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Director of Product

About the Company

Some Spider Studios is a fast-growing media & entertainment company backed by top VC’s and serial entrepreneurs Marc Lore and Vinit Bharara. Marc and Vinit previously co-founded Diapers.com and sold it to Amazon. Marc more recently founded Jet.com and sold it to Walmart, where he is CEO of Walmart.com.
 
We’re currently home to three channels: Scary Mommy (largest women with kids brand online); CAFE (led by popular national figure Preet Bharara, host of chart-topping pod “Stay Tuned”); and The Dad (fastest growing new brand for men with kids) – all built for mobile, social and streaming.
 
Coming off our latest funding round, we are now accelerating hiring and looking
for exceptional talent who will join us on our mission to build iconic multimedia brands that lead their space.

About the Role:
Some Spider is looking for an experienced product leader to develop the future path of the company. The Head of Product will report to the Chief Technology Officer and will be charged with strategizing, developing, delivering, and executing on our product roadmap and vision. This role will require one to work cross functionally and be informed about the media

Responsibilities: 

  • Build and manage the product roadmap, priorities, and iterative processes while working cross-functionality to incorporate feedback from both internal and external stakeholders
  • Effectively manage and prioritize resources across all brands
  • Ensure all processes consider complex business needs and reflect product roadmaps in the resulting products
  • Participate in product strategy and tactical planning conversations and provide opinions on best next steps for product development
  • Assist with team growth and development 
  • Ensure optimal process and tools within the team to facilitate optimal cadence of product development
  • Drive consistency of execution across every phase of Some Spider’s offerings


Requirements:

  • 6+ years of relevant experience in designing, developing, and deploying digital products, preferably in the editorial/media space
  • A proven track record of using quantitative analysis to impact key decisions
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to build clear and concise presentations, and communicate effectively with managers and executives
  • Experience dealing with unstructured business issues and successfully leading teams to resolve these issues
  • Experience successfully bringing new products to market, on-time, on-budget, that achieve success in the marketplace.
  • Detail-oriented, superior organizational skills, a can-do attitude, and the ability to work on multiple initiatives in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required
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