Director, Product Management

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Feb 13, 2013
Closes
Mar 15, 2013
Contact
Lauren Cowans
Duration
Full Time
The Director, Product Management will assist in leading the development of products for mobile, tablets, and new web extensions for CafeMom. We’re looking for a forward-thinking person who has a strong knowledge of mobile and emerging web technologies. The ideal candidate would have experience with online communities and social platforms and would also be happy to dig in and get their hands dirty working on every phase of the product development cycle. Candidates must have experience working on consumer-facing websites.


Responsibilities:
•Lead the development of new features, including defining the concept and user experience, creating specifications, and working collaboratively with design and development for launch and post-launch maintenance
•Managing app and feature development for mobile projects
•Integrate usability studies, member research and market analysis into product requirements to ensure that products satisfy member needs
•Produce detailed product requirements for design and development teammates
•Move projects swiftly and efficiently through the entire project lifecycle by interfacing directly with design, development and marketing teammates
•Analyze product performance and user engagement – pre/post development

Experience:
•5+ years in web product management – community, online forums, social media or social commerce a major plus
•Experience developing successful products for mobile devices
•Deep understanding of mobile and the web, along with usability best practices
•Strong quantitative and analytical skills
•Demonstrated ability to build great products on time
•Strong written and verbal communication skills (including copy writing)
•Highly organized and a self-starter – ability to set priorities and work independently in a fast paced, lightly-structured environment

Compensation:
A competitive base salary will be offered. In addition we offer health/dental/vision benefits, 401k, stock option plan, life insurance, paid vacation/ sick/ personal time, and many perks.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to hr@cafemom.com. The subject line of your email should read "Director, Product Management".

We regret that we are unable to respond to each resume. Only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. CafeMom is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a resume AND cover letter to hr@cafemom.com. The subject line of your email should read "Director, Product Management".

We regret that we are unable to respond to each resume. Only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. CafeMom is an equal opportunity employer.