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Product Manager, Video

Primary Location: London, England, GB

Are you excited about the future of video? Does data and technology excite you? Are you passionate about content and working for an organization that supplies news to publishers across the globe? Reuters is looking for a dynamic product manager to lead our video initiatives across our direct-to-consumer business. 

The Video Product Manager will lead video focused initiatives across all advertising-supported video for the consumer business within Reuters – including OTT, social, and website – working closely with Editorial, Ad Sales & Operations, Technology and the wider Product teams. 

About the Role  

In this opportunity as Video Product Manager, you will:  

  • Own enterprise Video Digital Asset Management System, Video player and Internal Video CMS tools. 
  •  Own product management for video streaming on existing and new OTT platforms and playout on reuters.com. 
  • Identify and implement new features for playback and ad-tech optimization.  
  • Closely partner with Revenue Operations team to ensure experience is optimized for various revenue streams (direct, open auction, and DTC).  
  • Prioritize the implementation of new features and set specific timelines; troubleshoot video related defects.  
  • Conduct research to identify user needs and gaps; keep on top of industry trends, technologies, and techniques. 
  • Conduct market research to identify trends to stay ahead of the curve.  
  • Act as the primary liaison between internal stakeholders including Sales, Analytics, Editorial, Technology and Partners.   
  • Work with editorial, technology, legal, customer support, and other teams to ensure that our practices, templates, and procedures make us easy to do business with.   
  • Collaborate with the design and engineering teams to reach the best possible version of a feature (or new product).  
  • Manage exceptions and unexpected changes to our product portfolio and operations.  
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis to determine the overall health of products and identify new opportunities for improvements, new ways of working, and new areas of development.  

About You 

You’re a fit for the role of Video Product Manager if your background includes:  

  • Working knowledge of digital video players and streaming technologies across multiple platforms (e.g., web, mobile and different connected TV devices)  
  • Minimum of 3 years product experience in agile software development, including integrating customer feedback into requirements, driving prioritization and execution with a focus on improving key metrics  
  • Ability to read and understand technical standards and specs  
  • Willingness to work either independently or collaboratively across multi-functional teams as the situation requires  
  • Translating concepts and requests between technical and non-technical audiences   
  • Strong track record partnering with design teams and guiding UX  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • Understanding of project management tools such as JIRA, ADO and Trello 
  • Knowledge of video advertising  
  • Knowledge of video and content technology including production work streams, content management systems, and digital asset management  
  • Understanding of digital ad insertion and ad measurement (e.g. ad beacons, IAB Open Measurement, ComScore VCE or Nielsen DAR)  
  • Experience working with global teams   

Please be advised that the deadline for applications is Monday 31st October, 2022

What’s in it For You? 

You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through: 

  • Hybrid Work Model: Currently the majority of our employees are working within a hybrid environment consisting of in-office and remote work, and following local COVID-19 bylaws and guidelines. 
  • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more 
  • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: company-wide Mental Health Day Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing 
  • Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking 
  • Social Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact 
  • Purpose Driven Work: We have a superpower that we’ve never talked about with as much pride as we should – we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth and transparency.  Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world.

About Reuters

Reuters is the world’s leading provider of trusted news, insight and analysis. Founded in 1851, it brings together world-class journalism, industry expertise and cutting-edge technology to enable people to make better decisions. Reuters is committed to the Trust Principles of independence, integrity and freedom from bias. It delivers unmatched coverage to the world’s news and media organizations and professionals in over 16 languages. Reaching billions of people worldwide every day, Reuters is the essential source of business and world news, delivering with unparalleled speed, reliability and accuracy.

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Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.

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We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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Req #: JREQ163725
Locations: London-England-GB
Job Function: Product Management

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