Product Manager Shazam
Shazam connects more than 200 million people in over 200 countries to the music, TV shows and brands they love. Every week another 1.5 million curious people embrace Shazam. All this makes us the world?s leading media discovery company. It?s an amazing app, available now on all major app stores and platforms.
We?re the best way to discover, explore, buy, and share music ? and, now, we?re also a terrific TV companion app that enhances the viewing experience on the ?second screen? ? the mobile device. Shazam-enabled shows and advertisements connect
viewers to exclusive information and special offers on their favorite products. There?s a reason we?re one of the Top Ten most downloaded iPhone apps of all time.
Shazam brings together people and entertainment with more than 7 million tags a day. Plus, through leading social network sites like Facebook, Google+ and Twitter, it?s easy to share your Shazam discoveries.
Our work with music labels, TV program producers, and broadcasters ? and every major platform and carrier worldwide ? has earned us recognition and numerous awards. Shazam-enabled campaigns have been recognized by the Mobile Entertainment Forum, the Mobile Marketing Association and even Ad Age.
We are headquartered in London and Palo Alto and have offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Seoul
Shazam is seeking outstanding Product Managers to drive our Social, Shazam for TV and Ad Sales efforts. If you?re an amazing product leader come and talk to us. You'll be responsible for leading end-to-end product management, from product strategy and roadmap through product launch, of our award winning product. It's a pretty big job but the potential rewards are massive; your work will be used and enjoyed by an enormous number of people all over the world.
The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator, quick learner, and is passionate about mobile.
The following are the key deliverables expected of the successful candidate.
Responsible for developing and aligning product strategy & roadmap with corporate KPIs
Write business and product requirements in sufficient detail to evaluate, build & market
Collaborate with the UI design, business development, marketing and engineering teams on PRDs, UI specs, development schedules and launch plans
Coordinate with external partners on product releases and represent the Shazam product with key partners
Coordinate the communication of launch feature scope and customer benefits and ensure they are clearly explained to internal stakeholders
Maintain a pulse on key product metrics and KPIs
Act as category expert within the company backed up with competitive and market analysis
Evaluate existing and new products to provide constructive ideas for change
This opportunity will suit an ambitious individual who is keen to take on significant responsibility within an organisation during a time of significant expansion and be able to see the impact of you delivery. He or she should be able to communicate at all
levels of the business, as well as being fluent in the terminology of marketers, project managers and developers. Due to the dynamic nature of the business, self-motivation and the ability to learn quickly are essential.
Shazam is looking for an individual with a strong track record in delivering to timescales and handling multiple products and projects at any one time..
Skills & Experience
Essential skills and qualifications:
Experience as product manager for a global mass adopted consumer product
Deep understanding of prominent Web, TV, social and mobile platforms
Capable of interacting with partners and other external parties in a professional and polished manner
Ability to understand and communicate complex technical concepts
Education to Degree standard ? BSc, BA or equivalent, Computer Science preferred
Excellent command of English
Outstanding body of work demonstrating high quality, innovative deliverables and an exceptional understanding of consumer behaviour
Strong experience presenting and collaborating on product design with cross-functional teams
Management of international / or multiple, simultaneous product launches
Other desirable skills and experience:
Experience of working in SCRUM or other Agile environments
Familiarity with collaborative tools such as wikis and bug tracking systems
An interest in music, tv and technology
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