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Product Manager, Strategic Programming

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 992190BR Location Santa Monica, California, United States / New York, New York, United States Business Hulu Date posted Jun. 07, 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:

Hulu is the leading premium streaming service offering live and on-demand TV and movies, with and without commercials, both in and outside the home. Operating at the intersection of entertainment and technology, Hulu has a unique opportunity to be the number one choice for TV. We captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love, and we're looking for people who are passionate about redefining TV through innovation, unconventional thinking, and embracing fun. Join us and see what Hulugan life is all about.

Hulu’s Strategic Programming Product team is responsible for driving engagement and acquisition by leveraging our product capabilities to program and deliver the best user experience for each of our 45M+ viewers. Our team ensures that we optimally mix content curation with personalization, all using the right presentation and in the right context. Our ultimate goal is a functional programming strategy that is in seamless harmony across our subscriber base as well as all of our partner teams at Hulu. In other words, we succeed when we simultaneously make our viewers happy while also meeting myriad business goals and objectives. We are seeking a Sr. Product Manager who will own and drive a segment of our programming strategy while partnering across the company to drive consensus and alignment, build new capabilities, and continuously test and iterate.

With proven experience digging into data and analytics, our ideal candidate will wish there were more hours in the day to test out their next hypothesis. The right person for this role understands that programming is not a zero-sum game, even though sometimes it may seem that way. In turn, you must be able to navigate strong personalities and opinions with compassion and collaboration. You will be partnering across many levels within the organization, and as such, your ability to communicate and influence effectively is absolutely necessary.

Responsibilities:

…In your first 30 Days:
  • Meet the team and begin learning about Hulu culture, priorities, & practices
  • Complete onboarding process to establish goals and learn about our current users and capabilities
  • Work directly with Hulu’s Programming Steering Committee to develop, enhance, and evaluate elements of the strategy as they progress from concept to production
…In 90 Days:
  • Own and begin to drive a critical segment of our programming strategy
  • Build and socialize the roadmap and key success metrics for your domain
  • Become familiar with existing dashboards and user research for your domain
  • Identify opportunities to optimize programming strategy and create experimentation plans to support those decisions with data
  • Partner closely with Content Programming leadership to document and distill content programming use cases into new product requirements
…In your first year:
  • Collaborate with Product Managers in our Consumer Experience Management and Personalization teams to define product requirements and drive your roadmap priorities through their constituent teams and workstreams
  • Leverage analytics and insights to propose and implement effective programming optimizations
  • Collect and synthesize top-level engagement metrics and regularly present and share with the wider Hulu Product team

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in product management, 2-4 years experience driving strategy for digital media/streaming businesses, or equivalent experience
  • A demonstrated passion for analytics and a willingness to dive really deep into the data
  • A proven track record of delivering product features and optimizations that drive engagement
  • Familiarity with user segmentation and cohort analysis
  • A strategic mind, always with a view further out than anyone else in the room
  • A proven ability to find creative compromises in challenging circumstances
  • A history of establishing and maintaining successful cross-functional relationships
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • A sense of humor

Preferred Education

  • M.B.A. or Masters Degree in a relevant discipline

Additional Information:

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.

About Hulu:

Hulu is the leading premium streaming service offering live and on-demand TV and movies, with and without commercials, both in and outside the home. Operating at the intersection of entertainment and technology, Hulu has a unique opportunity to be the number one choice for TV. We captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love, and we're looking for people who are passionate about redefining TV through innovation, unconventional thinking, and embracing fun. Join us and see what Hulugan life is all about.

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 Services LLC, which is part of a business we call Hulu.

Disney Streaming Services 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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