Product Manager - Core Experience

Yelp’s products are used by millions of people every day. At Yelp you’ll have an opportunity to make a real impact on a product you actually use. The team you’ll work with is small, scrappy, nimble, and fun. The culture at Yelp is a unique environment combining the best parts of being at a startup with the stability and resources of a successful public company. You’ll have full ownership of the product you’re working on and will be able make fast decisions in a highly collaborative, no-BS, no-bureaucracy environment.

As a Product Manager on our Core Experience team, you’ll focus on the parts of our app and website that are used by the vast majority of Yelpers. Namely, how people consume business information, read reviews, view photos, save places they love and anything else that touches the millions of people that discover businesses through Yelp. You’ll also work closely with our product design team to ensure that the feel and experience of Yelp keeps moving forward. It’s difficult to overstate the impact of this role.. your work will literally be seen by every user of the product!

What You Will Do:

  • Sift through our mountains of high-quality review and photo data to deliver personalized, contextual information to Yelp users.
  • Work closely with our design team to create intuitive, elegant mobile and web interfaces that will be used by millions of people.
  • Work on the team that directly impacts the critical path people follow on Yelp: landing, search, business, reading reviews and viewing photos. 
  • Own your product’s destiny and create roadmaps for the team to reflect this vision. 
  • Measure the performance and retention of each feature you launch and set key-result metrics for the team.
  • Move quickly. We strive for design perfection but love to release and iterate.

We Are Looking For:

  • Techie Cred: CS or similar degree so you can talk to our enginerds about Python, map reduce jobs, and naive Bayesian algorithms without a translator.
  • Design Chops: While Yelp PMs hold technical degrees, we're also passionate about design and have either schooling or significant experience building beautiful apps or sites. You should, too. 
  • Passion about the Space: You love the world of social networking, local search and consumer apps.
  • Non-Nerd Empathy: You're interested in Hacker News, Product Hunt, Twitter, etc. as much as the next nerd, but you also recognize that you're designing for a non-techie audience. 
  • A Conditional Love for Yelp: Like a BFF or a tee ball coach, you should love us but also be able to tell us what we're doing wrong.  You'll need to be able to dish out the criticism here and take it, too.
  • Relevant Experience: You should have experience managing high-profile consumer applications for 3+ years.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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