Associate Product Manager - Random House Digital

Employer
Location
NEW YORK
Posted
Apr 30, 2014
Closes
May 30, 2014
Category
Publishing
Role
Other
Duration
Full Time
About our company
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Your tasks
This role is designed for those who are interested in exploring mobile product development and leadership opportunities. The position combines on-the-job experience with additional training, mentorship and support from the Random House Digital corporate team.

As an Associate Product Manager, you'll work with Random House's publishing divisions and engineering resources to conceptualize, plan and launch innovative products. You will work to grow existing products based on behavioral analytics, consumer feedback and market needs in conjunction with the rest of the product development team. You will conduct research on markets and competitors, track sales data and analyze user behavior to develop strategies for RHD_s digital portfolio. Technical, analytical and strategic planning skills are vital to performing successfully in this position.

Responsibilities:
_Understand and analyze user behavior and needs
_Help to define a product vision and strategy
_Manage rollouts of new mobile operating systems
_Manage and maintain corporate mobile portal accounts including iTunes, Nook and Google Play
_Work with Random House publishing divisions, engineers and vendors to develop, launch and maintain mobile products
_Track and analyze sales data
_Monitor mobile market trends
_Maintain Random House Digital's website, Facebook page and Twitter feed
_Oversee Random House Digital's internship program
_Coordinate with PR/marketing departments to promote new and existing apps
_Maintain the corporate mobile app roadmap
_Assist with customer support

Our requirements
Requirements:
_BA/BS preferred. MS a plus
_Deep interest in creating and analyzing products
_Strong project management skills
_Excellent written and oral communication skills
_Strong organizational and analytical skills
_Strong technical abilities
_Demonstrated capacity for developing and understanding strategy
_Passion for mobile design with some experience in UI/UX for touchable screens
_Ability to do some rapid prototyping and Photoshop skills are a plus

Thank you for your interest in Random House. Random House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.



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