Product Manager

  • Company:
    Star Media Group
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

Torstar Corporation is a farseeing media company with a long, proud history in newspapers and a passion for capitalizing on the fluid world of digital and mobile media. You will join the Digital team in Toronto as it charts and navigates an intended course through present and emerging possibilities. Torstar will be energized by a deep customer-centric obsession, continued journalistic excellence, advanced data-driven competency and a culture that is selfless, focused, agile and collaborative. The Product Manager will work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment…Who you are:Collaborate in development of the product strategy and go-to-market planDeeply understand the needs of the customer and business and build (& manage) a product roadmap that addresses those needs while balancing trade-offsDesign, implement, and facilitate a system to manage stakeholder engagement Clearly define and prioritize product challenges and opportunities, and develop (& manage) a coherent product backlog, including retiring features that no longer make senseWrite the user stories, define the minimum viable product (and the acceptance criteria), identify project risks and dependencies, and actively participate in all stages of the development Responsible for acceptance of stories and sign off prior to shippingSeeks out and recommends partnerships that will accelerate business efforts and enable speed to marketCollaborates with delivery, business, UX and development to ensure product features align to customer expectations while meeting business needsWhat you will bring to the team:Driven by curiosityNever loses sight of the customer, key priorities and business objectivesConfident managing competing priorities, a diverse set of stakeholders and some level of ambiguity without a direct line of authorityNatural leader DecisiveEmpatheticEffective verbal and written communicatorAble to translate technical implementation approaches to accessible solutions understood by stakeholdersQualifications:3-5 years of experience in product or program managementBachelor’s degree (business preferred but not required)Experience as a team leadUnderstanding of digital mediaExperience working within a software development environmentThe company is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation during this process, please inform the company of your requirements.