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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Product Manager, Video, CNBC

Jobid 23768-374723

Location: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 07632, USA

Description **Job Number** 34848BR

**Job Title** Product Manager, Video, CNBC

**Business Segment** CNBC

**Sub-Business** CNBC Digital Technology and Product

**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.

About CNBC: With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 371 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.

CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New Jersey

**City** Englewood Cliffs


CNBC has an opening for Product Manager - Video

As one of our Product Managers, you will play a critical role in evolving our digital video capabilities, offerings, and reach. You’ll work hand-in-hand with internal stakeholders and partners, engineers, business development, research, and others to continually evaluate and evolve our video platform and product offerings.

You’ll be focused on growing CNBC’s digital video products by increasing video views, engagement and revenue while improving customer experience and developing workflow efficiencies.

Responsibilities of the Product Manager may include, but are not limited to:

• Collaborating with the Video team (Product, Tech, Design, QA, Project Management, Customer Care), and other CNBC teams, to define video product features and experiences.

• Working cross-functionally with vendors, stakeholders and the larger NBCU organization (Sales, Editorial, Marketing, Legal, etc.) to achieve team and product goals.

• Working directly with the Director of Product Management - Video to prioritize the Video team’s body of work (including product discovery, developing new features, fixing bugs, etc.),

• Writing and maintaining user stories for the the video team’s products and platforms in JIRA, and working with the team to implement and UAT these stories.

• Develop video product requirements and specs based on internal needs and external market opportunities; explore ideas with engineers and designers

• Being a major contributor to the Video team’s user research activities, a strong evangelist for user interviews, testing, and analyzing results.

• Leveraging quantitative and qualitative data to inform the team’s product strategy.

• Working with internal and external stakeholders to communicate product strategy, app release progress and launch communications.

• Researching emerging technologies to identify new business opportunities for our products.

• Research and report on competitive products in the direct video distribution space, including other LIVE and VOD services

• Conduct competitive analyses of similar and potentially disruptive digital product offerings of other media companies and start-ups.

• Run prototyping sessions and usability tests with customers

• Assist the Director of Product Management - Video with the preparation of presentations, reports and other product meetings that require assets, materials, data or research

• Stay current with Film, Television, Internet, Mobile, Connected TV, and digital trends to help inform areas of product development


• 3+ years of product management and development experience of designing, developing, and deploying digital products using Agile / Scrum methodologies

• Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communications skills

• Experience working in the digital video products or video distribution space

• Excellent relationship management along with budget management, negotiation, and organizational skills

• Competent soft skills necessary to work across cross- functional teams

• Accustomed to driving results in collaborative, cross-functional environments with little instruction or oversight.

• Effective communicator (both written and oral) comfortable speaking in front of diverse audiences.

• Strong business understanding of the ever-evolving media industry

• Experience with the Agile methodology and writing user stories.

• Experience with prioritizing user stories and defects.

• Experience with user/customer research, customer interviews and/or usability testing.

• Experience with the product discovery process and collaborating with users and project teams to test and iterate a concept.

• Experience with establishing and analyzing KPI’s/metrics, and being able to make recommendations based on data.

• Ideal candidate is resourceful, self-starting, has a strong work ethic.

• Adaptability and ability to work in a fast-paced real-time environment with rapid changes in focus.

• Technical competency strongly desired.

• Must be willing to work in Englewood Cliffs, NJ—perks include free shuttle, free gym, dry cleaning/shoe shine services, full-service cafeteria, team building actives, and more!

**Desired Characteristics**

Our ideal candidate is one who can communicate seamlessly with both the engineering, product and business teams. It is for that reason that we would love it if you had knowledge in one, or several, of the following areas:

• Experience with a range of 3rd party video platforms and components

• Video products on mobile and connected TV space (e.g. Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Roku, etc.)

• One or more of these technologies: HTML/CSS + HLS/HDS

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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