Senior Product Manager
Meet Playground ✨
Playground is a mission-driven company dedicated to helping create a world where everyone can build and belong to community. Our next-gen social platform aims to connect people through shared experiences and interests, creating more meaningful relationships online and in real life.
A great product is at the core of what we do, and we take pride in the products we ship.
As the Sr. product manager, you will join a design-centric team and play a key role in defining how our users will interact with our mobile and web product and services. In this role, you will:
-Drive the product philosophy, vision, and roadmap for features and tools that empower admins and moderators to build more active and healthy communities -Innovate and create new ways for communities to come together, talk, and build meaningful relationships through shared experiences -Work with the team to improve discovery and recommendation of communities on the platform -Work with a team of engineers, designers, and data scientists to build delightful world-class products -Work with our other Creator partners to define the future of the creator economy and build a playbook that can help more people find belonging within community -Empathize with admins and moderators by building long-term relationships with many of our community creators. Become their trusted advocate and help them do their job sustainably
-A leader with 6+ years of experience as a Product Manager of a software product, preferably in the next-gen social space -Someone who thrives in ambiguous environments, excited about finding solutions to complex problems, and then executing on them -A leader who has experience building and shipping great software, including responsibilities driving prioritization, tradeoffs, and timelines -Demonstrated technical proficiency and effectiveness working closely with engineers -Proven track record of shipping products from design to deployment -Proven ability to analyze and synthesize data, including writing SQL -Strong product sense and pride in understanding your customers -Prefer to chart the course rather than be micromanaged -Looking to work with a psychologically safe and values-driven team -Excited to have a direct impact on a young brand in a hot space
-A love for helping & empowering others -Have helped build communities before as an admin or moderator -Passionate about getting out of your comfort zone and gaining new experiences
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