Major League Baseball is on a multi-year mission to reimagine
the fan experience of baseball. This role will lead the product
efforts in shaping that vision and delivering engaging fan
experiences through the mobile apps. The MLB app is one of the
primary touch points for our fans into the world of baseball, and
provides ways to go deeper into the baseball experience whether
that is watching, participating or attending a game.
As the VP of Product for Mobile at MLB, youll be responsible for
leading MLBs company wide vision, strategy and roadmap for mobile
and leading teams through creative experimentation and stellar
execution. This role is leading product management and working
closely with content, engineering, design and user research teams
to deliver outstanding end-end experience for 70M+ baseball fans.
It requires working closely with fans, baseball clubs and other
product teams such as MLB.tv, Rally Games, and Ballpark Experiences
to build a unique and personalized experience across the entire fan
Our ideal VP of product has managed large scale consumer facing
products, and is obsessed with solving for fan needs. They are
creative, able to drive initially ambiguously defined projects
across MLB, yet able to shift attention to detail and fan
experiences when required. The successful candidate will operate
well in close partnership with their engineering teams to make sure
the ideas are able to be built.
Develop our multi-year vision, strategy and roadmaps for our
Mobile application (and future fan delighting products and
Scope product requirements to build and maintain a resilient
roadmap for our Mobile apps. Enabling new fan experiences that
seamlessly integrate all the different facets of being a fan -
attending games, watching, connecting and playing.
Work directly with fans and the different clubs to understand
their needs and how we can solve for them
You may be a good fit if you:
Have experience with consumer facing media products that serve a
large variety of users - from casual to avid.
Have demonstrated experience working with insights derived from
quantitative and qualitative research to drive vision and
Have the ability to dive deep into the details but keep the
holistic fan experience as the guiding light.
Have the ability to bring clarity and decisiveness in the face
of a wide variety of inputs (data, strategies, opinions,
Organize and communicate complexity into an actionable strategy
that pushes ideas forward across organizational boundaries.
Have built products by collaborating across engineering,
analytics, marketing, design and other key stakeholders
Are fan obsessed. Your approach to product management is
motivated by the chance to improve the fan experience for all.
Have experience managing complete redesigns of products from
kick-off to ship.
Have an outcome focused approach that ensures that your product
and team are successful at moving the needle in the market.
Have an iterative mindset, and are obsessed with continuous
product improvement based on feedback and manage a varied portfolio
of small, medium and large releases.
Have worked closely with marketing, design and data science
leadership to ensure a coherent and inspiring marketing plan that
fans will understand and value.
10+ years in product management and development
7+ experience in building mobile and website apps. With strong
portfolio of shipped products of high quality and with real
7+ years of experience in attracting, managing, and growing
high-performing teams, including managing and developing
Strong portfolio of shipped products that show a data-inspired
strategy and analytics influenced decision making.
Compelling communicator and storyteller. Ability to demonstrate
strong written, verbal and presentation skills
Experience with organizational transformation practices such as
design thinking workshops and design Sprints.
Developed the careers of other Product leaders who have gone on
to do great things.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic of the major
professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Employees love working at MLB because of the culture of growth,
teamwork, and professionalism. Employees who are most successful at
MLB take initiative, know how to identify problems and provide
solutions, and always put the Team first. For those ready to step
up to the plate and join the Major Leagues, MLB takes the same
approach as teams do with their players: empowering our workforce
athletes to be at their best by engineering experiences that put
employees in the best position to succeed. Major League Baseball is
looking for candidates who are passionate about growing Americas
pastime to best serve its fans for decades to come.
MLBs vision is to be the global sport of choice for youth to
play, fans of all backgrounds to enjoy and a desired destination
for employment. With a belief that the journey to growth and
greatness is ongoing, MLB gives employees the opportunity to
continue learning and honing their skills with programs such as:
tuition reimbursement; mentorship programs; lunch and learns;
online course subscriptions; paid industry certifications; business
resource groups; and more.
MLB provides its employees with exceptional medical, dental, and
vision coverage. Premiums are 100% employer covered to help
employees focus on being their best!
Are you ready to Step Up to the Plate? Apply below!
If you were referred to this position by one of our employees
please list their name in the "Referred By" box below.
If hired, can you verify your legal right to work in the United
Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment
visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)? *
What are your salary requirements? *
Are you local to, or willing to relocate to, any of the
following locations, and comfortable returning to an office setting
in the near future? Boulder, CO - New York, NY - San Francisco, CA.
Major League Baseball maintains an Employment of Relatives
Policy intended to minimize the risk of real or perceived conflicts
of interest. A relative is defined as a spouse, domestic partner,
brother or sister, parent, child, grandparent, grandchild,
great-grandchild, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, cousin, or in-law or
step of these family relationships. Do you have any relatives
currently employed by Major League Baseball? * *
MLB Advanced Media, MLB Network, and the Office of the
Commissioner of Baseball (each of which shall be referred to herein
as a "Baseball Entity") are equal opportunity employers and do not
discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national
origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship,
military or veteran status, predisposition to or carrier status of
a genetic condition, disability or any other characteristic
protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Please
U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is
Individuals seeking employment at Major League Baseball are
considered without regards to race, color, religion, national
origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental
disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.
You are being given the opportunity to provide the following
information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal
Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping,
reporting, and other legal requirements.
Completion of the form is entirely voluntary.
Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring
process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be
recorded and maintained in a confidential file.
Gender Are you Hispanic/Latino? Race & Ethnicity Definitions
If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected
veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate
selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era
Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this
information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach
and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA.
Classification of protected categories is as follows:
A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the
U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to
compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay
would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the
Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or
released from active duty because of a service-connected
A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the
three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge
or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or
An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a
veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground,
naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition
for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws
administered by the Department of Defense.
An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who,
while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or
air service, participated in a United States military operation for
which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to
Executive Order 12985.
OMB Control Number 1250-0005
Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability
Why are you being asked to complete this form?
We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to
provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with
disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward
having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with
disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if
they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a
person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees
to update their information at least every five years.
Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is
voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer
will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting
officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions.
Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way,
regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For
more information about this form or the equal employment
obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the
Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labors Office of
Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at
How do you know if you have a disability?
You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical
or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits
a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such
an impairment or medical condition.
Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
- Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia,
rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
- Blind or low vision
- Cardiovascular or heart disease
- Celiac disease
- Cerebral palsy
- Deaf or hard of hearing
- Depression or anxiety
- Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or
irritable bowel syndrome
- Intellectual disability
- Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
- Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches,
Parkinsons disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder,
schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression
1 Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For
more information about this form or the equal employment
obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of
Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)
website at www.dol.gov/ofccp .
PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction
Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of
information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control
number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.