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Director Of Product - Publishing Tools


New York, NY 05-01-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

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Job Description
Our Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) portfolio is a powerhouse collection of consumer-first brands, supported by media industry leaders, Comcast, NBCUniversal and Sky. When you join our team, you'll work across our dynamic portfolio including Peacock, NOW, Fandango, SkyShowtime, Showmax, and TV Everywhere, powering streaming across more than 70 countries globally. And the evolution doesn't stop there. With unequalled scale, our teams make the most out of every opportunity to collaborate and learn from one another. We're always looking for ways to innovate faster, accelerate our growth and consistently offer the very best in consumer experience. But most of all, we're backed by a culture of respect. We embrace authenticity and inspire people to thrive.

This role reports to the VP, Product, Commerce Platform Tools

Primary focus

As a Director, Product Management leading Publishing Tools product development on our Commerce team, the role holder will conceive, define, design, develop, test, and launch highly effective enterprise level content management and translation products that are effective at enabling content delivery and configuration at global scale.

Key Responsibilities
• Develop a strategy and prioritize a roadmap for content management that delivers effective tools that decrease publisher overhead, increase time to market and deliver durability and stability in product outcomes
• Use data insights and stakeholder intelligence to drive prioritization, hypotheses, and product plans.
• Vigorously defend your strategy and roadmap to stakeholders at every level of the organization. Be an expert in your product's insights and KPIs.
• Collaborate with other product leads, designers, and engineers to successfully deliver products to market with your team with a focus on measurable outcomes and consistent optimization.
• Produce high-quality requirements, strategies and work product. Push relentlessly for quality while meeting aggressive deadlines.
• Plan and build scalable and extensible products and tools.
• Lead and mentor others, providing strategic direction, thought leadership, and inspiration to product managers and members of the wider product team.
• Establish multi-territory and multi-tenant strategies for publishing at scale.
• Lead buy vs. build analyses in partnership with technology counterparts
• Build and maintain training programs to enable content authors and managers to utilize tools as designed.


Essential Skills & Attributes
• You are an experienced product leader with a proven track-record of end-to-end ownership and delivery of technical products - in particular, success leading digital strategies for publishing/content management tools at a global scale.  
• You have experience leading teams of Product Managers, whereby goal setting and coaching is one of your strongest abilities - acting as a force-multiplier, building product teams and growing talent. 
• You can navigate multi-layered, matrixed organizations through your deft communication, attention to detail, systems thinking and relationship building. You are creative in driving teams to deliver, influencing leadership and you believe building rapport and earning trust is an important investment in success.   
• You enjoy thinking big and crafting visions but have the technical chops to talk architecture and help your team creatively solve deliverability challenges. 
• You have relentlessly high standards, deep operational knowledge, and expertise in every aspect of digital product development and e-commerce.  
• You have an established set of product development best practices, and your own experience-based methods to define product vision and requirements. You are comfortable coaching your team in these methods and deploying them to solve challenges within the team.  
• You have used OKRs and/or KPIs to define north stars for your team and set team goals. You are comfortable providing guidance to your team. You are on a constant hunt for the next insight to drive roadmap prioritization.  
• You are a strong communicator, able to articulate your point-of-view, engage in fact- based discourse, collaborate, compromise, and bridge gaps. 
• You are resilient - focused, driven, and the natural owner of both big ideas and practical daily output - and feel most at home in a fast-paced, iterative, and collaborative environment. 
• Robust prioritization skills that enable you to
• to work on multiple tracks and pivot from one project to another. 
• You have the technical acumen to recommend and execute high calibre products but the humility and partnership orientation to collaborate closely with engineering leaders to define solutions.
• Proven experience developing content management tools (home grown or acquired)

Essential Knowledge & Experience
• Minimum 7 years driving a product roadmap of publishing capabilities, with a focus on strategizing, testing, developing, delivering, and scaling, preferably in a commerce driven organization.
• Minimum 7 years working side-by-side with engineers, writing requirements/use cases and directing their priorities. 
• Minimum 2 years leading product management teams required; 4 years preferred. 
• Exemplary understanding of systems design, technical architecture and scalable product development. 
• Readiness to share a presentation of publishing tool case study 
• MS in business, technical field or equivalent work experience preferred 
• Experience working in an agile software development environment 

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $160,000 - $205,000

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1kmw0-3-235-20-185-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $160,000 to $205,000 Per Year ($ USD)