At Scribd (pronounced “scribbed”), we believe reading is more important than ever. Join our cast of characters as we build the world’s largest and most fascinating digital library: giving subscribers access to a growing collection of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, documents, and more. In addition to works from major publishers and top authors, we also create our own original content exclusively for Scribd users. Our community includes over 1M subscribers in more than 190 countries. Join us in turning screen time into quality time!
About the Role:
The product team is looking for a driven, innovative, and experienced Product Management leader who can:
1. Be a partner and thought-leader for our global expansion strategy.
2. Articulate tradeoffs and benefits of different directions for the product.
3. Manage a platform that allows for scalable optimization in different markets & languages.
To succeed, our service must connect subscribers with the right choice of content at the right price. It’s a big challenge, and the role comes with incredible opportunity for impact. In this critical role, you will help define how we optimize for global growth and help shape the next generation of the product across the world. We are looking for a product leader who is comfortable using data to develop priorities and assess results while also demonstrating a deep understanding of customer needs and wants. Work with content, marketing, research, and business development partners to understand and empathize with the evolving needs and wants of prospects & subscribers around the worldInspire and influence the broader team by articulating and reinforcing our international growth goals & strategiesWork with a broad set of stakeholders and product teams to develop a consolidated international product roadmapCommunicate progress and strategic evolution through regular presentations to senior executives and partnersWork with data science and analytics counterparts to build business cases and interpret AB test resultsLead projects related to developing capabilities that can be used to create market-specific variations in the product, including but not limited to market pricing, plans, positioning, catalog availability, and language/translation optimizationBe an internal leader for understanding, articulating, and solving complex business problems related to international growth & retentionThe opportunity to make a big difference: Scribd is different from other subscription companies both because of the breadth and depth of our content library as well as the extent of our organic global user base We have a unique opportunity to help our subscribers find and enjoy a wide variety of media through the use of both proven and cutting edge technology, bringing high-quality content at a fair price to readers around the worldA drive to both learn and evangelize about global markets & growth5+ years experience in international growth 3+ years experience in product management or system developmentSolid understanding of platform development & admin tools Familiarity with quantitative research methods including AB testing and data analyticsAbility to understand & communicate qualitative considerations in different marketsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsExperience in subscription business models (preferred)Strong public speaking and presentation skills (preferred)International strategy & analysis experience, MBA, or equivalent (preferred)
This position can be remote or in one of our offices. The product team is based in San Francisco.