Airbnb is hiring a

Product Manager, Special Projects

San Francisco, United States

Airbnb is a mission-driven company dedicated to helping create a world where anyone can belong anywhere. It takes a unified team committed to our core values to achieve this goal. Airbnb's various functions embody the company's innovative spirit and our fast-moving team is committed to leading as a 21st century company.

About the Role

As a Product Manager on the Special Projects team, you’ll lead a new product initiative within an emerging space. With your entrepreneurial spirit and pragmatic approach, you’ll quickly develop a deep understanding of the market landscape, uncover and size areas of opportunity, develop our product strategy, and drive the product from concept to reality.

Responsibilities

  • Establish the vision, strategy, and direction on a new product initiative
  • Become an expert in the space; understand the market and technology drivers; monitor industry trends
  • Define goals and success with clearly measurable objectives and key results
  • Work with cross-functional groups to identify the product business model and go-to-market approach
  • Communicate concisely and influence outcomes
  • Deliver the best product experience for our Hosts and Guests

Qualifications

  • Experience - 10+ years of Product Management or equivalent experience
  • Entrepreneur - Experience bringing new and innovative products to market
  • Customer obsession - Passionate about design, obsession with delightful user experience, and ability to bridge the online and offline world
  • Product leadership - World class product vision, strategy, planning, development, and execution
  • Problem solver - Strong business, analytical, data, and troubleshooting skills. Creatively solve problems by identifying real obstacles and viable solutions
  • Relationship builder - Proven ability to build strong relationships and influence XFN leaders
  • Communication - Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to quickly absorb technical concepts and effectively simplify and communicate them to a non-technical audience
  • Outcome-oriented -  Non-reactionary; articulate the desired outcome and work collaboratively to create a path to achieve it

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