VP Digital Product
 
Employer: Fox Television Stations Job Posted: 2/8/2020
Location: Los Angeles, CA Job Status: Full Time
 
 

Job Description:

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX Television is a leader in local broadcasting and embarking on a journey to create an innovative business unit within a mature business to disrupt and grow in the area of digital media. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on, collaborative leader with excellent communication skills with meticulous attention to detail, and embodies a winning attitude and brings cohesion and coordination to the company to drive successful products.

Reporting directly to the Chief Digital Officer and working closely with digital content journalists and engineers to drive, develop, and deliver our product vision and roadmap, as well as manage the day to day product process and function.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide leadership and management to the product management team and other key team members. Define and drive the overall product strategy and roadmap. Establish, oversee, and improve product performance against KPIs aligned with our broader business objectives. Work closely with Engineering to plan and build company platforms and products. Validate solutions against audience growth, engagement, retention and quality criteria. Keep in constant communication with management and appropriate stakeholders regarding updates and/or changes to the product roadmap, audience and monetization. Othher duties as deemed necessary and appropriate.


REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 10+ years of hands-on work product management experience preferred. Experience leading business growth through cross-company product efforts in the area of digital media, content publishing or over-the-top (OTT) video preferred. Talent for gathering requirements from a diverse set of both technical and non-technical stakeholders and identifying the best possible solutions. Experience building and managing a team of product managers. Experience working within mixed engineering organizations including local, remote, and vendor resources is a plus. Expert knowledge of native mobile technologies and full web technical stack preferred. Experience using agile methodologies for software development preferred. Familiarity with client/server, database/web interfaces, data-driven decision-making and ad technology stacks preferred. Experience with WordPress back-ends a strong plus, as well as expertise in one or all of video management systems, native mobile app and OTT. Strong and meticulous communicators, with a strong work ethic and sense of humor preferred.

About FTS Digital:

FOX Television Stations (FTS) Digital, the digital arm of one of the nation's largest owned & operated TV station groups, is committed to being the digital leader in Live, News and Sports. We invest in the very best people, technology and ideas, and we’re here to drive transformation of traditional media to exciting heights. We’re looking for creative, innovative leaders who are passionate about digital and crave a challenge. We’re all in. Are you? Let’s go!


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