As Product Manager, you will own features across the Mic platform, including article pages, our proprietary CMS, direct-to-consumer suite, and ad products. You’ll be a key decision-maker for many major features on the Mic product roadmap. Ideal candidates will have a deep understanding of the digital news landscape and strong ideas on how to improve the creation and consumption of journalism.
This position is based in our New York City office and will report to our Senior Director of Product.
Own major features of the Mic platform from brief to post-deployment validation
Contribute new products and solutions to Mic’s product roadmap
Ensure a high standard for beautiful and thoughtful feature deployments through fastidious QA
Be in constant communication with designers and engineers on your pod, as well as stakeholders from other departments
Continually motivate your pod toward a shared goal
Ensure product documents, designs, and assets are always up to date and stored appropriately
Track internal and external feedback, sharing insights with key stakeholders and your pod
Represent Mic externally as an ambassador for our technological innovation, with the opportunity to speak at conferences and events
Research competition to ensure we are best positioned to create high impact features
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Meticulous attention to detail and expert organizational skills
Extensive knowledge of product development best practices (user research, PRD, A/B testing, data collection)
Project management: Able to define project scope, develop detailed baseline project plans and technical specifications, facilitate the collection of technical, operational or business requirements, set milestones, as well as track and manage projects to successful completion
Experience with project/task management software such as Jira, Asana, PivotalTracker, or Trello
Passion for digital news and media, a student of the market
Mic reaches a monthly audience of 65 million with original reporting on the most important issues and diverse perspectives that challenge conventional thinking and give voice to the underrepresented. We consider Mic the leading digital news company for society’s Change Makers, who most influence and impact the world.