Manager, Product

San Francisco
Feb 08, 2013
Mar 10, 2013
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Full Time
Product Manager You're a stickler for the details. You're a list maker, an organizer, an efficiency finder. You need to know exactly how things work, document it, and create a process for everyone to follow. You're a spec maker, an agile thinker, a solution finder. You could be a product manager at Jumpstart Automotive Group.

The Product Manager will work with internal departments and our clients to manage the portfolio for Jumpstart's current advertising product line across all platforms. They will
Also work closely with the VP of Product in helping to ideate, vet, project manage, and launch Jumpstart's next generation of ad opportunities. The Product Manager reports to the VP of Product in San Francisco.

- Manage current advertising product set, including strategy, positioning, ad flow, rate, specs, etc across all platforms (web, video, mobile, tablet, etc).
- Work with the VP of Product in the development of Product Roadmap, developing new products.
- Project manage and launch new products.
- Work with a national sales team (SF, NY, Detroit) to deliver regular product
- Work with marketing department to develop sales/communications materials for the Jumpstart Product set and find the best solution to meet an advertiser's objective.
- Update and refresh the internal and external facing product catalogs.
- Be a visionary, a clear product strategist, and an industry insider.

- BA / BS in marketing, business admin or a similar field
- 4-5 years experience in media (agency, client, publisher)
- Incredibly clear communication skills and the ability to lead discussions with large groups
- Familiarity with advertising platforms and technologies (behavioral targeting, ad servers, metrics and reporting tools, etc)
- Ability to think on your feet
- Innovative and unwilling to accept "that's they way we've always done it"
- Assertive but always open to new ideas
- Constant desire to learn, read, research, and get input from others
- Insanely organized and accountable
- Self-motivated, capable of thriving in a entrepreneurial, macro-management environment while managing up and asking for help when necessary
- Passionate
- Willing to have some fun at work


Our environment is fast paced, social and collaborative. Located in San Francisco's Embarcadero District, our office has a colorful and modern open-floor plan, with a mounted plasma TV, Wii games, ping pong table, free coffee, sodas, snacks and Bagel Thursdays!

We also have a comprehensive orientation program for new hires, and ongoing opportunities for learning and career development. We also offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package of medical, dental, vision plans which include flexible spending, transportation programs, a fitness reimbursement program, tuition assistance, Hearst magazine discounts and a 401k plan match.

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