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Senior Product Manager - Ad Platforms


New York, NY 06-07-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
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 improve 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. A few reasons why we think you'd love working for Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology
• 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 implement groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news.

The Walt Disney Company Ad Platforms is responsible for delivering global advertising technology solutions for Disney's Linear and Addressable channels, brands and streaming services. With unmatched scale, premium content and innovative capabilities, Ad Platforms is a market leader in advertising. We build and maintain proprietary technology, ranging from Ad Serving and Ad Delivery, Campaign Management, and Reporting as well as all the integrations that come with evolving the undisputed best-in-class video advertising business.

Job Summary:

As a Senior Product Manager within the Ad Platforms, you will be a part of the team redefining Video advertising! You will be responsible for product vision, strategy and execution to establish the future of The Walt Disney Company's Ad Operations and integrations needs across Disney's linear and streaming video.

The right person for this role can identify business value, solve complex technical problems, concisely articulate solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders and ultimately get results. If you are someone that has deep experience in Data, outcome-based marketing and product management and brings a passion for building the future of advertising technology, at a fast pace, this is a great role for you.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:
• Execute on product strategy and plan for core areas of ad operations and trafficking for advertising use cases across linear TV and related integrations.
• Responsible for product prioritization, including value identification, cost savings and progress against the broader business strategy, within your specific area.
• Maintain expected standards across the team for product specifications, backlog health, and consumable user stories for engineering partners.
• Product owner for a Scrum team by participating agile ceremonies, responsible for prioritization, backlog refinement, and feature definition.
• Hold a deep compassion for our users, and creatively address problems with a viewer-first mentality.
• Partner with Data Analyst and Research organizations to develop KPIs and experiments supporting product value, including optimization strategies for Return On Ad Spend.
• Partner with the Ad Sales team in building a product line that enhances revenue potential and reduces operational friction.
• Partner with Engineering organization to complete the product roadmap, delivering on the needs of the business.

Required Education, Experience/Skills/Training:
• 5+ years of product management experience, highly preferred from established technology or digital media company.
• BA/BS required or equivalent experience
• Strong awareness of market capabilities within advertising use cases.
• Proven experience and success in a product role with the ability to demonstrate a record of success.
• Ability to interact with a diverse set of tech and non-tech partners.
• Ability to influence, collaborate, and deliver solutions in a sophisticated, always-changing environment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.

• Understanding of how sales organizations operate and function in media organizations.
• Experience implementing closed-loop optimization subsystems.

The hiring range for this position in New York is $149,000 to $199,870 per year and in California is $142,600-$191,100 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, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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-gp2nye-3-236-116-27-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $149,000 to $199,870 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

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.