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Sr Product Manager II, Campaign Management

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10067261 Location San Francisco, California, United States / Glendale, California, United States / New York, New York, United States / Seattle, Washington, United States Business Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology Date posted May 15, 2024

Job Summary:

On any given day at Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology, we’re reimagining ways to create magical viewing experiences for the world’s most beloved stories while also transforming our media business for the future. Whether that’s evolving our streaming and digital products in new and immersive ways, powering worldwide advertising and distribution to enhance flexibility and efficiency, or delivering Disney’s unmatched entertainment and sports content, every day is a moment to make a difference to partners and to hundreds of millions of people around the world.
 

A few reasons why we think you’d love working here:

  • Building the future of Disney’s media: DE&E Technologists are designing and building the infrastructure that will power our media, advertising, and distribution businesses for years to come.

  • Reach & Scale: The products and platforms this group builds and operates delight millions of consumers every minute of every day – from Disney+ and Hulu, to ABC News and Entertainment, to ESPN and ESPN+, and much more.

  • Innovation: We develop and implement groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news.

The Ad Platforms team is responsible for building and operating the technology that supports Disney’s industry-leading, multi-billion dollar global advertising business. Working across all of Disney’s streaming brands and linear channels, this team’s scope is wide ranging - they impact everything from core infrastructure development that powers Disney’s proprietary ad server, to reimagining viewer-first ad experiences and formats. This team’s award-winning, in-house built technologies are the backbone of Disney’s ad business and a critical element of the Company’s streaming future.
 

As a Senior Product Manager within the Ad Platform technology team at DEET, you will be a part of the team redefining TV advertising. You will be responsible for campaign management features that power our connection between the world’s largest brands and audiences. You will leverage your deep understanding of video advertisers and internal ad ops teams to deliver products and features that enable seamless stewardship of ad delivery.
 

The right candidate for this role must be self-motivated with demonstrated knowledge of digital video advertising and delivery management throughout the lifecycle of direct sold campaigns. Successful candidates possess an obsession for detail and strong internal bias for action, seeking out alignment across distributed technical and non technical partners.
 

This role will partner closely with our technology, sales, operations, and marketing teams.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:

  • Partner with product leads, ad sales, and ad operations stakeholders to unlock new ad delivery capabilities and increase efficiency of large operational organizations

  • Consult on ad policy and ad delivery strategy recommendations based on evolving business objectives

  • Collaborate with other product managers to foster innovation and cohesion across core ad serving, targeting, measurements, data and BI

  • Deeply protective of our viewing experience and approaches problems with a viewer-first mentality

  • Enumerate and identify clear business crucial metrics for setting annualized objectives while closely partnering with Ad Sales/Ops and Engineering to achieve them

  • Partner with Disney Sales, Operations, and Enablement teams to disseminate learnings and align on unified policies for campaign configuration and delivery fulfillment.

  • Evaluate and prioritize competing initiatives by balancing support for existing functionality and developing for future opportunities.

Required Education, Experience/Skills/Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of product management experience, highly preferred from established technology or digital media company.

  • Unwavering bias for execution and follow-through alongside diverse cross functions without formal authority

  • Strong logical acumen to operate as a trusted advisor to engineering and ad teams

  • Able to vet rationale of takeaways and guide investigation

  • Proven experience and success in a product role from ideation to development and release

  • Ability to interact with a diverse set of technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Seasoned analytical communicator able to synthesize nuanced observations into clear and essential insights for executive audiences .

  • Strong understanding of digital ad industry and CTV platforms preferred.

  • High proficiency with Excel, SQL experience desirable

  • Strongly desired: ad operations experience managing direct sold video adversing on behalf of prominent video publishers.

The hiring range for this position in Santa Monica, CA is $149,240 to $200,200 per year and in NYC is $156,292 to $209,660 per year based on a 40 hour work week. The amount of hours scheduled per week may vary based on business needs. 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. 


The hiring range for this position in Santa Monica, CA is $149,240 to $200,200 per year and in NYC and Seattle is $156,292 to $209,660 per year based on a 40 hour work week. The amount of hours scheduled per week may vary based on business needs. 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 Entertainment & ESPN Technology:

Disney Entertainment and ESPN Technology (DE&E Technology) provides the technological backbone and product development for Disney’s two media business units, while helping to keep the company at the vanguard of innovation – enabling the Company to continuously leverage technology to enhance storytelling and creativity, while delivering scalability, flexibility, and efficiency for its businesses.

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 that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. 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 Hulu, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.

Hulu, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, 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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