Content Product Manager

Redwood City, CA

Posted: 09/01/2017 Industry: Product Management Job Number: 22927

Job Description

Category : Product Management
Location/City : CA - Redwood City
Area Code : 650
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale :
Id : 22927

Job # 22927 - Product Manager, Content

Location: Redwood City, CA


Our client is an emerging high-tech company based in Silicon Valley, focused on
an innovative platform that provides insights and answers to the complexity
of ever-growing information. They are an accomplished team of alums from top
universities and industry leaders, and their managers have track records of
billion-dollar exits.
The company has successfully launched a portfolio of products and services,
including an intelligent framework based on a stack of Artificial Intelligence
algorithms that digest a multitude of data sources, both structured and
unstructured, and extract financial, economic, political and social indicators,
alongside the semantic explanatory rationale describing any given event.
Such a portfolio of services gives influential decision makers, researchers and
analysts a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of
information. They have a range of customers in the education sector
including some of the top research institutions across the US, UK and Europe.

Job Opportunity:

They are looking for a detail-obsessed product manager to manage their ever
increasing content set currently with over 100 million documents, and grow
strategically into areas which enhance our user experience and demonstrate
the uniqueness of our technology. You will have plenty of authority over the
content architecture, and the ability to shape our roadmap.
They value progress over process. They are looking for a talented individual with experience in product management, digital content management, publishing, and a strong technical understanding.

- Be the primary interface and forge relationships between education
institutions, publishers, business development and engineering for all
things content
- Strategize and curate the growth of the curated content set into the
- Develop the publisher analytics product, which offers truly unique
insight into our partner s content
- Work with all internal and external stakeholders to set standards and
workflow for content ingestion, which promote scalability and smart
publishing practices
- Define and improve specifications and database schemas as they grow
their content in volume and diversity
- Reconcile and analyze incoming content and ingested data to ensure
cleanness, correctness and specification compliance
- Monitor and report on content holdings and ingestion status to
highlight progress, patterns and errors
- Build understanding of competitive landscape to assess their market
share, growth rate, strengths and weaknesses
- Ability to understand, forecast and translate customer needs into
business and technical requirements
- Own and update all content-related documentation


- A real interest and demonstrated experience in all types of content:
structured metadata, unstructured text, images, video, audio, etc.
- Experience managing content and workflow within the academic or
publishing industries
- Understanding of how to architect different content formats within file
systems and databases by applying naming and organization best
practices including ingestion s process
- Demonstrated experience diving into relational and NoSQL databases
and working with various file formats, such as XML, JSON and CSV
- Familiarity with web content crawling
- Experience building content search and management products, or
publisher/aggregator technology platforms
- Familiarity with image-based or text-based digital repositories, such as
CONTENTdm and Digital Commons
- Understanding of copyright law
- Familiarity with publisher and library technology standards and
protocols, such as MODS, MARC and Open Access indicators
- Desire for autonomy, exhibiting high degree of ownership and
- 3+ years of product management or similar experience
- Degree in MLIS, Information Science, Digital Asset Management or
related fields preferred
- Ability to occasionally travel internationally


e: will[at]

p: 208-788-8260 ||| 336-645-3858

t: [at]will_redfish

l: /in/willthomas007/

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