VNN is like ESPN.com for high schools. We’re building the future of high school sports media, and we’re looking for talented people to help us execute our national vision.
Through VNN, high schools gain access to a comprehensive online platform that rallies their community around student athletes. By giving local communities one place to rally around athletes and their activities, VNN creates highly targeted opportunities for businesses of all sizes to speak with their customers.
Love sports? Nerdy about technology? We want to meet you.
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Product Management at VNN is holistic. This means a Product Manager owns the whole product, from the time it is conceived until the time it is replaced. While a Product Manager must collaborate effectively with other specialists in the company and respect their expertise, ultimately it is the Product Manager who will be called to account for the product’s success or failure in the market.
A Product Manager, while only one person, plays the key role in guiding the course of the product throughout its lifecycle, like a captain guides a ship, or like a conductor guides an orchestra. There are many individual activities and actors, each with specialized skills, but only one overriding purpose: to guide the product effort to market success and return on investment, while effectively championing that cause with multiple stakeholders.
A Product Manager must especially be able to answer the “What?” and “Why?” questions regarding a product:
of the product lifecycle. Keeping teams aware of what we are building and why we are building it is essential. We have outlined seven phases that overlap in the process of bringing a product from initial concept to market success. A Product Manager is responsible for leading a product effort through each of these seven phases:
If interested in this position please submit your resume to Bob Barber by hitting the button below, or tweet us, #ApplyVNN
Do you have a passion for media sales, sports and winning? Are you the best at what you do? We are too!
We are seeking full-time Sales and Media Account Executives. As media sales consultants, your focus will be on adding to our existing network of high schools using VNN websites and technology, as well as selling advertising onto the sites. Your customers are high school athletic departments and local advertisers. Your leads will come from a combination of school referrals, purchased lead lists, inside sales leads, cold calls, and online prospecting efforts. This position has the potential for advancement and high income growth.
You’re likely already among the most talented developers in your network – our commitment is to help you broaden your influence, and develop into the developer you were meant to be. If we’re describing you, apply today by sending us your portfolio. Show us your skills, your commitment,and your passion by sending us some code examples, and telling us why you’re proud of them.
If interested in this position please submit your resume or Github portfolio to Bob Barber by hitting the button below, or tweet us at #ApplyVNN
Varsity News Network is looking for an experienced Senior PHP Developer. A person who knows software inside and out and can make insightful, every-day decisions to ensure delightful user experience.
VNN enables athletic departments to leverage social technologies to promote their sports teams, in doing so crafting a unique and memorable experience for athletes. This person will be comfortable joining a small team leading that charge, based on a keen understanding of VNN’s business goals and strategy.
We favor people who have a passion for sports, and can bring that background and insight into their daily development decisions. We favor those who thrive on the pace of a start-up, while valuing the processes and systems of a more mature company, provided that they’re implemented at the appropriate time.
While you’ll be responsible to work with a small team to lead development efforts and ensure the successful execution of our technology strategy, you shouldn’t view yourself as a simple “developer”. Your success will also result from cultivating an ongoing relationship with users, and leveraging those unique insights to craft their ideal experience.
If interested in this position please submit your resume or Github portfolio to Bob Barber by hitting the button below, or tweet us a link at #ApplyVNN
Varsity News Network is a rapidly growing group of passionate professionals that is the industry leader in promoting and celebrating High School Athletics. We are currently looking for experts in media sales leadership that embody VNN’s winning culture and share in our affinity for sports.
As a Director of Sales, your focus will be on building a team of Outside Sales Representatives and increasing our existing network of high schools using VNN. As well, your team will be tasked with promoting the sales of advertising space on the websites to businesses, supporting the area’s respective local High School Athletic Department.
This is a great opportunity to use your sales leadership experience to build a region from the ground up. Successful candidates will build a local sales team, expand relationships with state associations and sell large sponsorships in the region. This position has the potential for advancement and high income growth.
If interested in this position please submit your resume to Bob Barber aby hitting the button below, or tweet us, #ApplyVNN
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