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Google Product Experience Strategist, News in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Minimum qualifications:

  • 4 years of experience in a newsroom or journalism role

  • 2 years of experience in an analytical role

  • Experience managing product strategy

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with consumer-facing software products

  • Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders from various teams, time zones, and functions

  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment, think big-picture, and be a self-starter/thought leader

  • Knowledge of SQL

  • Familiarity with audience and engagement analytics

  • Excellent attention to detail and written/verbal communication skills

Whether you're on a consumer product (like Gmail, Search, Maps, Chrome, Android) or a business product (Google Ads, AdSense, Google Marketing Platform, Analytics), you take part in a complete marketing experience as you lead every facet of the product's journey. From determining positioning, naming, competitive analysis, feature prioritization and external communications, you help shape the voice of the product and help it grow a consumer base. This means you work with a cross-functional team across Sales, corporate communications, legal, webmasters, product development, engineering and more. In this role, you'll be involved with product marketing strategy from beginning to end.

Delivering high-quality news to individuals and communities involves access to reliable sources, and attention to journalistic principles and the needs of the news ecosystem. In this role, you will utilize news industry knowledge and relationships to influence product strategy. You'll build engaging features that deepen user understanding of events and support journalists to enable a sustainable ecosystem. You will contribute to our identification of reliable sources/quality at scale, bringing value to users, news creators, and publishers. You'll also strengthen user engagement by developing data-driven insights that are strategic, scalable, and operational.

Know the user. Know the magic. Connect the two. At its core, marketing at Google starts with technology and ends with the user, bringing both together in unconventional ways. Our job is to demonstrate how Google's products solve the world's problems--from the everyday to the epic, from the mundane to the monumental. And we approach marketing in a way that only Google can--changing the game, redefining the medium, making the user the priority, and ultimately, letting the technology speak for itself.

  • Lead the development of News content quality principles, apply journalistic expertise, and drive/influence product strategy.

  • Create frameworks for publisher signals to ensure publisher diversity, trustworthiness, and relevancy. Focus News product development on journalistic practices to meet the needs of users, journalists, and news organizations globally.

  • Develop frameworks for identifying the newsworthiness of stories, and data-based strategies for audience engagement and news ecosystem health.

  • Work with Product Management, Engineering, UX, and other cross-functional teams to launch dynamic experiences, connecting users with diverse, trustworthy content.

  • Analyze datasets and extract insights that can be translated into actionable solutions.

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy (https://careers.google.com/eeo/) and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form (https://goo.gl/forms/aBt6Pu71i1kzpLHe2) .

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