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Product Manager, Yahoo Mail more...
Location:Sunnyvale, CA
First posted:March 24, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

A Little About Us
We are looking for a strong consumer focused product manager to help build our next generation mail experiences. You will assist with the development and rollout of our Yahoo Mail user experiences, features, functionality for our webmail products. You will work closely with our design, engineering, and leadership teams to propose, develop, and launch new and differentiating experiences for our Yahoo mail users.

We're looking for candidates with a proven Product Management background and ability to work effectively with all levels within the organization, strong aptitude for idea generation, and the ability to work with the subtleties of experience design, data-driven consumer products and data-driven iteration.

As such, the ideal candidate will exhibit an understanding of user experiences, features, design, mail, desktop and mobile products.

A Lot About You

  • Use key metrics, the competitive landscape, technology trends, and user research to contribute to Yahoo! Mail's overall product strategy
  • Execute on the roadmap and priorities for next-generation platforms and data-driven consumer products
  • Align and energize key stakeholders and team members responsible for the product lifecycle.
  • Think through every aspect of the user experience across multiple screens, putting users' needs and expectations first in the definition of requirements.
  • Lead the full product & feature lifecycle - from ideation, design, requirements definition, through to delivery - collaborating with teams across the organization.  Communicate a clear set of consumer needs at all times to drive key trade-offs.
  • Evangelize objectives and requirements across Yahoo! to position your product for success and garner any support required to successfully execute on your product.
  •  Work on a daily basis with the design and front-end engineering teams as well as convey search platform needs & functionality.

You Must Have:

  • 3+ years of experience in consumer web software product management
  • Experience managing consumer products, features or programs from the concept stage to launch
  • A track record of developing and launching products
  • Preferable design experience, and experience driving and working with design teams
  • Strong familiarity with search & mail design paradigms, technology and trends
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills with both business and technical teams
  • Technical, Design degree or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to prioritize competing opportunities, balance market needs with business priorities, drive detailed trade-offs over the product lifecycle, manage conflict, and articulate the rationale behind decisions.
  •  Success leading complex projects/features across a global, cross-functional organization and demonstrated ability as a thought leader for key issues in that environment.
  •  Experience building mobile products is helpful.

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