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Newark, New Jersey

Senior Director, Emerging Creator Tools, Product Management

Product & User Experience   |   Job ID  1821543
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JOB SUMMARY

Good storytelling starts with great listening. At Audible, that means each role and every project has our audience in mind. Because the same people who design, develop, and deploy our products also happen to use them. To us, that speaks volumes.

ABOUT THIS ROLE
As a product leader at Audible, you will be responsible for pairing emerging technologies with one of the largest spoken word audio offerings in the world to evolve existing tools and build new ones for Audible creators. As Senior Director, Emerging Creator Tools, you will work with multidisciplinary, cross-organizational teams to add new creator-focused products and tools to our existing offering that benefit creators and rightsholders and, ultimately, serve our global customers. You will also serve as a senior member within our Creator Products organization and own the strategy, roadmap, positioning, launch, and management for our emerging creator tools.

ABOUT YOU
· You are an experienced, entrepreneurial, and strategic product leader who has built, launched, and scaled disruptive products.
· You are the rare leader who can mobilize and lead an organization to embrace new technologies to provide better experiences to customers and creators.
· You have both strategic thinking and operational excellence skills, as well as a passion for results and an attitude that anything is possible.
· You are passionate about creators and building products that allow creators to lower the barrier of entry, connect more directly with consumers, and monetize their content.
· You are a highly-collaborative partner with other functional teams who drives teams to deliver the best products to our creators and customers.
· You are an exceptional verbal and written communicator with a knack for making complex topics simple, while evangelizing and inspiring people at all levels of the organization based on a shared vision.

As a Senior Director, Emerging Creator Tools, you will...
· Lead global teams across Audible and Amazon to improve and add new technology-based tools to our existing offering that allows Audible creators to connect their content more directly with audio fans and consumers.
· Build the strategy and roadmap for Audible’s products relating to emerging creator tools. Set the strategic vision and guidance, around a 3-year roadmap, while directing day-to-day execution towards that vision.
· Identify and lead Audible to new opportunities to expand our audio into new formats and ways for customers to engage with spoken word audio.
· Continually monitor creator tools and trends to ensure Audible is delivering value for creators and customers.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 6+ years of relevant work experience in Product or Technology leading the delivery of new and innovative software products.
· A career path that demonstrates increasing levels of responsibility and managing industry-leading products and services.
· Deep leadership experience in simultaneously leading high-performance teams and coordinating with senior executives and other stakeholders to accomplish complex goals.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Demonstrated ability to work independently, autonomously, and cross-functionally.
· Ability to easily transition from high level strategic thinking to creative and detailed execution.
· Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.
· Experience in spoken word technology product management.
· Experience working with creators, rightsholders, and other digital media stakeholders in two-sided marketplaces.
· Expertise in managing multidisciplinary and cross-functional initiative

ABOUT AUDIBLE
At Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading producer and provider of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks, we've redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it's our people who make Audible's service possible. We're listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word.

Audible is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Audible is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us

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