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Senior Manager, Product Management - Experience Capabilities


New York, NY 05-05-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Disney Streaming is a leader in the direct-to-consumer streaming business and currently manages the app experiences for over 196 million global subscribers across Disney+, Hulu and Star+... and we're continuing to grow! The Unified Experiences Product team is tasked with enabling internal and external stakeholders with the tools to provide a dynamic and unique experience to all of our global subscribers across 20+ languages.

We are looking for someone who will lead the strategy and vision for our translation experience product team. By collaborating closely with engineering, design, business and cross functional product teams, the senior manager will be an integral part in ensuring our growing subscribers continue to receive a best-in-class experience in their preferred language across all our applications.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Product Management, and part of the rapidly growing Unified Experiences product team, the candidate will need to be an experienced product leader that helps drive innovation in improving our translation management needs. The senior manager will be tasked with working closely with our internal stakeholders to better understand their needs in order to evolve our current translation systems into a more robust product that aligns with our global business model.

The ideal candidate is collaborative, makes systematic and informed decisions, obsesses about the customer, forms strong yet loosely held opinions, and can build trust with all areas of the business. We value passionate product leadership that drives with discipline and attention to detail.

• Lead and manage a team of distributed product managers; effective coaching, mentoring, and growing their careers
• Ship features! Ensure successful delivery by proactively removing roadblocks, rigorously prioritizing, and driving clarity with partner engineering teams
• Desire to assume product leadership for the translation management tools from definition through technical delivery and iterative improvements
• Focuses on defining a team structure and charter
• Leads and manages the overall roadmap and priorities for the team and drives the prioritization. Ensures stakeholder and executive alignment around priorities
• Create strategy documents & presentations and be a champion for your team's work across the organization
• Collaborate with cross product peers to enable the release, management, and experimentation of new features
• Partner with regional language managers to understand and prioritize their needs

Basic Qualifications:
• A minimum of 5 years of product management experience with a proven track record of successfully launching products and features in an agile environment
• A minimum of 5 years of team management experience with previous success in building and mentoring product teams
• Experience in a direct-to-consumer business
• Curiosity for finding solutions to complex problems
• Solid understanding of content management systems and a passion for building internal-facing products
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and a successful history of cultivating cross-functional relationships
• An ability to think holistically and act pragmatically
• Works well in a fast paced environment while juggling multiple projects and priorities at the same time

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree preferred
• MBA or Masters in a relevant field
• Experience using JIRA and other product and project management tools
• Previous experience working with Translation Management Systems

Preferred Education
• Bachelor's degree preferred
• MBA or Masters in a relevant field

This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

About Disney Streaming:

Comprised of the Company's international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Streaming Services LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Streaming.

Disney Streaming Services LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1bvnm-18-232-52-135-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ and Disney+.