Lead Product Manager Growth (f/m/d)

Berlin, Land Berlin Requisition Number R0034430 Subsidiary mobile.de

eBay Classifieds Group is an innovative leader in online classifieds with ten brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a job, an apartment, a sofa, a car, a concert ticket, financial services or new friends. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. People who want to connect and trade visit our sites because they’re fun, easy to use and built on trust.

About the team:

Classifieds is shaping the future of local commerce by bringing people together through an enriched online experience that allows them to reach out to the community around them. We are comprised of more than 1,000 people who are passionate for local trade and maintaining the customer-centric nature of the Group, while exploring growth opportunities in both the countries where eBay Classifieds Group already has a presence and in prospective markets.

Lead Product Manager – Growth, Autos Marketplace (F/M/D)

eBay Classified Group is always looking for high-energy, self-motivated, committed individuals who are passionate about their work. Our team members enjoy a challenging environment that places the highest value on innovation, accountability and playing to win. Our culture is based on open and honest communication, respect for other points of view and a spirit of fun. We look forward to hearing from you.

Our team

We believe that data is the voice of the customer. Through customer research and continuous experimentation, we make sure the customer is involved in building the best classifieds experience in the world. We've organized around the key stages of the customer, where every journey team is a matrix team consisting of product managers, business owners, UX designers, developers and marketers.

You will lead the creation of a new Growth Team for our Global Autos Marketplace in Berlin. This is a fast-paced team that will be responsible for optimizing the customer funnel – acquisition, activation, and retention growth rates. The individuals on this team are highly motivated to create new channels and optimize features that drive user activation and engagement with our Autos marketplace. This team's core capability will be data-driven rapid experimentation to identify winners that ultimately increase our drive Auto buyers to connect with Sellers.

Your role

We are looking for a product leader who has helped grow world-class online products that people love. As our Lead Growth Product Manager, you will manage a small team of engineers, design, product, and data to dig in to deeply understand our customers and their needs, define and analyze growth experiments, and guide/help the team to move fast and ship solutions.

The Lead Growth Product Manager will be responsible for leading the team through the growth process. This will include facilitating ideation/collaboration, experimentation, and evangelization of team's results. Key Responsibilities include:

  • Dramatically increase auto buyer and seller activation and conversions; inform, influence, support, and execute our growth strategy for growing our marketplace vibrancy.
  • Drive cross-functional ideas that give you visibility across multiple organizations & teams.
  • Drive end-to-end website optimization and related growth features to drive traffic and conversions. Support SEO, content marketing or other acquisition channel efforts.
  • Work closely with cross-functional engineering, design, data, and marketing team members. You know how to deploy your resources to get the highest yield.
  • Prioritize your backlog with inputs from key team members; continuously evaluating impact versus effort trade-offs.
  • Launch experiments on a weekly basis based on hypotheses. Lead rollout of successful features and continue to optimize them post-launch.
  • Leverage your UI/UX design expertise. You can think deeply about product design decisions and spot weaknesses in the work presented to you.
  • Assist engineers in making some technical decisions, but you don't have to be an engineer. You should be eager to learn more from a technical perspective and able to talk at length about the technical challenges they have faced when building past products.
  • Measure, track, and analyze effectiveness and performance of features launched. You can quickly grasp numbers and identify discrepancies.
  • Pull data and synthesize insights from a variety of qualitative and quantitative sources.

Your skills

  • 5+ years of experience as an online product manager
  • 2+ years of experience working in product growth, engagement, or monetization, including definition of customer scenarios, definition of A/B tests, analysis of funnel performance, creative problem solving, and helping a team build and ship high-quality code
  • Solid experience managing the growth process a (3+ years)
  • Led small team through iterative rapid discovery cycles
  • Driven teams to a high rate of experimentation (i.e. minimum 20+ tests per month)
  • In-depth knowledge of statistical testing frameworks and tooling
  • Strong domain expertise in growth marketing channels (SEO, content, CRM, onboarding, activation features)
  • Solid understanding of analytics and marketing domains
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills (cross-functional collaboration, delivering results, organizational influence/impact)
  • Prior experience working in high-growth online company (or scaled start-up)
  • Online commerce experience (3+ years)
  • Global experience (3+ years working on multi-tenant, multi-national platform)
  • Strong Agile or lean product development knowledge
  • Basic Javascript, CSS, HTML, and SQL skills
  • Computer science or other technical degree is a plus but not required

eBay is an Equal Opportunity Employer. eBay does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications and business need.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work.. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/.

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