28 days old

Senior Director of Product Management

Morrisville, NC 27560
Are you drawn to a company that is making a difference? At Valassis, we are proud of the work we do to activate consumers on behalf of our clients through print and digital advertising - and we do it by being a trusted partner for big (and recognizable!) brands across all industry categories. We know we are expected to bring it and we do; by believing the right team can achieve anything.
Valassis is seeking an innovative Senior Director of Product Management to lead the ongoing build and development of the Valassis Consumer Graph. This position will be responsible for understanding the advertising competitive landscape, identifying areas of growth and driving ROI on product investments. This includes ownership of the Consumer Graph roadmap and working cross-functionally with engineering, data science, marketing, and sales to ensure alignment on product strategy and development priorities. 
The Senior Director of Product Management is a key contributor to strategic client meetings, internal executive meetings and is seen within the organization as the go to person for their business area. The ideal candidate is someone with strong leadership and communication skills, who can move seamlessly between high-level strategic conversations with clients and executives and more tactical, execution-oriented discussions with technical teams. This role also requires strong business acumen to prioritize initiatives and work with senior management on tradeoffs. If you have these experiences coupled with intelligence, industriousness, a team-oriented mentality, and a natural ability to fit into our dynamic culture, youre an ideal candidate!
Primary Responsibilities
  • Own the product vision and roadmap for the Valassis Consumer Graph, working cross-functionally across the organization to ensure alignment on product strategy and areas of investment
  • Balance the product investment decisions to maximize the long-term growth potential for the product portfolio, while enabling the offerings to meet and exceed existing commercial plans
  • Work closely with senior engineering and data science peers to plan and execute architectural improvements
  • Create strong working relationships & influence across product management, engineering and other stakeholder groups to successfully execute business strategy across Valassis businesses, partners and customers
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of the advertising and consumer data competitive landscape, identifying growth opportunities to drive ROI on product investment
  • Collaborate with engineering, data science and product owners to continually improve the product development process
  • Partner with Product Marketing on go-to-market plans for all new features and product capabilities
  • Create and track KPIs and success metrics for all product launches, including monitoring and reporting on P&L impact
  • Manage a team of Product Owners focused on individual KPIs, connecting individual work to business metrics
Preferred Skills
  • Amazing communicator to champion products and ideas and represent Valassis
  • Experience working in an extremely fast-paced organization and a record of developing iteratively
  • Exceptional organizational skills; able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • A solid team player who's also an independent thinker
  • Ability to manage the big picture combined with strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
  • Experience breaking down complex problems into steps that drive product development
  • A combination of technical expertise and business acumen
  • High energy, proactive, positive, curious and flexible
  • Knowledge of digital advertising and identity resolution a plus, but can be overcome by a quick learner with a sharp intellect!
  • Bachelors degree or higher; Masters preferred
  • Degree(s) in Computer Science, Data Science, Analytics all a plus
  • 8 - 10 years of product management experience, including experience with agile product methodologies
Valassis offers a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401K matching and generous PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available, not to mention smart and friendly coworkers!
Valassis, a Vericast business, is the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement. We work with over 60,000 companies and brands in a wide array of industries, partnering to anticipate consumer intent, inspire action, and create demand. NCH Marketing Services, Inc. and Clipper Magazine are Valassis subsidiaries, and RetailMeNot Everyday is its consumer brand. Its signature Have You Seen Me? program delivers hope to missing children and their families. Follow Valassis on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
At Valassis, we dont just accept differences - we celebrate them, we support them, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our clients and our community. Valassis considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classifications protected by law. In addition, Valassis will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities by contacting us at: recruiting@valassis.com. EEO is the law. To review your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity please visit: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.


Posted: 2020-09-22 Expires: 2020-10-31

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