We are looking for a creative and operational product leader that’s fueled by an entrepreneurial spirit to join our Product Management team and lead our efforts in building the best experience possible for writers on Medium. This includes evolving our ground-breaking story composer, building new story editing and collaboration experiences, and understanding what feedback and information writers need to be successful. You’ll also collaborate with our editorial and marketing teams to expand Medium’s Partner Program, which rewards writers on Medium for writing and publishing quality stories.
This position requires a highly empathetic and collaborative product leader with excellent communication skills and a proven track record of shipping great products. Ideally you’ll have experience working on platforms that help creators do their best work and share it with the world. In this role you’ll work with engineers, product designers and editors in our New York office, while collaborating with the PM, engineering, product science and operations teams in San Francisco. This role will help shape the future of Medium.You will define the vision and strategy for the features that writers use on Medium every dayYou will collaborate with design and engineering to launch new capabilities that delight users and help them write and publish great storiesYou will work with our product science and user research teams to develop insights into the behaviors and need of writers on Medium, and translate those insights into hypotheses, tests and features for how we can improve the productYou will seek to understand the competitive environment and stay on top of the state of the art in web and mobile user experiencesYou will collaborate with our product marketing team to drive adoption and usage of the features you shipYou will recruit, manager and grow other product managersYou have at least 7 years experience as a PM working on consumer web and mobile applications, and at least 2 years experience recruiting and leading PMs.You have proven experience building product roadmaps, defining experiments and working collaboratively with design and engineering peersYou have shipped products that have delivered meaningful business resultsYou welcome the challenge of developing human-centered experiences and you thrive in ambiguityYou have strong product instincts, but keep those in check with a strong eye towards dataYou care deeply about user experience, and have a vision for how Medium can make words and ideas matter in the lives of our users