Global Web Program Manager

Marketing  |  Austin  | ID: 8403 

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Global Web Program Manager

Teamwork makes the stream work.

Roku is changing how the world watches TV

Roku is the #1 TV streaming platform in the US, and we’ve set our sights on powering every television in the world. Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. Our mission is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ecosystem. We connect consumers to the content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers unique capabilities to engage consumers.

From your first day at Roku, you’ll make a valuable — and valued — contribution. We’re a fast-growing public company where no one is a bystander. We offer you the opportunity to delight millions of TV streamers around the world while gaining meaningful experience across a variety of disciplines.

 

About the role 

We are looking for a proactive, process-oriented and highly organized professional for the position of Global Web Program Manager. The primary responsibilities of this role are to manage the planning and execution of web projects, production schedules and quality assurance processes. They will work cross functionally with our Web Marketers, Web Producers, UX, localization and other cross functional partners and stakeholders to prioritize requests and coordinate timelines and deliverables for major web initiatives.  

The ideal candidate has previous experience in a project management role in web program management, across multiple regions and time zones. They are a proactive team player with a head for process, a pragmatic, strategic approach to problem solving and a self-starter attitude. They will be non-political, with the ability to influence stakeholders across different business and functional teams. They will work quickly to understand priorities, develop and communicate a plan, prioritize appropriately, and deliver commitments on time. They will lead successful execution by tracking key dates and critical dependencies, working effectively with cross-functional teams across multiple time zones and geographies, identifying and managing risks, and driving decision-making processes.   

The work we do can be challenging, but that’s why we enjoy it so much. The ideal candidate isn’t a bystander. They are curious and engaged, willing to jump in to solve problems and make data-driven decisions even when things feel very ambiguous. Our industry changes quickly, so we expect a great candidate to be comfortable responding quickly to changing business needs, knowing that their own success comes when the team succeeds.

 

What you’ll be doing 

  • Manage the high volume of Web requests – from basic site maintenance to large scale product launches and website section refreshes 
  • Work with other program/project managers to coordinate timeline for initiatives such as product, OS and campaign launches
  • Establishing processes for working globally with our localization teams and our partners worldwide
  • Manage the weekly design sprint process 
  • Find opportunities for process improvement and quality improvements and implement accordingly 
  • Work to Identify and manage project risk through prioritization, communication and other avenues 

 

We’re excited if you have 

  • 4+ years of global web project and/or program management experience 
  • Experience in managing cross-functional relationships across multiple time zones  
  • Experience with Project Management tools such as JIRA, Asana, Airtable, Excel or others 
  • Skilled communicator with good verbal, presentation, and written communication skills: Ability to succinctly communicate and facilitate project discussions
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of projects from start to finish. Must work well with little oversight, but also be aware of when/how to ask for assistance from senior team members or flag risks that need addressed  
  • Keen prioritization skills and an ability to stay calm under pressure. Comfortable with ambiguity in a fast-changing environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or related discipline preferred, but not required
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The Roku Culture

Roku is a great place for people who want to work in a fast-paced environment where everyone is focused on the company's success rather than their own. We try to surround ourselves with people who are great at their jobs, who are easy to work with, and who keep their egos in check. We appreciate a sense of humor. We believe a fewer number of very talented folks can do more for less cost than a larger number of less talented teams. We’re independent thinkers with big ideas who act boldly, move fast and accomplish extraordinary things through collaboration and trust. In short, at Roku you'll be part of a company that's changing how the world watches TV. 

We have a unique culture that we are proud of. We think of ourselves primarily as problem-solvers, which itself is a two-part idea. We come up with the solution, but the solution isn't real until it is built and delivered to the customer. That penchant for action gives us a pragmatic approach to innovation, one that has served us well since 2002. 

To learn more about Roku, our global footprint, and how we've grown, visit https://www.weareroku.com/factsheet.

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