Job Title: Product Management Director
Date Posted: 09-05-2007
Job Location: California-Los Angeles
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 7+ to 10 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Infospace, Inc.
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Contact Information: Infospace, Inc.   Infospace, Inc. (
Job Description:
About Infospace 

InfoSpace is a publicly held company (NASDAQ: INSP) and is well positioned for growth with
market positions in several high-growth areas, a seasoned management team with proven track
records, and a strong balance sheet. InfoSpace offers a dynamic workplace environment and a
company culture centered on understanding and satisfying customer needs, taking initiative to
identify and solve problems, respecting customers, partners and fellow employees and
delivering excellence in products, services and results. 

About the Infospace Mobile Division
Infospace Mobile is a leading provider and publisher of mobile content and applications that
make it possible for media companies and content brands to reach a wide audience of wireless
subscribers with compelling content and marketing promotions. Infospace Mobile's rich
catalogue of entertainment, information and personalization applications is designed to
accelerate widespread adoption of mobile data applications by consumers. 
These applications and services can be managed and delivered through Infospace Mobile's
delivery platform that provides carrier grade solutions harmonized across all leading mobile
technologies, networks and devices.

About the Director, Product Management Opportunity 

If you are interested in changing the way people get more done and have more fun with their
mobile phones, Infospace has the job for you as the Director, Product Management in the
Mobility group. 

As the Director, Product Management you will run a team of product managers that owns the
customer value proposition for various new products and translate that value proposition into
clear positioning and messaging to be used in sales tools and marketing and communication
activities. In addition you will partner with the product planners and development teams to
finalize features & solutions, play an active role in product launches, and develop
go-to-market programs and marketing plans.

Your strategic responsibilities will include:
 Participating in the product development and planning process. 
 Directing development of marketing and communications strategy for new the product lines
 Effectively and persuasively present product and communication strategies to internal
executives and across teams
 Putting in place systems to track measurable statistics on marketing program, promotion,
event, and campaign impacts and working with the Product Planner to incorporate those data
into next generation product and marketing plans 
 Building partnership programs and best practices with the Sales Team, Product Planning and
Business Development to develop new or enhanced revenue streams, new features, products and
 Partnering with the programming and merchandising team leads to build cooperative systems
and processes for driving merchandising and programming strategy for service assets 

Your tactical responsibilities include:
 Manage a team of Product Managers 
 Developing, refining and reviewing value propositions & positioning frameworks 
 Defining and adhering to best practices for Market Requirements Document writing 
 Creating and effectively communicating core messaging, positioning and branding strategy and
best practices 
 Developing marketing plans including channel, merchandising and promotions plan and
interacting with channel partners and internal channel resources to ensure adequate channel
support of product launch plans 
 Ensuring marketing programs are focused on high-value scenarios and resonant messages. 
 Conducting appropriate user research validating the positioning, messaging and marketing
plan with target segments participating in identified scenarios 
 Driving the overall rhythm of the business, including scorecards, action plans and progress
against annual and quarterly key performance goals for revenue, customer satisfaction and
customer growth. 
 Developing systems to capture customer input and develop practical recommendations to solve
customer concerns
 Creating robust sales tools, collateral and training to ensure the sales force is adequately
prepared for product deployments in a timely fashion
 Reviewing product specifications to gain intimate knowledge of the product plans;
 Working in conjunction with the Business Development Manager to define and execute
programmatic marketing partnerships such as joint marketing agreements as appropriate
 Writing and building best practices for Go-to-Market strategies, B2B and B2C, for new
products and services 
 Creating communications playbook for both industry and consumer. 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 years consumer marketing experience with very
strong written and verbal communication skills, proven record of working with creative
agencies, high energy and passion for media and consumer products, a very strong consumer
focus and previous management experience. Candidate should also be a self-starter who can
manage multiple projects simultaneously, often across remote locations and drive them to
completion effectively. Such projects will demand strong working relationships and
interactions with vendors, customers, senior executives, partners, and other product &
marketing groups within InfoSpace. Any experience with brand or creative agencies is a plus
(especially in the mobile industry) A BA/BS degree is required and an MBA is highly desired.

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