Head of Product – New Markets
Based: High Wycombe head office / hybrid
Term: Permanent, Full time
Salary: Negotiable + excellent benefits
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced product leader to join the Focusrite team and guide our efforts to enter adjacent market segments.
The Head of Product for New Markets will be responsible for expanding the company’s core business into adjacent music products categories. You will develop winning product strategies, optimise product requirements, and work closely with the Focusrite R&D team to ensure success. Your job will be to make the right products, with the right features, at the right price, at the right time.
This position reports to the Director of Product, Focusrite Audio Engineering, Ltd.
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Reports to: Director of Product, Focusrite Audio Engineering, Limited
Location: The role is headquartered in High Wycombe, but could be managed remotely with regular visits to the H.W. head office (hardware), and semi-regular visits to our London office (software). The successful candidate is expected to travel for channel partner visits, end-user customer visits, and trade shows. Candidates should expect to travel one week per quarter.
Focusrite plc is a global music and audio group that develops and markets music technology products. Used by audio professionals and amateur musicians alike, our solutions facilitate the high-quality production of recorded and live sound. Our audio technology brands stand together, seeking to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity – ‘we make music easy to make’.
The Focusrite Group trades under nine established and rapidly growing brands: Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Novation, ADAM Audio, Sequential, Martin Audio, Optimal Audio, Ampify Music and Linea Research. With a high-quality reputation and a rich heritage spanning decades, its brands are category leaders in the music-making industry.
Music technology is an enriching space to work in and we enjoy a Group-wide open-door culture which encourages innovation. This culture, combined with a passion for the inspirational solutions we create, has led to the group winning numerous accolades, including three Queen's Awards for Enterprise, the AIM Company of the Year Award 2021 and regular appearances in 'The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For’.
The Focusrite Group is dedicated to building a great place to work and as an equal opportunity employer we are committed to Diversity and Inclusion. The group mission is to cultivate an equitable culture, internally and externally, where all people feel they are welcome, safe and positively represented, because at Focusrite they truly are. Equally, we recognise the major impact that climate change is having on our world and work every day towards being industry leaders in a carbon neutral future.
Benefits include flexible/hybrid working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, group bonus scheme, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions and encourage personal development.