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Product Management Product Manager (Mumbai, India)

We are a bunch of creative and technology-driven mavens that are on a mission to make mobile content and ads engaging. We pride ourselves on creating unique, compelling stories and telling them with an interactive style.

mCanvas is looking for an experienced Product Manager, for our Mumbai office, to bridge the gap between technical knowledge and business needs. You will help build our Desktop and Mobile Advertising Products for some of the world’s most valuable brands.

Reporting to the CEO, the Product Manager, will gain broad exposure internally, interacting with every internal department at mCanvas including senior leadership. We're looking for a candidate who is capable of learning and can figure things out for himself/herself. Mentorship is available, but you will often be on your own. Self-motivated, organized, independent - these are key descriptors that you should ascribe to yourself.

The Product Manager is responsible for developing strong relationships with industry related companies and working with our in-house engineering teams, to create innovative products and features. The ideal candidate must understand the product scope of the Online Advertising and Online Services Industry in order to assess and recommend new products for our rapidly growing Advertiser base. This person will work closely with internal marketing services group, sales, support, development and other functional units in order to successfully manage and coordinate all products and features releases.

Responsibilities

  • Understand user needs, gather requirements, create roadmaps and work with engineers to launch new products
  • Actively seek new products to integrate with current product lines
  • Apply innovative ideas and concepts to improve product features and performance
  • Manage technology partner relationships, identify necessary and/or desirable third-party features; evaluate and select vendors, negotiate agreements and contracts, and manage partnership integration
  • Become an expert on all product releases from development to post-sales support
  • Develop product related internal and external processes
  • Gather competitive industry and market analysis to understand customers’ needs, current trends and partnership opportunities

Required Skills

  • 2-5 years of product management experience required in creating web products and services
  • Experience with new product planning, requirements gathering and process management
  • Expertise with Interaction Design and ability to align UX with product management
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced and highly dynamic environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority

Desired Skills

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering or a related technical field
  • Experience working with Online Advertising related products or services
  • Entrepreneurial experience
  • Knowledge of programming languages (Note: You are not required to code)
  • Usability testing experience for either web-based or GUI interfaces
  • Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3

Benefits

Leave Travel Allowance, Medical Allowance, Conveyance Allowance, Bonus et al. are a given everywhere & here at Affinity too. However, we strive to go beyond the usual & the drab. If A Young Competitive Work Environment, Casual Dress Code, Flexible Working Hours, Sports Events, Flexible Leaves, 5-day Work Week (Mon-Fri), Recreational Facilities like TT are your cheat-codes, then you’re sure to win at Affinity.

We are a company, which realizes that its employees are its most important assets & hence we strive towards providing a conducive work environment, which is flexible, professional, prospering, stable, innovative and truly international in scope. If you wish to build a career with a thriving, fast-paced and cutting-edge technology company that offers personal & professional growth, we sure do want to hear from you!

About Us

About mCanvas
mCanvas is an experiential storytelling platform that helps brands emotionally connect with their audiences on small screens. Our mobile ads and content marketing solutions make experiences interactive and memorable by etching phone sensors and device features in to the brand narrative. mCanvas is creating 'wow' moments every day by reinventing formats, building tools and providing a marketplace (of 70+ publishers like Moneycontrol, RepublicWorld, TheHindu, ScoopWhoop, and SportsKeeda) to run these experiences at scale. To see our award-winning work and learn more visit mCanvas.com

About Affinity
Founded in 2006, Affinity is an independent advertising technology company specializing in creating brand and performance led advertising products. It owns and operates 3 unique advertising products – mCanvas, SitePlug and Display SSP. For more info, please visit Affinity.com

To apply, please send your resume to careers@affinity.com