This is a vital moment in the life of The New York Times. We have declared ourselves a subscription-first company, staking our future on producing journalism worth paying for and developing deeper relationships with our subscribers.

We are seeking a Head of Audio Product to lead the development of all NYT listening experiences. We are looking for an entrepreneurial leader with a strong sense of what makes products great to outline a strategy for elevating our slate of audio programming -- from shows like The Daily and Still Processing to specials like Caliphate and more to come -- wherever they are listened to, and to help answer the question: what should I listen to right now? This person will develop a vision for how NYT can drive listening habits that are additive to what it means to build a relationship with The Times. He or she will set high-level goals that align with business objectives, identify products/features that drive those objectives, and be responsible for delivering work from a cross-functional team.

What you’ll do

-Establish and drive the vision for all NYT listening experiences
-Build, evolve, scale a team
-Understand user needs and determine our competitive position in the market
-Partner with engineering, design and editorial to set and drive the product roadmap
-Develop a plan with long term goals in mind that enables us to quickly take ideas, test them, and turn them into compelling experiences that we can launch and learn from
-Define metrics to track product vision and strategy, with an eye toward continuous improvement and experimentation
-Continuously think about how to build habits into the experience

Experience / Skills

What you’ll bring

-Minimum of 5 years product experience with multimedia, consumer, and/or subscription products
-Experience in zero-to-one product development entrepreneurial environments, creating something brand new
-Experience with and a love for working on cross-functional teams with multiple stakeholders, and steering engineering, design and editorial partners to focus on the most impactful work
-Experience designing, building and managing a cross-functional team
-Excellent analytical skills and expertise in product development
-The ability to balance strategic thinking with the nuts and bolts of getting features out the door
-Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
-A passion for audio and the The New York Times’ mission
-This position is based in New York, NY