Mediabistro
   

Associate Product Manager

Cox Enterprises, Atlanta, GA 30328

Work at Cox Enterprises

Duration: Full-Time


Primary Location: 7000 Central Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA, USA

Division: Cox Enterprises

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Requisition Number: 226338

At Cox, we’re forward-thinking innovators who put people first. Our award-winning workplace culture is centered on inclusion and kindness, and we’re looking for people to join our mission to be a force for good in the world. Come build a better future with us across automotive, communications, the environment and more.

We want to do everything we can to keep our employees safe and healthy. Therefore, where permitted by applicable law, you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S.-based job. Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will of course be considered.

Keep reading to learn more about this opportunity to join the Cox family of businesses.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a leading media voice in the south with a rich journalism history, is seeking an Associate Product Manager to join our growing digital consumer product team.

Members of our product team are expected to earn the respect of their colleagues and wield broad influence over the future of our digital consumer products and experience. They do this by becoming strong evangelists for our digital strategy; identifying opportunities to bring value to consumers and clients through discovery activities; crafting a vision and roadmap that aligns to strategic initiatives; and collaborating with cross-functional teams from across the organization.

As an Associate Product Manager, you will articulate a vision for how to grow our digital storytelling capabilities with the support of the product design and development teams. With the help of the Digital Storytelling Editor and the product leaders, you will develop a roadmap of new digital storytelling capabilities - including tools for our presentation specialists to create dynamic visuals, interactives, and new storyforms to elevate the work of our award-winning journalists. You will continuously look for the next opportunity to demonstrate value for our subscribers and earn loyalty from new audiences. You will help oversee execution of the roadmap in an agile development environment and work with news stakeholders, product owners, designers, and developers to iterate as additional research, testing, and discovery activities are performed.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution serves a growing, vibrant and diverse metro area in one of the countrys most politically important states. If you believe in the power of professional journalism to shape a better society and more informed citizenry and want to join a team that is ensuring this mission lasts well into the future, please consider applying.

Please note this person must live in Georgia.

In this position you will:

  • Support rapid delivery of product priorities to support news presentation and the growth of our digital storytelling capabilities
  • Partner to assess product performance against KPIs and make corrections to improve performance
  • Partner closely with UX, market research, sales, and business stakeholders to gain an in-depth understanding of consumers, clients, and the competitive landscape.
  • Understand our content strategy and roadmap, anticipate needs, and translate those into specific product needs and deliverables
  • Facilitate open communication and discussion between stakeholders, acting as a single point of contact to facilitate collaboration and ensure alignment
  • Act as subject-matter expert for your products and presentation options
  • Prioritize product backlog based on strategic content and presentation objectives
  • Work with Digital Storytelling Editor to make end-of-life recommendations for non-performant products

Qualifications:

What we expect you to have to be ready:

  • A four-year degree in digital journalism, digital product management, design, software development, or a related field (may substitute equivalent experience for degree)
  • 2-years of experience in product management, preferably in a digital environment or newsroom
  • Familiarity with digital products and platforms and product development processes
  • Strong verbal, written skills and presentation skills
  • Familiarity with online video processes and player design
  • Experience with Content Management Systems
  • Understanding of responsive design, mobile web sites, SEO, and social media

Preferred Experience in one or more of the following:

  • Masters or other advanced degree (even without experience other than internships) also would be considered
  • Experience working for media organizations

Who We Are

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

About Cox Enterprises

Cox Enterprises