Product Owner (Video)

Are you a business-minded content creator looking for your next big move? Mango’s on the hunt for a savvy, successful Product Owner to drive our multimedia video projects. Mango’s bright, lovable brand is designed for greatness—come on board and help take our brand to the next level.

As the Product Owner for video projects, you’ll work to drive brand awareness and affinity by overseeing the production of valuable multimedia learning content. We’re looking for someone with quality experience developing multimedia content that receives plenty of traffic and delivers business success. You’re equal parts creative genius and business mastermind: your approach to product development is data-informed, quality-first, and ready-made to drive conversions for our paid offerings.

You should also be a collaborative, strategic team player. Work is more fun when we work together, right? If you’re always striving to earn MVP stripes from your peers, you’re our kind of co-worker. In this role, you’ll communicate your vision for video projects across teams, informing and motivating key players. You’ll also manage investor and stakeholder expectations, so strong communication and negotiation skills are a must.
Think you might be the technical, business-minded Product Owner unicorn that we’re looking for? We can’t wait to hear from you!

Responsibilities

  • Drive brand awareness and affinity through valuable multimedia learning content
  • Oversee video production,  podcasts, written learning material, and photography concept development, production, and design
  • Ensure channels generate large volumes of traffic, likes, and subscribers
  • Ensure content is highly ranked
  • Monitor SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Ensure channel drives conversions for our paid offering
  • Create business value through product development
  • Manage investor and stakeholder expectationsLead recruiting efforts
  • Facilitate negotiations

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of applicable education, training, and industry-related work experience
  • Proven track record of:
  • Developing high-quality multimedia content, preferably learning content
  • Building YouTube channels that receive massive traffic and subscriptionsDelivering SEO and ASO results
  • Driving business success through Product Development
  • Working with analytics, data, and gut instinct to iterate on a product and drive business value
  • Data-informed product ownership, mixed with a strong gut instinct that led to quality decision making and problem solving
  • On-time and quality delivery productsRecruiting and training
  • Good deal-making and negotiations
  • Experience:
  • Performing problem interviews, solution interviews, UX testing, and other various forms of user testing
  • Performing A/B tests
  • Performing competition analysisIn leadership & management of cross-functional teams
  • Using Agile principles to manage (preferred)
  • Writing requirementsReading contracts
  • Key Traits:
  • Strategic thinker with a business-focused mindset and strong technical skills
  • Ability to develop and defend coherent business cases in alignment with company objectives
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills; ability to speak fluently to both technical and non-technical people
  • Strong emotional intelligence
  • Versatile, highly-accountable “get it done” personalityAbility to plan for future strategy while maintaining the current delivery
  • Self-motivated with a desire to be part of a high-performing, collaborative team
  • Learned a second language during adulthood (preferred)

Mango Languages is an industry leader in providing lovable language-learning experiences to millions of users around the globe. Each day, our passionate, dynamic team is driven by our core mission to enrich lives with language and culture. Available on mobile, tablet, and web-based platforms, our software teaches real conversations (in 71 languages and counting!) and cultural background to public library patrons, students, corporate executives, government officials, and language lovers of all ages.

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