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Publication or Company Earth Networks
Job Title Product Manager
Industry Marketing, Product Management
Salary
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Flexible Hours, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Earth Networks owner and operator of the WeatherBug brand of consumer products is looking for a Product Manager with experience in mobile and web product technologies. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit, an interest in climate and weather solutions, technically savvy with a thread of investigator in their personality and have a good understanding of the advertiser and user experience for online and mobile. The position can be located in either our New York City or Maryland office.

The successful candidate will join the innovative and collaborative WeatherBug Consumer Management team as a Product Manager. As a WeatherBug Product Manager, you must be eager to improve the users and advertiser experience within the online and mobile space, and have a proven track record of excellence. Individual must have a passion for creating engaging products that keep both the user experience and advertiser experience on a path to success, be talented, ambitious, and a self-directed technologist with proven ability to engage in a credible manner with skilled technology developers and architects to guide our products from conception to launch. The Product Manager will primarily work closely with Advertising Sales, Engineering, Product Marketing, QA and the Executive team. This position will also work to develop features and be a direct contributor to the overall success and value of the business.

The Product Manager will be the product owner and work in an adaptive agile software methodology working with scrum teams to define product use cases, personas, requirements and communicate all new features to an ever-expanding community. Qualified individuals will possess a strong understanding of the consumer digital advertising space, be solutions-based and have the technical expertise to troubleshoot ad campaigns. This person will also be extremely forward thinking on ways to evolve and improve the WeatherBug consumer suite of products.


Responsibilities Include:

1. Product Development for online, mobile, tablet
2. Development into new consumer digital opportunities to help provide growth from a user and monetization standpoint
3. Assistance in training ad ops and account management team as the career progression for all team members in the area of technology in the area of consumer ad space
4. Prioritize, coordinate and manage special projects, involving Consumer Product Advertising Operations resources including communication and coordination between internal departments, sales representatives, client, and or agencies
5. Prioritize, coordinate and manage special projects, involving Advertising Operations resources including communication and coordination between internal departments, sales representatives, client, and or agencies






Minimum Qualifications:

1. B.S. degree or equivalent experience
2. Entrepreneurial spirit; start-up experience preferred
3. Has a thread of “investigator” in her/his personality
4. Strong knowledge of OAS, Dart, AdMarvel, HTML 5, mobile and online rich media providers
5. Analytical and detail-oriented thinker
6. Adaptability to work on cross-functional teams with various stakeholders from different departments within the organization
7. Exhibits a commitment to explore all solutions and “find a way to get it done”
8. Previous experience working as a product owner within an adaptive agile software development team with a demonstrated collaborative team orientation is required
9. Has 3 or more years of experience as a product owner performing technical Product Management for SaaS software products and have an interest in climate and weather solutions
10. Has 3 or more years of experience with Product Planning: use case development, technical and usability requirements, product documentation, requirements research, trade-offs
About Our Company As the provider of advanced weather data for nearly 20 years, Earth Networks (formerly AWS) operates the world’s largest weather observation and lightning detection networks and is building what will become the largest greenhouse gas monitoring network. Observations from

Earth Networks inform and alert consumers, enterprises and governments around the world, providing them with advanced environmental intelligence for decision making and safety. The company’s popular WeatherBug website, desktop application and mobile apps provide millions of consumers with real-time, local weather information and dangerous severe weather alerts. Enterprise solutions from Earth Networks enable organizations, including energy and utilities, agriculture, schools, sports and recreation, emergency operations and government entities, to safeguard lives, prepare for weather and climate events and improve business operations.

Earth Networks (www.earthnetworks.com) is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area with offices in Mountain View, Calif.; New York, NY; Milan, Italy and a local presence in 50 countries worldwide.
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