Sr. Director - Product Management WhaleShark Media
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WhaleShark Media was founded in 2007 and is the world's leading marketplace for coupons and deals. The company's websites connect consumers seeking savings with discounts from more than 100,000 top merchants, stores and retailers.
If you have visited any of WhaleShark's many web properties, such as www.RetailMeNot.com, http://www.VoucherCodes.co.uk, www.Deals.com, www.Deals2Buy.com, www.CheapStingyBargains.com, www.CouponSeven.com and www.CouponShare.com, you'll be familiar with what we do. WhaleShark Media's mission is to help consumers save money and enjoy a hassle-free discount shopping experience. Our motto is "Every Deal. Every Customer. Everywhere."
You will be joining a fast-growing start-up with more than 100 million unique visitors who shop our deals sites every year.
Our culture is smart, collaborative and motivated. Our people are passionate about driving the business from vision to implementation to delivery, with measureable results.
WhaleShark Media employees are energized by their ability to work in a highly flexible environment where their decisions can have a visible and immediate impact on the company's bottom line!
About the role:
WhaleShark Media is looking for a Sr. Director of Product Management to be the unifying force behind WhaleShark's product strategy and execution, combining feedback from customers and internal business partners to set the strategic vision and lead the execution of new features and products. This is an important and strategic role within the company, and our expectations are equally high.
The Sr. Director of Product Management will gather and prioritize customer requirements, define the product vision, and working closely with engineering to develop and deliver a world-class product. The position requires a laser-like customer focus and deep appreciation of online products that not only deliver a great customer experience but also great business results. The work environment is energetic and dynamic and requires someone who is comfortable operating at a fast pace, is detail oriented and someone who drives for results and executional excellence. The ideal candidate will be accustomed to the demands of being a senior manager that also plays a hands-on role. He/she is data driven and has an appreciation for well designed consumer experiences.
Define, develop and drive the company's product vision, strategy and KPIs for the core product portfolio. Must be able to clearly communicate this product strategy across the company.
Research and identify new opportunities for WhaleShark to further distinguish itself as a leader in the coupon and deal space.
Lead team of product managers and designers.
Lead the creation and definition of innovative product concepts with product managers, designers, engineers, and cross-functional teams that will ultimately support the product implementation (e.g. marketing, operations, customer service, etc.).
Write and present market-winning product requirements, driven by user insights, with input from internal stakeholders and external business partners.
Maintain the overall product and feature roadmap for the core site experience, managing prioritization and tradeoffs.
Measure and analyze new and existing competitors.
Drive usability testing, measure and report results, track bugs and define areas for constant enhancement and optimization for the end-to-end user experience.
Prepare effective written correspondence and present information in a group setting. Communicate frequently with management and business partners to clarify and resolve issues/concerns. Present to executive staff and BoD.
Understand and discuss technical concepts, and propose opportunistic new product ideas with non-technical and technical employees .
Analyze and present hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and feature concepts.
10+ years product management experience in consumer-facing commerce.
Experience managing a team of direct reports. Proven ability to develop and grow team.
MBA with product concentration a plus (not a requirement).
Proven track record of managing and launching innovative online consumer products.
Strong knowledge of commerce platforms and technologies.
Strong interpersonal communication skills and problem-solving skills.
Excellent presentation and meeting leadership skills.
Strong negotiation, organizational, and facilitation skills.
Self-starter / self-motivated, capable of staying on track and pursuing solutions without supervision.
Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Willing to work extended hours to meet deadlines when required.
Must be able to work independently and build strong relationships with functional team partners.
Must possess a passion for creating, championing, and driving development of new, disruptive products, technologies, and features within the ecommerce /online retail space.
We offer competitive salaries, employee stock options and benefits and an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that eagerly pursues disruption in its space to continue to drive innovation and lead the competition.
If you are interested in our Director of Product Management role, please visit us at www.WhaleSharkMedia.com or apply online at http://WhaleSharkMedia.com/careers.html.
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|Headquarters:||301 Congress Ave. Suite 700|
Austin, TX 78701
|Company Profile:||WhaleShark Media, Inc. is the world's leading marketplace for online coupons and deals, receiving more than 400 million visits to our sites per year.
Our portfolio of coupon and deal websites includes www.RetailMeNot.com, the largest online coupon site in the U.S.; www.VoucherCodes.co.uk, the largest online coupon site in the UK; www.Deals.com in Germany; http://web.Bons-de-Reduction.com in France; www.Deals2Buy.com; www.CouponSeven.com; and www.CouponShare.com.
WhaleShark Media's mission is to help consumers save money and enjoy a hassle-free discount shopping experience.
Our motto is "Every Deal. Every Customer. Everywhere."
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