CBS Corporation Director - Product in New York, New York

Director - Product

REF#: 31625

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Showtime

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

DESCRIPTION:

Showtime is looking for an exceptional Product Manager to join our Product team. We’re striving to define the future of television and are passionate about creating innovative experiences. In this role, you will help scale our efforts around sports-related product features across devices, including web, mobile, smart TVs and game consoles.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Lead the development and management of applications, working with internal product and design teams along with external vendors to deliver premium products that reflect the standards and best practices of each platform

  • Craft detailed product requirements including user stories, functional specifications, user flows, and wireframes

  • Manage the day-to-day product development process; maintain the product backlog and communicate daily with vendors to set priorities, clarify requirements, remove blockers, and validate issues

  • Aggregate themes from customer feedback, product data, and industry trends to help determine the product roadmap and present recommendations for product enhancements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • You have 3-5 years of product management experience working on sports or entertainment applications for multiple platforms

  • You have managed external vendors and/or remote development teams

  • You are an avid consumer of live sports with a deep understanding of the streaming video ecosystem

  • You have an eye for detail and design and are enthusiastic about building intuitive user experiences

  • You analyze key metrics and make data-driven decisions

  • You are a superb written and verbal communicator with excellent time-management skills

  • You are a highly motivated self-starter who can overcome challenges and propose solutions

ABOUT US:

SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming slates in all of television. With an impressive line-up of new and returning original series, the SHOWTIME hit dramas and comedies include TWIN PEAKS, HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, I’M DYING UP HERE, SMILF, and THE CHI. SHOWTIME will also debut two limited series this year, PATRICK MELROSE staring Benedict Cumberbatch and ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA from Ben Stiller. Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, the Emmy Award-winning documentary series ALL ACCESS, A SEASON WITH and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon, Google, Xbox One and Samsung. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Hulu, YouTube TV, Sling TV, DirecTV Now, Sony PlayStation® Vue and Amazon Channels. The network’s authentication service, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, is available at no additional cost to SHOWTIME customers who subscribe to the network through participating providers. Subscribers can also watch on their computers at www.showtime.com and www.showtimeanytime.com.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled