Jay Jernigan
Skill Score
Professional (3/6)
Information Technology
Director of Product Management

I am a visionary senior product management leader recognised for building high-level product strategies that drive exponential growth across the international arena. I combine over 16 years’ experience with a deep knowledge of marketing, sales, innovation and process transformation to guide seamless change journeys that have enabled the delivery of over one billion dollars in annualised revenue. I mobilise cross-functional workforces with integrity to support the development of industry-leading products and foster strategic partnerships to engage key stakeholders and secure C-level buy ins. I provide strategic oversight and strong decision-making capabilities to unite teams under a shared vision, elevate business performance, increase improve capabilities and maximise revenue generation.

Please feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn, or email me directly at [email protected] to discuss how I can utilise my hands-on experience, expertise and education to help your organisation excel.

Evaluated for Director of Product and Generalist PM role archetype
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Listening Negotiation Writing and presentation Stakeholder alignment Relationship building Metrics definition Business model design Market analysis Product roadmap Build vs buy vs partner Feature prioritization Data retrieval Product requirements User journey and personas User research User feedback review Agile methodologies Performance tracking Growth experiments Market positioning Digital marketing Distribution planning Wireframes and mocks
Skill Progression

Director of Product Management

Director, Product Integrations

Working as a start-up within a corporate environment, the products and integration touchpoints I’ve built have increased Stepstone Brands’ value proposition globally by incorporating Good&Co psychometric technology in the employer and candidate environments, providing low-cost user acquisition, lead generation, competitive advantage, and increased application metrics for UK, Germany, and United States. As part of the Good&Co leadership team, I provide stakeholder management between Good&Co and 20+ global Stepstone brands. Currently manage a team of 10 developers, analysts, designers and product managers across two countries, creating APIs and Node.js/React.js features to quickly deliver value, iterating constantly to ensure maximum conversion and adoption.

Senior Product Manager

Created and led the initial integration projects in brands across the UK and Germany, as well initial integrations with third-party ATS products, providing continuing registrations and candidates to build and enhance the 3 million+ Good&Co user database.

Head of Product, UK/IE

Product Owner for Advertiser and Seeker products across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Secure and achieve $20M+ in annual incremental revenue by leveraging comprehensive development, training, and sales support of new products, such as TalentBin, TalentCRM, Twitter Cards, and Monster Social Job Ads. Motivate, lead and direct 2 junior team members.
? Conceptualise, create and shepherd the successful introduction of a new line of business, Monster Education which delivers seekers continuing education opportunities.
? Increased roles on Monster.co.uk & Monster.ie by over 300% in 2016 by delivering dynamic and strategic leadership with the “All the Jobs” strategy.
? Strengthen and improve profit growth by partnering with Marketing Local and Global SEO teams to improve SEO performance and search engine ranking. Member of UKIE Management Team, providing direction for overall key business decisions and strategies.

Product Manager

Exhibited decisive leadership as Product Owner for a suite of web products used by candidates, clients, and recruitment consultants, balancing user needs with revenue and user growth

Successfully implemented Agile workflow and processes using JIRA and ProdPad software.
? Increased value position by creating and monitoring new sales, pricing strategies, collateral, and product value story for the anglo.com product suite.
? Motivated, developed and led a team of three developers, two designers, and two account managers.

Senior Product Manager, YP.com

Leveraged key expertise in Waterfall and Agile environments to create product requirements, workflows, and other product development documents and deliver on time and within budget.
? Achieved the West Region sales and revenue goals by reinforcing and delivering enhanced products and sales for the entire $700M+ yp.com core product suite encompassing over 1200 sales representatives in 13 states.
? Increased performance by strategically utilising internal and external market research and data to create strong product strategy roadmaps, sales materials, and go-to-market strategy for over 4000 sales managers and representatives.

Product Manager – Core Print Products

Successfully accomplished $171M+ in annual revenue by delivering sales objectives and strategy focused on customer retention, revenue creation, and product performance of the major product suite across 700+ print products.
? Created and implemented Leader Ad with Trailer products, including product creation, operational strategy, sales training, and KPIs.
? Triggered significant cost savings of $20M by providing training and development for multiple teams as well as a cost savings of $5M by creating standard book look encompassing a 22-state region.

Product Manager – Headings

• Delivered over $12M Annual Revenue (through 2012) through evaluation and implementation of new print headings across company footprint, aligning headings across five legacy regions
• Consolidated one consistent data table within a streamlined operational system, consolidating five regional heading structures, as well as other marketing systems into one nationwide back-end system
• Managed a team of up to five contractors

Assistant to Executive Director

• Worked as Key Administrative Assistant for the Executive Director and up to four other Directors within the Marketing department
• Created and edited presentations to Senior- and C-Level management under tight deadlines
• Coordinated meetings, conferences, and workshops with multiple outside vendors and partners
• Assisted and collaborated with Direct Mail, Branding, and Corporate Advertising teams in their day-to-day operations
• Tracked advertising budgets across Top 25 geographic markets

Degree Programs

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Media Communications

Bachelor of Arts, Management

Licenses and Certifications

No Licenses or Certifications Found.