Product Manager, Apps & Games - MediaOS

Join the Hearst Digital Platforms team as Product Manager working on the MediaOS Platform. We are looking for a driven, ambitious problem solver to join our team to drive innovative product development for our digital publishing tools, web and app experiences. This role reports to a senior product lead and supports the end-to-end product process from inception to execution.

Note: MediaOS is a company-wide platform initiative with the goal of creating powerful, data-driven tools designed to help editors achieve their goals and publish to millions of readers across brands including Esquire, Cosmopolitan, ELLE and many more. It’s the stability of a big company with the nimble and forward-looking feel of a startup.

Responsibilities:

  • Own product planning, documentation and on-going migration of multiple properties to a global CMS platform built from ground up.
  • Create product roadmaps, feature backlogs and product documentation such as user stories, use cases, user flows, logic flows, and functional specifications.
  • Support the end-to-end development process from planning, to working sessions, to feature review and everything in-between.
  • Work with product lead to evolve high-level strategic vision into actionable tactics that drive the MediaOS platform forward.
  • Liaise with internal customers (editors, management, product, sales) to bring meaningful product solutions to drive lift and behavior change
  • Work with core agile team including but not limited to technical architects, developers, designers and QA throughout the product lifecycle to ensure your product features meet goals and objectives

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with iOS and Android mobile applications
  • Product management experience at a media or technology company.
  • Proven success in a rigorous agile environment, shipping product.
  • Experience supporting / driving scrum ceremonies including grooming & planning.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong quantitative skills and an understanding of how to design & analyze tests
  • Track record executing in a fast-paced, evolving environment
  • Highly collaborative with the ability to multi-task and handle multiple deliverables and projects at once, sticking to deadlines
  • Facility with data collection, tagging and analysis as well as 3rd party editorial analytics providers (Omniture, Google Analytics, etc…)
  • Well-versed in Keynote (or other visual communication mediums)
  • Track record executing in a fast-paced, evolving environment
  • Familiarity with Omniture/Google Analytics, 3rd party editorial analytics providers.
  • Highly collaborative with the ability to inspire others and push through barriers
  • Passionate about digital media, social media, advertising and digital media trends

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