Product Manager, Desktop Apps

Slack is seeking a product manager to help make Slack great on macOS, Linux, and Windows. The ideal candidate has extensive experience as a product manager of desktop applications, particularly those relating to messaging, and has performed well in large and quickly expanding organizations.


  • Develop product strategy and roadmaps for our desktop clients with a cross-functional team of engineers, designers, marketing, accounts teams, and customer support.
  • Along with engineering leadership, develop appropriate planning, prioritization, and release management processes to enable us to launch new features across platforms at a fast clip, while ensuring the stability and overall quality of our native desktop experiences.
  • Drive superb execution against plan, anticipating staffing needs, risks, and the need for frequent and clear communication internally and with customers.
  • Prioritize and design features for the millions of customers who use Slack at work every day, all day.


  • Product management experience building and maintaining desktop products used by millions of users
  • Strong technical background to enable you to contribute meaningfully to projects intended to improve performance, stability, and maintainability; previous engineering experience is a plus
  • Passion about Slack and the problem we are solving, and how people work with Slack on computers
  • Voracious appetite for the latest news in desktop software to keep us apprised of new technologies and best practices
  • Relentless desire to understand customers
  • Deep experience building on Windows or macOS; ideally both
  • Natural talent for mediating competing interests and finding creative solutions
  • Great track record of working with engineering and design teams: people want to work with you again

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