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The New York Times

Product Manager I, Data Ad Products (REQ-012343_New_York)

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media



Full Time


New York, New York, United States

The [Register to View] target="_blank">mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a newsroom that’s 1,700 strong and sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for.

Note for US based roles: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.

Job Description

About the Role

You will use Agile best practices and work with engineers, data scientists, analysts, a broad set of stakeholders and project management to deliver the most valuable products/features. The products and features you help conceptualize and build are reliable platforms and tools that consolidate data from multiple systems to ensure our ability to generate revenue through targeted advertiser campaigns.

You will report to the Director of Data Ad Products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Product Execution:

    • Develop and prioritize the product strategy and roadmap for your portfolio based on stakeholder needs, established performance metrics, and input from partners and company leadership

    • Lead the product development lifecycle from discovery to delivery

    • Establish performance metrics and create ways to track success

  • Stakeholder Management:

    • Lead meetings with clear goals, agendas, and action items

    • Ensure agreement by regularly communicating your team's priorities and roadmap, and soliciting feedback

    • Demonstrate expertise communicating at all levels of the organization

  • Product Strategy:

    • Write value-based OKRs

    • Create short and long-term product visions by identifying unmet needs

    • Conduct user sessions to better understand who is using the tools

  • Team Health:

    • Facilitate an inclusive team

    • Provide unsolicited, constructive, and actionable feedback to colleagues


  • 3+ years experience in data analytics/product management roles

  • Familiarity with how the digital advertising industry is evolving:

  • 1st party vs 3rd party data

  • Contextual vs behavioral advertising

  • Privacy laws such as GDPR and CCPA

  • Familiarity with how marketers are buying media and the operational workflows to support that

  • Complete a diverse set of priorities through smart time allocation

  • Use data to guide prioritization, but can also advance an initiative despite a lack of data and tools

  • Advocate for their ideas while welcoming feedback and alternate approaches


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.