Product Manager job

PoliticoArlington, VA
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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

  • Familiarity with politics & policy and/or media space a plus

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with experience working with cross-functional teams

  • Staying up-to-date with the industry and helping to drive innovation

  • 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!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Posted Information This position is open.This job was posted on Fri Nov 15 2019 and expires on Sun Dec 15 2019.
Estimated annual salary
$87,316
average
Minimum
$52,504
Maximum
$124,418

TASKS

  • Identify, develop, or evaluate marketing strategy, based on knowledge of establishment objectives, market characteristics, and cost and markup factors.
  • Formulate, direct, or coordinate marketing activities or policies to promote products or services, working with advertising or promotion managers.
  • Evaluate the financial aspects of product development, such as budgets, expenditures, research and development appropriations, or return-on-investment and profit-loss projections.
  • Develop pricing strategies, balancing firm objectives and customer satisfaction.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Sales and MarketingKnowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
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Health Insurance

Politico

Type

Company - Private

Size

201 to 500 employees

Location

Arlington, VA

Industry

Media

Founded

2007

CEO

Patrick Steel

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