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Sr. Product Manager

Disney

Bristol, CT 06-07-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 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.

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 execute groundbreaking products and techniques that shape industry norms and enhance how audiences experience sports, entertainment & news.

The position is a part of Disney's Direct-to-Consumer Team working on our sports vertical, specifically ESPN+, our premium subscription service serving live sports, ESPN originals and premium news content to millions of subscribers across the US. As a member of the ESPN Product Team, you will play a critical role in innovating for the next generation of sports fans, working alongside partners in Product Design, Engineering, Editorial and more to create, design, build, and grow digital sports experiences that are made available to fans across the ESPN digital platforms, including the ESPN App, and ESPN.com.

Job Summary:

Describe what the person will do in the role - how he/she will impact the organization.

At ESPN, our mission is To Serve Sports Fans. Anytime. Anywhere. The mission statement is not just words, it is the mantra that we live by. The ESPN Sports Product Team is responsible for executing that mission and delivering content, utility, and gaming experiences to our fans. Anytime. Anywhere. With unmatched scale, best-in-class content, incredible rights, and world class platforms, ESPN is the market leader in Sports, and we are constantly innovating for our fans.

The Sr. Product Manager I, Premium Video Experiences, role presents a unique opportunity to work on ESPN and create the next generation of products for Sports fans, focusing on exciting innovation across the subscription products that exist today, as well as how we engage sports fans in the future. Playing a pivotal role in the strategy development and execution of conversion improvements for our ESPN digital properties, including ESPN+, our direct-to-consumer subscription experience, you will be charged with understanding the fan experience across our suite of products and integrating the right product at the right time for the right fan.

You will focus on a mix of user-facing features and back-end optimizations including, but not limited to: payments/paywalls, account management, funnel creation and optimization, A/B testing UX and UI, and landing pages. This role will work heavily with partners in our Disney+ and Hulu while working in support of producing the best possible fan experience for all ESPN users.

The ideal candidate will possess the leadership, creativity, and analytical capabilities to execute ESPN's product vision in partnership with the product leadership team. This is a product leadership role, and its ideal candidate is expected to partner with stakeholders across the company to design solutions that will win in the marketplace. This opportunity is uniquely positioned to make an immediate impact on the next generation of ESPN's consumer experiences.

Bonus if this candidate knows the difference between soccer and football (as well as how that comparison can be interpreted in multiple ways).

Responsibilities
• Focus on a mix of user-facing features including, but not limited to: merchandising ESPN DTC products, funnel creation and optimization, paywalls, A/B testing UX and UI, and landing pages.
• Partner cross-functionally with teams in Product Design, Engineering, Editorial, and Commerce to create, design, build, and drive growth across our digital subscription services.
• Utilize data and analytics to make informed decisions, conduct A/B testing, and continuously iterate on features to optimize integrations, performance and conversion of our DTC products.
• Focus on a mix of user-facing features including, but not limited to: merchandising ESPN DTC products, funnel creation and optimization, paywalls, A/B testing UX and UI, and landing pages.
• Partner cross-functionally with teams in Product Design, Engineering, Editorial, and Commerce to create, design, build, and drive growth across our digital subscription services.
• Utilize data and analytics to make informed decisions, conduct A/B testing, and continuously iterate on features to optimize integrations, performance and conversion of our DTC products.

Basic Qualifications
• 5+ years of product management or relevant experience required.
• Bachelor's degree in a relevant field required.
• Experience with Product Development tools: Jira, Figma, Confluence, Airtable.
• Keen product sense and demonstrated product leadership experience
• Demonstrated proficiency in A|B testing, data analysis and analytical thinking
• Familiarity and passion for app development on native platforms (iOS/tvOS, Android, Roku, etc)
• Experience leading end-to-end product development processes, from concept through retrospective, for both consumer-facing and back-end features
• Experience creating and delivering compelling, data-driven presentations to both senior and junior audiences
• High-energy and capable of multitasking and context switching with ease, in a fast paced and ever evolving organization
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Process-driven and extremely detail-oriented

Preferred Qualifications
• Understanding of media, streaming, and sports landscapes, and familiarity with terminologies and business models
• Understanding of IAP stores (including Apple, Amazon, Google, Roku), SKUs, and general upgrade/downgrade functionality
• Experience developing digital streaming products, particularly with a monetization focus
• Sports fan and/or ESPN user

The hiring range for this position in Santa Monica, CA and Bristol, CT is $ 136,100 - $182, 400 per year based on a 40 hour work week. The amount of hours scheduled per week may vary based on business needs. 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 t

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Salary Details
Salary: $136,100 Per Year ($ 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.