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Group Nine Media // digital-first media
Product, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Were looking for passionate self-starter to join the Group Nine Tech & Product team as Associate Product Manager for our Consumer Experience pod! This role offers a great opportunity to learn product management from the ground up. As an APM you will be a part of a dynamic & fast-paced environment & work with cross-functional teams to design, build & roll-out Wed products that deliver on the strategy & vision of our brands (Thrilist, The Dodo, NowThis, & Seeker). As Associate Product Manager, you will develop a deep working knowledge of our consumer facing products like & internal tooling. You will build products that help our Editorial & Production teams tell extraordinary stories & optimize them for monetization & distribution. As Associate PM you will work closely with Engineering & Design to drive product development efforts & participate in documenting basic requirements, user stories & acceptance criteria & own quality assurance & user acceptance testing.


  • Assist product manager in driving product development through the entire development cycle, from conceptualization, design & development, through to launch & ongoing support
  • Create tickets & write thorough product requirements, user stories & acceptance criteria
  • Plan & manage quality assurance & user acceptance testing (UAT), ensuring that every product is built to spec & maintains the intended user experience
  • Triage incoming stakeholder requests/bugs & work with PM to prioritize, & communicate status back to the reporter
  • Develop & maintain strong cross-platform knowledge of both internal tools & user-facing products
  • Build & maintain technical comprehension as it applies to the product we build
  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement to the QA process
  • Monitor new product launches & keep a pulse on existing product performance

About you

  • You have some product or project management experience
  • You thrive in fast-paced, ever-changing environments & have the ability to juggle multiple priorities & projects
  • You have exceptional verbal/written communication skills.
  • You have amazing attention to detail & organizational skills
  • You are a highly motivated self-starter with a strong appetite for continuous learning
  • You are a collaborative team player & have strong empathy for pod members, stakeholders, & users
  • Youre a creative problem solver & love brainstorming & coming up with innovative solutions
  • You have a basic understanding of the digital media landscape
  • You have a passion for creating great digital products

Bonus Points

  • Understanding & experience with digital advertising practices
  • Experience with or knowledge of SCRUM/agile methodologies
  • Experience using Google Analytics to pull & share data
  • Experience working with content management systems
  • Experience working in media or journalism
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