Senior Product Manager, Topics

  • New York, NY, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Job Description


Topics make it easy for customers to keep up with the global conversation about the things they’re most interested in. In this role, you’ll work with a cross-functional team of curators, designers, engineers, researchers, data scientists, and marketers to ensure that our Topics taxonomy fully represents the interests of hundreds of millions of global users. You’ll be responsible for bringing new Topics to market, managing our global list of Topics, and thinking holistically about the unique customer needs, considerations, and constraints of different topics across languages and regions.

This is the perfect role for someone who loves systems thinking, connecting cross-functional dots, and building products that serve a diverse, global audience. 

Who We Are

Twitter's mission is to become the conversational layer of the internet. The Topics team (within the Consumer Product org) helps serve this mission by helping customers stay informed about the things they care about most. We help them discover new interests, keep up with the public conversation, and go deeper on the topics they care about. Our team is a key driver of company growth, but we also emphasize putting our customers first and making sure we are providing long term value.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Have a wide reaching, global impact on how people connect with their interests and stay informed about the things they care about most.

  • Build a deep understanding of Topics customers and identify ways in which Twitter can better serve the interests of our customers across the globe. 

  • Collaborate with curation, engineering, design, user research & data science to launch Topics that our customers love and make sure our Topics taxonomy fully reflects the diverse needs of all Twitter users. 

  • Define how we measure success as we evolve our Topics taxonomy and work closely with Data Science to track progress, make analytical decisions and drive to clarity

  • Drive a product roadmap that prioritizes high-impact customers solutions, contributes to important company goals, and aligns with key company objectives around health, privacy and security.

  • Partner closely with other product teams to support efficient decision making, principled product ideation, and smooth project execution.

  • Represent the work of the team with leadership and key partners across the company.


Who You Are

  • 5+ years of product management experience

  • A track record of shipping successful consumer-facing products

  • A proven understanding of engineering concepts and a technical depth that lets you connect with and earn the respect of our extraordinary engineering team

  • Established history of collaboration with user research, design, data science and engineering on multi-quarter roadmaps that serve customer and company needs

  • Demonstrate the maturity required to gracefully handle contentious issues around sensitive areas like politics, user privacy and misinformation

  • Experience building products to serve diverse customers across languages and regions

  • A passion for building inclusive products that generate user growth responsibly

  • Excited about content classification, ranking, and relevance

  • Energetic and positive, even in stressful situations

Additional Information

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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