Product Manager | The Marshall Project

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Who We Are

The Marshall Challenge is a nonprofit news organization committed to masking America’s prison justice process. In 2016 and 2021, The Marshall Venture was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. We have also been honored with the Goldsmith Prize, several Nationwide Magazine Awards, and for General Excellence from the On the web Journalism Awards. We are not advocates — we adhere to the points and we do not pander to any viewers — but we have a declared mission: to produce and maintain a feeling of urgency about the prison justice technique. We do not usually go over breaking information, while we curate the reporting of other information outlets in our morning publication. Our operate includes investigative and explanatory assignments and shorter items aimed at highlighting stories that other information organizations pass up, underestimate or misunderstand. To guarantee our perform reaches a greater viewers, we partner with other media shops we have worked with a lot more than 200 newspapers, publications, broadcasters and on line web pages.

We are an equal option employer, fully commited to diversity. We welcome experienced applicants of all races, ethnicities, bodily abilities, genders and sexual orientations, together with people today who have been incarcerated or usually concerned with the prison justice procedure.

Vital Duties and Tasks

The Marshall Project seeks a Product Supervisor to be a part of our developing products staff. This position will report to the Director of Product or service and operate closely with designers, builders, and stakeholders across the firm to elevate our award-successful journalism, have interaction our audiences by improving our products choices, and scale our internal equipment and processes as we broaden our functions.

We’re not seeking for a perfect cookie-cutter applicant. We like complicated people today with exceptional backgrounds and a diverse set of strengths.

This is not an entry-stage posture, but we recognize a lot of varieties of activities that may perhaps serve you in this position. If you have a report of arranging, running projects, coming up with daring thoughts, collaborating with cross-functional groups, and advocating for viewers requires, that is working experience. If personal or familial circumstance has brought you in close call with the felony justice program, that is also knowledge. You do not require to have held a formal Solution Supervisor position nor to feel of your self as a “Product” particular person.

Study reveals that underrepresented applicants are likely to downplay their skills. What is actually much more crucial to us than a variety are the ordeals you’ve got had and the expertise you have developed. We are searching for another person with functional and practiced skills on the other hand, whether or not you have 5+ years, or only 2 a long time of non-traditional doing work experience, if you feel you would be a great fit, please utilize.

  • Help oversee the products team’s workload

  • Assure that projects operate smoothly and on deadline

  • Communicate with task stakeholders, gathering essential data or consensus

  • Acquire tips for new products and improvements to current merchandise

  • Carry out strategies that spur the development of our viewers and corporation

  • Check our types with opportunity viewers

Some illustrations of what you may well work on:

  • An editor has pitched an idea for a new SMS product or service. Get the job done with the viewers team to consider a move back again and comprehend what we’re making an attempt to clear up with the products and regardless of whether SMS is the suitable option.

  • We are trying to raise compact greenback donations to The Marshall Challenge. Function with the membership crew to dig into our analytics to find out exactly where most of our donors come from and in which they have a tendency to exit the donation movement, and recommend some improvements.

  • The Marshall Job is producing a attribute story about how people today in prison survived Covid-19. Collectively with colleagues in the newsroom, develop a timeline for editorial deliverables to make confident that the project can be made, created, and shared with a companion newsroom on deadline.

  • A venture updating our content material management method has unearthed some rabbit holes and is getting more time than envisioned. Support the developer determine whether to decrease the scope of the job (and how) or enable reduce their workload so that they have far more time to aim on the trouble.

  • The Marshall Task is developing a community of community prison justice information corporations. Chat to other stakeholders and come up with a listing of characteristics the web page desires to have at start and a roadmap for how to get those crafted.

  • The manufacturing staff needs to increase adoption of the tale editing software across the newsroom. Chat to individuals all around the newsroom who interact with the content administration system to figure out where their soreness factors are and how to prioritize unique responsibilities.

  • We have just launched a new story template. Create up an announcement to the newsroom about it, make certain the associated documentation receives up-to-date, and manage a demonstration / education session for men and women who create tales.

  • The Cleveland newsroom is producing a visual explainer about bail and bonds. Satisfy with a concentrate group of people in Cleveland who specifically interact with the courtroom procedure and show them a mockup in purchase to appear up with recommendations for how the design can be enhanced.

You’ll have latitude to condition your position and the types of projects you function on, based on your pursuits and strengths. These are just some illustrations.

Work Necessities

  • Solid organizational competencies and a monitor report of thoughtfully controlling various initiatives concurrently

  • The capability to talk sophisticated thoughts and procedures to all those unfamiliar with a challenge, and to pay attention and get opinions

  • A expertise for contemplating strategically and creatively to fix issues

  • An knowing of how qualitative investigate and information advise item and structure selections

  • A background of centering, advocating for, and trusting audience requires

  • An enjoyment for learning and teaching in equivalent measure, and collaborating with persons with a wide range of skills

  • An knowing of what will make superior stories tick

  • A willingness to equally take feedback and advocate for your concepts

  • Perseverance to knowing the fundamental issue and questioning assumptions just before leaping to methods

  • A motivation to developing an inclusive and considerate office

  • A reputation for currently being deeply curious, thoughtful, important, and kind

We would be especially delighted to employ the service of somebody who has:

  • Deep awareness of recent website, structure, and on the net journalism trends

  • Demonstrated digital news structure practical experience, or abiding fascination in news and storytelling

  • Fascination in the criminal justice process, which include personal or family members expertise of incarceration

  • The skill to carry out audience analysis and/or use the resulting details to tell decisions

  • Superior producing capabilities

If you do not have this correct combination of capabilities, that is high-quality. Permit us know what your strengths are, and notify us about other abilities you have that we did not talk to about that you think will help our newsroom’s attempts.

Payment and benefits

This career is full-time, with a aggressive wage and added benefits including:

Yearly Minimum Wage: $85,000

100% employer-paid healthcare, employer backed eyesight and dental insurance coverage matching common and Roth 401k (rapid vesting). Voluntary rewards involve: Well being and Dependent Care FSA, commuter benefits, pet insurance, limited and prolonged time period disability insurance policies, staff and dependent everyday living insurance, AFLAC accident, clinic indemnity and critical sickness coverage, lawful positive aspects, personal extra liability coverage, and staff price reduction marketplace. We also notice 17 days of paid out time off just about every yr (in addition to office closure in between Dec. 24 and Jan. 2) and deliver paid out parental depart.

How to Utilize

To utilize, use this variety to mail a include letter and resume. The deadline to submit an software is Jul. 15.