Senior Product Manager

Washington, DC
Aug 23, 2022
Oct 06, 2022
Full Time
Job Description

The Washington Post is looking for a Senior Product Manager for the Personalization team. The position will be based in our Washington, D.C., office and will support Washington Post advertising development efforts and advertiser-facing creative management platforms and will play a critical role in maintaining The Washington Post's stake in the Zeus product line.

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. Experience in the digital advertising space is preferred but not required.

  • You are interested in shaping digital advertising to meet the needs of The Washington Post's advertising partners and online users.
  • You are curious about the latest digital advertising technologies.
  • You are a technically savvy critical thinker who enjoys problem-solving.
  • You receive feedback enthusiastically and thrive in a collaborative environment.

This Person Will
  • Perform product management and integration of commercial products throughout the business organization in conjunction with vendors and cross-departmental development teams.
  • Own the product roadmap, weighing new product creation, product integration, and existing product maintenance.
  • Collaborate across departments with partners to build out comprehensive programs that leverage Machine Learning and data-driven solutions.
  • Collaborate with multiple teams throughout the design, development, and launch of advertising products for use on multiple platforms and operating systems.
  • Own the integration of The Washington Post's advertising technology with the Zeus product lines with a focus on experimentation on The Post properties.
  • Support the client services and operational teams for product rollouts and custom executions.
  • Assist with all aspects of the product life cycle, including strategy, product requirements definition, design, user testing, launch plans, and future enhancements.
  • Gather business needs, traffic analytics, and feedback from sales, clients, and users to identify new opportunities and areas for improvement.
  • Establish self as a subject-matter expert on advertising products, best practices, competition, and the latest industry trends.
  • Regularly track product performance, benchmarks, and success metrics and drive strategy on best areas for enhancement and growth.

  • Three years of program and/or product management experience.
  • Experience analyzing customer feedback, user research, and performance data to guide product feature development.
  • Ability to communicate cross-functionally among multiple stakeholders, explaining complex systems or concepts in appropriate terminology for stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of the agile software development process and experience using bug ticketing and wiki software
  • Bachelor's degree.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?


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