Digital Product Manager

Third Sector combines a market-leading magazine, website, research, conferences and awards business that targets professionals who want to keep in touch with news and debate about the not-for-profit world and who want to develop their specialist skills and knowledge 

As Product Manager you will work across publishing, editorial and subscription teams. The initial aim is to help grow audience market share and deliver an ambitious three-year paid-content plan, by evolving the website and building apps, but longer term you will work to identify new opportunities within the digital space.


  • Use market research, customer and competitor insight, user feedback and analytics to understand customer needs and align to business resources and goals
  • Work with the Publishing Director to translate our audience and commercial strategy into a product strategy 
  • Work with members of the subscription team to help meet audience market-share targets, implement a paid-content strategy and add a digital complement to established products where appropriate 
  • Function effectively as the interface between editorial, subscriptions, commercial, and development teams to successfully design, build and deploy new products or product enhancements
  • Develop and maintain unified platform roadmaps across a portfolio of products
  • Specify development requirements/backlogs for projects with Haymarket developers or third parties
  • Negotiate effectively with any third parties used to ensure that optimum fees and terms are achieved 
  • Maintain launched products to ensure their continued success

Skills and experience

  • A track record of delivering successful digital products to market 
  • A track record of developing and maintaining product roadmaps
  • Strong project management/delivery skills 
  • Experience of working across different departments such as editorial, subscriptions, commercial, marketing, and development 
  • An understanding of cost control and how to forecast and manage budgets
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Good understanding of web usability and digital trends including the use of web analytics software 
  • Customer-facing experience 
  • Ability to deliver within tight deadlines
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects in parallel, often with changing requirements and priorities