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Product Manager Digital

Production | Tarrytown, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Who we are:  

SQAD LLC is on the cutting edge of digital and traditional, media cost measurement and forecasting. Recognized as an industry pioneer, SQAD’s data and systems serve some of the largest brands in the world. SQAD provides reliable media cost data to advertising agencies, media buying companies, advertisers, television and radio stations, cable companies, program syndicators and digital content publishers. 

 What you’ll do - Summary: 

Working within the SQAD Product team responsible for delivering on-time and on-budget feature functionality exceeding client expectations. Particular focus will be around driving innovation within the Video Advertising space for both MediaCosts: National and MediaCosts: Digital.  The Product Innovation Leader is responsible for working with current clients, potential data partners, and the Development team to determine the direction for the next generation of MediaCosts: National and MediaCosts: Digital to ensure they both remain vital tools for our current and future clients.   

 What you’ll do - Detail:  PRODUCT INNOVATION LEADER

  • Work with the Management Team, Developers, Sales and Product Team to determine the future of the MediaCosts: National and MediaCosts: Digital products.  Help define the scope, oversee the creation of business requirements and prioritize enhancement efforts for the development of this product.  

  • Evaluate business processes and determine areas for improvement to the current business rules. 

  • Work with Development to ensure alignment between market requirements and product design. 

  • Work collaboratively with Development and other teams to resolve questions that arise during development, maintaining a positive working relationship. 

  • Evangelize the MediaCosts: National and MediaCosts: Digital products in the marketplace. 

  • Identify and attend industry related seminars to stay abreast of current marketplace trends 

  • Create an industry council of current SQAD users to help determine next generation features 

  • Establish senior level agency contact roster  

  • Be prepared to work in a fast-paced, innovation-filled environment with constantly changing priorities while still meeting deadlines. 

  • Identify opportunities in the media marketplace that could impact our business and guide the development of the MediaCosts: National and MediaCosts: Digital products accordingly.   

Ideal Skills and Experience: 

  • 7+ years in the Digital Media space, either in the buy / sell side or in the Tech Space.  

  • Excellent knowledge of programmatic buying, the DSP marketplace and data trends  

  • BS or MS degree and 3-5 years of experience in product management role with experience in the standard Software Development Life Cycle preferable.   

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, strong ability to work collaboratively within a cross-functional team environment and skills in producing product requirements and user stories. 

  • Strong aptitude to manage controversial situations as well as influence positive, collaborative outcomes. 

  • Strong background in technology, media, and customer-facing solutions. 

  • Experience in a fast-paced software development environment preferred with demonstrated ability in managing multiple efforts simultaneously. 

What's in it for you? 

  • Competitive base salary, including an employer matching 401k plan and PTO policy (paid-time-off). 

  • SQAD is an open business environment; one that values people and rewards their performance. 

  • The firm has a corporate benefit package that clearly reflects their understanding that their people are the core of their business.