Director of Product Management, Publishing/CMS - CNN Digital in New York, New York | DiversityInc Careers

Director of Product Management, Publishing/CMS - CNN Digital

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The Job 
As a Director of Product Management, Platforms and Services, you will recruit and lead a cross functional team responsible for creating industry-leading publishing systems and advanced content services used to power experiences used by 100s of millions of news consumers globally. You will lead and drive the creation of a portfolio of capabilities that delights our editors and consumers alike while contributing to CNN Worldwide's business goals. This is a multi-disciplined, cross-functional role to collaborate with key stakeholders to lead the product vision, strategy, roadmap, and delivery of best-in-class tools, products, technology, architecture, platforms, and experiences across content management systems (CMS) and the related services, products, features, performance, and platforms that comprise that system.
The Day-to-Day 
  • Establish product goals and KPI's that support the larger CNN Worldwide goals. Actively manage and direct product roadmaps based on achievement of these goals
  • Lead product planning and roadmap execution throughout the product development and delivery lifecycle
  • Manage a team in gathering, prioritizing and documenting product requirements which can include the creation of Concept Documents and Product Requirements Documents (PRDs) or discrete agile stories
  • Lead and ensure clear communication of timelines, resource allocation, dependencies, product performance with all key stakeholders and partners which include design, strategic planning, sales, technology, etc.
  • Actively work with your next level manager to prioritize products and features across a portfolio of products to best achieve the organization's business goals while balancing the constraints-imposed resources, time and budget
  • Identify and mitigate risks, resolve conflicts, blockers and work across teams to ensure quality
  • Manage and report on development progress, product and portfolio performance at an executive level
  • Manage the financial aspects of your product portfolio which includes, budgeting, forecasting, capital requests, etc. Lead and manage the execution of a Statement of Work with external vendors for the delivery of products within your portfolio
  • Keep abreast of trends, business and technology developments within your product domain and make recommendations for the product roadmap
  • Foster and create a culture of accountability, integrity, teamwork and open communication across all partner teams that are part of the product development and delivery life-cycle
The Essentials 
  • Act as a culture change agent by introducing and promoting modern ways of working
  • Demonstrated experience with world class and at scale Content Management Systems (CMS) and Publishing workflows
  • Demonstrated experience with advanced content enrichment and content discovery best practices
  • Demonstrated experience creating new digital product strategies and driving business model innovation. Experience in digital media preferred
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple simultaneous initiatives to successful completion.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, mentor and lead a team through influence rather than control
  • 7+ years of experience building consumer-facing, multi-platform, multi-media services
  • Ability to lead and drive an iterative approach to execution
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with multiple disciplines to build highly valuable and effective solutions in a rapidly changing business landscape
  • Outstanding organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic, integrity and collaborative approach to work
  • Ability to think strategically and to translate ideas into actions
  • Bachelors Degree or commensurate work experience
The Perks 
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer 
  • Access to wellbeing tools, resources, and freebies 
  • 2017 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career 
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands   
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. 
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