Web Product Manager
Posted on: January 8, 2021
EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by law.If you enjoy managing the web
development lifecycle from conception to execution, brainstorming
innovative solutions to problems, and optimizing processes around
the user experience, join our team.As our next Web Product Manager,
you'll lead the creation of new products and features for
Mercatus.org and associated web properties. You'll also collaborate
with designers, developers, marketers, and other team members to
ensure all web properties and products support the organization's
overall strategy and goals. To be successful, you must be able to
communicate with all areas and levels of the organization and
execute at both a strategic and tactical level.This is a great
opportunity for you if you want to deliver results at high levels
of responsibility, ownership, and autonomy. You'll join a flexible
team who likes to think outside of the box to get things done and
report to the Director of Creative + Product.Responsibilities:
- Set the vision, roadmap, and direction for new web products in
tight collaboration with other teams across the organization.
- Manage the Assistant Product Manager and relationships with
external web vendors.
- Translate features and updates into clear requirements for
developers and provide feedback on completed development work.
- Represent the team and its capabilities and needs clearly to
executive leaders and external vendors.
- Evangelize the capabilities and best practices for Mercatus web
properties within the organization.
- Monitor and leverage usage and analytics data to glean insights
and inform product development. Proactively share these insights
with relevant teams and stakeholders.Qualifications:
- 5+ years of web or product management experience, including
direct management of people and resources to deliver projects on
time and within scope.
- Proficiency in both Drupal and Wordpress (a major initial
project you will lead is the migration of Mercatus.org from Drupal
7 to Drupal 8).
- Familiarity with WP Engine, Pantheon, or other website hosting
- Demonstrated ability to build relationships and communicate
effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences and
- Ability to lead and prioritize while collaborating effectively
and perform in a team-oriented environment.Help us GrowPlease
submit your cover letter and resume through our online application
process. Your cover letter must indicate your interest in the
Mercatus Center's mission.Employee BenefitsSalary is competitive
and will be commensurate with experience. In addition, Mercatus
provides excellent benefits to all individual employees, including
full health and dental coverage, flexible spending accounts,
long-term disability and life insurance, a 403(b) retirement
savings program, parking/travel benefits, and twelve free credits
per year at George Mason University.About the Mercatus Center at
George Mason UniversityFor 40 years, the Mercatus Center at George
Mason University has been the world's premier university source for
market-oriented ideas-bridging the gap between academic ideas and
real-world problems. A university-based research center, Mercatus
works to advance knowledge about how markets work to improve our
lives by training graduate students, conducting research, and
applying sound economics to offer solutions to society's most
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