Junior Product Manager

Programmatic, Biddable, Paid Media & SEO London, England


Position at GroupM

About GroupM Products & Services

Working with our agencies, the GroupM P&S team provides specialized digital media products & services, and data & technology capabilities to clients. We are a team of specialists in programmatic, data, technology and analytics working together to create the world’s most advanced Intelligent Media capability. We expect everyone in our team to demonstrate our trademark behaviours of collaboration, innovation and leadership.

About Xaxis

Xaxis is The Outcome Media Company. Xaxis combine unique brand-safe media access, unparalleled programmatic expertise, unique data, and proprietary artificial intelligence to help brands achieve business outcomes using digital media. Xaxis offers managed programmatic services in 47 markets, including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. For more information, visit www.xaxis.com.

About the Product team

The product team are responsible for defining and managing media products offered to clients across GroupM agencies. These products cover a full-spectrum of digital and programmatic channels - from video, OOH and social environments to placements within video games and podcasts. The product team are responsible for developing the products based on both the revenue opportunity for the business as well as the value delivered to our customers – with cross-team stakeholder management and requirement gathering a key function of the team.

About the role

The junior product manager will work closely with the product team to deliver innovative media products for GroupM UK. Key responsibilities include assisting the product team with the planning, delivery and marketing of digital advertising products across display, video, audio and other digital and programmatic media channels. The junior product manager will learn and champion product management best practice, helping the product team to move products through the development process.


Role requirements

Product best practice – Championing the product development process – helping the product team to deliver products in a consistent and effective way.

Product Development – Assisting the product team with the development of current and new media products.

Documentation – Collaborating with the product team to keep internal and external documentation up to date.

The behaviors we are looking for

Collaboration – Working with the product team and stakeholders from across GroupM to collaboratively develop new and existing products.

Innovation – Conducting market research and analysis to identify new revenue opportunities for Xaxis. Feeding opportunities into the product roadmap process.

Curiosity – Working closely with the product team, learning about the development process, the products they manage and the technology we use.

The skills we are looking for

Application of industry & technical knowledge – Working with the product team, learning about the various product areas covered by GroupM P&S and effectively supporting in the development process. Application of previous digital media and/or programmatic knowledge.

Professionalism – having an entrepreneurial working style and working effectively both autonomously and as part of a team is key to this role.

Good communication – The junior product manager will work across multiple product areas, with clear communication being key to success. A successful product is developed collaboratively, so communication across different teams (product, operations, media etc.) is also key.