Director of Product, Experiences

TripAdvisor, New York, NY

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We are looking for a Director of Product to guide the product strategy and development of our existing and expanding business lines for our 400 million monthly visitors worldwide. This role has a highly visibility set of responsibilities, including owning the product strategy and overseeing the work.  The Director will report to the GM of Experiences and work closely with other senior leaders to develop category specific marketing strategies and help launch new direct to consumer products.

 What you'll do: 

  • Lead and mentor a team of 6+ product managers in driving business value through hypothesis-driven development processes

  • Lead and define Experience product strategy across all facets of the business including supply, UI and UX enhancements, and recommendations/personalization.    

  • Manage multiple, concurrent initiatives in various phases of ideation, execution, and delivery across desktop, mobile web, and mobile app   

  • Develop operational efficiency to bring the highest quality products to market in the least amount of time

  • Ownership of e-commerce product funnel with an emphasis on driving conversion growth projects and ultimately, topline revenue.   

  • Develop deep partnership with teams of marketers, engineers, designers, researchers, and analysts to uncover insights and opportunities that shape your strategy and prioritization

  • Product management predominantly within Experiences with some integration across all TA business lines including TA Plus

What you bring: 

Technical Skills

  • 10+ years of consumer product experience, 4-7 years of ecommerce/direct-to-consumer experience, 5 years of people management experience

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent; MBA or technical degree a plus

  • Drive the Experiences product vision to be shared across the company; define and develop the product roadmap for which you and your team will be held accountable

  • Experience applying hypothesis-driven development processes and driving user growth and engagement through experimentation, iteration, and learning

  • Excellent analytical and commercial experience - a track record of driving business value via effective product stewardship, understanding business impact, and making data-driven decisions

  • Strong communication both written and verbal 

  • Strong presentation skills with experience communicating product strategies and tradeoffs to diverse audiences

Leadership Skills

  • Someone who can balance strategic leadership with execution discipline and is comfortable being involved in both 

  • Extensive experience and comfort with change management; experience with large-scale organizational change efforts

  • Someone who thrives in face paced environment and embraces a growth mindset

  • Experience building, growing, and managing strong teams - strategic hiring, coaching, and development of entry-level through senior product managers

  • Ability to lead and influence all levels of an organization



About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to unleash the potential of every trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travelers, with 500 million reviews and opinions covering 7 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions, and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features — checking more than 200 websites to help travelers find and book today's lowest hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 390 million average unique monthly visitors** in 49 markets worldwide. TripAdvisor: Know better. Book better. Go better.

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