Product Manager, Digital, News, Bell Media

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Date: Oct 4, 2018

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 214911 

 

Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 138 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief inour company’s vast potential.
 

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.
 

Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV — Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. It is a critical component of Bell’s commitment to leverage strategic investments in broadband networks to offer Canadians the best available content on any of the four screens they choose: television, smartphone, tablet and computer.

 

Are you someone who lives and breathes digital? Are you naturally curious about how people consume media? Do you have experience in the financial industry or just love following the markets and business news? Bell Media is looking for people who think this way and want to create exceptional digital experiences for Canadians. As the guardians of some of Canada’s most respected brands, such as BNN Bloomberg, CTV News and CP24, we want Canadians to be informed and engaged in our brands long past the 21st century, even as technology changes at lightning speed. Information is our currency and maintaining our relevance to Canadians and their lives is what drives our work every day.


That’s why we’re looking for exceptional talent to push the Bell Media digital business transformation that has already begun. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you. 


Position Description:

Reporting to the Sr. Product Manager, this position will manage our digital news products with a special focus on BNN Bloomberg. The successful candidate will lead the vision, development, management and maintenance of digital news products on web, apps, and other emerging platforms. The manager will work closely with other product managers, editorial teams, developers, product owners, designers and U/X experts and other business stakeholders to drive content and video consumption and grow the news audience.


Job Duties/Accountabilities:

  • Identify market opportunities, define the product vision and strategy and deliver the digital products, services or experiences that will support said strategy
  • Work with external partners, customers and/or vendors to understand business process and flows to deliver solutions that meet business needs. Specifically, own vendor relationships with financial data partners.
  • Work with cross-functional solutions teams to deliver integrated solutions across the various platforms.
  • Collect and analyze data on customer preferences and behavior to identify potential markets and new product features.
  • Prepare reports of findings, illustrating data graphically and simplifying complex concepts to drive decision-making and new ideas.
  • Report on status of digital projects in progress and performance of products in-market, and identify market opportunities
  • Assist the Product Owner in developing digital strategies and plans based on business objectives, analytical insights, metrics, and market trends – all through the customer lens.
  • Work in a cross-functional agile team (alongside a Product Owner, UI/UX designers, developers/testers) to deliver experiences that delight our customers.
  • Develop business requirements – feature lists and roadmaps – for online and mobile platforms and ensure they are thoroughly reviewed by appropriate partners.
  • Assist in effective planning, execution and continuous evaluation of digital initiatives to ensure the achievement of anticipated benefits, supporting the agile methodology.
  • Provide consultative advice to agile teams to ensure that design and planning are appropriately customized, where necessary, to meet the unique business needs of the digital channel.
  • Communicate with stakeholders to ensure their understanding of the digital channel and the uniqueness of its business requirements.


Qualifications

  • 3+ years of product management or digital experience
  • Undergraduate degree, ideally in Business, Computer Science and/or equivalent work experience
  • Working knowledge of corporate Canada, financial services and stock markets
  • Strong understanding of mobile and web technologies
  • Demonstrated and focused desire to build products and services that customers will love. In particular, a passion for business news, financial information and stock data.
  • Working knowledge of agile development methodologies
  • Ideally, experience launching digital products (industry agnostic) with demonstrated customer/financial impact
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to ensure the confidentiality of sensitive information and thrive in a fast-paced, intellectually demanding, and service-oriented environment
  • Capacity for self-motivation, independent initiative, and creative problem-solving
  • Diligent attention to detail and strong technical intuition
  • Ability to manage time and schedules to meet aggressive deadlines and influence through persuasive written and verbal communication
  • Media experience is a plus
  • Entrepreneurial drive with a passion for product excellence and partner success

 

Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 10/30/2018
 

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.

 

Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

 

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