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Principal Product Manager, Sports & Live Events, Global Streaming


New York, NY 03-27-2024
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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

The Global Streaming Platform powers the best entertainment experiences from Peacock, NOW/WOW, SkyShowtime, and Showmax. When you join our team, you'll work across our dynamic portfolio supported by media industry leaders Comcast, NBCUniversal, and Sky. 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 a best-in-class consumer experience across more than 70 countries. Most importantly, we're backed by a culture of respect. We embrace authenticity and inspire our people to thrive.

The Global Streaming Platform organization is looking for a Principal Product Manager, Sports to join the Engagement Product team. You will be responsible for creating a product vision for how Peacock, NOW/WOW, SkyShowtime, and Showmax engage sports fans in the future by leveraging new technologies for emerging user needs. This role will focus on building usable, scalable, and delightful experiences around sports and live events more broadly as a vertical. This is an opportunity to be part of a fast-paced and ambitious initiative focused on creating the next generation of products for Sports fans.

In this role, you will:
• Lead product strategy, roadmap and KPIs for sports and live events for connected TV, mobile and web applications
• Collaborate closely with editorial, engineering and design teams to create the best real-time content experiences and scalable workflows
• Deeply understand business considerations, competitive landscape, and best practices to drive optimal sports and live product experiences
• Lead feature development through the full software lifecycle, including discovery, ideation, requirements, design, build, release, testing, evaluation and iteration
• Create and deliver winning executive presentations that explain product vision, features and roadmaps and manage senior stakeholder expectations
• Analyze qualitative and quantitative data to inform feature prioritization, definition and longer-term product strategies
• Create balanced, performant experiences that satisfy superfans without alienating casual consumers of sports and news

• Proven track record of working on and developing innovative consumer-facing sports products
• Comprehensive knowledge of sports including both US (NFL, NBA, WWE) and International (e.g. Premier League)
• Vision to anticipate evolving consumption trends around sports and live event consumption
• Experience leading end-to-end product development processes, from concept through retrospective, for both consumer-facing and back-end features
• A strong ability to lead and inspire alignment to a shared vision and outcome
• Empathy for the user and a curiosity for identifying their needs
• Distinguished verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
• Demonstrated proficiency in A|B testing, data analysis and analytical thinking
• Flexibility to quickly adapt to rapidly changing priorities and deadlines
• Technical fluency to know when to challenge developers and ask pertinent questions
• The product sense to thoughtfully balance beautiful design, usability and business outcomes
• Collaborative spirit and a willingness to share product responsibilities and occasionally lead work streams outside of live event innovation space
• Enthusiasm to be positive, confident and energetic

Basic Qualifications:

BA/BS degree in a relevant field
• 7-10 years working in a Product Management (or relevant) role, preferably in consumer-facing media, and a track record of delivering excellent products at scale with measurable success
• Familiarity with real-time content delivery and/or live/sports streaming experiences preferred
• Experience working in an Agile software development environment
• Experience with A/B testing, hypothesis validation and user testing
• Experience with multiple platforms (iOS, Android, Amazon, Roku) and domains (TV, Movies, Sports, News)
• Fluency with project management tools such as Jira, Asana and Trello as well as analytics software
• Ability and self-motivation to work effectively offsite and with remote, global, multi-lingual teams

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: $170,000 - $220,000, bonus and long term incentive eligible

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-r1kb7x-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $170,000 to $220,000 Per Year ($ USD)