NEW YORK MEDIA: PRODUCT MANAGERS (2)

Posted by | October 19, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: NEW YORK, NY

URL: http://www.NYMag.com

PRODUCT MANAGERS (2)
New York Media
 
About New York Media:
New York Media is the parent company of the ground-breaking weekly New York magazine, founded in 1968. The website nymag.com, an up-to-the-minute news and service site for New Yorkers; the national restaurant search Website MenuPages along with GrubStreet.com; and the twice-yearly New York Weddings magazine. New York magazine is the regional and national authority on the greatest city on Earth, read by more than 1.7 million people each week. Through smart writing, beautiful photography and sophisticated design, New York chronicles news and social trends, explores the city’s cultural happenings and serves as a navigational tool for all aspects of city life. Nymag.com attracts more than 5 million monthly unique visitors, making it one of the most visited online destinations focused on New York City.
 
New York Media is seeking two innovative, hands-on Product Managers to help define features and analyze market opportunities for its growing suite of digital properties, including NYMag, Grubstreet, Vulture and The Cut.  The properties span varied content areas, from politics to sports, with deep verticals in entertainment, fashion, and food.
Product Managers will work in small Agile teams with designers, developers, editors, and project managers to build world-class digital products (websites, apps and mobile products). The positions are responsible for gathering and documenting requirements from consumers, business owners, editors, and other members of the product development team; prioritizing a backlog of features and building aggressive release plans; keeping business owners apprised about progress; writing use cases, business logic, and training documentation; defining acceptance criteria; and helping to test new products and train business owners. In addition, Product Managers will regularly assess and report on competitive properties, partnership opportunities and new technologies.
The Product Manager (Fashion) will focus on building a rich, immersive fashion/beauty site. Requirements: Passionate about creating innovative, editorially-driven products; and have a minimum of seven years experience working on product development teams for consumer-focused digital properties. Ideal candidates will have a worked a minimum of five years as a product manager, information architect, or web developer. Strong communication skills and a deep understanding of web development technologies are essential.
 
The Product Manager (Platforms) will focus on more technical projects including business-facing tools, the continual expansion/evolution of our content management system, content migration, API development, the membership systems, and our mobile/web listings products (restaurants, bars, stores, etc.). While working closely with the editorial teams to identify ways to improve workflow, content production, and data management, the Product Manager will work equally closely with developers to document requirements for APIs, taxonomies, and content entry forms. Requirements: A software engineering background and experience working with online editorial publications are highly desirable. Applicants must have at least seven years experience as a product manager or web developer.
 
Both positions require: creative, passionate and tech-savvy leaders with strong organization and communication skills, as well as the ability to build strong working partnerships with editors, developers and designers. Candidates should be team players with a record of success in launching compelling products. The positions will report to the Executive Director of Product Development.
 
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:
Please put “Product Manager” in the subject line.
 
No phone calls, please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your resume as having been received unless your email is bounced back. EOE.

To apply: To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:

Product-Jobs@NYMag.com

Please put "Product Manager" in the subject line.

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