NPR Digital Media: Mobile Product Manager, Washington, DC

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NPR Digital Media

Mobile Product Manager, NPR Digital Media
NPR Digital Media is a group of dedicated professionals with a wealth of skills and experiece that we use to bring the audio, photos, writing, information, and creative interactive media to the NPR Web site:
We are currently seeking a Mobile Product Manager to develop and manage products, partnerships and strategic relationships that place NPR and NPR member stations’ content on mobile platforms, podcasting devices and other on-demand platforms, and to develop opportunities to generate revenue from these mobile platforms.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree in technical or business field preferred) with a minimum of three years experience in the wireless carrier, handset or mobile product industry. Candidates must also have a minimum of three years of product management experience, preferably in mobile, media or the Internet industry; demonstrated experience with cell phone software platforms such as Symbian, UIQ, Java or BREW and/or technical tools, applications and procedures associated with those platforms; user interface development and management expertise (preferred); and demonstrated leadership skills in product planning, market analysis, product vision, market knowledge, competitive analysis, industry standards and product development.
Candidates must have the following soft skills: excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as significant analytic ability; ability to handle tight deadlines and work successfully with a variety of people; creative, assertive, self-motivated and self-confident with a demonstrated ability to take responsibility, exercise excellent judgment under pressure, show initiative, and work with minimal supervision in a dynamic, demanding, fast-paced office environment; strong problem-solving orientation and skills are necessary; solid knowledge of financial analysis and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) preferred.
Successful candidates will have relevant experience in the mobile industry with a proven track record of and ability to deliver mobile products to market; skill in crafting action plans necessary to achieve revenue-minded objectives; relationship management skills including an ability to understand each partner’s goals; and the ability to work creatively to structure products and partnerships including cooperating with NPR legal, technical, content and communications teams. Manager must have a high degree of comfort interacting with and influencing partners at all levels of a company; solid understanding of existing and emerging mobile media business models; willingness to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, and understanding of the culture and values of news organizations and/or public broadcasting.
NPR is a growing multi-media broadcast operation. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including three weeks of annual leave.
Contact: To apply, send cover letter and resume, identifying position by number (#MWJ1523) and job title, to:
Human Resources Department
635 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001-3753
Fax 202-513-3047
National Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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