Director of Product Development

San Francisco
Mar 20, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
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Digital Media
Full Time
The Director of Product Development will work with internal departments and our clients to set product strategy for Jumpstart's current advertising product line across all platforms. They will also lead cross-functional teams to ideate, vet, project manage, and launch Jumpstart's next generation of ad opportunities. The Director of Product reports to the Chief Marketing Officer in San Francisco.

-Oversee monetization strategies and ad flow of current advertising product set including strategy, positioning, ad flow, rate, specs, across all platforms (web, video, mobile, tablet, etc)
-Work closely with sales and publisher teams to deliver regular product updates to clients and our publisher partners in there respective locales.
-Assist marketing team in developing integrated program strategies
-Hiring manager and key report for product interns
-Create transparency into product priorities for all internal departments and foster continuous communication
-Ideate future product developments, build a strong development process, and manage a clear product roadmap
-Keep Jumpstart's advertising products positioned as best in industry
-Be a visionary, a clear product strategy leader, an industry leader

-BA / BS in marketing, business admin or a similar field
-6-7 years experience in media (agency, client, publisher)
-Incredibly clear communication skills and the ability to lead discussions with large groups
-Expert in advertising platforms and technologies (behavioral targeting, ad servers, data management platforms, metrics and reporting tools, etc)
-Ability to think and lead 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
-Ability to create accountability within team and internal organization
-Self-motivated, capable of thriving in a entrepreneurial, macro-management environment while managing up and asking for help when necessary
-Able to travel 3 days a month
-Willing to create a fun and motivating environment

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