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Vertical Product Specialist, Melville, NY

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Drip, Apr 1, 2010.

  1. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Newsday.com is currently recruiting for a Vertical Product Specialist – newsletters and mobile, to help successfully build out our mobile and newsletter products and services and successfully bring them to market. The Vertical Product Specialist will be responsible for product planning and execution of new mobile and newsletter products for Newsday Interactive throughout the full product lifecycle. This includes defining the product vision, strategy and roadmap and working closely with cross-functional teams to ensure financial and customer satisfaction goals are met.

    In this role you will develop a strategy for growing subscriptions to our newsletters, manage effective campaigns and develop new products that increase engagement on newsday.com.

    In the mobile area, he /she will be responsible for the programming and development of our WAP site and iPhone applications while looking for new opportunities to expand the reach of newsday.com and its associated brands. Development and creation of these vertical products will help support the overall strategy and goals of newsday.com and will specifically focus on personal content including photos, movies and social media.

    Primary Role & Responsibilities
    • Leads programming of mobile applications with content catered for there users
    • Helps develop and implement a strategy for improving product portfolio
    • Has a keen sense of user experience and works with partners to make sure that mobile and newsletter products are optimized
    • Builds, edits and sends out email newsletters.
    • Responsible for monetizing and recommending sales strategy around the new products, likely through advertising, marketing, partnerships, or other programs.
    • Utilizes Omniture on a daily basis to manage success of mobile and newsletter products

    The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years of experience managing digital media product development life cycles from strategic planning through tactical implementation. Will possess solid problem solving skills with the ability to effectively work closely with cross-functional teams.

    If you are interested in applying for this position, email your resume to jonathan.mccarthy@newsday.com and include in the subject line: Vertical Product Specialist – Mobile/Newsletters

    Newsday Media Group is an” Equal Opportunity Employer”.

    * Indicate you saw this position on JournalismNext.com when applying.

    Contact Information
    Jonathan McCarthy
    235 Pinelawn Road
    Melville, NY 11747
    United States
    Ph: 631 843 2672
    Fax: 631 843 4719
    Email: jonathan.mccarthy@newsday.com


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