4 days ago

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Senior Director of App Product

$230k - $300k


USNorth AmericaAmericasRemote
​Here at Shippo, we are the shipping layer of the internet and we consider ourselves to be one of the core building blocks of e-commerce.
Our mission is to make merchants successful through world class shipping. With our products and solutions, we level the playing field by providing our customers with best-in-class solutions that otherwise wouldn’t be available to them. Through Shippo, e-commerce businesses, marketplaces, platforms and a variety of logistics infrastructure providers are able to connect to shipping carriers around the world from one API and dashboard. We provide our customers with the most competitive shipping rates, print labels, automated international documents, shipment tracking, facilitate the returns process and more.

How well ​​deliver success:
We aim to create the best shipping experience for our merchants. Every year, 100,000+ merchants ship millions of orders on the Shippo platform, either directly through our App for smaller shippers, or through our APIs for shippers of larger size. As the Sr. Director of App Product, you and your team will work cross-functionally with go-to-market and product stakeholders to create the best shipping experiences for SMB merchants. Your team will focus on working with merchants to understand their shipping workflows and design optimal solutions that enable them to hand over entire shipping workflows to Shippo. You will co-own the P&L for the entire app business with your GTM counterpart. Shippo is extremely user-centric and always makes product decisions by balancing insights from user research, customer data, and best practices. If you love moving fast, advocating for users, and making the complex feel simple, we’d love to meet you!

This role will report directly to the VP of Product. 

Shipping & handling​​ responsibilities:

  • Define and implement the product vision, strategy, and roadmap for the app, ensuring alignment with overall company goals and customer needs.
  • Lead and mentor a team of product managers to deliver high-quality app features and improvements for 100K+ merchants worldwide.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, marketing, sales, and customer support, to drive product initiatives and ensure successful launches.
  • Own and drive Shippo’s understanding of SMBs, the people behind them, and their workflows through market research and competitive analysis.
  • Prioritize and re-prioritize product roadmap items based on customer feedback, stakeholder input, and data analytics to ensure the most customer-valuable items get built.
  • Oversee the product development process, and partner closely with engineering and design to ensure timely and high-quality delivery of features.
  • Monitor and analyze key performance metrics to drive continuous improvement and optimize the user experience.
  • Act as an advocate for the app within the organization, communicating product vision, updates, and achievements to stakeholders and executive leadership.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to ensure our mobile app remains competitive and innovative.
  • Provide and seek feedback from others to continually push the bar for quality.

Do you tick the ​​boxes​​?

  • 10+ years’ experience — with a strong focus on building products for large merchant volume in a high transaction volume environment 
  • 5+ years of experience in building and managing high-performing product teams 
  • Demonstrable track record of successfully leading and scaling app products with a large user base 
  • Deep understanding of Agile methodologies and product management tools such as JIRA.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Passion for e-commerce and logistics technology, committed to delivering exceptional customer experiences.
  • 3+ years of experience working in fast-paced environments, building and scaling SaaS products 
  • *Nice to have* Extensive experience working in or with e-commerce companies 
  • *Nice to have* Experience working on logistics, fulfillment & e-commerce shipping products and services

Whats in the Shippo package?

  • Healthcare coverage for medical, dental, and vision (90% covered by the company, incl. dependents). Pets coverage is also available!
  • Take-as-much-as-you-need vacation policy & flexible work hours
  • One week-long company wide shutdown
  • 3 Volunteer Days Off (VTOs)
  • WFH stipend to set up your home office
  • Charity donation match up to $100
  • Dedicated programs, coaching, tools, and resources for your professional and career growth
  • Fun team meetups through our Shippos everywhere program that includes regular team and company off-sites throughout the year as well as gatherings with your local Shippos
Our Compensation Shippolicy:
Here at Shippo, we believe compensation is a custom experience and we are committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The standard base + variable pay range for this role is min $230k to a max $300k annual. We tend to anchor our pay in the middle of this range with most offers that we make.
The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: financial budgets, work experience, training, transferable skills, business needs, and market value. The base pay salary ranges are subject to change and may be modified in the future. Total compensation for this role will include, equity, medical, dental, vision and other benefits noted in our Shippos “package” section.

Sail through the process:
Here at Shippo, we celebrate inclusivity and are committed to creating equal access to opportunities for people from all backgrounds, perspectives and geographies. These values define who we are and everything we do. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. If you need assistance, or a reasonable accommodation during the application and recruiting process, please contact us at accommodations@goshippo.com

Shippos in the wild:
Our people, much like the packages we help ship, are all over the world. This means, through our remote-first program, “Shippos Everywhere”, our roles can be based anywhere in the US with the exception of Delaware, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Hawaii, New Mexico and West Virginia and many roles can be based internationally.
For locations outside of the US and Ireland, the employment contracts are powered by Remote.com (all Shippo perks still apply - including equity!). What we want to emphasize is that you can be successful at Shippo regardless of location.