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Sr Product Manager - Ad Platform

New York, New York, United States; Burbank, California, United States

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Job ID 772162BR Location New York, New York, United States; Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jan. 19, 2021

Job Summary:

Be part of an exciting, high business impact, multi-year project to unify advertising sales platforms to support multiple business segments within The Walt Disney Company. The Senior Product Manager on the Ad Platforms Product Management team is responsible for delivering advertising software to support Disney Ad Sales operations. The role owns the inception, creation and maintenance of all business requirements that accurately define the customer’s business need, enabling the development team to create a quality solution.

The primary objective of this role is to partner and collaborate with the television and advanced TV business to accurately document all relevant processes, and translate the information into graphical and textual representations for the technology team. The Senior Product Manager will be the face of the technology team with the business partners and will participate in the functional certification of all system components to ensure accuracy and adherence to the business requirements documentation.

The Senior Product Manager will be responsible for defining, managing, and delivering one or more strategic advertising sales application products to support Disney Advertising Sales business community. This will be accomplished through business process review, strategic product analysis, feature definition, prioritization & product release planning for custom software development and/or external vendor partnerships.

As part of the Ad Product team, you will be part of a fast paced environment interacting with software engineering, design and the Disney Ad Sales business stakeholders building world-class software. Knowledge of the television ad sales ecosystem, or advertising agency media buying product experience is required for the transformation into a digitally convergent world.

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Responsibilities:

  • Typically has 8 – 10 years total business experience and 3 to 6+ years in the aforementioned subject matter
  • Effectively communicates highly complex information with both internal and external contacts at a variety of organizational levels.
  • Proven breadth and depth of Product Management expertise who can work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Anticipates and avoids common problems; solves problems quickly and independently.
  • Contributes to process improvements by recommending system improvements and enhancements.
  • Possess solid understanding of Project management and Software Development lifecycle process.
  • Some travel required
  • Advanced knowledge of the agile software development methodology and supporting ceremonies.
  • Formal Product Management training and/or certification.

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 segment 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 or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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