Join Hearst Autos leading a small Product Management team working on the MediaOS platform and automotive shopping and enthusiast products. 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. The main focus will be on the development of interactive and revenue generating features enabling the expansion of our automotive consumer experiences using Car and Driver as an incubator for ideas before scaling the product and launching around the world. This role leads the end-to-end product process from inception to execution. 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 Mens Health, Bicycling, Runners World, ELLE, Cosmopolitan and many more. Hearst Autos has best-in-class brands including Car and Driver, Road & Track and an incredible understanding of the automotive consumer, making this role uniquely poised to create market defining products that lead the discussion about the future of transportation. Hearst Autos encompasses all automotive sales and marketing functions for Hearst Magazines, offering a full-funnel solution for auto manufacturers and dealers to guide shoppers from inspiration to purchase. Were a team of smart and driven folks who like what we do and enjoy coming together on projects that are helping to push Hearst forward. Its a really exciting time here as we establish a fully scalable platform to meet the needs of our users, editors, and distribution channels around the world. Its the stability of a big company with the nimble and forward-looking feel of a startup. This position can be based in San Francisco, New York City or Easton, PA. Responsibilities Own product concepts, planning, documentation and scaling. Create product roadmaps, feature backlogs and product documentation such as user stories, use cases, user flows, logic flows, and functional specifications. Engage in industry research, analysis to concept prototypes for interactive consumer experiences. 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 8+ years product management experience in digital publishing or technology company. 3+ years building and managing a team. 3+ years working in a rigorous agile environment, shipping product. Track record executing in a fast-paced, evolving environment. Well versed in Design Thinking principles and understanding of rapid prototyping. Superior written and verbal communication skills. Strong quantitative skills and an understanding of how to design & analyze tests. Ability to multi-task and handle multiple deliverables and projects at once, sticking to deadlines. Highly collaborative with the ability to inspire others and push through barriers. Well-versed in Keynote (or other visual communication mediums). Familiarity with Omniture/Google Analytics, 3rd party editorial analytics providers. Eat, sleep, and breathe digital media trends and user behaviors. Know the competition. Identify the whitespace. We are the only full-service consultative resource for connecting automotive marketers with consumers from inspiration to purchase. Hearst Autos brings together the enthusiast credibility of Car and Driver and Road & Track, the performance-driven scale of Jumpstarts exclusive portfolio of 12 in-market sites, and the far-reaching consumer connectivity of Hearsts 22 industry-leading brands. By taking a consumer-centric approach, we offer manufacturers and dealers custom solutions rooted in extensive shopper data, editorial perspective, and powerful storytelling from our creative shop, the blend line. Annie Thai: Campaign Operations Manager - Annie is the gatekeeper for all things campaign management. On a typical day, she identifies and resolves pain points with her Campaign Management Team, works with her team to strategically optimize and deliver according to client needs, and interfaces with the Account Management and Sales Teams. Her first major project in her new role was the integration of the Canadian Campaign Management Team into Jumpstart Automotive Media's robust infrastructure.
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