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Dow Jones Product Manager, Monetization - Investor's Business Daily in Los Angeles, California

Job Description:

We are seeking an exceptional Product Manager to lead the ecommerce, ad, and paywall experience of Investors.com, a website featuring award-winning news and analysis, comprehensive tools, and educational resources that help investors make smarter trading decisions.

Position Title:

Product Manager, Monetization

Position Location:

Los Angeles, CA

About the Role/Position:

Our Monetization Product Manager will innovate revenue-generating features and functions. You will monitor and react to customer needs and feedback, constantly improving the user experience. You will be responsible for directing the prioritization and development of product features, working directly with business stakeholders, ad partners, and our engineering team. You will work closely with stakeholders, focused on quickly proving or disproving business opportunities through rapid prototyping and MVP delivery. You will balance rapid validation activities with a long term vision designed to scale. You will leverage the scale and resources of a successful, well-known business combined with the forward-looking feel of a startup.

Ideal candidates possess big-picture vision yet the drive and attention to detail to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time with customers and evangelizing their needs. You balance strategic thinking with outstanding execution – holding yourself and your team accountable for delivering successful outcomes.

You enjoy solving complex business problems at the core of the digital transformation of a world-leading financial media company. You are creative and capable of formulating bold product initiatives. You have the aptitude for identifying white space in the market, constructing means to validate your ideas and can articulate concepts to your team and stakeholders alike. You are a highly functioning self-starter seeking to make an impact on new markets.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to build momentum and alignment and shepherd product concepts through execution, validation, and adoption.

  • Analyze, determine, and prioritize target customer, end-user, and internal stakeholder needs.

  • Ensure appropriate customer research, usability testing, and rapid prototyping.

  • Identify new monetization opportunities and enhance existing ecommerce, ads, and paywall product functions.

  • Own overall metrics, including user engagement, customer acquisition, retention, and revenue.

  • Steward outstanding design and world-class customer experience across all properties, coordinating closely with senior leadership.

  • Define and communicate a portion of the product roadmap aligned with company objectives, and supported by business cases, market research, customer data, and competitive analysis.

  • Document, validate, and prioritize product specifications within an Agile/SCRUM development environment.

  • Lead build vs. buy evaluations for key integrations, ensuring we are investing prudently in core competencies and technologies.

Knowledge/Experience Preferred:

  • Product obsessive, with 3-5 years in Digital/Mobile/ product management, with expertise in managing consumer-facing ecommerce, ads product; Paywall experience preferred but not required

  • Proven track record managing products in fast-paced, Agile environments. You have shipped successful ecommerce/ads products.

  • Highly collaborative, with the ability to inspire others and push through barriers

  • Passionate about digital media, ecommerce, advertising, and digital products overall.

  • Understands ad tech and keeps current with the latest trends. Works with implementation teams to adapt to technical constraints without compromising end-user solutions

  • Excellent communicator. Articulates the product strategy and roadmap, structures the problem at hand, experienced and comfortable gaining alignment and in presenting to senior executives.

  • Analytic and results orientated. Uses hard data to assess opportunities, metrics-driven, ruthless in prioritization, overcomes obstacles to drive business outcomes.

Preferred Tools/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field is required, MBA preferred

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Business Area: Investor's Business Daily

Job Category: Marketing Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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