The Product Manager will join a team responsible for maintaining and optimizing Boston Globe Media’s digital product portfolio, specifically Boston.com. The role will work closely with a tightly-knit, cross-disciplinary group of product managers, designers, developers, as well as key stakeholders to deliver products and experiences that support internal tools, editorial workflow, and drive user engagement.
We are looking for a positive, flexible, self-starter with a passion for the media and news industry. This person must be able to manage ambiguity and many points of view. This person will be charged with optimizing the site experience for readers and editorial staff.
Work with management, editorial, and product stakeholders to identify product opportunities; support the building, prioritizing, and executing of your team’s roadmap and backlog; communicate updates to key stakeholders.
Collaborate with a cross-functional team (front- and back-end developers, as well as VX and UX designers, project managers, QA, etc.) in delivering quality products while balancing user experience, editorial workflows, technical capabilities, and business goals.
Be an internal subject-matter expert on relevant digital products and our online business models.
Manage individual projects and drive them to successful completion.
Work with data analysts to set and monitor product KPIs and provide recommendations based on results; monitor, measure, and report on the performance and impact of product enhancements.
Document product requirements with clear feature specifications, and draft end-user documentation.
Troubleshoot site issues raised by users and stakeholders to help ensure their resolution. Document and prioritize bugs.
Negotiate and manage relationships with current and potential vendors.
Follow team’s agile tools and practices.
Stay apprised of industry trends and best practices.
Boston Globe Media is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic. Boston Globe Media is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.