Sr. Product Manager, CoStar News

CoStar Realty Information, Inc.

Washington, DC 20080

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Sr. Product Manager, CoStar News


Job Description


**Sr. Product Manager, CoStar News – Washington, DC or Richmond, VA**


As a Product Manager for CoStar’s News products, you’ll be responsible to help shape & execute CoStar’s strategy for News media, content delivery and related advertising products. You’ll work closely with CoStar’s growing News team and our News VP to define the overall News product vision and strategy, and then direct the development effort to bring enhanced content delivery into CoStar’s core information products.


You will be responsible for all elements of Product Management on a daily basis. This includes defining and documenting user stories, writing & reviewing acceptance criteria, development resource management and scheduling. You’ll shepherd new products and features from initial concept through wireframe and high-fidelity mockups, working closely with one of CoStar’s excellent UI designers. This position is an exciting opportunity for the right person looking to join a great team serving an exciting, evolving industry as part of a leading global organization. If you are ready to make a real impact on our company and clients then we’d love to talk to you!


**HYBRID Environment:**


+ 4 days onsite / 1 day remote


**RESPONSIBILITIES**


+ Shape & manage the product roadmap for CoStar News and related advertising products


+ Help expand our news presence into new international markets


+ Drive product releases in a fast-paced Agile software development environment. This includes writing user stories (requirements), prioritizing releases, maintaining a product roadmap and backlog, and creating release notes.


+ Work closely with journalists, UI design, engineering, QA, marketing and sales to strategize, plan, and build products and plans that meet aggressive expectations on usage and revenue.


+ Determine KPIs and success metrics for product releases


+ Understand and analyze customer needs and communicate those needs to other team members to build key use cases.


+ Use customer data & usage analytics to inform product opportunities and evaluate results


**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS**


+ 3+ years of digital Product Management experience with a proven track record delivering industry leading products and solutions


+ 2+ years direct experience shaping & executing product strategy for an online News publication, digital media or similar site focusing primarily on News content and distribution.


+ Experience managing development of digital content products for both web and mobile


+ Experience defining and detailing product requirements and launching products/functionality enhancements to meet customer needs


+ Collaborated with development resources to prioritize features in an agile-scrum process


+ Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills


+ Experience creating wireframes & mock ups to visually convey and inspire product ideas


+ Bachelor'sDegree


+ Analytical skills


+ Understanding of content management systems and editorial workflows


**PREFERRED QUALIFCATIONS AND SKILLS**


+ 5+ years of digital Product Management experience with a proven track record delivering industry leading products and solutions


+ Commercial Real Estate domain knowledge


+ Experience with multilingual websites


+ Experience working in Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Brightspot CMS, and Google Analytics


+ A plus if you have worked on native iOS & Android apps


**OVERVIEW OF COMPANY:**


Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; Apartments.com, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.


Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.


**WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?**


Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.


Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):


+ Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug


+ Life, legal, and supplementary insurance


+ Commuter and parking benefits


+ Registered Retirement Savings Plan


+ Paid time off


+ Tuition reimbursement


+ Discounted fitness center membership costs (location dependent), and group exercise classes.


+ Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks


Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVbJRnJ2sX0


We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position


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CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing



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