Senior Product Manager, Consumer Products

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
New York, NY
Information Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

BuzzFeed is looking for a Senior Product Manager to build delightful, high-growth consumer products and serve as a leader on the product team. This role will pair a passion for digital media — from viral quizzes and videos to Pulitzer-prize winning investigative series — with a demonstrated ability to mentor other product managers and lead teams in launching and iterating on impactful products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the ideation, technical development, and launch of user-centered and needs-driven products
  • Establish, articulate and champion a product vision that addresses critical business needs
  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams of engineers, designers, data scientists, social strategists, and content creators.
  • Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements
  • Define, communicate, test and track metrics for success
  • Have a firm grasp on BuzzFeed’s business model and competitive position
  • Facilitate an effective process in an adaptive environment  
  • Mentor more junior Product Managers


About You:

  • You have significant product management experience, including leading business-critical initiatives that involve collaboration with senior executives and large design and engineering teams.
  • You pay close attention to the latest developments in in the consumer media space, from major social apps to new experiments in mobile video, VR and audio interfaces.
  • You are comfortable setting a long-term product vision for large multidisciplinary teams.
  • You approach problems thinking first of the user’s needs.
  • You’re obsessed with data and know how to work with with tools such as Google Analytics (if you know SQL, that’s a plus!) to understand user behavior and inform decision making
  • You enjoy working with distributed teams and are an extraordinary communicator in every medium — from Slack to video conferencing to in-person gatherings.
  • You have a deep understanding of the technical and operational requirements of projects and products. You don’t need to be an engineer, but you need to speak the language of APIs, caching layers, databases and pull requests.
  • You pay close attention to the latest developments in in the consumer media space, from major social apps to new experiments in mobile video, VR and audio interfaces.
  • You want to work for a company that believes in smart experimentation, agility, mutual respect and having fun.


About BuzzFeed

As the leading independent digital media company, BuzzFeed is redefining how media connects and informs millions of people globally. We are responsible for helping people understand the world, connecting them with friends, family, and peers, and expanding their minds by exposing them to ideas, cultures, and experiences they wouldn’t have encountered on their own.

We have offices in 19 cities around the world and more than 1600 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more. We infuse hard work and fun though a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, humble confidence, and infusing hard work and fun. As an employee, you’ll enjoy perks like endless office snacks, career development courses, and no work on your birthday! But most importantly, you’ll work with inspiring colleagues to build products that help connect people all over the world.

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