Product Manager, Apps
New York, NY
Frankly Inc. is seeking an experienced, polished Product Manager to manage our Mobile and OTT App products.
This individual will be responsible for product research, planning, strategy and development of new and existing Mobile and OTT Apps. He/she will work with cross-functional teams, including internal and external stakeholders to ensure products are sustainable and scalable. He/she will gather, prioritize, and document business and client requirements, and work closely with Sales, Client Services, Professional Services, Design and Technology to ensure revenue and consumer goals are met and maintained.
We provide an integrated SaaS platform for brands and media companies to create, distribute, analyze and monetize their content across all of their digital properties on web, mobile and TV. Our customers include NBC, ABC, CBS and FOX affiliates, as well as other leading media organizations. Collectively, Frankly reaches nearly 60 million monthly users in the United States. The company is headquartered in New York, New York.
What We Need From You...
- Lead all day-to-day aspects of the product development lifecycle across a number of product lines.
- Define and manage the product vision and goals, including the prioritization of new features and enhancements.
- Work with cross-functional teams to develop product requirements and goals, while balancing conflicting priorities and stakeholder needs.
- Partner with development leads to provide project management, keeping the team accountable for deadlines and commitments.
- Finish out project lifecycle by contributing to the user acceptance testing process, managing launch communications, and post launch analysis of usage and effectiveness.
- Manage the process with external partners and vendors when defining requirements for third-party integrations (such as advertising partners, marketing solutions, third-party content providers, etc.).
- Troubleshoot production issues; escalate to appropriate parties for resolution.
- Monitor competitive trends and track features/functionality of competitive set.
Our Ideal Candidate Has...
- 4-6 years of product management experience and knowledge of features and tools across mobile apps, OTT and video used in managing content-driven websites.
- A data-driven and results-oriented approach with the ability to bridge the gap between business and technical stakeholders to effectively and efficiently execute and deliver on a product roadmap.
- Ability to project manage, think strategically, translate ideas into actions and execute.
- A self-motivated personality with a general curiosity for how things work and how to make things better.
- Knowledge of Agile/Scrum product management: running stand-ups, sprint planning, lean product testing, using ticket management systems (e.g. JIRA), etc.
- Familiarity with working in content management systems, Google Analytics (or similar digital analytics), and ad management platforms (e.g DFP).
- Strong relationship building skills that will allow collaboration with team partners to drive consensus and rally around a product/business opportunity.
- Articulate and a good communicator able to translate complex technical concepts in an easy-to-understand and accessible manner.
- Experience working with offshore development team, a plus.
- Prior experience at media companies, a plus.
What You Get from Us...
- A people-focused organization dedicated to making sure you're challenged, learning, growing, and recognized for all your great work
- Support in creating clear professional goals that drive you to do your best work
- An environment in which you can learn skills and new processes to further your career
- Excellent employer-paid health, dental, and vision
- Competitive salary and 401k plan
- Unlimited PTO
- Parental leave
- Fun perks….Catered meals, stocked kitchen, monthly cell phone reimbursement, gym access!