Full Time Job

Senior Product Manager, Product Compliance


Bellevue, WA 10-11-2021
Apply @ Employer
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

About Discovery:

Discovery is the global leader in real life entertainment, serving passionate fans around the world with content that inspires, informs, and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year across deeply loved content genres. Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens and services, from linear, free-to-air, and pay–TV channels, to digital products and streaming services, to social and mobile-first content and formats. Discovery's portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Motortrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, and discovery+, a premium streaming service for many of Discovery's beloved brands.

About the team:

Discovery's Direct to Consumer group is a rapidly growing organization focused on developing new, innovative, and immersive digital products and content for iconic brands, including discovery+. We are working at the crossroads of technology, entertainment, and everyday utility. We tell engaging stories to millions of viewers across the Internet every day and bring new interactive experiences to life to not only entertain but improve the lives of our customers. Critical to this mission is ensuring that our customers can trust that we will hold a high bar for data privacy, accessibility, and local regulatory requirements in each region where our services are available. Discovery's Product Compliance team sits within the Direct to Consumer organization, with a mission to ensure our digital products meet all legal and compliance requirements to safely and effectively operate in all available markets worldwide.


Position Summary:

We are hiring a Senior Product Manager to lead the development and management of compliance-related features with the best customer experience and Discovery's values in mind. This role reports directly to the Head of Global Compliance and will have a growing portfolio of product ownership. As a Senior Product Manager on the Product Compliance team, you will collaborate with legal, product, UX, and engineering partners to ensure that our services meet all legal and regulatory requirements. This includes owning and building features for compliance areas such as accessibility, data privacy, digital rights management, parental controls, and more. You will work on the cutting edge of emerging tech and policy in a rapidly growing media space. If you are passionate about building meaningful customer experiences at scale, join our purpose-driven team.

What you will do:
• Partner with product, engineering, data, business, privacy, and legal stakeholders to determine legal and compliance requirements and technical capabilities.
• Lead the product planning, development, and roadmap for legal and regulatory compliance driven product feature areas such as data privacy, accessibility, and parental controls.
• Collaborate with regional stakeholders to understand and document regional and country specific compliance requirements. Translate those into transparent and scalable customer experiences.
• Act as lead contact for compliance related inquiries, project managing response actions across internal teams.
• Own executive reporting on key goals and metrics for your projects.
• Develop and drive audit mechanisms and process improvements for compliance feature launches.
• Advise and train product and engineering teams on building privacy and accessibility by design into all launches.
• Proactively identify potential risk areas and propose opportunities for driving cross-functional collaboration to adapt to developing regulatory issues at scale.


What you will need to have:
• 5+ years of product management or data governance experience in technology, media, or relevant industries, preferably working on compliance driven products.
• BA/BS in business or technical field. Advanced degree in Business/Technology/Data Management/Law is a plus.
• Solid understanding of data collection, tracking and data structures. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Familiarity with GDPR, CCPA, COPA, age restrictions is strongly preferred.
• Knowledge and experience with Accessibility and Closed Captioning preferred.
• Experience developing solutions for digital rights management (DRM) preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with cross functional teams to deliver results in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong attention to detail and proven track record of driving process improvements.
• Experience with video and streaming subscription products is a plus
• Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjv2j1-3-237-16-210-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.