Dow Jones is looking for a Senior Product Manager to lead and execute our audio and video strategy. Working across technology, business, design, and content teams to expand our reach and deliver world-class, multimedia experiences to our free and paid consumers around the world. This person will work across brands, including the Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch and Barron’s, delivering experiences across the Dow Jones portfolio.
Joining our Experience Product team, the Audio / Video lead should be technically proficient in audio / video tools and platform serving short and long-form video across multiple platforms, self-directed, detailed-oriented, and an avid video consumer. They must be able to multitask and have a proven ability to launch projects, track impact and KPIs, think creatively, and communicate clearly with internal and external stakeholders.
Shape the Dow Jones digital video and audio product experience across brands and platforms owning the short- and long-term roadmaps
Leverage analytics (Adobe, Conviva) of the current products to drive decisions and outcomes
Work with our CMS and Tools team on enhancing our internal tools (eg video CMS and tools)
Write clear, concise requirements and user stories which clearly and unambiguously communicate acceptance criteria (i.e. what success looks like) and work closely with software developers throughout the product life cycle
Define success criteria and measure Key Performance Indicators to demonstrate ROI and P&L impact of product enhancements
Partner with editorial audio, video, and news teams to evaluate new product needs and opportunities and organize feature/content experiments for testing; Prioritize the implementation of new features and set specific timelines; Monitor and report on success of enhancements and workflows
Work with newsroom and commercial stakeholders to develop innovative new storytelling formats and reader experiences focused on mobile, such as vertical video, Read to Me capabilities, podcasts, voice activation features, AR and VR
Work with internal and external research teams to understand current and desired user demographic and psychographic profiles and ensure they align with product/feature needs to incorporate into roadmap development as well as user testing strategies
Closely collaborate with revenue driving teams to ensure video experience is optimized for various revenue streams (ad revenue and subscriptions)
Closely collaborate with technology/engineering teams and technology partners to understand technical capabilities for current and future feature development
Using a train the trainer model, create support and training documents for internal and external users
Act as liaison between wide range of internal clients, including Sales, Business Intelligence/Data Science, Content Acquisition, Programming, Partner Support, and Marketing
Continuously assess the competitive landscape for UX/enhancements related to audio and video, communicate findings and observations to A/V stakeholders and incorporate into product roadmap and strategy
5+ years of experience with Audio and/or Video Products or 5+ years of product management experience preferably at a digital media or technology company with a passion for multimedia products
Knowledge of the A/V ecosystem; content delivery, scheduling, AdOps + analytics
Experience working with engineering teams using Agile / Scrum software development & other common engineering best practices
Experience managing multiple competing priorities, duties and projects in a fast-paced environment
Excellent organizational skills. Ability to conscientiously manage and follow up on multiple concurrent tasks and handle requests on tight deadlines
Great communication skills along with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross functional teams
Frame and lead discussions with key business and technical stakeholder to assess opportunities, make data-driven recommendations, and build consensus ahead of important investment decisions.
Skillfully balance big ideas with incremental impact for your customers
Decisive with a bias towards action; must thrive in fast-paced, agile environments
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Job Category: IT Development Group, Strategy Group
Non-Union / No clear and likely Internal Candidate (Employee Only) has been identified
Req ID: 34693