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Senior Director, Marketplace Product - Rentals



Product, Sales & Business Development
United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024

About the team

Zillow Rentals is building a best-in-class vertically integrated marketplace that connects renters with property owners and managers to make it easier than ever to move from one home to the next, from large-scale multifamily communities to single family homes. We provide best-in-class advertising solutions for our valued partners with a complete set of digital tools to help them market their properties, identify prospective tenants, sign a lease and collect payments -- delivering a complete end-to-end online experience. This is a high-growth, high-focus area for Zillow - and an opportunity to make an impact and deliver significant outcomes.

About the role

This is an exciting senior leadership role within the Rentals team for someone to own, strategize, transform, and continuously improve our suite of supply-side products. We are looking for an expert business leader to lead the strategy and execution for our rapidly growing Multifamily Advertising business along with the supporting digital tools for partners spanning from large property management companies to small independent operators. You will lead a dedicated team of product managers making a huge impact on the course of both the company and renting across the country.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for a large part of the rapidly growing Rentals P&L and Rentals Product roadmaps.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, design, marketing, sales, operations, finance, legal, etc. to ensure the successful delivery of products and features.

  • Lead and develop a team of hardworking product managers and program managers to deliver best-in-class advertising products, rental management tools, and internal tools to scale the business.

  • Build, mentor, and grow an impactful team with a culture that prioritizes customer-centricity, innovation, and operational rigor.

  • Set the strategic direction for Rentals advertising solutions, pricing, sales promotions, and incentives and collaborate with the sales team to empower them with the necessary tools & resources to effectively sell.

  • Monitor and analyze product performance and market trends, and make data supported decisions to optimize product offerings and drive growth.

  • Stay up-to-date with rentals industry trends and market dynamics, and use this knowledge to for innovation and differentiation.

  • Foster relationships among your team, peer leaders, and individuals across the Rentals business and Zillow Group overall.

This role has been categorized as a Remote position. “Remote” employees do not have a permanent corporate office workplace and, instead, work from a physical location of their choice which must be identified to the Company. Employees may live in any of the 50 US States, with limited exceptions. In certain cases, an employee in a remote-designated job may need to live in a specific region or time zone to support customers or clients as part of their role.In California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York and Washington the standard base pay range for this role is $247,200.00 - $394,800.00 Annually. This base pay range is specific to California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York and Washington and may not be applicable to other locations.In addition to a competitive base salary this position is also eligible for equity awards based on factors such as experience, performance and location. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location.

Who you are

If you are a highly motivated leader with a love for delighting customers, driving impactful product innovation and inspiring successful teams, this role may be right for you.

You possess:

  • 10+ years of experience in product management, with a preferred focus on online marketplace platforms, digital advertising, or related industries.

  • 7+ years of experience leading teams, including a consistent track record of successfully leading product management teams in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

  • Experience successfully running a sophisticated business or program with P&L ownership.

  • Outstanding eye for business, and ability to make data informed decisions with big financial impact.

  • Strong sense of ownership and capability to prioritize across multiple intersecting initiatives and deliver solutions to market.

  • Excellent leadership skills, with the ability to influence cross-functional teams.

  • A passion for mentoring and developing leaders and individual contributors

  • A degree in business, computer science, or an equivalent. MBA or advanced degree is a plus.

Get to know us

Zillow is reimagining real estate to make home a reality for more and more people.

As the most-visited real estate website in the United States, Zillow® and its affiliates help movers find and win their home through digital solutions, first class partners, and easier buying, selling, financing and renting experiences. Millions of people visit Zillow Group sites every month to start their home search, and now they can rely on Zillow to help make it easier to move. The work we do helps people get home and no matter what job you're in, you will play a critical role in making home a reality for more and more people.

Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction are supported by a deep-rooted culture of innovation, our passion to redefine the employee experience, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and world-class benefits. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverages as well as parental leave, family benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off. We’re also setting the standard for work experiences of the future, where our employees are supported in doing their best work and living a flexible, well-balanced life. But don’t just take our word for it. Read recent reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equity Index, and TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at RecruitingAccessibility@zillowgroup.com.

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