Dir., Business/Product Development & Management

Location
New York
Posted
Jul 27, 2012
Closes
Aug 26, 2012
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Other, Television
Duration
Full Time
With critically-acclaimed and award-winning hits that include Dexter, Weeds, Shameless, Homeland, Californication, The Big C and Nurse Jackie, Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI) has firmly established itself as a producer and provider of quality original programming.

Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including SHOWTIME Championship Boxing, Super Six World Boxing Classic, Inside Nascar, the Emmy Award-winning Inside The NFL and Strikeforce Challengers mixed martial arts. SNI also owns and manages Smithsonian Channel, through its joint venture with the Smithsonian Institution.

Showtime Networks is a wholly owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation.

Job Description:

Supports the development and launch of Showtime Anytime, Showtimes authenticated TV Everywhere service, on new platforms and devices (mobile, connected TVs, game consoles, etc.). Candidate will assist this effort in the following ways: gathering product/technical requirements, developing user interface/usability requirements, assisting in vendor selection, overseeing successful launches on new platforms, developing and maintaining product development roadmaps and timelines and helping to manage business/product development internal communications.

Candidate will also analyze potential new markets and business opportunities and help to identify and develop new products supporting Showtimes subscription business.

Support the development and launch of Showtime Anytime on new platforms/devices. Create Product Requirement Documents and Functional Specifications, draft and manage Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from technology vendors, assist in vendor selection and oversight. Demonstrate new products in development to senior management teams and affiliates. Create product development roadmaps, plans and timelines.

Support market development activities to identify new subscription product/business opportunities, develop new product concepts. Perform market research and analysis, market sizing and forecasting. Prepare presentations and written reports to communicate the potential of new markets, analyses of new technologies affecting Showtimes business and the changing competitive landscape.

Support other ad hoc projects as required.

Qualifications:

  • MBA or other relevant graduate degree
  • 5+ years digital and mobile product development experience, preferably at a media/entertainment company
  • Experience in creating Product Requirement Documents and RFPs Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, strategic research and analytical skills
  • Expertise in PowerPoint, Excel and project management software
  • Knowledge of best practices for product development and product launches
  • Awareness of key trends in digital media market
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment and with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work independently and manage timelines


Showtime Networks is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. To find out more, please visit our website at www.sho.com.

Please apply online via the given link. No phone calls or emails please.

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