Associate Product Manager

Los Angeles, California, United States Full-time

Product Management Overview

Ranker.com, a Quantcast Top 50 site is the leading platform for crowdsourced rankings across pop culture, sports and just about everything else anyone cares about.  We have more than 80 million unique visitors per month. We are venture-backed, growing rapidly and building out the team that’ll make us one of the most popular businesses in the digital world. We are seeking a rock star product manager who can take ownership of far more than just the UI. We have already built a sophisticated product that has gained significant market traction; we are looking for someone who can immediately add a layer of value to take us to the next level.

As an Associate Product Manager, you will:

  • Act as the voice of the customer in the definition of innovative digital solutions
  • Gain an understanding of user flows and pain points and make recommendations
  • Be a subject matter expert and provide insights into product, technology and market trends
  • Develop feature lists, user stories, and roadmaps
  • Gather and manage product feedback through surveys, concept testing, analytics tools, and A/B testing
  • Be a champion of the MVP concept, distilling the product down to what is desirable, viable and feasible
  • Monitor and report on product KPIs
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to scope, design, concept test and deliver innovative solutions
  • Assist with the development of business cases and operating plans
  • Develop materials to communicate progress to partners and clients
  • Assist in the development of new business proposals
  • Project management throughout the product lifecycle
  • Have QA oversight at testing and final release stages
  • Develop product specs and wireframes
  • Use analytics software to make data driven decisions

As a, Associate Product Manager, you will need:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution
  • An MBA or other advanced degree (preferred)
  • 1-2 of years experience as a Product Manager
  • Strong understanding of mobile and web technologies and industries (preferably in the web publisher space)
  • A demonstrated and focused desire to build products and services that customers will love
  • Working knowledge of agile development methodologies
  • Experience launching multiple digital products
  • An ability to think strategically and creatively
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, intellectually-demanding and data-driven environment
  • The capacity for self-motivation, independent initiative and creative problem-solving
  • A diligent attention to detail and strong technical intuition
  • The ability to manage time and schedules to meet aggressive deadlines and influence through persuasive written and verbal communication
  • The ability to set and manage expectations at the executive level
  • Excellent leadership skills with experience collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • Experience with Jira, or other issue-tracking software
  • Experience with Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, or other analytics software
  • A general knowledge or interest of pop culture

Apply for this opening at http://ranker.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk019pr?apply=true