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Ad Product Manager

JOB TITLE:  AD PRODUCT MANAGER

LOCATION: NEW YORK, NY

OUR STORY:

Saavn is the world’s largest South Asian focused music streaming service with millions of monthly active users. We are 150 entrepreneurs, across New York, California, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore, who help music lovers access, discover, and listen to their favorite music across all languages and genres. We blend digital technology, data analysis (which we have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe.

Through partnerships with Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Shazam - to name a few - Saavn reaches more music fans than any other South Asian service. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, such as The New York Times, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times, The Times of India, CNBC, and many more. We are well-funded by some of the world’s most successful institutional investors and global media companies, including Tiger Global Management, Bertelsmann, Steadview Capital, Liberty Media, Mousse Partners, Quilvest, and a number of strategic individuals. Beyond investing, these are advisors and supporters of our vision, our passion, and our collective ability to deliver a revolutionary music experience as the leader in India.

OUR CULTURE:

At Saavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: building a mobile entertainment ecosystem and the best possible music experience for hundreds of millions of people. From in-office performances by some of the world’s most beloved musicians to opportunities for international travel, Saavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose Saavn, you join a diverse world of high-caliber techies, artists, and inventors, hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr, MSN, and NDTV. We are amongst the few digital companies that provide tremendous opportunities for high-tech work in Mumbai, that one would have to otherwise seek in Silicon Valley.  Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual on our global team to be a catalyst for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your thinking to life, and to expand, learn, and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.

ROLE:

The Ad Product Manager will be responsible for the execution of new and improved ad product and identify emerging trends in the digital advertising landscape. You will report to the Director of Ad Engineering and Operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze and deeply understand market trends, competitors, and user needs in the ad-tech landscape
  • Translate advertising product vision into product development and implementation in roadmaps
  • Draft product requirement documents and ensure clear communication and coordination of said requirements to the design and development teams
  • Work closely with Engineering team on the development, QA, and release of products and features
  • Manage Saavn's ad product portfolio and identify, evaluate, and launch new advertising and revenue partners to grow revenue
  • Develop and communicate best practices and processes
  • Work across teams to guide ad product strategy
  • Manage support issues for both internal and external stakeholders to ensure client satisfaction
  • Collaborate with the sales team to understand requirements and coach them on product capabilities and positioning
  • Compile, analyze, and provide regular reporting to management

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ years of product management experience, strong understanding of marketing and ad-tech landscape
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited University
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Strong analytical, decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Must be able to multitask, prioritize, and work with speed
  • Ability to work well across different functions and locations
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Tech expertise as well as design instincts (some coding knowledge combined with design training is ideal)
  • Passion for online advertising, publishing, and digital media

BENEFITS AND PERKS:

At Saavn, we blur work and play, and you get all the perks of a global company.  You will get to work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurs, who are delivering results and working zealously across time zones to make a difference in the way the world experiences music.  We love what we do, and we think you will too.

  • Premium health coverage (medical, dental, and vision)
  • Discounted gym membership  
  • 401K Matching Contributions
  • Flexible vacation policies
  • Free healthy (and unhealthy) lunches, snacks, and drinks
  • Saavn-sponsored team outings

 

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