VP Product

Position Summary

Company Name: Discovery Communications, LLC

Position Title: VP - Product

Hours: M-F, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: 850 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022-7240


Summary of Duties: Define and guide the customer experience across Discovery's digital portfolio. Drive and realize the product strategy for our TV Nets digital portfolio. Focus on operationalizing best practices and capitalizing on market trends to build traffic and engagement, innovation, and revenue across traditional and emerging digital platforms while seamlessly integrating advertising, subscription or alternative methods for monetization. Drive the product roadmap and lead the execution of the company's digital product releases. Make strategic decisions regarding when and where to build, partner, license or use market vendors. Bring a holistic 360 view to developing compelling consumer offerings, incorporating research/analytics, design, editorial, product marketing and project management. Incorporate the insights of peers across ad sales/client solutions, technology, marketing, and other functional areas with the end goal of aligning strategic, experiential, and monetization elements. Design and implement a best practice agile product process for all digital product development. Design and implement agile product development rituals and documentation. Build, coach, and champion a team of product managers that define and deliver the consumer offering while working collaboratively, often and early with the editorial, sales/client solutions, marketing, analytics and technology functions. Identify key performance indicators, KPIs for measuring consumer offering engagement and audience generation and enact the system for data driven iteration.


Qualifications: Master’s degree in Business, Marketing, Digital Media, or a closely related field and ten (10) years of experience in the job offered or ten (10) years of experience in a closely related digital product management experience. Demonstrated experience must include: User experience design; visual design; usability evaluation; heuristic evaluation; interpretation of web analytics; search engine optimization; building, growing and monetizing online communities.


To apply:  Discovery employees and contractors, please log into company’s portal under careers.  For external applicants please go to:http://careers.discovery.comand search for VP Product in New York, NY and submit resume.


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As the world's #1 nonfiction media company, Discovery Communications fosters exploration and curiosity through its high quality television and online content, reaching more than 2 billion subscribers in over 220 countries and territories around the world. Comprised of more than 160 global television networks, Discovery counts brands like Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, and OWN in its family, and it strives to be a leading worldwide provider of educational tools and digital media services.

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