Senior Director of Product

Location: NY - New York - Interactive One

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 Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their coworkers, families, and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19.  Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status (e.g. CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card) , which will be kept confidential.  Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law. 

 

iOne Digital is looking for an experienced Product leader to work closely with our Design and Engineering leadership to build and maintain iOne Digital’s digital products and capabilities. This position will report to the SVP Product and Technology and will partner with key executives across Editorial, Sales, Legal and Marketing to help achieve key business outcomes.

•    Lead the product and program management functions at iOne Digital.
•    Partner with the SVP Product and Technology, who is responsible for setting the Group's product vision, in developing a product strategy and execution plan that is inline overarching company priorities.
•    Partner with the Engineering Lead and Design & UX leads to manage and optimize how our Product Development teams work and collaborate with one another to effectively execute against our business priorities.
•    Establish and maintain the roadmap for the entire group, drive prioritization decisions and ensure they align with their strategic imperatives.
•    Help define goals and KPIs for short-term and long-term results and drive the team to achieve them.
•    Maintain a pulse on the existing product development backlog and ensure that the team is focused and executing efficiently and with quality.
•    Communicate a clear vision to the teams, peers, stakeholders and senior executives in a way that simplifies complexity and generates excitement.
•    Maintain strong relationships with key business partners and senior executives to ensure product plans are aligned with company objectives/plans.
•    Represent the Product function both internally and externally, promoting the products and the teams that build them.
•    Maintain a deep understanding of consumer behaviors, the competitive landscape and technology trends to shape strategic decisions, plans and priorities.
•    Develop a strong product management practice and lead a team of world-class product and program managers through mentorship, coaching, recruiting and day-to-day oversight.
•    Complies with Network and Urban One’s mandatory trainings and adheres to related course deadlines

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS:

•    Entrepreneurial approach to problem solving and demonstrated ability to juggle multiple priorities and make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
•    A bias toward action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive product development.
•    Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and feature concepts.
•    An understanding of how to navigate the trade-offs necessary to ship quality products on predictable timelines
•    A proven collaborator with experience working in highly cross-functional and matrixed organizations, including working with executives and senior leadership across multiple departments
•    Excellent communication and influencing skills; specifically, the ability to tell the story of the product vision, strategy and roadmap.
•    A strong perspective on how to cultivate a product culture including the tools and process that help people do their best work while accomplishing business imperatives, including a track record hiring, leading and managing productive product teams.
•    A knowledge of the constantly evolving media industry, publishing landscape and the underlying media platforms, like publishing, advertising and marketing technologies and a curiosity about where it's headed.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS: 

•    Bachelor’s Degree
•    5+ years of professional non-internship product/project management experience 
•    Experience building, executing and scaling cross-functional product launches
•    Experience using data and metrics to measure impact and determine improvements
•    Experience using Google Analytics, Tableau, and Microsoft Excel to manipulate and analyze data
•    Experience presenting metrics and progress to goal to senior leadership
•    Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
•    Ability to work independently and autonomously
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    A/B testing experience
•    HTML/CSS experience
•    Proven track record of defining and delivering innovative products that drive long-term results

•    Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and direct a team to include but not limited to:
•    Provide regular constructive feedback
•    Resolve issues/conflicts with diplomacy in a timely manner
•    Provide on-going guidance and support for growth and development
•    Deploy effective coaching skills
•    Practical understanding of anti-harassment and discrimination laws 
•    Ability to effectively administer performance reviews, and corrective action plans as appropriate 
•    Ensure team (s) attend mandatory department and/or mandatory company training (s) as required

COMPANY CORE VALUES:
•    We believe in ideas that matter.  To our clients. To the audiences we serve. To us. We don't care about the size of the idea as long as it makes a meaningful difference. 
•    We challenge everything. No thought.  No point of view.  No industry convention.  Nothing is off limits.  No idea is too great to be challenged when it comes to exploring ways to make things better.
•    We have high expectations. We require the most out of each other because we know that the highest levels of achievement cannot take place without the highest levels of expectations.  
•    We take risks. Not any risks, but smart risks. The type of risks that can propel us to new heights.  We embrace failure as long as we are aiming for the mountaintops and finding new lessons in the instances where we happen to fall short.
•    We are humble giants.  We are the best at what we do without the cockiness to go along with it.  We are nice people who sit confidently at the top of our craft.  To us, actions will always speak louder than words.
•    We take care.  Of our responsibilities.  Of the work.  Of our reputation.  And most of all, of each other.  Beyond being accountable, we are committed to never let each other fail. We partner until the work tells us it’s done.  No agenda is higher than the one uniting us all.

Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their families and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status, which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

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Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their families and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status, which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.