VP of Product
Ask.com - Oakland, CA

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Ask.com combines world-class search technology with one-of-a-kind search tools to help people get the best answers to all their questions. As one of the leading general search engines on the internet, Ask.com has more than 200+ million worldwide unique monthly users. We syndicate our search technology and advertising solutions to a network of affiliate partners.

Ask.com values each employee's opportunity to achieve his or her potential in an environment where they feel respected, appreciated and fulfilled. We celebrate risks and empower you to take them.

Ask.com is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI). Ask.com is looking for an experience VP of Product, so come work with a tight-knit, creative team and apply your product management skills towards creating the best possible search experience. At Ask.com we encourage people to bring the best ideas to the table and we continually reassess our approach to make sure that we're getting the best possible products out the door as quickly as possible. Come be a product leader in an environment where you can really make a difference.

Role :
As a senior member of Ask.com’s Product Management team, you’ll have the opportunity to define the product vision and strategy behind innovative products used by millions of people a month, then work with world-class engineers and marketers to deliver it to market. This is a role for a seasoned product management professional who understands the need to build both a profitable business and a great end user product, each and every time.

Understand and analyze user needs

Research markets and competitors

Work cross functionally with engineers, marketing, business development, ad sales and international to define products

Build and launch new products and features

Define product vision and future direction

Grow a viable and sustainable business

BA/BS in Computer Science, related technical field or comparable experience

MS in Computer Science or MBA a plus

7+ years of consumer internet product management experience

Demonstrated capacity for developing and understanding strategy

Business planning, modeling and forecasting skills

Strong technical skills with a passion for new technologies

Outstanding organizational and analytical skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Domain Expertise:Mastery in one or more of the following domains:

Advertising (CPM, CPC, CPA)

Community / Social Networking / Social Media

Content management and manipulation