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SocialTV NYC Message Board › NYC - Looking for a Digital Prodcut Manager with 2nd Screen/Social TV Conver

NYC - Looking for a Digital Prodcut Manager with 2nd Screen/Social TV Converged Media experience (see below)

Stuart Z.
New York, NY
Post #: 62
Know a good Digital Media Product Manager/Consultant in NYC?

I've been retained by a major Communications company in New York City - a real pioneer in Multimedia & Digital innovation, to identify a Media Product Manager Consultant. This person will join their Converged Media Program and be responsible for the product governance of all Converged Media digital publishing tools and systems that power the client’s 2nd Screen and Social TV corporate initiatives[/b]. This is a 6-12 months contract position in Manhattan and we will be scheduling client interviews for qualified candidates in the coming days.


. Central point for capturing, documenting, and prioritizing with proper stakeholders internal product feedback, bugs, new feature requests, and ideas for product improvements and successful adoption
. Engage regularly with tools vendors and technology partners for detailed description of user stories (features/bugs), product requirements documentation, SOWs and prioritization discussions
. Engage regularly with internal customers and product stakeholders for capturing product needs, negotiate scope, and provide updates on progress, product roadmap
. Collaborate with other functional areas of the team and the company such as Digital Distribution, Broadcast Operations, Ad Ops/Sales, Advanced TV, Research, Design/UX, Customer Support and others to develop and respond to customer needs and market opportunities as well as product life cycle management
. Manage product roadmap, emphasizing on features that make tools friendlier, more automated and deeply integrated with production workflows and other publishing systems within the company
. Communicating internally product releases, roadmap, and news updates in general with key product stakeholders and executives
. Leading the product acceptance process, assisting in QA and ensuring that new releases and functionality meet company quality standards and customers’ expectations
. Providing product expertise and training to team producers, support staff and tools users

Required Skills:

. 3+ years of digital technology experience in either a product, creative, or development role
. 3+ years of product development or product launch experience with emphasis on online publishing systems and consumer sites/applications
. Understanding and experience with the latest technology and digital trends, including 2nd Screen/Social TV applications, Social Media, Connected Devices, and Emerging Technology in general
. 5 years of experience working directly with customers to understand their needs, capture requirements, and build project plans
. Experience or familiarity with the media business and digital content distribution technologies
. Skilled at both verbal and written communication, able to translate customers’ needs and strategic vision into clear and concise requirements
. Skilled in web concepts such as XML / JSON APIs, Content Management Systems (CMS), HTML5 and CSS
. Strong aptitude for reading/creating technical documentation, standards, and creating formulating/materializing system integrations with 3rd party platforms based on multiple SDKs / APIs
. Strong Agile software development and project management methodology experience
. Excellent organizational skills
. Bachelor's degree or equivalent in work experience

If you know a strong Media Product Specialist who would be a good fit, send me a current resume ( and follow up with a phone call to me at 212-792-6385.

Thank you.

Stuart Zander
Project One, Inc.
450 Seventh Avenue - Suite 1701
New York, NY 10123
Direct: (212) 792-6385

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