Pinterest is hiring a

Sr. Director of Product Management, Trust and Safety

San Francisco, United States

About Pinterest:  

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Creating a life you love also means finding a career that celebrates the unique perspectives and experiences that you bring. As you read through the expectations of the position, consider how your skills and experiences may complement the responsibilities of the role. We encourage you to think through your relevant and transferable skills from prior experiences.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more. 

At Pinterest, Trust & Safety is not just checking a box; it is a critical part of our value prop to users and to advertisers. Users choose to share their dreams with Pinterest because we make them feel safe and supported; Advertisers choose to spend their dollars because they know it’s a safe space for their brands. We’re looking for an experienced, strategic Trust & Safety leader to help us define our vision of being a safe space on the internet - and deliver on that vision everyday with a high-performing cross functional team. And you’ll do this at the scale of one of the world’s largest user generated content platforms. 


What you’ll do:

  • Drive company-level strategy, product roadmap, and day-to-day execution for Trust & Safety in partnership with your cross-functional leadership team.
  • This includes Identity, Compliance, Experience Safety, Content Safety, and Tools & Platform. 
  • Serve as a thought leader, drawing on your deep domain expertise in Trust & Safety - including understanding of user needs and business goals, evolving legal regulations, and the broader competitive landscape.
  • Directly manage ~15 PMs, including managers, and cross functionally lead ~150 people. Mentor the existing team while continuing to add great new talent to the organization.


What we’re looking for:

  • T&S Domain expertise: You’ll need to hit the ground running to drive T&S strategy and execution for one of the world’s largest platforms. Your historical expertise will be critical. 
  • Trusted collaborator: In this role, you’ll partner closely with technical teams, Policy, Legal, and more. You’ll need to build deep and trusted relationships with these teams and work together in service of key shared strategic priorities.
  • Strategic thinker: You’ll need to understand the landscape in which we’re operating and make frequent tradeoffs and decisions around where to invest time and resources.
  • Skilled communicator: You’ll communicate your strategy and plans to Executive audiences and to the company more broadly, and need the ability to communicate clearly and convincingly with a wide range of audiences.
  • Strong people leader: You’ll lead an existing team of talented PMs and will drive recruiting efforts to add more top talent to the team.
  • Technical strength: You’ll partner closely with Engineering teams working with a wide variety of technologies, particularly Machine Learning for content safety.
  • A driver of results: Ultimately, you’ll need to produce significant, measurable results against some of the company’s key goals.


Relocation Statement:

  • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance. Visit our PinFlex page to learn more about our working model.




At Pinterest we believe the workplace should be equitable, inclusive, and inspiring for every employee. In an effort to provide greater transparency, we are sharing the base salary range for this position. The position is also eligible for equity. Final salary is based on a number of factors including location, travel, relevant prior experience, or particular skills and expertise.

Information regarding the culture at Pinterest and benefits available for this position can be found here.

US based applicants only
$242,029$498,321 USD

Our Commitment to Diversity:

Pinterest is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best qualified people in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify for support.

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