Our client, a leading financial news organization, is looking for a talented Associate Product Manager to work with their across their digital platforms.
This position will be managing new and existing products from concept through their design, development and launch. The job will involve both small and large projects and you will be working most closely with the product design, development and editorial teams. You should be curious and innovative - combining the creative instinct for developing products that users will love along with the pragmatism and focus to tracking and measure how successful they are.
ResponsibilitiesOwn the entire product management process from writing requirements, prioritizing, refining to a minimum viable product and working with stakeholders to bring it to lifeUnderstand new technology and design in order to see how they can be applied to building cool new productsBe an expert in the online media/news industry to ensure the organization remains ahead of the competitionDevelop business justification and analyze the operational impact of new products on the roadmapGreat communicator making sure everyone is in the loop on the status, issues and resultsCapture and prioritize a backlog of tasks for the design and development teams
Experience2 years of product management experience, preferably in the news industryExperience working with an editorial staff is a plusEntrepreneurial with a passion for creating new productsAdept at writing business plans, product requirements, and other process documentsHigh level understanding of how technical things work like XML/JSON feeds, SEO, online advertising and publishing tools - WordPress and or Methode is a plusEnjoy working at a fast pace and can take initiative