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Dow Jones Product Director, News Platforms in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The job:

Dow Jones is looking for a Product Director to work across product, design, engineering and our newsrooms to help revolutionize the way our editorial teams tell their stories.

We are building a modern, modular, mobile-optimized CMS where reporters and editors write, edit and publish stories. This candidate will oversee the roadmap across all DJ brands with their respective content management and publishing needs. She/he will identify a cross-brand execution strategy while helping their team prioritize their respective brands’ needs, work with partners and stakeholders to gather input and communicate changes, and generally ensure a smooth migration from the old system to the new one.

This candidate will join an established team that has a strong track record with our authoring, planning, data and analytics. The team sits with the Dow Jones Experience unit, which serves as an incubator for change and experimentation in our various newsrooms while supporting their current storytelling efforts. It consists of a handful of teams that specialize in everything from data science and content management to image handling and data visualization.

The right person:

You are passionate about both the user experience for journalists and storytelling. You’ve thought about the ways the news industry is changing and have worked in product teams focused on delivering content experiences. You look for the opportunity to solve problems in a scalable, reusable fashion. You want to lead the conversation around how journalists can introduce different formats and how audiences are getting their news in new ways.

Extensive product experience across web and mobile platforms is essential. You must firmly believe in the public mission of journalism and its importance in our society.

We’re looking for you to:

  • Build and grow a team of product managers who can partner closely with our various newsrooms and understand their needs, and advocate for delivering features of value based on a user-centric ethos

  • Work collaboratively in a cross-functional and cross-brand team

  • Design, develop, test and deploy web and mobile applications for Dow Jones

  • Collaborate closely with editors, reporters, designers, data scientists, product managers and engineers to build innovative solutions to current and future newsroom challenges

  • Help set technical direction and long-term strategy for future web and mobile initiatives

  • Play an active role in product development

  • Keep an eye on technical innovations and changing trends in the web and mobile landscapes

We’d like you to have:

  • 5+ years product experience

  • 2+ years of people management experience

  • Experience in a newsroom is preferred.

  • A passion for storytelling, empathy for storytellers and creativity to introduce new ideas and technologies.

  • Experience working closely with engineering teams, familiar with the Agile principles as well as frameworks such as Scrum or Kanban, as well as an understanding of both web and mobile platforms.

  • Excellent communication, organization and collaboration skills.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Job Category: IT Development 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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Req ID: 29029

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