Manager, Product Management
Elsy is a New York based early stage company that develops proprietary technology and algorithms to deliver data-driven media planning, resulting in greater media ROI and improved operating efficiency. We are a fast growing company at the forefront of the application of Artificial Intelligence to reinvent media planning for the 21st century.
Through our proprietary Knowledge Base and algorithmic media planning technology, we help leading agencies and advertisers achieve greater returns on their entire portfolio of Media Investments across traditional, social, digital and programmatic channels.
Our team consists of highly driven professionals passionate about everything media, analytics and technology. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, innovation, speed and curiosity.
As Product Manager, you will work closely with the company CEO, CTO and product users to help translate our strategic vision into a market-leading algorithmic media planning solution. You will manage the product development process and help translate business requirements into engaging user experiences and best-in-class designs. You will help us make the most efficient use of resources, maximize operating efficiency and speed to market.
You will also be a key member of Elsy’s Knowledge Base product team. The Knowledge Base is a comprehensive and integrated data repository of media investment vehicles, media properties, audiences and platforms. You will participate in the data management and maintenance of this Knowledge Base.
This role provides a unique opportunity to contribute to the growth of a highly innovative company and to the development of next generation, algorithmic solutions in a rapidly changing industry.
Manage Product Development Process
Support design of new product features
Document detailed requirements and designs
Maintain and help prioritize requirement backlog (features, enhancements and bugs)
Manage the release planning process
Facilitate daily standup, planning, and retrospective meetings with the engineering team
Monitor and communicate progress, dependencies, and risks to the wider team
Provide feedback to engineering team
Contribute to Product Roadmap
Gather internal and external user feedback and business requirements for product roadmap
Work with CEO and CTO to define strategic roadmap and development priorities
Monitor Product Performance
Coordinate with Engineering and QA to ensure successful releases
Monitor product performance on a regular basis and identify improvement opportunities
Monitor product usage by customers and ensure successful experience
Provide User Support
Provide training and support to platform users including client analytics and planning teams
Document release notes and communicate new releases
Demo new product features to end users
Assist in development of training and marketing materials for platform users
Help maintain Elsy Knowledge Base
Coordinate the design and development of new integration with third-party data vendors via data transfers and API
Research data and benchmarks about media investment vehicles covering programmatic, social, digital, and traditional channels, and add to Elsy Knowledge Base
3-5 years of product management experience; preferably in an ad tech or media company and in a quantitively oriented product environment
Strong written and oral communications skills; ability to communicate with both technical teams and non-technical business audiences
Strong quantitative and analytical skills
Fluency in the following programs/languages/tools:
Microsoft Excel (vlookups, pivot tables), PowerPoint, Word
JIRA or similar project management tool
SQL Server or similar SQL-based database
Project management skills: demonstrated track record of managing multiple projects on deadline
Detail-oriented and QA-focused with an interest in repeatable processes and automation
Experience with Agile software development, preferably with an offshore participation
Comfortable with shifting priorities on the basis of product and client requirements
Interest in media and advertising and leveraging automation and technology to produce media plans
Strong aspiration for growth and natural preference to operate in a fast-paced environment
Strong desire to develop new skills, and build scalable tools and processes
Experience working with an offshore product development team in a different time zone.
Fluency in the following tools:
Python or similar scripting language
Tableau or similar data visualization tool
Basic understanding or experience in marketing measurements and analytics such as market mix modeling, digital attribution or brand uplift studies
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