Senior Product Manager

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Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history.

Job Description

Do innovation and creating game-changing technology drive you? Always thinking about how to improve user experience? Love working on products that serve a big-picture purpose? Enjoy working with both techies and non-techies in a whirlwind professional environment where the stakes are high?

The Washington Post is looking for a Product Manager for Arc Publishing.

This candidate will have a history of bringing digital products to market, excellent multi-platform instincts, solid business acumen, clear written and verbal communications skills, and a history of hitting deadlines while delivering excellent products to users.

This person will:
  • Collaborate throughout the design, development and launch of products for use on multiple platforms and operating systems
  • Coordinate and collaborate with news editors to ensure that the product feature sets are aligned with news editorial plans and strategies
  • Assist with all aspects of the product lifecycle, including strategy, product requirements definition, design, competitive research, forecasting, launch plans, testing and future enhancements
  • Gather business needs, traffic analytics and feedback from sales and users to identify new opportunities and areas for improvement
  • Establish self as subject-matter expert on your products, best practices, competition and the latest industry trends
  • Monitor and analyze key performance metrics, as well as identify and measure the impact of new features.
  • Regularly track product performance and success metrics, and report them to stakeholders

  • 5 years of digital and/or product management experience
  • Experience analyzing customer feedback, user research and performance data to guide product feature development
  • Experience monitoring product performance and managing troubleshooting efforts in real time
  • Ability to communicate cross-functionally among editorial, sales, technical and executive teams, explaining complex systems or concepts in appropriate terminology for stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills with experience in setting key performance indicators, goal-metrics and reporting
  • Experience working with publishing tools is preferred but NOT required
  • Bachelor's degree required

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