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Sr Product Manager II, Content Partners

Company: The Walt Disney Company
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryThe Media Product team is seeking a Sr Product Manager to drive new content-partner facing capabilities within the underlying platform that powers Disney+, Hulu, and Star+, and ESPN+. Our content partners are the creators, studios, and networks that provide the high-quality sports and entertainment content that power our content catalog. These partners and the Disney Streaming operations teams they work with will use the features you build to optimize the planning, procurement, and management of their content within our supply chain.Through collaboration with stakeholders in operations, engineering, and within the team, you will inform the product roadmap, factoring in business objectives and data to properly prioritize efforts against stated goals. You will work closely with the Director and other leads across Media Product, and DMED Technology in addition to engineering teams in New York, Santa Monica, and Beijing. You will be highly aligned to our stakeholders in operations in order to understand their needs and evaluate opportunities.The ideal candidate is highly analytical, resourceful, team-oriented, and will have an ability to work independently under time constraints to meet deadlines. You will have a proven track record in taking on end-to-end ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced and dynamic business environment. The ideal candidate makes data-driven decisions, prioritizes customer needs, forms strong yet loosely held opinions, and can build trust with all areas of the business. We value passionate product leadership that drives with discipline and attention to detail.Responsibilities

  • Own the problem space pertaining to content procurement, content partner management, and partner-facing workflow.
  • Identify new opportunities that support domain-level objectives and KPIs as well as the overarching business priorities of Disney Streaming and TWDC.
  • Define requirements for and enhance functionality for partner-related operations.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to translate product requirements into actionable stories using an Agile product development process.
  • Partner with Disney's DMED Technology and Walt Disney Studios Technology teams on advancing our digital supply chain in ways that benefit our creators.
  • Take a data driven approach to constantly improve our media pipelines - devise instrumentation, KPIs, and reporting frameworks and processes to convey to neighbors and stakeholders, as appropriate to each.
  • Maintain strategic insight into the latest industry trends and working groups for content metadata.Basic Qualifications
    • Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience, with 5 or more years of experience in a product management role.
    • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field required.
    • Minimum 2 years of experience delivering user-facing products that support logistical and/or workflow functions (e.g. content management, seller-side of a marketplace, operations console).
    • Must possess a viewer-first mentality and strong opinions about good customer experiences.
    • Demonstrated ability to use data to drive decisions and back up assumptions and recommendations.
    • Prior success building and executing product roadmaps aligned with business requirements and technology capabilities in global businesses.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Willingness to be scrappy and resourceful, with no fear of getting your hands dirty and an impulse to be the first to tackle any challenge.
    • Ability to work with engineering teams to discuss technical concepts, make tradeoffs to remove roadblocks, and evaluate new ideas.Preferred Qualifications
      • Working knowledge of media content delivery process (playable components, metadata, images).
      • Prior experience working in an operational environment.
      • Video encoding and packaging product management or hands-on operations experience.
      • Master's degree preferred.

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