Lead Product Manager - Ads (m/f/d) (Remote)

Yelp, Stuttgart, Germany

Connecting people with great local businesses

Duration: Full-Time

Yelp is looking for a Lead Product Manager to build state-of-the-art ads features and algorithms. In this highly visible and impactful role, you’ll work on product areas that grow the advertising value of our marketplace for both businesses and users, developing and whiteboarding algorithms and ads features to release to our advertisers. 

If you’re looking to own a key part in developing the ads system at a billion-dollar company and would enjoy working with a cross-functional group of product managers, engineers, Biz Ops teams, and data scientists, then this role is for you.

We’d love to have you apply, even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Yelp, we’re looking for great people, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Where You Come In:

  • Build algorithms that determine ad ranking, matching, and pricing across multiple ad inventory sources
  • Perform and direct analyses to deeply understand what is happening in our ads marketplace and identify new areas for our engineering teams to focus on
  • Optimize our auction to drive more value to advertisers and grow long-term revenue
  • Create new ranking & bidding models that allow us to sell and retain more advertiser budget

What It Takes To Succeed:

  • Based or willing to relocate within Germany
  • Tech savvy: experience solving difficult, company-critical technical problems 
  • Background in physics, math, systems engineering, or any other relevant field
  • Several years of ads or marketplaces product management experience
  • Energized by driving revenue growth and translating customers’ wants and needs into concrete features
  • Problem solver: loves to figure out complex, unstructured problems and constantly thinks about how to make processes more efficient; you can do your own analysis using iPython and SQL
  • Ability to communicate with many stakeholders across different parts of the organization
  • Operational know-how: improving processes around ads system reliability and metrics monitoring

What You’ll Get:

  • Full responsibility for projects from day one, an awesome team, and a dynamic work environment
  • Competitive salary with equity in the company, a pension scheme, and an optional employee stock purchase program
  • 30 days paid vacation per year plus one floating holiday
  • Flexible working hours and meeting-free Wednesdays
  • Regular 3-day Hackathons and weekly learning groups, always with interesting topics
  • Opportunities to participate in digital events and conferences
  • Complementary elective German lessons for international employees
  • €64 per month toward any wellness activity of your choice
  • Quarterly team offsites

About Yelp

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.

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