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Instant Ticket Product Specialist

Location: 

Richmond, VA, US, 23222

Requisition ID:  3616

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees.

Responsibilities

Overview:

IGT is the world’s leading gaming technology company focused on the design and development of cutting-edge gaming and lottery products.  We leverage our vast historical expertise and push the boundaries of global development to deliver the next generation of great gaming experiences to players around the world.  IGT has a wealth of growth opportunities across the globe. To support this, we are seeking a passionate, collaborative, and pioneering Instant Ticket Product Specialist for the Virginia Lottery.   We are looking for an articulate and results-driven professional who can be part of the IGT Virginia team and collaborate with the Virginia Lottery to aide in defining and executing scratcher games and maximizing current and future market potential.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Liaises with Virginia Lottery, the account team, IGT Printing, and Same Store Sales Product Marketing for communications, planning, production and distribution of games.
• Manages day-to-day aspects of scratcher game life cycle including contract compliance and accuracy of customer specs; collaborates with account team to ensure accuracy of product requirements documents, and all product deliverables.
• Serves as a central resource for Virginia Lottery on design, manufacturing, quality, and marketing of Virginia Lottery scratcher games.
• Recommends the nature and scope of future games by reviewing performance of existing IGT scratcher games, performance of competitor scratcher games, and interpret performance of scratcher games.
• Participates in discussions concerning product design relative to launch timing, messaging, game play, themes, prize structure, and order quantity; represents market requirements.
• Provides supporting information concerning inventory status of scratcher games as well as the forecasting of inventory depletion rates.
• Prepares and oversees cost forecasting, tracking and overall budget compliance associated with printing, licenses, paper and other costs associated to scratcher game production.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending tradeshows; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience, with 5+ years of experience in product management or related functions

 

Experience:

  • Lottery industry experience

 

Required Qualifications:
• Ability to analyze customer requirements and turn them into actionable tasks
• Ability to effectively prioritize deliverables
• Strong marketing aptitude and be data-driven; ability to analyze sales trends, forecast growth rates, discern shifts in marketplace behaviors
• High energy, ability to generate excitement in others
• Strong writing skills with the ability to bring out key sales and marketing messages effectively and succinctly
• Strong attention to detail and organization skills
• Ability to positively influence stakeholders at all levels towards a common goal
• Ability to work independently yet thrive in a team environment, including the ability to motivate and lead cross-functional teams without direct line responsibility
• Occasional travel may be required.

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership

 

 

IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.

 


Nearest Major Market: Richmond