CBS Corporation Product Manager - CBS.com in San Francisco, California
Product Manager - CBS.com
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: San Francisco, CA
CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.
CBS Digital Platforms, a division of CBS Interactive, is seeking an experienced product manager to oversee platform development for our content management system (CMS). From concept inception through launch, this person will deliver new CMS functionalities that align with the business objectives of all the platforms that use it (Web, Apps, OTT) for some of televisions’ most popular shows like NCIS, Big Bang Theory, Big Brother, and Survivor, as well as our online original shows.
Write detailed and comprehensive product requirements that define features needed for customizing and configuring the content management system (CMS) for cbs.com as well as supporting the editorial publishing and content operations workflow
Work closely with the engineering team to implement new CMS features and functionality that enhance the user experience
Collaborate with designers, content creators, operations and other partners to implement and manage CMS features
Own products throughout their lifecycle--development, testing, release--and work to resolve bugs or issues quickly and efficiently
Generate and evangelize new ideas based on CMS technology trends in both editorial and social publishing
Operate both independently and as part of a broader team; juggle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a results-oriented environment
Extremely motivated and detail-oriented individual who is energized by big challenges
Very strong interpersonal skills; must be able to demonstrate an ability to work well with other non-technical members of the product team
3+ years of experience in the product management of back-end applications that power web sites or apps
Extremely knowledgeable about content management systems, especially Wordpress, Drupel or other open source platforms
Experience working with project management processes and systems such as Agile, JIRA, and Confluence/Wiki
Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Must travel to Burbank once per month.
Must successfully pass a background check
Familiar with XML, HTML, PHP a plus
Familiar with integrating ad-serving products and analytics/reporting tools into desktop and mobile experiences
Previous experience managing web or backend products at a large media company is a plus
Previous experience managing video distribution a plus
Previous experience in content operations a plus
In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.
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