Senior Product Manager
We create a safe space for communities to thrive.
OpenWeb’s mission is to improve the quality of conversations online, building a healthier web where content creators of all kinds are empowered to thrive. As a product company, OpenWeb partners with publishers and brands to build strong, direct relationships with their audiences.
OpenWeb’s technology empowers its partners to build vibrant communities rooted in healthy conversations and robust social experiences. OpenWeb works with more than 1,000 top-tier publishers, hosting more than 100 million active users each month.
Founded in 2015, OpenWeb has nearly 300 employees in New York City, Tel Aviv, Kyiv, San Diego, Canada, London, and Paris and is backed by world-class investors, including Georgian, Insight Partners, Entrée Capital, The New York Times, Samsung Next, Dentsu, and ScaleUp. To date, the company has raised $393 million in funding and is currently valued at $1.5 billion.
To learn more about OpenWeb’s platform, visit OpenWeb.com or follow @OpenWebHQ on LinkedIn and Twitter.
What you’ll do:
- Complete ownership and accountability for your designated product domain, overseeing its entire lifecycle from conception to implementation while aligning closely with user and publisher requisites.
- Collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams encompassing product, development, data, and commercial units to deliver top-tier products that meet exacting standards.
- Formulate both short-term and long-term product strategies and envision a compelling trajectory for your assigned product in harmony with emerging market trends and user preferences.
- Introduce new innovative solutions that will empower publishers to cultivate and nurture thriving online communities.
- Work closely alongside the product design team to craft user-centric solutions for social and community-related products.
- Harness existing engagement data to identify distinctive product prospects.
- Articulate technical dependencies effectively to engineering and data teams.
- Cultivate expertise in the domain and emerge as a knowledgeable source for all things related to online social communities.
- Participate in sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and other Agile ceremonies to ensure effective product development.
- Maintain a well-groomed product backlog, ensuring that items are properly prioritized and detailed.
- You will be reporting to the VP of Products.
What You’ll Bring:
- A minimum of 5 years of proven experience as a product manager, underscored by successful launches of products.
- Familiarity with SaaS-based products and a solid grasp of B2B2C dynamics.
- Demonstrable experience in spearheading products catering to a substantial user base is a noteworthy advantage.
- Capable of leading and pushing forward in a fast-paced, changing environment with a can-do attitude.
- A track record of effectively leading multifaceted initiatives, delivering intricate products while deftly managing multiple aspects.
- Proficiency in client engagement or a client-facing capacity, including translating client needs into tangible product requirements.
- Well-versed in agile product development, including hands-on experience with agile methodologies.
- Thorough comprehension of the product development lifecycle.
- Strong product sensibility, equipped to recognize and address challenges and opportunities.
- Aptitude for continuous learning, active listening, adept communication, and impactful presentation skills.
The OpenWeb Culture
At OpenWeb, we foster a dynamic and unconventional work environment that spans across multiple global locations, including NYC, London, France, Kyiv, and Tel Aviv. Our team consists of diverse and high-caliber professionals from various backgrounds, including tech, writing, entrepreneurship, and creative thinking. We empower every individual to be a catalyst for change and provide autonomy over their roles and projects from start to finish. If you want to join an innovative tech company where you can challenge yourself, own your work, and make a lasting impact, OpenWeb is the place for you!
OpenWeb is committed to building diverse teams and maintaining an equal employment workplace that is free from discrimination. We hire exceptional individuals regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, medical conditions, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.
Build your skills with us as you contribute to building a better web for everyone. Join us on this exciting journey!
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