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Group Product Manager


This well-known publishing company are looking for a new Group Product Manager. This is an exciting time to join as they are having a huge push in pivoting the business to digital.

The client

This highly regarded media giant are currently undergoing a huge digital transformation project. There is a heavy injection in Product and Engineering with a big focus on reader revenue and pushing this to digital.

They are renowned for ground-breaking independent journalism and award-winning digital products with 200+ million unique browsers each month.

This role will normally be based in London but for now, work is done remotely.

The role

As the Group Product Manager, you will be managing a team of 5 PMs, being a senior member of the growing Product and Engineering department. You’ll empower the product teams to help solve hard problems, working with an extremely talented team of engineers, UX designers and scrum masters.

You’ll be working closely with the Global Head of Client Partnerships who oversees the global advertising business and be speaking with teams in London, US and Australia. As the Group Product Manager, you’ll be an expert in your field, understanding the needs of users while also contributing to the highest strategic level to specific advertising challenges.

Alongside this, you’ll be ensuring the delivery of best class in advertising products resulting in greater revenue targets, whether from innovations, third party solutions or sponsorships. You will develop and monitor clear performance metrics and understand how advertising can benefit other areas within the product team.

You will also represent the specific needs of advertising product developments to the rest of the Product and Engineering team’s senior leadership, contributing to the creation of a world-class product function.

The candidate

  • At least 5 years significant product management experience
  • Experience in the advertising space including the experience of a role that branded content and editorial partnerships
  • Subscription based service experience is useful for this role but, not essential
  • Be deeply empathetic and interested in the problems of your users
  • Keen interest in media and the future of journalism
  • Strong people management skills
  • Demonstrable successful deliverer of transformative products which resulted in increased revenue
  • Strong business acumen and highly data literate

We welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Our team includes parents, the self-taught, the university-educated, and people of a wide variety of nationalities, ages, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Obviously, we’re looking to ensure it’s a solid fit from both sides: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day for work.

We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply to be part of life at Zebra People. We are committed to a fair and accessible recruitment process for all candidates. We would be happy to meet any accommodation requests during the application or interview process, please just let us know.