Full Time Job

Product Manager, Ad Innovation & Experience


New York, NY 08-21-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 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.

The Product Manager, Ad Innovation & Experience, will serve in a supporting capacity to steer Peacock's ad products, balancing the requirements of advertisers, users, and the business as we scale initiatives internationally.

The candidate will team up with stakeholders throughout the organization to develop and improve advertising features, making sure they align with our business objectives. They'll champion user experience, collaborating closely with design and development teams to facilitate smooth interactions with advertising. The role will report to the VP Product, Ad Innovation and Experience, and will be part of a fast-paced and ambitious team shaping the future of AVOD on a global scale.

Essential Functions (Responsibilities):
• Participate in shaping advertising innovation, primarily focusing on TV applications.
• Collaborate with stakeholders including Sales and Marketing to collect, document, and prioritize product requirements for new ad products or enhancements to existing ones, ensuring their suitability for engineering and design teams.
• Collaborate with UX and UI designers to create user-friendly and visually appealing ad products, ensuring optimal usability and ad performance.
• Work closely with engineering and team-level Technical Product Managers (TPMs) to execute on new product features under the supervision of senior product managers.
• Define, monitor, and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) related to ad products to measure success, inform decision-making, and identify areas for improvement.
• Conduct market research and competitive analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and customer needs that can inform product development and improvements.
• Communicate effectively within the area of responsibility; clearly articulate product vision, objectives, and progress to internal stakeholders and team members using verbal and written communication skills.
• Create compelling stakeholder presentations that explain product vision and features to gain alignment.
• Continuously learn and stay up to date with industry trends, best practices, and relevant technologies in the advertising space to grow your skills and contribute effectively to your team.

About You:
• Enthusiasm for understanding our users and addressing the requirements of both users and advertisers.
• Capability to oversee multiple concurrent projects and successfully bring them to fruition.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
• Adaptability to adjust to changing priorities and swiftly approaching deadlines.
• Basic understanding of digital technologies and differences between platforms.
• Awareness of design and user experience best practices.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to synthesize data and make data-driven decisions.
• Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats, with adeptness in creating compelling presentations.
• A passion for television and entertainment.
• High level of creativity, curiosity, and a passion for innovation.

• Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Computer Science, or a related field.
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in product management or a related role, preferably within the digital advertising industry.
• Familiarity with project management methodologies such as Agile or Scrum.
• Software literacy and comfort with various product tools such as Jira, Wiki, Airtable, Microsoft Office, Adobe Analytics and Tableau.

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: $130,000 - $165,000

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re9p17-44-200-101-84-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $130,000 to $165,000 Per Year ($ USD)