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Technical Product Manager - Monetization and Subscriptions



IT, Product
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023


Speechify is the easiest way to listen to the world’s information. Articles on the web, documents in the cloud, books on your phone. We absorb it all and let you listen to it at your desk, on the go, at your own speed, and with tools that make learning easier, deeper, and faster.

What streaming services have done for audio entertainment, we’re doing for audio information. And whatever we’re doing seems to be working. We’re #1 in our category, and experiencing exponential growth.


As a Technical Product Manager specializing in Gamification, Monetization, and Retention, you will be responsible for leading the strategic planning, development, and execution of features and strategies aimed at optimizing user engagement, increasing revenue streams, and enhancing customer loyalty across our products. Working closely with cross-functional teams, you will drive innovation and ensure the successful implementation of initiatives that align with our product roadmap and business objectives.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop a comprehensive product strategy that integrates gamification elements to enhance user engagement, motivation, and loyalty.
  • Collaborate with design, engineering, and data analytics teams to conceptualize and implement gamified features, ensuring a seamless user experience.
  • Define and execute monetization strategies that maximize revenue while delivering value to users, maintaining a balance between user satisfaction and financial goals.
  • Utilize data-driven insights to identify opportunities for user retention improvements and develop strategies to increase customer lifetime value.
  • Lead the ideation, prioritization, and execution of product enhancements related to gamification, monetization, and retention.
  • Gather and analyze user feedback, market trends, and competitive landscape to make informed product decisions and refinements.
  • Create and maintain a clear product roadmap that outlines feature releases and iterations, keeping stakeholders informed about progress and updates.
  • Collaborate with marketing and sales teams to develop go-to-market strategies for new features, ensuring effective communication and user adoption.
  • Monitor key performance metrics, such as user engagement, retention rates, conversion rates, and revenue growth, taking proactive measures to address any deviations from targets.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry best practices, emerging technologies, and trends related to gamification, monetization, and user retention.

An Ideal Candidate Should Have

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in Software Development
  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a Product Manager, with a proven track record of successfully launching and managing products with gamification, monetization, and retention elements.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and methodologies, with the ability to translate insights into actionable product enhancements.
  • Experience with monetization models such as freemium, subscription, in-app purchases, and advertising.
  • Exceptional project management and communication skills, with the ability to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies and tools.
  • Technical background and the ability to collaborate effectively with engineering teams to bring product ideas to fruition.
  • Strong business acumen and the ability to balance user needs with financial objectives.
  • Innovative mindset with a passion for exploring new ideas and pushing the boundaries of product innovation.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to make informed decisions under uncertainty.

What we offer

  • A fast-growing environment where you can help shape the company and product.
  • An entrepreneurial-minded team that supports risk, intuition, and hustle.
  • A hands-off management approach so you can focus and do your best work.
  • An opportunity to make a big impact in a transformative industry.
  • Competitive salaries, a friendly and laid-back atmosphere, and a commitment to building a great asynchronous culture.
  • Opportunity to work on a life-changing product that millions of people use.
  • Build products that directly impact and support people with learning differences like dyslexia, ADD, low vision, concussions, autism, and more.
  • Work in one of the fastest-growing sectors of tech, the intersection of artificial intelligence and audio.

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