• Senior Manager, Web Product Development, News

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Brand
    Viacom Int’l Media Networks
    iCIMS ID
    2018-8948
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    The Viacom Web Product team is seeking a Senior Manager. Reporting to the Senior Director of Web Product, this position will work primarily – but not exclusively – on our News & Editorial products.

     

     

    The role:

    • This product role sits within a team of other product leaders, project managers, designers, developers, and quality assurance members.
    • On any given day you will be participating in agile scrum rituals, interfacing with other teams such as content creators, research, and brand stakeholders.
    • You’ll participate in a wide variety of projects including content migrations, development & testing of new features, user / stakeholder interviews, and site launches.
    • In collaboration with other members of the Product team, keeping our backlog and sprint commitments prioritized.
    • Developing products that deliver value to multiple brands and audiences, in multiple languages and regions.
    • Monitoring of market and technology trends and making product recommendations for our portfolio.
    • Some night / morning / weekend work may be necessary from time-to-time.

    The team:

    • We manage the web product for Viacom’s entertainment brands including MTV, BET, VH1 and Comedy Central, reaching millions of consumers around the world every day.
    • We work with many areas of the business, across content production, social media, custom advertising solutions, so no two days are alike.
    • We are based primarily in Manhattan’s West Village, with team members distributed across other Viacom offices in NYC and across the globe.
    • We love the internet, data, and karaoke.

     

    Basic Qualifications

    • Has 4-6 years of experience in a major digital media / content publishing organization. Some News & Editorial experience is preferred but not required.
    • Is experienced with a variety of content management systems such as Drupal, WordPress, Adobe CQ / AEM, or others.
    • Can gather data from a variety of sources in order to make informed decisions on solutions, roadmapping and prioritization.
    • Has experience optimizing for Search, Social, and other means of content discovery.

    Additional Qualifications

    • Passionate about consumer experiences, uses insights from user testing and data to inform decision making.
    • Has attention to detail, communication and organizational skills.
    • Can be graceful under stress, and even respond with a sense of humor.
    • May have some proficiency in a language other than English.
    • Is familiar with our brands in specific and popular culture in general.
    • May or may not have a computer science or engineering degree, but knows enough technology to be dangerous.

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