Senior Product Manager
YuMe - Redwood City, CA

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YuMe is looking for the best and brightest product managers as we continue to lead in the hot market of video based advertising for brands – already a $1B market showing remarkable growth as the $180B of brand spend follows the viewing audienceinto digital video and high value applications.
You are regarded by your peers as an exceptional thinker --- known for insights that others miss, built on your technical savvy, passion for user experience, and feel for how markets evolve.

You’ve come a long way in a short space of time. Maybe you built a company on the side, maybe you’ve just excelled at a couple of internships or your first few years at work

You’re the kind of person who predicted Facebook timeline 2 years ago and whose reaction to Instagram was based on analysis not headline.

You have a passion for brand marketing, from the psychology of ad presentation to the design of compelling ads, and the importance of blending quantitative tools with aesthetic and qualitative evaluation.

Your job is simple: enable YuMe to delight publishers with an ability to generate revenue on any screen --- mobile, online, tablet, connected TV through simple, elegant, informative tools and market leading ad units that serve advertisers and publishers while engaging and intriguing audiences.

You understand that execution is much harder than strategy and have the leadership skills to enable teams to execute flawlessly in a fast paced market.

Your personal bar is higher than everyone you know. Excellence is an expectation.

You thrive on the freedom to move fast, make decisions and drive results, but know when to gather feedback, seek approval or build alignment.

You have the confidence to see hard questions as a great way to build and test strong plans.

About the role :
Ensure business success for BD and marketing as they draw in high quality publishers, websites, applications

Drive the publisher and platform roadmap to delight publishers on all screens

Turn strategy into reality

Keep YuMe ahead of hungry talented competitors

Understand our customers better than they understand themselves

Codify your vision in PRDs that are a delight to read, and easy to engineer against.

Become a source of truth, insight and market pulse for mobile, online, smart TVs

Find market opportunities months or years ahead of competitors

Desired Qualifications:
5+ years minimum product/strategic marketing experience in a digital media advertising infrastructure or services company that delivers rich-media and video advertising to multiple clients

First-class client service ethos

Outstanding interpersonal skills

Dedication to going the extra mile

Demonstrated leadership ability

Strong work ethic

Personable but effective

Patient and mature

Proactive problem solving capabilities

Entrepreneurial and team oriented spirit

Fun and dynamic

Work Experience:
A seasoned Product Manager --- you’ve conceived, delivered and retired multiple products

You’ve lived waterfall and agile, you know the strengths of each

5+ years interactive online advertising experience, preferably in an ad network or ad technology product role

Strong communication skills and excellent demonstrated business writing

Excellent time management and project management skills

Outstanding attention to detail

Technical Skill:
You can go deep in domains that matter, any of --- Pixels, Data providers, Ad Unit Design, HTML5, Mobile Standards, IAB standards such as VAST/VPAID

You’ve written code – either as an engineer or as a hobby

You’ve probably filed a patent or two, or helped shape market moving ideas

Knowledge of any of iOS, Android, Flash, CTV environments

BA/BS required; Masters preferred