Associate Product Manager

Location
New York
Posted
May 15, 2013
Closes
Jun 14, 2013
Contact
Ms. Amanda Sedlak
Duration
Full Time
Forbes is seeking a creative and organized individual to manage Product Operations. If you like the challenges and opportunities of a startup and the benefits of a seasoned company, read on.

Responsibilities include:
- Maintain editorial production calendar
- Own publishing platform trouble-shooting process
- Develop project and communication workflow
- Manage bug list and schedule for fixes
- Participate in Project Management of Forbes Lists through production and launch (ex: Forbes 400, Global 2000, Powerful People, etc.)
- Develop and write product requirements
- Manage product requests from other areas within the company
- Compile progress and release reports
- Communicate product impact and timelines with Sales, Advertising Operations, Video, Development, Design and Quality Assurance teams as needed
- Review and recommend potential partnerships
- Product analysis and competitive research

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent
- 6 months - 1 year digital experience or relevant experience in a related role
- Genuine enthusiasm and strong sensibility for social publishing
- Proficient with multiple publishing platforms; Wordpress is a plus
- Understanding of journalistic standards and values
- Creative, flexible thinker
- Knowledge of best practices for digital and mobile
- Desire to be part of a highly motivated and growing team
- Disciplined with strong work ethic
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven newsroom
- Very strong communication and organizational skills
- Fluent in social media
- Interest in technology and technology trends

All applicants must have an adventurous spirit, a sense of humor and and should be prepared to talk about their favorite meme.