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Product Manager - Ads

Quora, Mountain View, CA

Q&A platform that empowers people to share and grow the world’s knowledge


Quora's mission is to share and grow the world's knowledge, and monetization plays an important role in empowering us to achieve this mission. You will be a key member of an early stage team working to grow the success of our advertising efforts. We recently launched our first ads product and are seeking to build out our core team.

Our product managers excel at and are responsible for guiding, enabling, and accelerating the efforts of our designers, engineers, and data scientists to build and ship successful products. This position is full time and based in Quora's headquarters in Mountain View.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to an early stage team in a fast-paced, startup environment focused on generating revenue for the success of the company and mission
  • Manage project ambiguity, complexity and interdependencies in an organized and structured way and willing to do what it takes to make our product successful
  • Research the digital marketing ecosystem and players (including advertising partners, agencies, technology partners, and competitors) in order to inform product priorities
  • Partner cross-functionally with engineering, design, product, sales, data science, and marketing teams to gather requirements for, define, build, release, and promote new products
  • Define objectives, metrics, and key results to help guide, prioritize, and measure the success of the new products
  • Analyze product performance to quantitative and qualitative feedback to guide new improvements

Requirements

  • Understanding of digital advertising, the ad tech space, and auction-driven ad marketplaces
  • Product management experience enabling cross-functional teams to build and launch new features quickly within a highly collaborative environment
  • Excellent communication skills and intuition for communication strategy at every level -- within teams, within the company, to users, to press, and other audiences
  • Adept at using qualitative and quantitative data to drive decisions
  • Curiosity and passion for Quora
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or a related technical field or equivalent practical experience ideal
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Quora

We want to democratize access to knowledge of all kinds—from politics to painting, cooking to coding, etymology to experiences—so if someone out there knows something, anyone else can learn it. Our mission is to share and grow the world's knowledge, and we're building a world-class team to help us achieve this mission. 

Want to learn more about Quora? Visit Quora's website.