Product Manager

Washington, DC
May 31, 2019
Jul 12, 2019
Full Time
Application Instructions

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

  • 3 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
  • Bachelor's degree required