Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.
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The Vice President of Product Operations will be a senior member of the Product management team, responsible for directing a team of Product Operations personnel and overseeing the day to day duties of the Product Operations (“PO”) group. Reporting to the Head of Product for Nexstar Digital, the VP will work closely with other senior Product team members to set and implement the strategic and operational priorities of the PO team. The Product Operations team will be the Product organization’s operational face to Nexstar’s broadcast teams and stations, taking a key role in communications, training, product roll-outs, and other critical interface points.
The VP of Product Operations has a key role in the two-way communication with the broader Nexstar organization, helping intake, assess, and prioritize bug reports and feature requests from all areas of the business. As such, the candidate will also work closely with stakeholders from Project Management, Revenue, Content, Engineering, and Business Development. The ideal candidate will be a motivated, passionate leader with deep digital experience that operates effectively in independent and team collaboration settings alike. The candidate must understand digital analytics, content management systems, newsroom workflows, and publishing/broadcast industry trends. Knowledge of digital video. native apps, and OTT is a major plus, as is a familiarity with/ability to learn Customer Support software. An ability to write clear, actionable product requirements in an Agile software development environment is also a must.
He/she should have strong business acumen, solid technology experience, and familiarity with the broadcast industry. The candidate should also have experience dealing with, and communicating to, multiple geographically diverse local markets within a larger publishing or broadcast.