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Director of Product Management (Growth), Yahoo Mail



Product, Sales & Business Development
Remote, OR, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Yahoo Mail is the ultimate consumer inbox with over 220 million users. It’s the best way to access your email and stay organized from a computer, phone or tablet. With its beautiful design and lightning fast speed, Yahoo Mail makes reading, organizing, and sending emails easier than ever.

Director of Product Management (Growth), Yahoo Mail

Level: IC6

About The Organization

Yahoo, with a strong foundation of 900 million users monthly, is in the midst of a renaissance; backed by substantial investment to drive meaningful, long-term growth, led by great products. Are you up for the challenge of writing the story of one of the biggest consumer product success stories in history? This won’t be easy, but if you’re motivated by huge opportunities, backed by an organization that is ready to invest in bold initiatives, and can’t wait to start building, Yahoo is the place for you.

Yahoo is composed of organizations, each led by a GM, driving key product lines. This role is within the Yahoo Communications group, which includes its flagship product, Yahoo Mail (with 200M monthly users). You will be starting on offense; the product line (4.5+ star apps & responsive web experiences), business, and tech (modern front-end stacks with significant backend re-architecture just beginning) provide a healthy start, with lots of upsides to realize. Now, we need you to be a key part of our next chapter - embarking on the mission to create the best consumer-focused platform for running the “business of life,” in email and beyond.

Position Overview:

We are looking for a highly experienced and results-driven Director of Product Management(Growth) to lead our efforts in increasing daily active users for Yahoo Mail. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and executing strategies to drive user acquisition, engagement, retention, and referral. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to identify growth opportunities, develop new features, and optimize existing ones to achieve our growth objectives. This role is an individual contributor position with significant scope that will report directly to the VP of Product.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Growth Strategy: Develop and execute a growth strategy for Yahoo Mail focused on increasing daily active users

  • User Acquisition: Lead user acquisition efforts through various channels, including but not limited to, organic, paid, and referral channels.

  • Product Optimization: Collaborate with the product development team to identify areas for improvement and prioritize features that drive user growth

  • Data-Driven Decision-Making: Utilize data analytics and user research to identify trends and insights that inform growth strategies

  • Experimentation: Implement and manage A/B testing and experimentation to optimize user onboarding and retention

  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with engineering, design, marketing, and data teams to align on growth objectives and execution plans.

  • Performance Metrics: Define and track key performance metrics related to user growth and engagement

  • Market Research: Stay up-to-date with industry trends, competitive analysis, and emerging growth opportunities.


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in business, marketing, computer science, or related field

  • Proven experience (8-10 years) in product management, growth, or related roles, in consumer technology.

  • Strong understanding of user acquisition, engagement, and retention strategies.

  • Data-driven mindset with expertise in analytics and A/B testing.

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to inspire and lead cross-functional teams.

  • Experience in email or messaging platforms is a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, agile environment.

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

The compensation for this position ranges from $150,380.00 - $327,025.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.