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Senior Product Manager

​XO Group, New York, NY

XO Group Inc. guides people through life's biggest moments


WHAT WE DO MATTERS:

Here at XO Group, we truly believe in doing work that matters. Through our family of brands—The Knot, The Nest, The Bump, GigMasters, and How He Asked—we inspire, inform, and cheer on our community as they move through life’s most amazing milestones. From the proposal, to creating a home and starting a family together, we’re there for every step of the journey. Our couples, wedding guests, and business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Put the user first. Always.
  • There is a huge opportunity in weddings to address real pain points with great products that also drive substantial revenue.
  • Take on a great mix of forward-thinking strategy and highly creative, design-centered feature development.
  • Work closely with our outstanding User Science, Sales, and Marketing teams to gain feedback and insights directly from users.
  • Grow with us. We make product managers masters of the craft.
  • Iterate on a scale product while also launching new innovations.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • You’ve been in Product a solid five years.
  • You are obsessed with simplicity.
  • You make data-driven product decisions (Mixpanel, Segment, Flurry).
  • You have worked on multiple web & mobile consumer products.
  • The prospect of getting to know your users is exciting, and you’ve got experience with user science tools + methods.
  • You’re a prioritizer and have great instincts when it comes to what matters.
  • You’re conversant in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and APIs.
  • Rapid-prototyping tools like Sketch, InVision, and Framer really rev your engine.

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU:

  • You love our users. You deeply understand our users and put them at the center of everything you do. You aim to serve and delight them every day.
  • You do the right thing. You are respectful and act with the highest integrity. If you see something that isn’t right, you say something.
  • You debate it.  You ask questions to understand a perspective and are comfortable respectfully challenging assumptions. You are not turned off by constructive conflict to get to the right answer.
  • You own your outcomes.  You set clear ambitious goals. You anticipate obstacles, persevere, and are accountable for your commitments.
  • You make fast decisions. You are an effective and timely communicator. You understand how to collaborate, compromise, and escalate when needed.
  • You get better every day.  You welcome the gift of feedback. You never settle in your quest to grow and develop. By being here, you make our company stronger.

WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT US:

You’ll hear a lot about culture and perks from other companies, but we like to think of it as the XO way of life. From unlimited vacation and generous parental leave benefits, to free snacks and Thirsty Thursdays, we believe in happiness above all else—in and out of the office. The Knot is an excellent brand -- more than 2/3 of brides in America know about The Knot before they’re even engaged!

About ​XO Group

XO Group Inc. helps people navigate and enjoy life's biggest moments, together. Our family of multi-platform brands guide people through transformative lifestages, from getting married to moving in together and having a baby. Our brands include The Knot, the number one wedding planning resource and marketplace, The Bump, the definitive voice for millennial parents and parents-to-be, and The Nest, the go-to guide for all things home for new couples.

Want to learn more about ​XO Group? Visit ​XO Group's website.