Director, Product Management (Torrance)

Compensation

: $164,410.00 - $164,410.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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Imagine a company with millions of the most satisfied customers on the planet, that has been delighting those customers for years, and that has consistently pushed the boundaries of technology, entertainment, education, and self-improvement. Now add to that a company culture that not only puts the customer at the center of every decision and action, but that also strives to elevate those customers, enriching their lives in every imaginable way.

Your role is to build the next generation of Search capabilities that will help customers discover their perfect next Audible listen. Search is a fundamental part of Audible's content discovery experience. As a Product Manager on Search, you will improve the relevance of search results and help connect our customers with content seamlessly.

You have an insatiable appetite for understanding your customers and are relentless in finding solutions that meet their needs, sweating the details and tying them back to the big picture. You know what customers value about what Audible does. You are passionate about bringing the spoken word to even just one more listener. You are an evangelist for Audible. You believe in the mission. You want to change people's lives.

You're an accountable, hands on problem-solver with a positive attitude, letting nothing stand in the way. You know how to clarify the path forward and prioritize work. You know how to influence others. This role requires a thirst for continuous learning, commitment to action, an attitude that anything is possible and a relentless focus on the customer.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with the team, to define and set the product roadmap, setting expectations with all relevant stakeholders.
Write business requirements and functional specification documents for end-to-end Search experiences.
Create plans that have clear, measurable success criteria.
Interface with the data science & development teams to drive the creation and execution of the product roadmap
Set a high bar for success, never accept the status quo, look for every opportunity you can find to innovate on behalf of Audible's members.
Regularly review metrics and proactively seek out new and improved data/mechanisms for visibility

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Experience building cutting edge query understanding and ranking algorithms for search results
Experience in content discovery experiences powered by machine learning
8+ years of Product Management experience
Educational background in engineering or a quantitative field
Passion for Discovery, Media and Culture.
Great communication skills - ability to think creatively and adapt the message to the audience. Can provide information to technical and non-technical stakeholders alike and guide them to confidently informed decisions.
Strong analytical skills.
Strong writing skills. Audible has a strong writing culture: PowerPoint use is rare.
Data-informed: Define metrics for success and failure; ability to use quantitative and qualitative data to back up assumptions and make decisions.
Team player: Strong, demonstrated ability to rally and bring varying functional teams together.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

ABOUT AUDIBLE
Audible, Inc. is the world's largest seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information and educational programming. Since inventing and commercializing the first portable digital audio player in 1997, our focus on technological innovation and superior programming has earned us millions of subscribers around the world. We're an Amazon subsidiary with a presence on four different continents, yet we maintain a startup vibe and small company feel. We offer more than 475,000 downloadable audiobooks, audio editions of periodicals, and other programs, and an escalating array of listening products that enrich daily life for a growing population of people who want to be more productive, well-informed, and thoughtfully entertained.

Audible is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.


Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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