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Senior Product Manager

JW Player

JW Player

United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

About JW Player:

JWP is the game-changing video software and data insights platform that's revolutionizing the Digital Video Economy. With our cutting-edge technology, we give our customers unparalleled independence and control over their digital video content. We began over a decade ago as an open-source video player, but today, JWP is the driving force behind digital video for hundreds of thousands of businesses worldwide. And with over 1 billion viewers tuning in every month across 2.7 billion unique devices, there's no limit to what we can achieve. We're on the lookout for passionate and innovative candidates who are ready to join us on this journey of transforming the world of digital video.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for a Product Manager to join our Publisher solutions team. This pivotal role will directly report to the Vice President of Publisher Products. The ideal candidate has a proven track record in crafting and managing products that fuel audience expansion, boost engagement, and drive monetization for digital publishers. This individual should have experience navigating complex technical challenges, particularly in client-side intensive areas such as video playback, advertising, and data collection within the digital publishing domain.

As a Senior Product Manager, you will:

  • Foster a culture of innovation by inspiring and collaborating closely with engineers in the realm of video playback, audience engagement, video analytics, data, and web-based advertising.
  • Take full ownership of the product development lifecycle, from initial discovery to roadmap planning, requirement documentation, go-to-market strategies, and ongoing customer support.
  • Engage directly with clients and internal stakeholders to shape and prioritize release requirements that directly contribute to business success.
  • Facilitate planning meetings, assist technical services teams, coordinate various aspects of the project, and co-author user-friendly documentation.
  • Champion the product through effective promotion of new features to clients, define success metrics, and accelerate adoption by empowering sales and service teams.
  • Serve as a role model for our core values and act as a leader, playing a pivotal role in shaping our company culture and advancing our product development practices.

Requirements for the role:

  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in product management, serving as a titled Product Manager responsible for overseeing and enhancing products within the digital publishing and/or advertising sector.
  • Proficiency in Enterprise/B2B environments, successfully delivering scalable products through collaboration with customers to address their specific requirements and drive SAAS revenue growth.
  • An effective and articulate communicator, proficient in both written and verbal communication, with the ability to engage seamlessly with engineering teams and business stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in the process of instrumenting, measuring, and analyzing product data at scale, enabling the extraction of valuable insights that complement anecdotal feedback.
  • Exceptional skills in defining acceptance criteria and efficiently prioritizing backlogs, coupled with prior experience in leading engineering teams that practice Scrum and maintain a well-defined release cadence.
  • A proactive and self-driven individual, continuously seeking new challenges, capable of autonomously leading product development efforts with minimal supervision.

Perks of being at JW Player, U.S.

When you join JW Player, our goal is to take care of you and ensure you will be successful in your new role. Your success is our success!

As a full time employee, you are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Private Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage for you and your family
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Stock Options Purchase Program
  • Quarterly and Annual Team Events - because team building is important!
  • Professional Career Development Program and Career Development Progression
  • New Employee Home Office Setup Stipend
  • Monthly Connectivity Stipend
  • Free and discounted perks through JW Player's benefit partners
  • Bi-Annual Hack Weeks for those who are interested in using their coding knowledge
  • Fireside chats with individuals throughout JW Player

*Benefits are subject to location and can change at the discretion of the Company.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.