CBS Corporation Product Manager - Chowhound in San Francisco, California

Product Manager - Chowhound

REF#: 31404

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA

ABOUT US:

Truly premium content. At true scale. Only CBSi. CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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DESCRIPTION:

Brand/Division Overview:

Based in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Louisville, Kentucky, our media brand teams work within the portfolio of CBS Interactive to deliver highly engaging and innovative consumer facing products across the landscape of digital platforms including Desktop, Mobile, and Connected Devices. Our premium brands reach 150 million users per month and include TVGuide, Download, Chowhound, Metacritic, TV.com, Metrolyrics and Last.fm.

Role Details:

CBS Interactive is looking for a Product Manager to grow the Chowhound audience across the web, apps and connected devices. The ideal candidate has experience in a strategic product role for a media property with distribution on multiple channels, especially social media and video syndication. He/she will work closely with business leaders to craft a video-first, cross-platform strategy for Chowhound. He/she should love design, be passionate about the user experience, and be excited to work with talented engineers to make a big picture vision a reality via iterative product launches.

Key Projects:

  • Develop Chowhound’s product strategy and translate business goals to a clear roadmap of big bets and incremental wins to achieve it.

  • Collaborate with Chowhound editorial to develop world-class experiences for editorial and video content that will live on multiple platforms and form factors.

  • Identify core site features with highest opportunity for growth and work with in-house design to simplify and modernize user experiences.

  • Develop and execute on direct sales strategy for Chowhound, working closely with Marketing to develop new products for premium advertisers.

QUALIFICATIONS:

What you bring to the team:

  • You are passionate about food and drink and excited to work with food experts

  • You are extremely motivated and energized by big challenges

  • You are detail oriented with great verbal and written communication skills

  • You can break down complex problems into concrete steps for others to follow

  • You are comfortable being a decision maker, sometimes with limited information at your disposal

  • You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • 3+ years of Product Management experience with history of delivering customer-oriented solutions

  • Experience leading teams as a Product Owner in an Agile development environment

  • Self-directed work style, with ability to manage competing priorities

  • Ability to gather requirements and feedback from non-technical stakeholders and communicate them with engineering

  • Proven ability to work with stakeholders of all levels, including senior management

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You might also have:

  • Experience working with Sales Marketing teams on a digital product

  • Experience working on an editorial-driven product

  • Experience working with email newsletters

  • Experience working on native apps

  • Experience working on TV platforms like Apple TV or Roku, voice platforms like Amazon Echo or Google Home

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled