Digital Product Manager-Young Readers

Location
New York
Posted
May 07, 2013
Closes
Jun 06, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Product Manager to contribute to the further growth of the Young Reader division’s overall content development initiatives. This person will be responsible for shepherding a variety of digital products to market and will work closely with other internal departments and outside vendors.

Specifically, the Digital Product Manager:
1.Acts as a guide and resource for departments involved with a digital product project:
- Helps frame vision for a product
- Guides decisions in terms of the tech and development plan
- Creates a structured way for the editorial team to provide content for the product development
- Sets production schedules in consultation with Editorial and other departments to send out prompts and reminders to keep the product on schedule
2.Identifies new digital opportunities within the existing catalog
3.Reviews and ensures content consistency, design, and cross-platform functionality
4.Handles all aspects of quality assurance

Please apply to join this creative team if you meet the following requirements:
-4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
-Minimum of 3 years experience with digital products
-Strong communication skills and excellent organizational skills
-Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team
-Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
-Advanced knowledge of eBook and app technology, platforms and distribution systems including ePub, Adobe, iPad, iPhone, iTouch, Google Editions, Android, etc.

Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com indicating the position for which you are applying in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies.

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