POLITICO’s mission from the very beginning was to win the audience. We dedicate ourselves to providing accurate, non-partisan, impactful information to the right people at the right time so that they can act with confidence and speed. We experiment to avoid being disrupted and we have fun disrupting others. And we are not afraid to risk failure if it means being the best at what we do.
POLITICO is looking for a proactive and efficient product manager to lead the creation and ongoing management of POLITICO products. The product manager will lead projects and products as assigned by the Product Director including writing requirements, feature scoping, testing and delivery. They will work with other team functions to build and demonstrate a strong knowledge of the target users and buyers.
The ideal candidate will be highly organized with excellent communication and time management skills. Candidate must be able to build positive relationships with key stakeholders, coordinate multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
What you'll do...
+ Be responsible for the design and delivery of major enhancement projects and new products
+ Carry out usability research in coordination with the UX designer and help define user personas
+ Work with project managers, developers and QA to perform user acceptance testing, define requirements, create and update documentation, coordinate meetings and provide project updates
+ Lead the creation and maintenance of product backlogs. Work with the Product Director to prioritize features and manage roadmap changes in line with the core product vision, business priorities and sales strategies
+ Be the point-of-contact for stakeholders to ask product questions and issues from throughout the business. Identify when an issue requires additional input or escalation
+ Ensure routine content tasks are completed consistently and on schedule, working with Editorial, Production, Sales, Marketing and other key functions.
What you'll need...
+ Pro-active problem solving
+ Strong written and verbal communication skills
+ Exceptional interpersonal skills with experience working with cross-functional teams
+ Knowledge of the politics and policy space a plus
+ Familiarity with JIRA and CMS software
+ Experience writing acceptance criteria
+ Has worked directly with developers and QA engineers
We are driven by our values. We are relentless contributors, disruptors, collaborators, and talent cultivators. Our culture is defined by grit, total integrity, and a prioritization on innovation.
We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.
Let’s keep in touch. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @politicocareers and #meetPOLITICO for a deep dive into what makes us POLITICOs and our adventures. We’d love to hear from you!
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