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Product Leadership Consultant


New York, NY 05-04-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Product Leadership Consultant in our to guide our product strategy and execution for a 6- to 9-month assignment of about 3 days/week in our NYC location. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record as a Chief Product Officer or similar role in one or more companies, with a focus on new product development and innovation pipeline creation. While this is a leadership role, it is not burdened with the responsibilities of managing product staff. The product staff will continue to report to the two SVPs of Product we have here, one for Ad Products & Ad Data, and one for the overall product portfolio. We want this person to be a very senior hands-on product leader and expert who will help the product organization be successful. This person will provide leadership by influence with the support of the Chief Technology and Product Officer and the Hearst Magazines executive leadership team.


• Proven experience as a Chief Product Officer or similar role, with a track record of success in leading product teams and delivering high-impact products, including MVPs.
• Strong understanding of product management best practices, methodologies, and tools.
• Experience in creating new revenue streams and driving product innovation.
• Exceptional strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead by influence and collaborate effectively across all levels of an organization.
• Experience working in a consultative capacity, with a focus on providing guidance and strategic direction rather than direct management.
• Demonstrated ability to foster a win/win collaborative environment and maintain positive relationships with peers.
• Expertise in product management across a variety of industries.
• Commitment to continuous learning and personal development.
• Commute up to 3days/week to our NYC Office

To apply, please submit your resume, along with a brief explanation of your experience and how you can contribute to our organization as a Product Leadership Consultant, focusing on the problems to solve and opportunities to realize in our lines of revenue: advertising, commerce, and membership.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3bbxx-44-192-92-49-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Magazines isone of the largest publishers in the world, with more than25 brands, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and O the Oprah Magazine. We reach more than 150 million people every month in the United States alone.