Lee Enterprises Digital Product Manager - Publishing Distribution in Davenport, Iowa
Digital Product Manager - Publishing Distribution
Online & DigitalDavenport, Iowa
Position at Lee Enterprises
Are you ready to lead change? Lee Enterprises is a media publisher in 48 markets in 21 states. The digital division is expanding to provide emerging platforms for our communities’ digital transformation.
The new digital product manager position delivers distribution solution concepts for publishers, to increase reader loyalty, engagement and revenue. A successful candidate is data-driven, obsessively organized and over-communicative. They will lead cross-functional teams across the organization to identify and enhance reader touch points - including O&O websites, apps, email, social, distributive news platforms. Join a team that is seeking change through an organization. Establishing trust and influence are critical first steps. Relentless execution and quantifiable results ensure long-term success in the position.
Maintain ownership throughout a product’s lifecycle
Execute a lean project management
Research consumers, competitors and market opportunities
Focus on publishing, readers and developing a subscriber pipeline
Integrate analytics and business models
Enhance customer loyalty and brand value
Define, prioritize and socialize opportunities
Develop strategy and planning using technology platforms
Manage scope - including features, resources, deliverables, activities and budgets
Breakdown concepts into manageable parts for deployment and communication
Coordinate teams of internal stakeholders, vendors and developers
Guide stakeholders through the user journey
Bring MVPs to test markets while iterating products & experiences
Juggle multiple projects concurrently
Identify, communicate and resolve risk proactively
Rapidly turn failure into innovation
Skills and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree; five-plus years of relevant product management experience OR master of science degree in a business or media discipline
Experience in media, digital solutions and/or business development
Proven influential leader with soft skills
Experience with assembling first-generation products
Ability to learn emerging technologies
Obsessive attention to detail
Demonstrates design thinking
Ability to communicate in different settings - including remote offices, Slack, webinars, small groups and podium presentations.
Effectively and efficiently convey ideas through words and illustrations.
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Lee Enterprises is the leading provider of local news and information, and a major platform for advertising, in its markets, with 47 daily newspapers and a joint interest in four others, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 specialty publications in 23 states. Lee's newspapers have circulation of 1.2 million daily and 1.4 million Sunday, reaching nearly four million readers in print alone. EOE