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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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VP Product Management Sphere Advertising

Description

Who are we hiring?
The Vice President Product Management Sphere Advertising will define the advertising product experiences that happen outside (Exosphere and Outdoor Display Signage) and inside (Atrium Digital Experiences, Interior Medi Plane) the MSG Sphere in Las Vegas. The VP of Product Management Sphere Advertising will also work in partnership with the Sphere Studio and the marketing team to define the content strategy that balances advertising with Sphere Promotional Content (ie promoting an upcoming show) and Sphere Content for fans (ie artistic content on the Exosphere). The VP of Product Management will work to determine both the content format (length, audio, motion), the business model (auction vs reserved, price per day, price per minute), the sales proposition, and the balance between commercialization and artist development that we run across our revenue generating assets at the Sphere. The VP of Product Management will be challenged to work with our sales and marketing teams to generate hundreds of millions of dollars a year of digital advertising that meets the needs of our sponsors and client brands. The VP of Product Management will lead a small team of product managers to develop the portfolio of digital advertising products that make up our Sphere offering.

What will you do?

• Define and develop the advertising and brand builing “products” that we’ll sell from MSG Sphere.

• Act as general manager, owning the development and leadership of Sphere Advertising Products.

• Define customer requirements and benchmark the technology and offerings that we sell.

• Work with customer knowledge, sales and marketing teams to translate customer needs into technical requirements.
• Work with our engineering, design, operations, content, production, and finance teams to define and develop our product offerings.

• Work to develop aligned product roadmaps and work with our technical partners and commercial partners to get these offerings built.
• Responsible for the commercial success of product offering measured in revenue, profitability, and executional excellence.

• Lead teams to align on technical design, commercial model including pricing, distribution or placement, and promotion of the offering via marketing and or sales.


What do you need to succeed?

• 10–20 years of relevant work experience.

• Deep interest in the intersection of technology, business, consumer behavior, and innovation

• Degree in a demanding undergraduate field (engineering, operations, economics, finance) and either an MBA or deep experience starting their own business or have general management ownership at a young age

• Demonstrated domain knowledge in media, music, entertainment, advertising, advertising technology would be preferred.

• Exceptional leadership skills. Able to create vision, excite others, design strategy, and help teams execute with excellence. Great ability to connect and inspire engineers and sales leaders.

• Strong product management experience at world class companies. Proven ability to ship products that customers love.

• Knowledge of advertising, brand building, ad tech, digital advertising solutions.

• Ability to deliver results. Ability to make products that customers recommend and adopt. Proven ability to make products that generate significant revenue for their company.

 

The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.


Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. To create immersive experiences, and content unique to Sphere, we are growing our full stack creative, experience, design, production and engineering team across our Burbank studio in Los Angeles and Ventures headquarters in New York.

We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred. Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations. #LI-ND1