CBS Corporation Product Manager in New York, New York

Product Manager

REF#: 30841


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




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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Role Details:

You are an experienced product manager who can quickly understand the problem space for any project that you lead in order to guide the architecture, testing, and development of elegant solutions on web, mobile and emerging platforms by teams comprised of researchers, data engineers, front- and back-end engineers, UX, designers, and QA analysts. You socialize the performance of your product to stakeholders and internal teams so that everyone is working towards a common goal.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Manage numerous projects from concept inception through launch and maintenance for CBS News and CBSN, including reporting of product performance

  • Collaborate with internal developers, designers, QA, video operations, ad operations, legal, marketing, and external partners to implement and manage product features

  • Develop documentation, use cases, workflows, wire-frames, design requirements, product requirements, and other materials as needed to support design and development with strong focus on elegant, user-centric approaches to complex functionality.

  • Act as business owner for products throughout their lifecycle and work to resolve bugs or issues quickly and efficiently

  • Operate both independently and as part of a broader team; juggle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a results-oriented environment

  • Interpret usage data and develop reports and presentations analyzing product usage

Key Projects:

  • Actively participates in efforts to optimize and grow the CBSN live stream product within existing and new markets

  • Involved in major redesign projects across multiple platforms

  • Collaborates with Sr. Product Director to define new user features/products and editorial tools to help evolve CBS News products and create a newsroom of the future

  • Works side-by-side with the engineering, design, and project teams in our agile development environment.

  • Continually tests theories, iterates on testing, and socializes key findings from A/B testing and user testing.

  • Collaborate with other product owners to evolve a cross-platform best-in-class premium video experience.


What you bring to the team:

  • Expertise in web, mobile, streaming media, or connected devices with 3+ years of experience in digital product management with some understanding of consumer research, product strategy, pricing, and online promotion

  • Extremely motivated and detail-oriented individual who is energized by big challenges, works well under pressure, can manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and has excellent communication & interpersonal skills

  • Comfort drafting Product Requirement Documents (PRD’s), user stories and wireframes

  • Hands-on knowledge of iOS and Android mobile apps and responsive web design and comfort with OTT development on devices like Roku, Apple TV and Fire TV

  • Familiarity with XML, JSON, Web Services, video formats and protocols for VOD and live streaming

You Might Also Have --

  • Experience defining, developing, and managing experiments for A/B testing or user testing

  • Proficiency in G Suite, MS Office, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Experience working with Omniture, thePlatform or comparable systems


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