Associate Product Manager (closed)

New York, NY
$35/hour compensation
Recruiter Comment: Associate Product Manager job available. 12 month contract onsite in NYC! Publishing background preferred
Job Description

Our client, a financial giant, is looking for an Associate Product Manager for their online publication.  This is a long-term (12 months), on-site contract role in mid-town, NYC. 

If you are a fit for this position, please email your resume, availability and hourly rate requirements to

This position will be managing new and existing products from concept through their design, development and launch. The job will involve both small and large projects and you will be working most closely with the product design, development and editorial teams. You should be curious and innovative - combining the creative instinct for developing products that users will love along with the pragmatism and focus to tracking and measure how successful they are.



- 2 years of product management experience, preferably in the news industry

- Experience working with an editorial staff is a plus

- Entrepreneurial with a passion for creating new products

- Adept at writing business plans, product requirements, and other process documents

- High level understanding of how technical things work like XML/JSON feeds, SEO, online advertising and publishing tools - WordPress and or Methode is a plus

- Enjoy working at a fast pace and can take initiative


- Own the entire product management process from writing requirements, prioritizing, refining to a minimum viable product and working with stakeholders to bring it to life

- Understand new technology and design in order to see how they can be applied to building cool new products

- Be an expert in the online media/news industry to ensure we remain ahead of the competition

- Develop business justification and analyze the operational impact of new products on the roadmap

- Great communicator making sure everyone is in the loop on the status, issues and results

- Understand the company strategy and how our digital and print products contribute to it

- Capture and prioritize a backlog of tasks for the design and development teams

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