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Director, Product Management - Platform

San Diego, Salt Lake City, or Remote
< See all openings ClickUp is the fastest growing productivity app, growing to 800,000+ teams and a $1 billion 🦄 valuation in under 3 years. We’re now one of the fastest-growing software companies in the world. Our team makes the world more productive, and finding exceptional people to solve challenging problems is a top priority as we execute on this vision.

What makes ClickUp unique is its highly customizable and flexible approach to project management. It is the first of its kind that works for everyone—from families to Fortune 500 companies—meaning you will always find new and interesting challenges to tackle due to its broad feature set and industry agnostic approach. We're poised to take the market, and to do that we'll focus on:

  • Finishing our vision for "replacing all productivity apps" by increasing feature parity compared to point solutions
  • Revamping onboarding, like verticalizing by function, to shorten the time to activation
  • Making the product simpler and easier to use


You'll be directly managing a team of 3 - 4 Group Product Managers, each of whom will be leading and executing on large product areas. You will coach each Group PM to become better at their craft and ensure they and their teams are delivering value to our users more quickly and more consistently than the competition. To be effective, you'll need to thrive in a product-driven environment that values excellent design—both UX and UI—and you will be responsible for ensuring your direct reports are hitting the mark.

The Platform team focuses on Core Services, Public API, Mobile Apps, Chrome Extensions, User Management, ClickApps, Templates and the Design System. You will be responsible for building the team to staff these areas so we can take a portfolio based approach to meeting all of our strategic goals. You will partner with the VP of Product and Zeb, the CEO, to define the overarching strategy for these areas and ensure that each Group Product Manager is able to lead and execute efficiently within their product area.

When you're not reviewing projects, you'll also be collaborating with a cross-functional leaders from product operations, marketing, sales and operations so that you can and enable go to market activities and adjust your platform strategy in response to changes in market trends or user needs.

This role truly is an unprecedented opportunity to have an immense impact and guide ClickUp through its next phase of exponential growth. With that said, we're looking for someone to live and breathe the product for the next year to two years to really level up the product. You’ll never see another product team like ours - we literally ship a new version of ClickUp every single week.
What you will be doing:
In addition to all the non-IC responsibilities of the Group Product Manager, we expect Directors of Product Management to:
  • - Product Leadership: Provide impactful strategic contributions to how the Product Leadership Team operates and help shape the priorities of the Product function.
  • - Strategy & Goals: Maintain a comprehensive understanding of ClickUp's overall and department-specific strategy to identify and execute on opportunities to further transform the way teams work together.
  • - Ensure Team Solves Real Problems: Within the area of ownership, ensure that team creates product experiences that solve the job-to-be-done.
  • - Partner with Product Leadership: Across your peer group - work to identify areas to partner with peers to create single app experiences that solve the job-to-be-done.
  • - Coaching: Ensure adequate Career Coaching is available to all Product Managers in your organization, including correcting course when identifying disconnects in vision and providing appropriate level of guidance or latitude to managers and team members.
  • - Thought Leadership: Contribute to building a presence to help support hiring for the function.
  • - Define Metrics & Goals: Analyze GTM metrics and propose and complete improvements to our go-to-market interactions including pricing, product positioning and process.
  • - M&A: Maintain priorities for and champion acquisitions that impact our product maturity.
  • - Product Demos: Perform product walkthroughs regularly to highlight opportunities for improved workflows that span groups, stages and section.
  • - Culture Setting: Exemplify, coach others on, and contribute to ClickUp's values.
  • - Partnership with Engineering: Responsible for health of working relationships with Engineering Directors.
  • - Cross-functional Collaboration: Works cross the product organization and cross-functionally to ensure an excellent end-to-end customer experience.
  • - Vision Setting: Establishes compelling team purpose that is aligned to overall organizational vision.
  • - Inspire the team: Inspires broader team to achieve results.
Qualifications:
  • - 7+ years experience in Product Management in a design-driven environment.
  • - 4+ yeas in Platform Product Management
  • - 2+ years experience directly managing other product managers.
  • - A seasoned strategist, analyst, and product-minded thinker.
  • - Experience driving complex projects or programs with several competing stakeholders.
  • - Skilled at big stage communications.
  • - Natural leadership. You know how to influence people to get things done across any job function.
  • - Clear and effective written communication that leads to fast decision making.
  • - Experience in gathering business insights and identifying trends from data, including combination of data from multiple sources.
  • - Experience influencing stakeholders with data.
  • - Experience synthesizing and presenting complex information to senior leadership in writing and verbally.
  • - Excellent eye for detail and demonstrated obsession with building great user experiences.
  • - Ability to work with ambiguity and be flexible/nimble.
  • - Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • - Cross functional collaboration and negotiation skills.
  • - Excellent at understanding and managing business impact across a wide range of product domains.
  • - Capable of making key pricing and packaging recommendations.
  • - Experienced at hiring and at managing out underperformance.
  • - Excellent at caring personally for team members and providing candid real-time feedback.

ClickUp was founded on a culture of hard work, consistent growth, and a desire to break norms. We’re a values-driven company and hire based on ambition, merit, and a willingness to do what it takes to succeed. We don’t care where you’re from, what you look like, or who you’re in a relationship with—we hire the best people for the job, and create an environment that supports employees on their journey to do the most exciting work of their lives! ClickUp is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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  • You love creative and edgy marketing
  • You are obsessed and highly competent in analytics
  • You want to work somewhere where you’ll make a massive impact
  • You value working hard AND working smart
  • You enjoy multivariant testing and endlessly optimizing
  • You believe in the mission of making the world more productive
  • You love marketing automation
  • You consider yourself EXCEPTIONAL

About You

If you love what you do and wake up excited, you'll fit right in!

Benefits

Just some of what we provide.
  • Opportunity to earn equity in fast growing company
  • New MacBook Pro
  • Health insurance (100% of premium paid)
  • Dental insurance (100% of premium paid)
  • Opportunity for cash bonuses
  • Commuter benefits
  • Team lunches each week
  • Unlimited snacks & drinks in office
  • Continued learning (Access to tons of paid courses)
  • Unlimited kombucha and cold brew on tap
  • 401k with 100% employer match up to 2% of annual salary
process

Our six step process.

01.
🔍 Review
Applicants are reviewed to ensure a good fit.
02.
👋 Initial Interview
We want to get to know you better!
03.
📥 Mini Project
A project for the team you’re applying for is distributed.
04.
🤓 Final Interview
This interview is conducted with team leads.
05.
💰 Offer
A carefully tailored offer is sent to the candidate.
06.
🚀 Career Launch
Blast off into the future of productivity and unlimited possibility!
core values

Core values.

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The best customer experience, period. Fix problems and say yes.
02
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Progress towards perfection.
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Work hard and own it.
05
Grow 1% every day.
06
Be direct.
07
Find joy, and have fun.
08
Random acts of kindness.
09
Urgent and optimistic.
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