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Sr. Product Manager I

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10005911 Location Santa Monica, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Nov. 21, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid Preferred, Remote Possible

- 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. A remote opportunity may be possible for qualified candidates under certain circumstances and, if granted, the employee would work remotely on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

DMED Ad Platforms is responsible for delivering global advertising technology solutions for Disney’s Linear and Addressable channels, brands and streaming services. With unmatched scale, premium content and innovative capabilities, DMED Ad Platforms is a market leader in advertising.  We build and maintain proprietary technology, ranging from ad serving and ad delivery, campaign management, reporting as well as all the integrations internal and external that come with evolving and maintaining a best-in-class video advertising business.

Job Summary:

As a Senior Product Manager within the Ad Platform technology team at DMED, 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.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversee campaign management product roadmap throughout the campaign lifecycle in collaboration with engineering, program management, and product colleagues.

  • 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 critical 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.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ 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 investigations.

  • 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 advertising on behalf of prominent video publishers.

The hiring range for this remote position is $143,800 to $199,900 per year, which factors in various geographic regions. 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 Hulu, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Hulu, 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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