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Director of Product Innovation - Originals Launch Strategy - Series

Location
Los Angeles, CA
Posted
30 Jun 2020

The Director of Product Innovation - Originals Launch Strategy - Series is a senior cross-functional leader who bridges digital product management and creative strategies to drive toward tomorrow's Netflix. You will sit at the intersection of product, content, and marketing strategies, identifying long-term opportunities and challenges while shepherding shorter-term projects that delight our members through experiencing our Original content on over 1600 different devices across the world. You will think big picture about our business goals and how we achieve them through change and experimentation. You will use strong analytical sense to evaluate ideas and dissect problems. You will build confidence across disciplines, speak multiple professional languages, and translate needs into opportunities. That means thinking strategically about audience and business needs, understanding product mechanics, shepherding compelling packaging and presentation of originals, tracking metrics and dissecting performance, and championing product improvements. As a product leader, you must demonstrate a strategic approach to what matters to the business, an ability to lead through influence, and a talent for prioritizing quickly in ambiguity. You will play a crucial role in the launch of our highest-profile TV series, and must be comfortable in high-profile, high-pressure situations.
Requirements:
Demonstrated tenacity, resilience, and leadership experience that enables you to organize and lead projects, overcome challenges, and propose solutions. We seek a highly motivated self-starter with a track-record of figuring it out.
Be both quantitative and qualitative. You should be able to quickly assess and understand complex systems, but also have high EQ, so that you can be a product ambassador to the rest of the organization, and our Hollywood and global partners.
Superb communication skills - You must be able to cultivate strong working relationships, communicate effectively, write meticulously, and give outstanding presentations.
Interest in data-informed decision-making, and ability to problem-solve with and without perfect metrics.
Experience in large-scale digital production or publishing, ie tech, media, or agency environment.
Arrive earnest, mature, and ego-free. We welcome open, candid feedback, and expect every teammate to invest in bettering themselves and the group.
At least 7-10 years of experience as a senior level product manager or senior level digital producer leading significant cross-organizational projects.
A college degree or equivalent background required, MBA a plus.
Ideal candidates will:
Have an eye for compelling design, and be able to advocate on behalf of what's best for the member experience.
Love interacting with content creatives and Back End engineers alike.
Have had experience in a high tech/software engineering setting, and can quickly get up to speed on the distinctive nature of our system architecture, algorithms, and overall approach to intelligent automation and personalization.
Entertainment experience working with media, television, or film creators. In this role, you will be interfacing with high profile Hollywood and global creative talent.
Have experience leading A/B testing and analysis.
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