Product Director, Audio & Video in NEW YORK, New York
Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world's largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
About the Role:
Dow Jones is looking for a Product Director to lead our audio and video strategy. Working across technology, business, design, and content teams to expand our reach and deliver world-class, multimedia experiences to our free and paid consumers around the world. You will work across brands, including the Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch and Barron's, delivering experiences across the Dow Jones portfolio.
Joining our Experience Product team, the Audio / Video lead is experienced in audio / video tools and platform serving short and long-form video across multiple platforms and an avid video consumer. Must have an ability to launch projects, track impact and measurements, & think creatively.
Shape the Dow Jones digital video and audio product experience across brands and platforms managing the short- and long-term roadmaps.
Use analytics (Adobe, Conviva) of the current products to guide decisions and outcomes.
Work with our CMS and Tools team on enhancing our internal tools (eg video CMS and tools).
Write concise requirements and user stories which unambiguously communicate acceptance criteria (i.e., what success is) and work with software developers throughout the product life cycle.
Define success criteria and measure measurements to demonstrate Return on investment and P&L impact of product enhancements.
Partner with editorial audio, video, and news teams to evaluate new product needs and opportunities and organize feature/content experiments for testing. Prioritize the implementation of new features and set specific timelines.
Monitor and report on success of enhancements and workflows.
Work with newsroom and commercial partners to develop new storytelling formats and reader experiences focused on mobile, such as vertical video, Read to Me capabilities, podcasts, voice activation features, AR and VR.
Work with internal and external research teams to understand current and desired user demographic and psychographic profiles and ensure they align with product/feature needs to incorporate into roadmap development and user testing strategies.
Collaborate with revenue driving teams to ensure video experience is optimized for several revenue streams (ad revenue and subscriptions).
Collaborate with technology/engineering teams and technology partners to understand technical capabilities for all feature development.
Using a train, the trainer model, create support and training documents for internal and external users.
Guide communication between wide range of internal clients, including Sales, Business Intelligence/Data Science, Content Acquisition, Programming, Partner Support, and Marketing.
Assess the competitive landscape for UX/enhancements related to audio and video, communicate findings and observations to A/V partners and incorporate into product roadmap.
8+ years of experience with Audio and Video Products or 8+ years of product management experience preferably at a digital media or technology company with experience with multimedia products.
Knowledge of the A/V ecosystem; content delivery, scheduling, AdOps + analytics.
Experience working with engineering teams using Agile / Scrum software development & other common engineering best practices.
Conscientiously manage and follow up on multiple concurrent tasks and handle requests.
Comprehensive Healthcare Plans
Paid Time Off
Comprehensive Insurance Plans
Family Care Benefits
Commuter Transit Program
Employee Referral Program
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Job Category: IT Development Group
NYC Pay Range: $100,000 - $250,000
We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.
Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.
For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce.
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.
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Req ID: 34693