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Principal Product Manager

Disney

Santa Monica, CA 06-08-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology
On any given day at Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology, we're reimagining ways to create magical viewing experiences for the world's most beloved stories while also transforming Disney's media business for the future. Whether that's evolving our streaming and digital products in new and immersive ways, powering worldwide advertising and distribution to maximize flexibility and efficiency, or delivering Disney's unmatched entertainment and sports content, every day is a moment to make a difference to partners and to hundreds of millions of people around the world.
• Building the future of Disney's media business: DE&E Technologists are designing and building the infrastructure that will power Disney's media, advertising, and distribution businesses for years to come.
• Reach & Scale: The products and platforms this group builds and operates delight millions of consumers every minute of every day – from Disney+ and Hulu, to ABC News and Entertainment, to ESPN and ESPN+, and much more.
• Innovation: We develop and execute groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news.

The Commerce, Growth & Identity (CGI) team is dedicated to three business-critical areas at Disney that will help transform its media business. They create seamless user experiences for consumers who can choose from a wide range of subscription plans, enabling more choice and flexibility. The CGI team is also focused on building innovative and cutting-edge capabilities that will drive subscriptions, engagement, and monetization across Disney's streaming and digital products.

Job Description

The Principal Product Manager will own the vision, strategy, and execution across the commerce organization to create first-class experiences that monetize and retain our subscribers within Disney Entertainment and ESPN Technology. This is a global role with broad scope across all platforms that our products are offered - website, mobile app, and streaming devices. The ideal candidate has a deep understanding of user motivations and the variables that influence growth and retention. They must also be able to think and build for scale while being flexible enough to adapt for regional requirements.

If you are someone whose dream job sits between business strategy and engineering, you are an expert in both crafting a vision and driving successful execution and are excited to build scalable features that will drive global growth for years to come, we invite you to apply for this role.

Responsibilities
• Define the vision and priorities to maximize subscriber retention across multiple platforms and services.
• Own and manage the retention roadmap for the global subscriber base, with a holistic view of the consumer journey from Day 1.
• Socialize and gain alignment for requirements across other product management domains such as identity, billing, and engagement.
• Communicate and document plans effectively to organize work for execution, both feature releases and experiments.
• Partner with engineering, design, and program management teams to deliver work on time and with high quality.
• Partner with regional stakeholders around the world to address consumer, legal, and regulatory nuances while solving for global scale.
• Identify new opportunities and effectively influence the Product roadmap with executives and workstream leads through the use of data and strong Product sense.

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of product management experience or advanced degree, focusing on driving business outcomes through executive alignment and flawless execution.
• Exceptional written and verbal skills, a proven ability to articulate a team vision and translate technical concepts into material that can be broadly understood across the company.
• Ability to make decisions in ambiguous situations and a fast-paced environment with constantly evolving business needs.
• Strong analytical skills and independence, using self-service data dashboards to provide recommendations. Champion for data gaps and independently drives towards accurate and comprehensive insights.

Required Education

Education in technology or business domains. An undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering, finance, economics or related disciplines is a plus. MBA preferred.

The hiring range for this position in Santa Monica, CA and Bristol, CT is $180,646 to $242,330 per year, in Seattle, WA and New York, NY is $189,256 to $253,880 per year and in San Francisco, CA is $197,866 to $265,430 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology:

Disney Entertainment and ESPN Technology (DE&E Technology) provides the technological backbone and product development for Disney's two media business units, while helping to keep the company at the vanguard of innovation – enabling the Company to continuously leverage technology to enhance storytelling and creativity, while delivering scalability, flexibility, and efficiency for its businesses.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.

Disney Streaming Technology 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 champions a business environment where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkxq00-3-236-83-154-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $180,646 to $242,330 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Disney

The Walt Disney Company Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, publishing, domestic television stations, digital businesses and radio networks and stations.