Dow Jones VP Product & Tech, Audience Segments & Ad Analytics in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Dow Jones publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and other thought-leadership publications to inform the ambitious individuals transforming our world.

Dow Jones is also leading its own transformation of the media business by investing in industry-first audience and advertising analytics technologies that combine its unique data, affluent audiences and scaled tech platforms with machine learning algorithms to deliver new insights and revenue products.

TheDJ Ad Analytics team is focused on driving revenue growth by delivering unique insights to advertisers for very ad campaign and creating distinct, affluent audience segments that achieve our advertisers' goals.

The DJ Ad Analytics team is looking for innovative thinkers who want to explore new technologies in the big data analytics space. Team members are effective communicators and thrive on cross-team collaborations to build great products that deliver big business impacts at global scale that are highly visible at the firm.

Dow Jones seeks a high impact VP of Product & Technology to conceive, experiment and scale new ideas into world-class products transforming our digital ads business. Successful product leaders combine technical aptitude, business savvy and collaborative team spirit into disciplined execution of product strategies.

These leaders look around corners to manage risks while identifying new opportunities in the digital ads marketplace that leverages Dow Jones'

unique assets

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Establish an industry-leading product portfolio vision and execution strategy through collaboration with key stakeholders and buy-in from executive leadership.

  • Develop a business and technical delivery roadmap that describes and prioritizes new product capabilities for engineering, marketing and operations teams.

  • Define product user stories and non-functional requirements as an embedded member of the technical design and development team

  • Lead the delivery program in partnership with multiple engineering, product, science, sales, marketing and operations teams to deliver against the roadmaps

  • Lead engagement with external partners to onboard innovative solutions

  • Meet with advertising clients, represent Dow Jones in industry groups and stay current on marketplace events to anticipate industry trends."

Ready for the challenge?

This is what we are looking for in broad strokes.

  • Bachelor’s degree (technical major preferred)

  • 7+ years of software-related program or product management experience preferably with digital businesses.

  • 4+ yrs experience developing multi-year operating strategies including financial forecasts of costs and benefits for technical products

  • 3+ yrs experience with product portfolio management, including scale, evolve or sunset decision analysis and recommendation ownership

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including demonstrated influencing senior business management.

  • Evidence-driven analytical mindset that prefers measurable outcomes to hyperbole

  • Demonstrated success developing and market-testing new products that grow businesses"

Here are some things that we'd prefer to see, though none is independently a requirement:

  • An MBA or advanced degree is preferred.

  • Experience in digital advertising, mobile apps and/or web-based technologies.

  • Experience as product or program manager within Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development environments.

  • Hands-on experience with some form of software programming, whether scripting, SQL, analytics or advanced languages

  • Experience with data analytics systems (relational databases, dashboarding tools)

  • Experience with big data platforms (Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL)"

  • Experience with businesses built in cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure, Digital Ocean or Google Cloud - Executive leadership role focused on digital operations, product development and/or technology platform development

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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PROD & ENG

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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