The New York Times is looking for an Associate Product Manager with experience in advertising technology and product development to join the team tasked with building and maintaining our ad experiences.
About the Team
The Ad Experience team contributes to the long-term profitability of The Times and its sustainable digital advertising business by developing a premium ad experience for our readers, and performant ad products for our advertisers. As we face evolving digital advertising industry standards around privacy, data, and performance, the team is committed to innovating our ad tech stack while supporting the reporting needs of our newsroom.
About the Role
You will help develop and execute roadmaps for the user-facing presentation of ads in our digital editorial products. In collaboration with different teams, you will research and represent the priorities of users, the newsroom, our advertisers, and our operational teams. You will write requirements for integrations with ad serving platforms, development of our internal ad libraries, and optimizations that create a supply of high-value inventory, improve performance for advertisers, and ensure an excellent experience for users. Your focus will be to scale our direct advertising products and influence the strategy and development of an evolving programmatic stack.
As you work with different partners and collaborators–including members of our
engineering, product, product marketing, design, data analytics, and data governance teams–you will
have to balance strategy with the nuts and bolts of getting features out the door.
- Roadmap Management: Develop and prioritize the product strategy and roadmap for your portfolio based on user needs, established goals, and input from partners
- Product Execution: Lead the product development lifecycle from discovery to delivery
- Stakeholder Management: Meet with invested partners, communicate your team’s priorities and roadmap, and solicit feedback
- Domain Management: Stay ahead of the advertising technology landscape specifically on adtech products within the domain you own
- You have experience with digital advertising products and web technologies, preferably gained while working in publishing
- You have experience responding quickly to evolving threats and opportunities
- You know how to take a web development project from conception to launch
- You are comfortable coordinating between technical and non-technical people
- You have technical literacy with an excellent grasp of the engineering challenges and technologies that support a media business
- You are passionate about the Times’ mission and a commitment to be a part of our innovation and growth
- BA/BS or related experience
- 2 or more years working in product management, preferably in web environments
- Experience with agile software development
- An understanding of the evolving media landscape, specifically around advertising
The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.
The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local “Fair Chance” laws.