Product Manager, Digital Weather Products

NBCUniversal is accepting applications for a Product Manager of Digital Weather Products.

 

Date posted

Aug. 29, 2016 12:00 am

Application deadline

Sep. 29, 2016 12:00 am

Organization

NBCUniversal - NBCU Owned Television Stations

Location

  • United States

Job description

Job Number: 28158BR
Job Title: Product Manager, Digital Weather Products
Business Segment: Broadcast Operations
Sub-Business: NBCUOTS - Digital
Posting Category: Digital Media

About Us: NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

Career Level: Experienced
Country: United States
State/Province: New York
City: New York

Responsibilities: The Product Manager of Digital Weather Products will work with a highly skilled, cross-functional team to strategize and execute plans to develop weather products and features that stand out in the market. We manage the suite of weather-related products across platforms, working to meet the needs our audience whenever and wherever they want it. The candidate will manage the evolution of the product roadmap and offerings for the NBC Owned Television Stations Group, which includes owned NBC, necn and Telemundo Owned Stations.

This candidate is well versed in product development of weather features, is a “weather-geek” at heart, is able to converse intelligently with meteorologists, business owners, development engineers and just about anyone else inside and outside the organization. While weather will be your focus, you will also have the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and get involved with other digital products in the portfolio.

Your Responsibilities

  • Build the next generation of weather features for apps, mobile web and other platforms, focusing on delivering the best and most relevant information for our audience.
  • Envision, define and communicate the weather product roadmap. Evangelize product vision for weather with new ideas and product features
  • Prioritize features that meet audience and business needs; set minimal viable product releases
  • Know and define the audience; understand what they want and need from digital weather products in their daily lives
  • Proactively measure and understand how the audience interacts with the products
  • Work with Engineering, QA, AdOps and Research to ensure product concepts meet all needs; present to senior management and station stakeholders
  • Take on products outside of the weather program and be open to learning new digital capabilities
  • Work with our station contacts to understand and incorporate unique needs into the product planning process
  • Promote Agile product management processes, and develop detailed presentations, requirements, project plans and use cases accounting for all scenarios of a product release
  • Manage all aspects of the cross-functional team, including inter-team communications and crisp, results oriented meetings
  • Develop marketing plans in collaboration with the marketing team
  • Skillfully manager relationships with internal teams and 3rd parties

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Graduate degree (MBA) may be considered in lieu of experience
  • Detail oriented and contagious self-starter personality
  • Minimum (5) five years experience with digital product and project management responsibilities
  • Versed in Agile product management methodology and tools, including but not limited to Basecamp, Aha!, Confluence, JIRA and the like creation
  • Minimum (2 - 4) two to four years of experience with online consumer-facing weather products
  • Experience building weather products for mobile apps and other platforms
  • Product releases involving and an understanding of advertising system integrations, mobile and product marketing technologies, in addition to editorial content management, online video technologies, and social media platform technologies
  • Proven history of managing product efforts, particularly in weather or meteorology
  • Amazing organizational skills; knows how to coordinate and manage all details of a product release, from start to launch and beyond
  • Able to read and synthesize product metrics, and make suggestions based on measured product results
  • Passion for digital products and how people use them
  • Analytical; Creative; Big Picture person
  • Ability to adapt quickly and creatively to any situation
  • Effective written and oral communication skills, as well as an effective presenter
  • Able to articulate product technical solutions to development resources

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Product Manager, Digital Weather Products NBCUniversal

 

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