Smule's mission is to connect people all over the world through the joy of making music at massive social scale. On a typical day, our users sing or play around 25 million songs, often together. We're looking for a seasoned product manager to help us leverage our content both inside and outside our products.

Role / Responsibilities

  • Drive cross-functional teams to develop a deep understanding of users' content preferences on Smule and the formation of social circles
  • Identify key opportunities to improve content discovery and recommendations across the user lifecycle
  • Develop requirements for new content discovery features, products, and services, working with stakeholders and partners across the global business
  • Prioritize content discovery initiatives and translate them into an executable product roadmap
  • Own and drive product development of content discovery features end-to-end: ideation, design, implementation, launch, retrospective, etc.
  • Closely work with other product managers to form broader product strategy and priorities for the company
  • Experience with video players and content APIs highly desired

Requirements

  • 5+ years of product management experience in mobile/web UGC, music or video streaming services
  • Expert in utilizing machine learning to distribute the right content to the right users at the right time
  • Strong quantitative orientation; uses data and metrics to make sound product decisions; experience defining and directing product initiatives based upon quantitative info and qualitative feedback
  • Excellent oral and written communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively with business and technical people

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is passionate about connecting the world through music
  • Possesses a 'user first' attitude and demonstrates passionate commitment for the customer and product quality
  • Proactively dives into problems and does not settle for easy answers
  • Comfortable with sorting through ambiguity and changes
  • Can communicate complex topics in a simple, effective manner to stakeholders and partners
  • Supports the team to recognize and learn from failures and successes