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Director of Product

$115k – $175k • No equity
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In this role you will operate as our sole product manager, working with our engineering team to A/B test and launch new customer facing products and features. Your work will impact the lives of millions of people every day. This a senior role with a very high level of responsibility and impact, however it does not have any direct reports.

Job Requirements

-You are that rare bird that is a high performer, while still humble.
-You are amazingly smart, creative, passionate, organized, analytical, detail oriented, action oriented and pragmatic, all at the same time.
-You are not scared of data.
-You have a unique eye for identifying awesome products or great user experiences on the Internet. You know how to differentiate between a good design and a bad one. You don’t mind experimenting to find the best solution.
-You are one of those people who is really good at getting lots of stuff done and you are proud of what you do.
-You have impeccable judgement. People are in awe of how well you are able to constantly prioritize what should and shouldn't be worked on.
-You are committed to even the menial parts of completing a project.
-You are fun to work with, and you don’t take yourself too seriously.
-You are a great collaborator and communicator - engineers love working with you.
-You have strong technical abilities - engineers respect your viewpoints on their projects.
-You have 3+ years of Product Management experience.
-Bonus points if you’ve accomplished something significant in your life. Maybe you built a business, crushed a charity fundraising goal, paid your way through college, climbed El Capitan, danced 24 hours straight, rollerbladed across Montana, etc. It could be anything, but accomplishing it will show us your ability to achieve a goal.

About wikiHow

-We take wikiHow's educational mission seriously. We put our mission above short-term business goals.
-Each of us is insanely productive. Our small team of 20 people is competing with mega corporations with hundreds of employees. And beating them.
-We have a huge number of users, but a very small team. Your work will make an immediate, noticeable impact on millions of people.
-We all work from home one day a week.
-We don't think working long startup hours is productive or healthy. We work hard and productively, then go enjoy rich lives outside of work.
-Our small, cohesive team is gender balanced: 50% female, 50% male.
-We’re often wrong (and that’s OK). Making mistakes shows that we are innovating. We love to innovate.
-We like walking. We even have a few treadmill desks.
-We love coming to work every day. Working with intelligent people to accomplish something globally ambitious is intrinsically satisfying.
-We like to share. We develop open source software and Creative Commons licensed content.
-Alexa ranks us in the top 150 sites in the US. Over 150 million people visit wikiHow every month. Even your mom will use and love our product.
-We are profitable and growing.
-We are self-funded. We refuse VC money on a regular basis. Investors don’t make our decisions, we do.
-We pay top performers well.
-We're delightfully quirky (but you probably figured that out already).

You can read more about wikiHow here: wikihow.com/wikiHow:Jobs

To apply share your cover letter and resume with pm-job@wikihow.com over Google Drive. In your cover letter, please tell us why you think you are the best person for this position.