CafeMedia is seeking a driven and experienced Senior Director, Product to join our team! We empower over 2,000 premium publishers, with a collective reach of over 120MM monthly unique visitors (#16 largest comScore property), to make a living doing what they love – producing great content – while we manage the advertising for them. From food to home to news and technology and more, we represent the influential voices who make the internet a better place. As the largest exclusive publisher network, with direct access to code-on-page and underlying datasets, we have a unique capability to build innovative products that span across publishers, advertisers and consumers.
The Senior Director, Product, will join our product team and help as a generalist across many disciplines. The key areas include:
Ad code - keeping our publisher monetization stack at the cutting edge
Regulatory/industry - working with our partners at the IAB, prebid and other organizations to help us stay current, negotiate for specification changes, and understand the impact of upcoming initiatives
Video - Working across discipline to continue the growth of our largest new product
6+ years in product management at a digital media firm or similar
Deep knowledge of web technology, advertising technology and related fields
Insight into and passion for the content of some of our key content verticals like food, home, travel, parenting, personal finance, etc.
Proven track record of developing and launching successful enterprise software products
Full command of the product development life-cycle, from market analysis to problem identification, validation, solution development, go-to-market and beyond
Strong analytical and prioritization skills and experience applying them in the development of a product roadmap
Excellent client-facing communication skills including product presentation as well as gathering feedback
Expertise in agile software development methodologies and collaboration with engineering to execute a product strategy
Bachelor’s degree required; a technical degree is preferred
Key areas of expertise (not all required):
Web technology (cookies, HTTP, session management, ITP, etc.)
Ad technology (SSPs, DSPs, prebid, identity libraries, auctions, etc.)
Video (players, VAST/VPAID/SIMID/etc)
CafeMedia is an equal opportunity employer.