Director of Data Products

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Farm Journal is seeking a Director of Data Products to oversee development of a front-end for our ag intelligence database. This person will work with clients to prioritize and value features, will select and manage the UX and front-end development teams, develop go-to-market and operations plans and plan future phases of this data products suite.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

These duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Oversee development of Farm Journal’s data product set – specifically a client interface (Farm Reach Vision) and an API.
  • Own design and development, budget management, deadline management and product quality for Farm Reach Vision.
  • Provide requirements as needed to our technology teams and vendors.
  • Ownership of a 360-degree view of our customer needs, our data and how to best deliver on our customer need to extract the most value possible from our data.
  • Develop and execute the 18-24-month FJ data product/service roadmap including but not limited to proposed product name, product features, target audience, positioning, pricing and go-to-market strategy

 

Preferred Skills/Professional Experience

These qualifications include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Commitment to quality, detail, high-design, budget management and deadline management.
  • Experience leading large digital data front-end development projects.
  • A background in agriculture and research.
  • A data and data visualization thought leader.
  • Deep knowledge of large agriculture data sets – weather, commodities, markets, geospatial datasets, etc.

 

To apply, please send your resume to hr@farmjournal.com.

For more information or questions on any Farm Journal job postings, please contact:

Krystel Rummans
HR Generalist
Phone:  (913) 438-0730
E-mail: hr@farmjournal.com