Klout is looking for a Director of Product, Monetization who can help drive the product strategy and a world-class feature set for Klout's business initiatives. The Director of Product will work with Klout's B2B Marketing team to gather market needs, and with the Design, Product, and Engineering teams to deliver the right product in a repeatable, agile cadence that achieves measurable adoption and monetization goals. And can have fun doing it.
Understand Klout's strategic and competitive position in Social Business world, and work to define and deliver the best products which maintain, shape, and improve that position
Coordinate with the Consumer Product team to make sure that the business features don't erode consumer trust and confidence
Inform product roadmap with new, justifiable ideas to enhance existing functionality or introduce new features
Write specifications, prioritize features, build consensus and coordinate product schedules with a team of world-class engineers
Be the voice of steady optimism in an ever-changing market
Maximize efficiency in a constantly changing and growing environment where the process is fluid and creative and unique solutions are desired
Consider how the data assets that Klout maintains contribute to longterm value that product can unlock
Facilitate communication throughout the development process between a variety of internal teams including: Engineering, Design, Operations, Marketing, PR, Support, Sales, and Executives
Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to ensure products satisfy customer needs
Here's what you need to have:
Strong aptitude for determining the optimal way to position products in the market
5 years of experience in product management
Must be able to graphically create wire-frames and give interface direction to UI team
Must have proven experience in contributing to a successful project or product in the past
Experience using test data to make product decisions
Strong organizational and analytical skills & attention to detail
Demonstrated capacity for developing and understanding strategy
Passion for consumerizing the enterprise
Passion for writing product specs
Previous start-up experience is a strong plus
Social networking experience is a strong plus
Here's what to expect:
Competitive pay, 100% paid health premium benefits and 50% dependent premiums
3 weeks vacation
Catered lunches, snacks, drinks
Passionate people building great products
A fun environment where people get the job done
Appreciation of exceptional science and engineering
Doing something no one has ever done before
Klout began with a very simple idea: Everyone has influence—the ability to drive action. Klout built on this idea to show anyone how he or she can influence the world and its future.
Klout was founded in 2008 to empower everyone to unlock their influence. We come to work every day inspired to help people understand the power of their voices and democratize influence.
Klout is a privately held company based in San Francisco, Calif. We’re a growing startup backed by Kleiner Perkins, among others.