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.