Broadcast/Multimedia Product Manager
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Description

Make your mark in broadcasting and digital media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Broadcast Group’s ONE Media 3.0 organization are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team! 

ONE Media is seeking a self-starting Broadcast/Multimedia Product Manager to work in its ONE Media “NextGen” innovations group. The candidate will be responsible for acting on technical activities coordinated by the President. The role is responsible for the product planning, promotion, and execution throughout the product life cycle, including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.

The Product Manager's job also includes ensuring that the product supports the company's overall strategy and goals. The candidate has every opportunity to grow as Sinclair implements NextGen technology in its business operations and develops extensions for a Next Generation Broadcast Platform.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Define the product strategy and roadmap, including potential vendor alignments
  • Control and manage product development process for time to market
  • Deliver products with prioritized features and corresponding justification
  • Work with external third parties, vendors, or customers to assess partnerships and business opportunities
  • Run beta and pilot programs with early-stage products and samples
  • Train internal and global sales/FAE to be able to promote and bring products to the market successfully
  • Be an expert with respect to the competition
  • Act as a leader within the company

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Formal education and knowledge of broadcast/multimedia or wireless communications
  • A bachelor or master’s degree in electrical engineering (EE) is preferred
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience as a Product Manager or similar role
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching excellent products
  • Technical background, with experience in OEM/ODM project support
  • Can effectively organize, prioritize, and respond to tasks and testing schedules with colleagues and vendors
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Hands-on test and validation skill/experience in wireless related products/instrumentation
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office productivity and collaboration software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to travel 20% of the time

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Cockeysville
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/7/2018

About Us

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. . We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…