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
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
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
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