|Job Ref:||9fddcb9a1||Employer:||Direct Solutions - Canada||Country:||Canada||City:||Winnipeg||Address:||Post Date:||28/10/2016 11:40|
The Opportunity We're looking for a forward-thinking, tech savvy professional to join our Product Innovation and Development team. In this role you will be responsible for the development and commercialization of interactive innovations. This role will contribute to the strategic planning of our interactive product portfolio, and the marketing and implementation of new innovations. Key Responsibilities: Contribute to the development of interactive product strategy and conceptualization of new product ideas Manage the conceptualization, design, development, testing, delivery and assessment of interactive products to ensure the internal quality standards and client requirements are met Support the sales team in the sales process for interactive products by participating in the development of sales materials, presentations, demos and providing relevant information Keep abreast of the products, their features and market performance of interactive products launched by lotteries, and incorporate those learnings into recommendations for our strategic direction and development efforts Facilitate the creation and internal vetting of new interactive product concepts, and develop these concepts with marketing material support Evangelize the benefits of interactive products and technical solutions and encourage a culture of innovation Develop and manage strategic relationships with external vendors in the interactive space Qualifications: Post-secondary education with a preference for a Bachelor's degree in Business, or five to seven years of experience in managing website, mobile and/or game development Post-secondary education in marketing, communication and/or project management is an asset Strong communication skills both written and verbal Experience with Web and mobile development project management methodologies and development design principles Demonstrated ability to produce professional presentations Learn new interactive concepts and products quickly, and develop methods for teaching them to others Demonstrated ability to communicate business requirements to technical teams and to communicate technical features as marketing benefits Ability to work independently in a fast-paced deadline driven environment while meeting deadlines High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé
Pollard Banknote Limited is a leading lottery partner, providing high quality instant ticket products, licenced games, and strategic marketing and management services for both the traditional instant games and the emerging iLottery space of web, mobile, and social channels. Over the years at Pollard Banknote, we have built our core strengths in the key areas of product innovations, ticket art design, game programming, security, and of course new printing techniques that have taken instant scratch tickets to places never imagined 30 years ago. In recent years, we formed Pollard iLottery a joint venture that provides new online and mobile gaming products and services. We are listed on the TSX as PBL.