Product Associate, Apple News

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Jun 3, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200064729

We're perfectionists. Idealists. Inventors. Forever tinkering with products and processes, always on the lookout for better. Apple rewards forward-thinking, creativity and hard work. And none of us here would have it any other way

We are looking for a Product Associate, Apple News to support the roadmap and vision for Apple News and Apple News+ through impactful communications for our internal partners, and leadership. The purpose of this role is to inform, enable, and connect our teams ensuring that they have a deep understanding of Apple News products and programs, that they know what they need to do to build great customer experiences, and that they're passionate evangelists of all things Apple. This will require developing presentations, communications plan and strategy, executing that plan, measuring success, and enhancing the programs as needed. It requires partnering across headquarters to drive projects from initial concept to final delivery

The Product Associate should be, at different times, a writer, project manager, critical/creative thinker, storyteller, and communications expert. You are collaborative, passionate, high energy, organized, recognize every detail, and able to distill messages. You have a passion for Apple and a deep understanding of the Apple voice and the ability to express it through written and verbal communications are critical

Key Qualifications

  • You have 3-5+ years of experience communicating on behalf of marketing or sales organizations
  • Are you a graphic design & keynote presentation expert, and have extraordinary verbal and written business communication skills?
  • Have experience with planning and executing complex, cross-functional deliverables for product launches and announcements
  • Your sense of urgency and responsiveness is how you handle time sensitive project cycles
  • Your are able to thrive with little direction and an ambiguous work environment while maintaining tact and a positive attitude
  • You problem solve creatively to complete complex assignments
  • Effectively coordinates work and communication across disparate groups of individuals and levels in the organization?
  • Do you thrive in dynamic, fast paced and pressure-filled environment?
  • You demonstrate resilience and flexibility in the midst of ambiguity therefore impacting change
  • Strong project management skills and drive multiple initiatives simultaneously while staying focused and attentive to small details
  • Are you calm under pressure, have a sense of humor and flexible with a diverse set of personalities?
  • Deeply proficient with all Apple communication tools


Support the product team in working across design, engineering, program management, and marketing to prioritize growth and product enhancements based on impact
Execute rapidly to capture signal, and continuously iterate on the product design and service features to improve customer growth
Work hand-in-hand with engineering, design and data analytics partners to analyze results and synthesize findings
Deep curiosity to identify key opportunities and ability to develop experiment driven proposals
Own and deliver on key targets each quarter (metrics based)
Clearly communicate strategy in a structured way to socialize your roadmap and report results
Stay on top of standard methodologies across the industry to develop a resource of growth tactics
Own competitive analysis of other news apps, with deep knowledge of top news publishers and aggregators
Execute weekly communications
Create keynote slides and presentations
This position is Cupertino based with a limited travel requirement

Education & Experience

BS/BA degree or equivalent working experience

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