Yelp’s mission is to connect people with great local businesses. Millions of people turn to Yelp every month to help them find great local restaurants based on the depth and quality of our content. We are excited about expanding our restaurant product offering to allow users to book reservations and get on the waitlist remotely via Yelp. It’s a delightful experience for users to skip waiting in line and it also helps restaurants run more efficiently.
As the VP of Product for restaurants, you will have the opportunity to lead one of our fastest growing businesses and transform restaurant operations. By owning the end-to-end experience from the consumer to the restaurant’s host stand, you will build unique only-on-Yelp functionality that drives high frequency engagement on our platform. You will work closely with the restaurant leadership team to ensure we are meeting the needs of customers from mom and pop local businesses to some of the largest multi-location restaurant chains. You will have an incredible opportunity to help scale our restaurants business to the next level in terms of revenue and consumer engagement.
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 your focus area and will be able to make fast decisions in a highly collaborative environment.
Where You Come In:
Own the product strategy for growth and monetization initiatives for Local and Multi-Location restaurants.
Build a world class product management team by hiring and developing talent.
Be the voice of our customers: connect with restaurateurs and users on a regular basis.
Work with Engineering and Design leadership to define priorities and execute roadmaps.
Partner with Marketing, Sales and Customer Success as part of the cross-functional restaurants working group to scale the business.
What It Takes To Succeed:
A passion for Yelp and our mission of connecting people to great local businesses.
Demonstrated ability to understand a business and how to set product strategy.
Experience building a healthy culture that is inclusive, collaborative and accountable.
Ability to foster collaboration between groups and develop scalable processes, balancing quick decision-making with long-term objectives.
Strong product sense and an ability to think about the business broadly.
5+ years experience managing product managers.
10+ years of product experience.
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Yelp connects people with great local businesses. Our users have contributed approximately 127 million cumulative reviews of almost every type of local business, from restaurants, boutiques and salons to dentists, mechanics, plumbers and more. These reviews are written by people using Yelp to share their everyday local business experiences, giving voice to consumers and bringing “word of mouth” online.