Senior Product Manager, Advertising ShareThis
ShareThis is currently searching for a seasoned senior product manager to drive the growth and wide scale adoption of our powerful social advertising products and platform. This role is essential to expanding the range of services we provide our advertisers and publishers, and it is also crucial to our continued success in achieving and exceeding our aggressive business objectives. Our ideal candidate will exhibit significant hands-on product management experience, business savvy, and a solid understanding of the technologies that fuel online ad serving.
As a senior product manager for our advertising business, you will report to the director of product management in Palo Alto and be responsible for development of a set of world-class ad products powered by our proprietary social audience data. You will contribute to ad platform development through all stages of the product lifecycle, from identification of customer needs through launch and support, working closely with a cross-organizational team of rockstars in engineering, ad operations, publisher services, sales and marketing. You will also be responsible for helping to build and drive a rapidly expanding ad product portfolio, supporting the business objectives of our Sales and Ad Operations teams.
In short, you will be Awesome.
Own a wide array of advertising products and ad platform features across our business, and continuously improve upon them in response to internal and external customer feedback.
Drive the development of new advertising product offerings in response to evolving market conditions and client needs.
Understand existing ad serving technologies and data systems with the goal of improving operational effectiveness; this would include driving improvements in data collection, structure, quality, and breadth.
Translate business needs and requirements into design concepts and functional specs, and work closely with our design, development, operations and QA teams to realize successful product releases..
Serve as the first line of support for our sales and ad operations teams, responding to questions about capabilities and requests for client demos.
Work with the director of product and other executive team members to help set product development priorities for the company.
Manage project schedules and dependencies, and drive cross-functional initiatives. Lead outsourced design and engineering initiatives.
Keep track of the competitive landscape in the rapidly changing social media and advertising arena, and identify key issues impacting our product pipeline.
At least 3 years of direct product management experience, working hand-in-hand with engineering teams
B.A./B.S. in computer science or equivalent discipline; MBA a plus
Solid understanding of online ad serving
Familiarity with working in an agile software development environment
Established track record of preparing MRDs and FSDs
Self-starter with prior start-up experience and the interest, ability and energy to work in a fast-paced environment
Proven expertise in managing aggressive and dynamic projects with competing resources and priorities; firm sense of accountability and ownership across the entire product lifecycle, with a demonstrated ability to drive product planning, development, and launch
Experience working with cross-functional teams, including contractors
Passion for conceiving, designing, building, and shipping amazing products that work great the first time out the door
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Sharp sense of humor, including the ability to laugh at yourself!
If you think you have the chops for this role, we'd love to hear from you. Please email your resume right away to firstname.lastname@example.org
ShareThis offers the most innovative sharing platform for today's social audiences. Our suite of solutions for advertisers and publishers inspire people to do more of what we believe is the foundation of digital life - to share.
We make it easy to share ideas and get to the good stuff online. Reaching close to 600 million users across over 1.6 million sites across the Web, ShareThis is changing the economics of online publishing by creating a market of influence across the Web. ShareThis allows users to share content from anywhere to anyone while simultaneously enabling publishers and advertisers to tap the value of sharing.
We have experienced significant growth both in adoption by site publishers and share actions by users. The business end of ShareThis involves developing informational insights from data that can be used in online advertising models. The company is currently engaged in several revenue generating opportunities with publishers and advertisers.
Based in Palo Alto, CA, the ShareThis team comes from companies such as Yahoo!, AOL, LinkedIn, Google and MySpace. The company is privately held with funding from Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Blue Chip Venture Company, DFJ Mercury, Reservoir Partners, Illinois Ventures, Matthew Pritzker Company, Queen City Angels and RPM Ventures.
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