Job DescriptionWant to transform the way people enjoy podcasts and books on Alexa? Then come join the group who will be building new experiences from the ground up around this great content. Within Alexa Entertainment, we are building a new team to focus on Spoken Word experiences. On the Spoken Word team, you will be the PM responsible for defining our roadmap, working closely with our engineers, UX team, and other internal partners to bring new customer-facing experiences to life on Alexa. You will drive the working-backwards process to identify new areas where our team can innovate in the Spoken Word space. If you are looking for an opportunity to start in on the ground floor and do a lot of white space thinking, then this role is for you. A successful candidate will have a passion for building and simplifying technical solutions and the entrepreneurial grit to get things done! Key Responsibilities: · Write product/marketing documents and ensure clear communication and coordination of requirements to the business, design and development teams · Contribute to the overall product roadmap, and manage prioritization and tradeoffs against developer experience, customer experience, and time to market · Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners · Establish business processes and policies as well as metrics and indicators for success · Measure and analyze existing products and business models for opportunities to innovate and improve, providing additional benefits to developers and customers · Drive product launches including working with public relations team, executives, and other product management team members · Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the team\u2019s ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals
Basic Qualifications· 10 years of professional experience with 5 years of software product management experience · Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products/services and projects on tight deadlines · Experience coordinating product development cycles, software development schedules, and launching products to customers
Preferred Qualifications· MBA or Master\u2019s degree · Experience with and/or passion for audiobooks and podcasts · Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions. · Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners. · High attention to detail including precise and effective customer communications and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously. · Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. · History of teamwork and willingness to roll up one\u2019s sleeves to get the job done.Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer \u2013 Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Today, Amazon offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewelry. We operate sites in Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and United Kingdom and maintain dozens of fulfillment centers around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.