Job Role Product Manager
Years of Exp 2 – 5 Years
Qualification B.E / B.Tech or M.E / M.Tech or MCA or any relevant qualification
Work location Mumbai (Lower Parel)
Gracenote is an entertainment data and technology provider powering the world’s top music services, automakers, cable and satellite operators, and consumer electronics companies. At its core, Gracenote helps people find, discover and connect with the entertainment they love. Daily, Gracenote processes 35 billion rows of data and is quickly becoming a world-leader in return path “big data.” Over the past 3 years, the company has grown to more than 2000 employees in 17 countries, including over 600 of the world’s top engineers with a passion for music, video, sports, and entertainment technology. Founded in 1998, Gracenote is one of America’s most iconic and respected media companies.
We are presently looking for a Product Manager to join our Product team. This role is responsible for our online video metadata, a key part of the Gracenote video data ingestion platform, consuming data from the digital catalogs of media outlets like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and iTunes and preparing that data for curation by Gracenote's editorial teams. Companies like Comcast, Google, and Apple rely on Gracenote video metadata to power their products for millions of customers around the globe. We're looking for people who are passionate about crafting and deploying high-quality, high-performance, and highly-available software to join us in building and evolving our platform to deliver data to our customers around the world.
FOR THIS ROLE WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS THAT HAVE:
Gather and create market data to support the strategy for new initiatives and products.
Draft customer and market driven requirements into concise and clear product definitions using business intelligence and market analysis.
Assist with the cross-functional buy-in to Marketing and Product Requirements
Collaborate with UI to translate product features into customer value propositions; create messaging and go-to-market documents (product white papers, one-sheets, presentations, and other marketing collateral).
Train Sales and Support teams on new products, and participate in the sales process as required.
Participate in pre-sales planning, understand the goals and strategy behind a project from conception through completion, Generate new product ideas for cloud based solutions, and enhancements to existing product and collate requests from both internal and external requestors.
Work closely with the Cable Operators / DTH players / OTT Players to identify new opportunities in the existing relationships & make constructive suggestions for change.
Assist in developing product strategy and roadmap by analyzing and prioritizing projects/features, determining the product design & development effort and negotiating the launch timeframes with development teams.
Product Strategy and Planning:
Help to identify new customers and support sales
Gather product requirement and specification for both new products and enhanced versions of existing products.
Help define and communicate a coherent product vision and strategy, value proposition, use cases, and positioning for each product, both internally and externally.
Help to identify and develop strategic relationships that support product development goals.
Product Management Market Research & Analysis:
Driving UX & feature enhancements based on industry trends
Enhancing Search, Recommendations & Personalization Engine using Big Data Analytics to deliver accurate results for content discovery & consumption
Research target markets and emerging technologies.
Research the competition and perform competitive product benchmarking and feature analysis.
Establish efficient feedback processes to gather developer and end-user feedback from Sales, Professional Services and Developer Support teams, customers, industry partners, and user surveys.
Preferably an MBA with around 2 – 5 years of work experience in Product Management and a proven ability to translate customer needs into business and product requirements
Experience in TV or broadcasting market and app development or supporting customers who develop product for TV or broadcasting markets
Ability to work effectively within teams.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and present professional, effective presentations for business and technical audiences.
Market analysis, competitive analysis and report generation.
Knowledge of audience measurement, Smart TV, digital media, Internet services, interactive/social media applications is preferred.
Knowledge of entertainment media metadata is preferred
Our passion for music, TV and sports is at the heart of everything we do. But what really makes us tick is our people. From Emeryville to Tokyo and Queensbury to Copenhagen, we are building the team that’s going to disrupt the digital universe. This starts by creating a workplace where all things entertainment are celebrated and innovation can come from anyone. If you are interested in being mission critical and on the leading edge of global entertainment technology then please contact us today!
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