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Product Manager - Direct Hire in Saint Petersburg, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/31/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Tired of having your resume passed over? Let VACO give you the edge you need! Our client has an immediate opportunity for a Technology Product Manager; don't let your resume get lost in the shuffle - let us work for you! At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with IT hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the banking industry - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture, and growth opportunities. If your background is in product development in the finance and banking industry as a Technology Product Manager, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a Product Manager, you will be responsible for defining product vision and strategy based on customer needs and competitive landscape. You will be part of a team responsible for products-designed for the finance / banking industry-throughout their life cycle. You will also work closely with IT groups to continuously improve our products and solutions.

YOU WILL:

  • Develop strategic product portfolio plans supported with revenue projections
  • Regularly communicate and present to internal business leads and the client
  • Evangelize new products and educate key business stakeholders/leadership and client on emerging industry trends, technologies, competitor activities, and overall strategic product roadmaps
  • Drive media advertising product lifecycle from conception to launch to ongoing management, identifying iterative opportunities for optimization and performance improvements
  • Champion media product strategy, pricing, rules & requirements to development, platform/execution requirements, media planning strategy, and ad operations to ensure seamless execution and optimal performance
  • Report key product sales stats to publisher's leadership team, and to vendor (as required)
  • Partner with internal functional team leads as needed, including but not limited to analytics, ad ops, media planning, business intelligence, sales operations, project management, finance, creative/design, marketing, etc.
  • Work with marketing, analytics, sales leads & sales ops to create client-facing, product specific sales materials, in-market positioning and internal tool kits
  • Oversee that product managers facilitate product training to sales & support teams
  • Manage and work with respective vendors & publisher's team
  • Work with yield & inventory manager to address rate card strategy, maximizing inventory usage, identify constraints and opportunities
  • Report product concerns & issues to publisher's leadership team and to vendor
  • Build and maintain network of industry & publisher partnerships to leverage best practices, streamline solution/vendor analysis, influence new monetization ideas
  • Monitor advertiser use, feedback, sales and performance of new & existing products to continually improve/adjust/retire
  • Constant analysis and adjustment to increase product sales effectively
  • Work closely with Ad Operations & Media Planning to build and maintain scalable operations
  • Define and maintain key performance metrics that define success for the platform
  • Build reputation as a thought Leader within the digital industry by demonstrating product expertise, speaking at conferences, and publishing white papers and articles

YOU HAVE:

  • 3+ years of digital advertising experience is required
  • 2+ years of product management/product marketing experience
  • Knowledge & experience with digital media technology/platforms ideal (i.e. DSPs, SSPs, Ad-Servers, DMPs)
  • Passion for product and the digital advertising space
  • Proven ability to form professional working relationships and work across various functional teams internal & external
  • Project management skills

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Creative problem solver
  • Open to new challenges and quick to adapt to rapidly changing industry
  • Ability to make sound business decisions by connecting all the dots & collecting the right information
  • Collaborative team player & leader
  • Client focused
  • Motivated and takes pride in work
  • Clear and concise communicator

YOUR STRENGTHS:

  • Creative problem solver
  • Open to new challenges and quick to adapt to rapidly changing industry
  • Ability to make sound business decisions by connecting all the dots & collecting the right information
  • Collaborative team player & leader
  • Client focused
  • Motivated and takes pride in work
  • Clear and concise communicator

Job Requirements

Tired of having your resume passed over? Let VACO give you the edge you need! Our client has an immediate opportunity for a Technology Product Manager; don’t let your resume get lost in the shuffle - let us work for you! At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with IT hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job—promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the banking industry - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture, and growth opportunities. If your background is in product development in the finance and banking industry as a Technology Product Manager, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a Product Manager, you will be responsible for defining product vision and strategy based on customer needs and competitive landscape. You will be part of a team responsible for products—designed for the finance / banking industry—throughout their life cycle. You will also work closely with IT groups to continuously improve our products and solutions.

YOU WILL:

Develop strategic product portfolio plans supported with revenue projections
Regularly communicate and present to internal business leads and the client
Evangelize new products and educate key business stakeholders/leadership and client on emerging industry trends, technologies, competitor activities, and overall strategic product roadmaps
Drive media advertising product lifecycle from conception to launch to ongoing management, identifying iterative opportunities for optimization and performance improvements
Champion media product strategy, pricing, rules & requirements to development, platform/execution requirements, media planning strategy, and ad operations to ensure seamless execution and optimal performance
Report key product sales stats to publisher's leadership team, and to vendor (as required)
Partner with internal functional team leads as needed, including but not limited to analytics, ad ops, media planning, business intelligence, sales operations, project management, finance, creative/design, marketing, etc.
Work with marketing, analytics, sales leads & sales ops to create client-facing, product specific sales materials, in-market positioning and internal tool kits
Oversee that product managers facilitate product training to sales & support teams
Manage and work with respective vendors & publisher's team
Work with yield & inventory manager to address rate card strategy, maximizing inventory usage, identify constraints and opportunities
Report product concerns & issues to publisher's leadership team and to vendor
Build and maintain network of industry & publisher partnerships to leverage best practices, streamline solution/vendor analysis, influence new monetization ideas
Monitor advertiser use, feedback, sales and performance of new & existing products to continually improve/adjust/retire
Constant analysis and adjustment to increase product sales effectively
Work closely with Ad Operations & Media Planning to build and maintain scalable operations
Define and maintain key performance metrics that define success for the platform
Build reputation as a thought Leader within the digital industry by demonstrating product expertise, speaking at conferences, and publishing white papers and articles
YOU HAVE:

3+ years of digital advertising experience is required
2+ years of product management/product marketing experience
Knowledge & experience with digital media technology/platforms ideal (i.e. DSPs, SSPs, Ad-Servers, DMPs)
Passion for product and the digital advertising space
Proven ability to form professional working relationships and work across various functional teams internal & external
Project management skills
ATTRIBUTES:

Creative problem solver
Open to new challenges and quick to adapt to rapidly changing industry
Ability to make sound business decisions by connecting all the dots & collecting the right information
Collaborative team player & leader
Client focused
Motivated and takes pride in work
Clear and concise communicator
YOUR STRENGTHS:

Creative problem solver
Open to new challenges and quick to adapt to rapidly changing industry
Ability to make sound business decisions by connecting all the dots & collecting the right information
Collaborative team player & leader
Client focused
Motivated and takes pride in work
Clear and concise communicator