Title: Product Manager, Yahoo! Entertainment
Location: Santa Monica, CA
Yahoo! is looking for a visionary thinker who can help us define and deliver on the next generation of Entertainment products and experiences across Yahoo!, around the world, and on multiple devices.
The ideal candidate will have a deep love for and experience with the entertainment world – music, movies, and TV. A strong passion for great consumer products, and a strong understanding of some of the biggest trends shaping our industry such as social distribution and mobile are needed. Hands-on experience delivering great products across one or more of these areas is critical – especially if you’ve done so globally!
Develop key elements of our product plans for the next generation of our Entertainment product offerings globally
Prioritize and execute product improvements to make these products even more successful, social and viral
Create product specs and work with designers and developers to deliver
Work closely with engineering to execute and ship product concepts and improvements
Define and track key product metrics and collect consumer feedback to inform product evolution
Ensure that product plans and designs are fit for a global audience, with appropriate customizations and features
Qualifications and Skills:
4+ years experience managing consumer web products with experience in Entertainment, Music, Movies, and TV products ideal.
Passion for all things media and entertainment related and demonstrable experience developing differentiated user experiences
Solid understanding of social media. Experience using social platforms is a must. Experience working with and integrating products with social platforms is ideal. Technical background and eduction is require
d, BSCS is preferred.
Experience using mobile apps is a must. Experience building mobile products in the Entertainment space is helpful.
A passion for usability and a good eye for consumer-friendly design
Flexibility to change direction; take on new products/responsibilities (we’re moving fast to try new things)
Strong leadership instincts and project management skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to sell an idea across invested parties.
This is going to be a fun job. There’s a lot to do!
Yahoo! Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For more information or to search all of our openings please visit http://careers.yahoo.com.