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Principal Product Manager

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10030208 Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Nov. 17, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Principal Product Manager / Senior Manager - Messaging (Newsletters & Push Notifications)

The Principal Product Manager, Messaging, will own the strategy and roadmap for how we seamlessly reach our audiences and deliver great experiences to our users across our owned messaging channels (i.e. email newsletters, push notifications, SMS, etc).

You will come up with best-in-class messaging experiences that deepen engagement with new and existing segments of users across our channels and brands – including ABC News, Good Morning America, 538 and more. Your approach will be data-driven and leverage testing and user insights. You will work in partnership with multiple stakeholders within and across our portfolio to deliver growth with an unrelenting focus on value for our consumers. You will determine the best technical solutions to meet our needs that ensure high rates of deliverability and speedy sends. You will also ensure alignment with our user interest and personalization strategies.

Basic Qualifications

● 10+ years of Product Management experience & BA Degree in related field

Demonstrated experience and knowledge driving product development, preferably on consumer-facing messaging

● Ideal background working on experiences from sign up flows to end messaging experiences

● Ideal background working with messaging service providers with familiarity in deliverability best practices

● Proficiency in leveraging qualitative and quantitative data with expertise in A/B testing, data analysis and analytical thinking

● Solutions-oriented collaborator and can drive progress amid a fast-paced and evolving organization

● High level of comfort communicating with executives

● Familiarity and passion for growth and retention product levers

● Solutions-oriented collaborator and can drive progress amid a fast-paced and evolving organization

● Experience with Agile product development

● Process-driven and organized systematic approach


● Own product strategy and roadmap execution for consumer journey

● Establish KPIs to measure and manage success of the team’s work

● Foster a data-driven, consumer-first approach to our work

● Work closely with a cross-functional team of data analytics, audience development, technology, design, marketing, editorial, and more to identify and drive value for users and our business

● Drive long-term direction for the portfolio in the context of our broader streaming plays

 Preferred Education:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science Preferred     

Company Overview

Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you'll have the opportunity to join a team that's beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you've been looking for.

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) brings together the Company's best-in-class product, technology, and commercialization teams together into one global organization. DMED is responsible for the P&L management and all distribution, network and engineering operations, sales, advertising, data, and certain key technology functions worldwide for the Company's content engines. DMED also manages operations of the Company's streaming services including Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Disney+ HotStar, as well as domestic broadcast and cable television networks.

DMED Technology creates products, platforms, and innovations for the DMED Segment and The Walt Disney Company by driving the strategic development and use of technology, building scalable systems and products to empower our businesses and engage consumers. With global scale, local presence, and deep technological excellence, DMED Technology helps DMED and The Walt Disney Company optimize technology, platforms, and resources, while bringing creative ideas to life and creating industry-shaping approaches


The hiring range for this position in New York is $219,260.00 to $253,880.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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