Product Owner (m/f/d)

The Bundesliga is one of the world’s most successful sports leagues being a social institution in Germany since 1963 with brand awareness levels of 99% and millions of enthusiastic fans all around the world.

The main task of DFL Digital Sports GmbH is the production of media content in order to promote the Bundesliga brand internationally. Based in Cologne, the DFL Digital Sports GmbH produces and publishes media content via a variety of digital platforms. This includes production of content for international markets and the implementation of the league’s own platforms. 

For our team in Cologne, Germany we are looking for a

Product Owner (m/f/d) 

Here’s what’s waiting for you on the pitch: 

  • You stand out as a digital trusted advisor for our stakeholders in the DFL and towards various service providers.
  • You will develop the Bundesliga Fantasy Manager along our digital strategy and especially in terms of product diversification, possible B2B white label variants, data sharings or other potential ideas.
  • The further development of the B2B portal in terms of digital efficient workflows and a joint data platform with partners & clubs is among your daily tasks as well.
  • You oversee the development of the digital Virtual Bundesliga offers especially regarding SEO, UX/UI and possible widget integrations.
  • Supporting agencies in the development of campaign-specific microsites completes the range of diverse tasks.

Here’s what should be in your sports bag: 

  • A degree from university, preferably in the field of IT, business informatics, media studies or equivalent.
  • Good understanding of digital products.
  • First experience with product development cycle and the product life cycle.
  • First experience in agile development (Scrum, Kanban, etc.) of digital products.
  • At least 1-2 years of professional experience.
  • Passion for sports, especially soccer.
  • Fluent in German and English.
  • Transparent communication and proactive approach to your colleagues and external service providers.
  • Understanding of how data and analysis can be read and used to steer decision-making.

You fit perfectly into the team if you:  

  • Are curious and forward thinking.
  • Are creative in what you do.
  • Have a high level of intrinsic motivation.
  • Celebrate successes.
  • Believe, as we do, that soccer brings people together.
  • Are a team player who wants to be successful in a respectful and appreciative way.

What we offer:  

  • The freedom to create and make an impact.
  • Value based leadership.
  • An agile and dynamic environment.
  • Exciting challenges every day.
  • A modern goal setting framework with OKRs.
  • Various benefits such as hybrid work models, corporate benefits, cooperation with gyms, etc. 
  • A strong corporate pension plan to secure your future.
  • Multiple training and development opportunities especially with our official technology partner Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The position is initially based on a two-year fixed contract.

You want to be a part of our company?

Then please apply with your complete curriculum vitae, cover letter and stating the start date and your salary expectation exclusively by e-mail to:

The Human Resources Team of DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH