CBS Corporation Product Manager, Content Management System in New York, New York

Product Manager, Content Management System

REF#: 32452

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.

DESCRIPTION:

Simon & Schuster is hiring a product manager to build and maintain a content management system (CMS) for creating books. This internal-facing CMS will facilitate producing a growing number of high-quality books on tight schedules. Working with editorial and production staff, you will define, document, and prioritize requirements and partner with an outside technology vendor to deliver them. You will write technical documentation and user guides and train staff to use the tool.

This role presents a unique opportunity to redefine how we make books. The ideal candidate will be a relentless advocate for the staff who use the system, seeking a deep understanding of their needs and developing a product that will enable them to focus on the core activities of their jobs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years of software product management experience

  • Strong project management and time management skills

  • Passion for books, with 3+ years of experience in book publishing strongly preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to explain complex concepts to diverse audiences

  • Comfortable learning and discussing technology concepts

  • Motivated and effective on your own initiative

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled