NYTimes.com: Product Manager, NYC


NYTimes.com is looking for a talented individual to lead development of our help wanted classifieds category. Candidate will have previous internet experience in product or project management and be able to understand internet technology, industry trends, editorial and business requirements and translate them into actionable projects that improve the site and advance business goals. Candidate must also have demonstrated ability to work on and lead cross-functional teams comprised of editorial, technology, sales, design and marketing professionals.
— Lead product development through an understanding of editorial, user experience and business issues for the category
— Coordinate efforts with editorial, sales, design and marketing teams and turn these efforts into actionable items that drive the product and business
— Translate editorial and product requirements into detailed functional specifications and manage all aspects of feature development
— Manage vendor issues including project specification, monitoring progress and daily fixes
— Report monthly results based on site metrics, revenues, marketing and site initiatives to management. Understand drivers behind business performance and articulate ways to improve the P&L of the section.
— Understand industry dynamics and translate into strategies for the category
Other Requirements:
— Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required
— Experience with internet technologies and demonstrated ability to work comfortably with internet technology issues and to be able to bring project to life.
— 3 – 5 years of product management experience or project management experience in a media company or online business
— HTML, Photoshop and MS Excel proficiency a plus
— Prior work experience in help wanted classifieds or general classifieds is a plus
Contact: please send resume and cover note to: westtc@nytimes.com

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