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The New York Times is looking for a Product Manager who understands marketing and how to define and measure performance for a variety of advertiser goals. In this role, you develop advertising products for specific surfaces or news products--like the home screen--or products areas--like newsletters--and the changes to our ad libraries needed to serve and target them to end users.
About The Role
The Ad Experience team creates premium digital ad products that are differentiated in market, perform measurably for advertisers and create a better experience for users across The New York Times Company's collection of news and lifestyle products. As a member of the Advertising Mission tasked with contributing to the long-term profitability of The Times through development of a sustainable digital ad business, you use Agile best practices and work with engineers, product designers, product marketers, data analysts, data scientists, and project management.
- Develop and prioritize the product roadmap for your portfolio of surfaces, products, or platforms based on customer needs, business priorities, and input from partners
- Write value-based Objectives and Key Results for the Ad Experience team
- Help the team achieve OKRs by leading the product development lifecycle from discovery to delivery
- Define key performance metrics and counter-metrics for product area
- Lead meetings with clear goals, agendas, and action items
- Ensure consensus by communicating your team's priorities and roadmap, and soliciting feedback
- Demonstrate expertise communicating and influencing at all levels of the organization
- Facilitate an inclusive team
- Provide unsolicited, constructive, and actionable feedback to colleagues
- BA/BS or related experience
- A minimum of 2 years working in product management
- Experience with agile software development
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong stakeholder and customer empathy and awareness
- An understanding of the evolving media landscape specifically around advertising
The annual base pay range for this role is between $96,000.00 and $125,000.00.
The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.
The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, and will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws.