Director, Product CBSNews.com
CBS Interactive - New York, NY
Job Title: Director, Product, CBSNews.com

This role reports to the Vice President of Product.

Philosophy
mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Be a passionate advocate for the user and the brand
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Make tactical decisions in a strategic context
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Love numbers and analysis – be data obsessed
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Be a critical thinker with a desire to innovate and win
mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Be both a self-starter and a team player/collaborator

Experience
mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Experience shepherding large, complex development projects from conception through to launch, delivering products on time and as scoped
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Experience conceiving of and developing new product ideas and strategies and building buy in through clearly articulated business cases
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Experience writing product requirements documents that are clear, detailed and accurate
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Experience managing a product team and coordinating with other functional groups (editorial, broadcast, design, mobile, etc)
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Experience working closely with engineering teams plus fluency in web and publishing technologies; ability and willingness to get in the weeds to solve technical problems
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Experience and comfort working in a large, matrix environment with multiple stakeholders

Communication
mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Run meetings with authority and direct outcomes and follow up accordingly
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Be a consummate diplomat and translator; comfortable in front of senior executives
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Be process oriented with a desire for efficiency, quality and a high ROI
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Be very effective at building consensus and buy in among stakeholders

Leadership
mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l1 level1 · Be the authoritative voice of CBS News.com; showcasing, championing, and finding ways to constantly innovate user and advertiser experience
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l1 level1 · Work in close partnership with the mobile team to execute a product vision and user experience across multiple platforms in a consistent and scalable fashion
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l1 level1 · Manage the development process and ensure that all teams involved are excited, motivated, and understand what is expected of them
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l1 level1 · Cultivate and reinforce a culture of excellence across the entire organization; set a high bar for performance and inspire others to follow
mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l1 level1 · Stay on top of the competitive landscape; know what are our competitors doing constantly and ensure we are not following, but rather leading with innovation

Accountability
mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Own and deliver on specific operational goals and performance metrics (audience, engagement, etc)
Up to the challenge? This is not only a great growth opportunity, but a chance to make a difference daily in building and growing a world-class web property. We have great talent all around with varied background experiences. We work in very motivated teams, with the eye on how to continually give our users a reason to come back regularly. We look to constantly provide advertisers with ways to reach their marketing goals with custom and innovative solutions. Lastly, we know how to have fun while we do it.

If this sounds like you, send your resume, let's talk. Required Skills/Experience
mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · 7+ years of product management experience in technology or internet related businesses; experience working with editorially-driven sites in the past a plus.
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Bachelors (or equivalent) (ideally in Business or Computer Engineering) OR equivalent combination of experience and education
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · MBA a plus
.0001pt;mso-add-space: auto;text-indent: -.25in;line-height: normal;mso-list: l0 level1 · Must successfully pass a background check

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