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Manager, Product Development - NBC Sports

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Location:
Stamford, CT
Date:
02/24/2017
Job Code:
30357BR
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager, Product Development - NBC Sports

Jobid 23768-351053

Location: Stamford, CT, 06912, USA

Description **Job Number** 30357BR

**Job Title** Manager, Product Development - NBC Sports

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.







NBC Sports Digital:


A division of the NBC Sports Group, Emmy Award-winning NBC Sports Digital offers sports fans 24/7 news coverage, extensive live-event streaming, and complementary coverage of many of the properties within NBC Sports Group’s unparalleled collection of media rights across web, mobile and tablets. NBC Sports Digital includes NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com, GolfChannel.com, the digital assets of NBC Sports Regional Networks and Rotoworld.com, among others, as well as a collection of apps that includes NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC SportsTalk, NBC Olympics Live Extra, and NBC Olympics. NBC Sports Group and Yahoo! Sports, through a content and promotional partnership, rank No. 1 in traffic among all sports digital properties. Through its SportsTalk strategy, NBCSports.com provides fans with quick, frequently-updated news and information with a unique perspective. The division’s live streaming portfolio includes some of the most-watched and most-trafficked events of all time, including Sunday Night Football on a weekly basis, Super Bowl XLVI, Stanley Cup Playoffs and Final and the 2012 London Olympic Games, for which NBCOlympics.com earned an Emmy.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Connecticut

**City** Stamford

**Responsibilities**

Role Purpose


The Manager, Product Development is responsible for creating and maintaining product documentation for NBC Sports subscription based digital properties and delivering innovative solutions across platforms.







Responsibilities




+ Elicit and gather product requirements for documentation and planning

+ Create documentation including PRDs and wireframes for e-commerce products

+ Understand the competitive landscape, and prepare competitive analysis and research

+ Partner with external agencies to develop new products concepts and designs

+ Prototype product features across multiple platforms

+ Manage existing products and features sets ensuring User engagement and business value

+ Work with technology teams to create functional / tech requirements

+ Drive the design and review of test cases, process change requests and manage project scope, acceptance, installation and deployment.

+ Work closely with sales team to deliver on advertising requirements for sponsors

+ Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Basic Qualifications




+ Bachelor’s degree in a related field

+ Minimum five (5) years of web or mobile product development and project management experienceEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: 30357BR)

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT

+ Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be 18 years or older

+ It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

**Desired Characteristics**

Additional Skills Required




+ Experience with e-commerce and/or subscription based products helpful

+ Strong knowledge of web development technologies

+ Proficiency in Balsamiq / Jira / Microsoft Office Suite

+ Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

+ A creative and an innovative individual who is able to incorporate best practices and develop new concepts

+ Ability to partner with other departments (Business Development, Sales, Technical) to complete projects on time

+ Excellent thought leadership, strategic, analytical and forward-planning skills

+ Highly collaborative team player with talent for influencing large, cross-functional teams

+ Exceptional oral and written communication skills

+ Experience with various product types, including: web sites and mobile development and design

+ Ability to self-start, self-manage, and meet deadlines



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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