Associate Director, Product Management

Product Management New York, New York


About Your Role:

As the Associate Director, Product Management, you’ll work with a cross-disciplinary scrum team to help millions of users find answers, solve problems, and get inspired on one of our award-winning brands. You’ll partner with a General Manager, a content team, and other relevant stakeholders to develop and execute a robust product strategy that leverages our unique capabilities: evergreen content, SEO expertise, data science, beautiful design, and intelligent monetization.

About Your Contributions:

  • Congratulate the scrum team on the release of an awesome new feature
  • Watch a person using the site and observe what’s working and what’s not
  • Review your product roadmap and strategy with your brand’s GM and CEO
  • Host a call for discovery and negotiation with a vendor
  • Walk an engineer and a designer through some product requirements
  • Teach the content team how to use a new feature
  • Coordinate with fellow Product Managers on the sequence of a cross-team project

About You:

  • 5+ years of hands-on product management—strategy, analysis, and day-to-day product ownership and ideation.
  • You have deep knowledge of what makes a great publishing brand because you’ve done this before, e.g. experience at a premium, digital publisher.
  • You have a passion for figuring out user problems and pain points.
  • You recognize that many of life’s problems don’t lend themselves to a one-time cure-all, but are a lifelong journey.
  • You excel at dreaming up ways to turn a moment of worry into calm and have an ability to explain it all to brainy designers, engineers, and writers—plus the people who care about numbers, aka “the business.”
  • You’re capable of developing with a big-picture product strategy for meeting user needs, selling it, and then working out the details to get the plan over the finish line.
  • You’re able to juggle the needs of multiple audience segments and develop strategic product plans for each of them.
  • You’re excellent at communicating and collaborating with a wide range of teams and stakeholders to build great products.
  • You possess an innate desire to collect, synthesize, and analyze data to inform your strategy.
  • You’re fluent in Agile principles and methodology.

About Us:

Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the fastest-growing publishers online, and its brands are the fastest-growing in their respective categories. Dotdash brands include Verywell, The Spruce, The Balance, Lifewire,ThoughtCo and TripSavvy.

Dotdash embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.