Posted: Monday, November 7, 2022
Job Title: Product Manager
Department: Technology & Operations
Location: New York, NY + Home (Hybrid)
Founded in 2019, BLOCKBOARD was created out of a need for marketers to have conﬁdence in their CTV/OTT video investments. BLOCKBOARD provides proven results to advertisers who demand accountability and assurance in media eﬃciency spend for their business needs. Built on blockchain technology, the BLOCKBOARD platform provides transparency and validation to each impression in a cookie-less world. To complete the solutions oﬀering, BLOCKBOARD Studios develops custom video content for brand advertisers who seek bespoke creations to directly engage with their customers. Bringing decades of experience in online video and mobile platforms to the development of BLOCKBOARD, the company is the only one of its kind to deliver veriﬁed business performance results.
As a Product Manager for Blockboard, you will manage and perform day-to-day product management activities, including the definition of product specifications, requirements, user stories, high level technical and user experience flows. You will also be responsible for managing correspondence with various stakeholders and providing updates and guidance on a regular basis. You will be the product expert and expected to make strategic decisions based on market and competitor analyses.
Create product requirements, construct and manage design and development, and own product roadmaps
Lead collaboration with engineering, marketing, legal, UX, and other teams on cutting edge technologies
Learn, analyze and anticipate customer and advertiser needs, technical capabilities, and data available, to drive decision making and identify new opportunities
Partner with engineering, development, design, testing, and operations partners to invent new capabilities, challenge existing ones and execute on your initiatives
Become versed in existing systems and understand the implications of changing business requirements and consumer behaviors
Manage relationships to implement product updates that maintain Blockboard’s standards of quality
Understand markets, competition, and user requirements in depth
Launch new products and features, test their performance, and iterate quickly
Develop solutions to problems by collaborating as needed across regions, product areas, and functions
We are searching for a communicative, detail-oriented candidate who is proactive and passionate about Company products and the clients they serve. BLOCKBOARD employees are driven, creative, and natural problem solvers; they are an integral part of the Company and are expected to proactively contribute and share learnings, ideas and trends identified in the market. Successful BLOCKBOARD employees love to be on the cutting edge of technology and innovation and are committed to the overall success of their respective team and the organization.
Bachelor’s degree in related field; /Master’s degree preferred
5+ years of product management experience building products/tools related to marketplace, advertising
Experience working in multiple product methodologies
Strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills
Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects at once while maintaining strategic alignment cross-functionally
Strong presentation and written communication skills and experience leading product discussions with senior management
Strong project management skills with a proven track record of setting and delivering on expectations and commitments
Knowledge of video streaming and ad serving ecosystem, advertising demand side platforms, data management platforms.
The compensation package for this full-time position is a combination of the US base salary range $120,000 - $172,500 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, location, and additional factors including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations.