Release Manager

Job Number: R50013119

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Engineering, Product Management / User Experience / Content, Technology, Digital

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: April 14, 2021

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Release Manager to join our Digital Product team and play an important role in the development cycle. You will be responsible for the planning and execution of releases and the communication of such release details across multiple teams.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all aspects of every release (internal and application) for Fox News and Fox Business

  • Interface with Development, Product, Support, QA, and businesses to ensure high quality and successful releases

  • Monitor changes in major KPIs and other indicators and share results with various teams

  • Use in-house and third-party tools to monitor releases

  • Make sure that the data has been accounted for and addressed for every release

  • Monitor adoption rate of releases

  • Partner with product management on KPI goals and changes from release to release

  • Be the first alarm sound around major drops in KPIs and be in charge of pulling back or changing releases

  • Come up with a viable Plan B for every release across every app alongside the development team

  • Build release reports to show release trends and changes in data

  • Work closely with product management and design team to build the best representation of the Fox News apps across all application stores

  • Understand the uniqueness of every platform release process and build the most efficient release process to ensure the success of releases

  • Build the most efficient pathway between development and release management

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant digital experience 

  • Excellent written and verbal skills 

  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills 

  • Highly creative, technical, and innovative mindset

  • Detail-oriented with tireless attention to the strategic picture of the business and have a knack for data

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • A Bachelor's degree would be awesome but not required

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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