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Sr. Director, Product Management

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


The Position

NBCUniversal’s Advertising Platforms & Operations team is responsible for the product development, project management, and day-to-day operations of NBCUniversal’s full advertising technology suite. The division services both internal and external customers in support of NBCUniversal’s $10B annual advertising business.

The Customer Solutions team within Advertising Platforms & Operations is responsible for leading the product development processes for the technology solutions delivered to our advertising partners. We are currently seeking a Sr. Director of Product Management to lead our Demand and Activation Strategy team by driving customer innovation and delivering high-growth ad products across NBCUniversal’s digital ecosystem. The ideal candidate is a highly collaborative and seasoned product manager who cares about customers, understands the value of good user experiences, and is passionate about digital media, the programmatic ecosystem, and video advertising innovation.

Responsibilities

  • Own NBCUniversal’s demand and activation strategy by leading its definition, execution, and adoption, and planning its evolutions.
  • Think holistically about all the products constituting our digital demand, our cross-supply activation methods, and our measurement and data capabilities.
  • Determine how our demand and activation strategy fits into the larger ecosystem of distributed content and the media industry as a whole.
  • Manage NBCU demand and activation roadmaps and effectively communicate timelines to all key stakeholders by leading communication, prioritizing key features, and working with external partners and engineering teams.
  • Collaborate, communicate, and influence across Product, Strategy, and Sales leadership to define, specify, and drive the execution of NBCU product strategy.
  • Strategize, plan, and build compelling solutions leveraging the full-strength of our supply and the full breadth of our data capabilities.
  • Monitor industry (market insights) and business performance (customer feedback) to identify innovation opportunities.
  • Track success by using key performance indicators and consistently test and evaluate fundamental metrics.
  • Be an expert and lead a team of experts. Provide subject matter guidance to the larger AP&O team and Ad Sales organization.
  • Own your product area, prioritize work, and always maintain the highest standard of quality.


• 5+ years of experience working in digital media, specifically involving video product development and programmatic activation.
• Seasoned, charismatic, and natural product team leader.
• Excellent communicator with proven ability to effectively influence cross-functionally across a variety of platforms.
• Deep knowledge of the programmatic ecosystem, self-service demand activation and its main actors, as well as all related product, business, and technical implications.
• Proven track record of owning customer-facing product solutions in cross-functional environments.
• Champion at connecting the dots and strategic influencing.
• Skilled at collaborating with Marketing, Sales, Strategy, and Engineering teams to develop and bring to market successful and innovative digital products.
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
• Extensive experience working with technical and operational product and project requirements.
• Proven ability to understand and communicate using technical language (e.g., APIs, requirements documents, agile systems, etc.).
• Fluency with data; can dissect and interpret it to understand market dynamics and user behaviors, measure product performance, identify pinch-points, and inform decision making.
• Deeply care about the work environment and personify humble confidence and dependability.

• Passionate about translating challenges into methodical iterative processes and learnings.
• Detail-oriented, organized, and practical, you know how to take the seed of an idea through to launch and how to prioritize effectively to get things done.
• At ease when working outside-of-the box, you love finding creative solutions to unusual challenges.
• Familiar with the latest developments in the digital media space and advertising industry at large.

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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