, sales operations, base management and product marketing.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Product Development
    • Work with other team members to deliver new functionalities in the customer portal on time, in scope and in budget.
    • Identify and help prioritize truly innovative product features that deliver a competitive advantage and an exceptional user experience. ​
    • Work closely with internal and external teams of developers, UI/​UX professionals, graphic designers, Q/​A experts, and marketers—driving the product deliverables at all phases of the product cycle.
  • User Experience
    • Develop thought-leadership to envision and design a desired end-state in digital services and products that meet end user needs and expectations.
    • Assist in implementing user-centered design methods and/or design-thinking throughout the product development lifecycle to shape the strategy and define deliverables specific to the end service or product.
    • Understanding and passion for customer experience, VOC and marketing fundamentals.
  • Product Management
    • Assist in the product management of Windstream’s WE Connect customer portal and its integration within Windstream’s product strategy.
    • Contribute to business plans, road maps, and requirements that support product strategy objectives.
    • Writing business requirement, user interface specifications, managing product releases through to completion.
    • Market intelligence – be the expert on your products and how they perform against customer expectations and demands; be the expert on your competition and how to dominate them through industry leading applications and tools. 
    • Sales/Support enablement – assist in the communication of the value proposition of the portals internal teams including, sales, training, and client services.  Also assist in the development of sales and training tools to support the selling proposition and usage of the portals.
    • Develop and present recommendations to increase effectiveness of customer portal adoption, retention and usage programs. 


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Marketing, Product/Systems Development/Management, BA/PM.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or related field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Marketing person with IT Technical background is preferred.
  • Excellent teamwork skills.
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision from requirements to development delivery.
  • Efficiently work under pressures, deadlines, and when necessary stretch extra hours to complete assigned task.
  • Familiarity with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), agile and waterfall development, telecommunications industry and products a plus.
Beneficial Experiences:
  • Mobile B2B experience.
  • Experience conceptualizing and managing online portals.
  • eCommerce experience.
  • UI Design and usability experience.
  • Experience with current and emerging intranet and extranet portal technologies.
  • Experience with web-based solutions, virtualization and application development.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements: College degree and 5-7 years professional level experience with 2-3 years supervisory experience; or 9 years professional level related experience with 2-3 years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.IND123

EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.