Senior Product Manager, Ad Solutions


San Mateo, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 03/02/2009
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  • Company Address: 1825 South Grant road, # 200, San Mateo, CA, 94402

About Mixercast

Mixercast allows users to create embeddable slide show widgets.

Job Description


Mixercast is a venture-backed startup focused on widgets and social marketing applications. Its clients include major entertainment and consumer product brands such as Nike, New Line Entertainment, CBS, and Comedy Central. The Product Marketing team is responsible for product strategy, definition, delivery, and the success of key initiatives. A facet of Mixercast's business is assisting clients with distributing their social marketing applications across the web.


* Collaborate with the executive team on Mixercast's distribution strategy, execution and key performance metrics. This is a highly visible role to the CEO and company board
* Work closely with engineering and design to spec, implement, launch, and manage all distribution products/services
* Own the product roadmap for all distribution related products/services
* Define short-term and long-term product goals and milestones
* Prioritize and drive all related development efforts
* Interface with clients, ad networks, and the Mixercast sales team on campaigns
* Be the company's subject matter expert on best practices, etc. in the online advertising space


* Experience writing feature specs and working with engineering, design, and other cross-functional areas in a product management capacity
* Experience with or within ad network companies and a first-hand understanding of the mechanics of distributing multimedia ads across different types of ad networks including tracking, reporting, and analytics
* A firm grasp of the technology, differentiators, pros / cons of the major ad networks and comfortable providing the bridge between marketing and engineering
* An intimate understanding of the widget and social marketing application space
* A love of (or at least very comfortable with) data; especially advertising related data, analytics, reading and interpreting traffic reports, and teasing out trends
* An obsession with quality. The ideal candidate will not settle for mediocrity, will improve everything they touch, and will keep pushing, without alienating the team, until the product is right
* BS/BA degree required

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