Product Manager

  • Remote
  • Full Time
  • Product
  • Experienced

The Seattle Times, a family-owned, Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization, is looking for a results-oriented Product Manager. In this role, you will create digital products and features that drive audience and advertising revenue and profit.

As a member of the Product team, you will be tasked with continuously improving, mobile apps, email offerings and identify new digital platforms for our audience. Ideally, you are comfortable working in a hub with spokes to many stakeholders while keeping the business top of mind. Successful candidates will be able to turn customer needs into reality, create fast, cheap experiments and analyze quantitative and qualitative data to deeply understand our customers. A best fit for this role will be flexible, thoughtful and results oriented.


  • Serve as a key thought leader at The Seattle Times in shaping the advertising and audience revenue product roadmap and strategy, prioritizing and reprioritizing as needed to optimize our developer and design resources.
  • Lead product development from the design stages through development and release in an agile software development environment.
  • Work collaboratively with a team of product managers, software engineers, business intelligence analysts, UX designers and department stakeholders in News, Circulation, Advertising and Marketing.
  • Translate feature ideas, user needs into actionable product requirements for software developers.
  • Do ad-hoc data analysis and make product decisions based off the data.
  • Run fast, cheap experiments to increase conversions and inform product decisions. This work could include A/B testing, user testing analysis.
  • Stay on top of trends in and outside the industry.
  • Collaborate with vendors, industry leaders and other external partners to identify and execute on opportunities.


  • Experience: Three to five years of consumer-facing product experience in digital media, e-commerce, subscription or other related industry with a clear track record of implementing and generating product strategies in a top 10 media market.  One to three years of mobile application experience and familiarity with email newsletters preferred.
  • Education: Undergraduate degree in business, economics, engineering, mathematics, or related discipline.
  • Able to partner with developers and designers to translate product needs into scalable technical solutions.
  • Proven experience in a product management function including deep familiarity with the agile product development process and supporting tools such as JIRA.
  • Understanding of web technologies (HTML/CSS/JavaScript) and analytics tools (Google Analytics).
  • Proficient in complex data manipulation, organization, and analysis.
  • Preferred experience working with publishing systems (WordPress CMS), mobile apps (iOS/Android), A/B testing (Google Optimize), email (Salesforce Marketing Cloud) and e-commerce platforms (Salesforce).
  • Advanced user skills in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong communication skills, including routine presentations/interactions with C-level executives.

Please note: while currently remote, this position will require some work in our Seattle office once normal operations resume. Applicants should be current (or future) residents of Washington State.


Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times continues its tradition as a family-owned, independent newspaper that cuts through the clutter and provides readers with timely, relevant news. As the largest newsroom in the Pacific Northwest, we serve the region with thoughtful journalism that makes a real difference in our community. And as a media solutions company, we combine cutting-edge digital capabilities and service with the values and integrity of respected traditional media… with an established audience of 1.9 million. At The Seattle Times, you’ll find work that matters.


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