Dow Jones

Project Manager / Product Manager

  • Experience 5-10 Years
  • Category Product
  • Location New York, NY

Job Description

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

As Product Manager, you will guide a team that is charged with a product line contribution as a business unit. This extends from increasing the profitability of existing products to developing new products for the Innovation Unit. You will build products from existing ideas, and help to develop new ideas based on your industry experience and your contact with customers and prospects. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand their problems, and find innovative solutions for the broader market.

You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company. You will work with an engineering counterpart to define product release requirements. You will work with marketing communications to define the go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customer. You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for your product offering, occasionally working with the sales channel and key customers.

Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities

  • Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers.

  • Driving a solution set across development teams (primarily Development/Engineering, and Marketing Communications) through market requirements, product contract, and positioning.

  • Developing and implementing a company-wide go-to-market plan, working with all departments to execute.

  • Analyzing potential partner relationships for the product.

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in technical project management

  • Experience in running and delivering large scale projects on time and in budget

  • Outstanding operational acumen

  • Proven leadership skills to drive balanced collaboration of various stakeholders

  • High level of technical understanding

Experience in digital and mobile product development

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