At Dataminr, we are seeking a News Product Manager to oversee the development and implementation of products that provide news industry clients with the Dataminr product. The primary areas of responsibility of the News Product Manager include:
Working closely with Product Development and Technical Project Management teams to develop timelines and roadmaps for news industry products.
Manage product timeline and communicate the schedule of deliverables to clients.
Meet with clients to demonstrate product capabilities, support user education and drive adoption and customer satisfaction.
Actively gather and organize client feedback, educate internal teams on client needs and collaborate with internal teams to define product scope and roll-out schedule.
Overseeing junior members of Product Team/Interns on testing and Q/A to maximize the value of data deliveries.
Monitor and report the progress of work performed during all phases of development and deployment.
Desired Skills & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Media Studies or a related field
3 to 5 years’ experience in software product development and/or management, preferably in a technology or news organization
Computer literacy in Word, PowerPoint and Excel; technical experience (including working with an API) a plus
Passion for technology, social media and following world news and current events
Adeptness in investigative research
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Self-motivation and an ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team
Must be willing to travel frequently domestically and potentially internationally
Based in New York City, Dataminr (www.dataminr.com) was founded in 2009 with a mission to unlock hidden value in social media for clients in the finance and government sectors. Currently servicing both buy-side and sell-side financial firms as well as municipal and federal clients in the government sector, Dataminr has developed a broad suite of modular desktop and API products that address the unique needs of its client set. Services include custom signal creation, integration of internal proprietary data sets and accommodation of all compliance and deployment needs. We offer competitive salaries, commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefits package to our employees.
Dataminr - 15 months ago