Job opening: Senior Manager Mobile Initiatives

We are hiring a number of web and mobile positions right now – but a key to our success is this role. You can find the official listing here:  http://j.mp/1ijxAPg

Contact me directly if you have questions.

Day to Day:

  • Assist in defining and driving the vision and strategy for Android and iOS native apps and responsive websites
  • Take a leadership role in guiding the development roadmap for native apps and web, balancing user needs, business requirements and internal resources
  • Work with the Head of Mobile and the Product Owner to turn business strategies into detailed requirements for the development team
  • Work with the Creative Director and User Experience Manager to guide development of visual and interactive designs that support business requirements and delight users.
  • Work with Digital ad team to integrate revenue requirements into all phases of strategy and development
  • Support all mobile projects via direct collaboration with a wide variety of stakeholders, including corporate executives, publishers, editors, and product, revenue, design and development teams
  • Develop and track KPI for new features and products.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with digital and mobile leads in our local markets.
  • Be a voice for the mobile consumer in all internal discussions
  • Organize and lead the monthly Mobile Editors Call

Must Haves:

  • 5+ years of product management experience
  • Experience leading an Android or iOS development project
  • Knowledge of mobile trends and technologies
  • Familiarity with human centered design principles
  • Experience with responsive web design projects
  • Success in formally or informally leading a team
  • Comfortable managing large projects amidst ambiguity
  • Skill with standard web analytics tools such as Omniture and Google Analytics
  • Skill analyzing large and diverse data sets to develop business models, track digital performance, and support strategy discussions

Nice-to-haves:

  • Experience with editorial products and newsroom operations
  • Familiarity with online advertising technology and business models
  • Passion for using data to drive decision making.
  • Experience with enterprise content management systems
  • Experience with A/B testing methodologies