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Senior Product Manager, Messaging

Slack helps teams work together - big teams, small teams, teams the world over. In service of this, the Messaging team is responsible for essential communication in Slack. Our purpose is to provide a high-quality, considerate and reliable way for every customer to communicate with their team. A message written is a message received, and as part of that virtuous cycle, the Messaging team must offer an expressive and natural way for everyone to read and write in Slack. That’s where you come in.

Slack is seeking a product manager to lead key initiatives in Messaging as part of the Core Product Team. In this role, you’ll set product vision and oversee development for features that define how people compose and read messages in Slack. You’ll expand the capabilities of what a message is and how it’s displayed so people can express themselves fully and fluently in the many contexts of work. Fundamentally, you’ll strive to give people more control and flexibility around how they communicate in the workplace.

Slack is a friendly, diverse, and supportive culture — if this sounds like a good fit for you, come work with us! This position is based at our headquarters in San Francisco.

Responsibilities

  • You’ll own features and prototype plans end-to-end, including writing product specs, driving cross-functional execution, making thoughtful product decisions along the way, and sharing insights and results throughout the company.
  • You’ll demonstrate product taste and craftsmanship and be a champion for the customer informed by research, sales and the customer experience team. You will be responsible for driving a crucial product initiative at Slack and should show the attention to detail this responsibility deserves.
  • You’ll identify the highest impact work, prioritize that work, and deliver improvements in a reliable way. Along the way, you’ll partner with colleagues in product, engineering, design and customer support to create a healthy, high-achieving team.
  • You’ll set a clear go-to-market strategy in partnership with product marketing.

Slack is the collaboration hub of choice for companies of all sizes, all across the world. By using Slack, they ensure that the right people are always in the loop, that key information is always at their fingertips, and new team members can get up to speed easily. With Slack, teams are better connected.

Launched in February 2014, Slack is the fastest growing business application ever and is used by thousands of teams and millions of users every day. We currently have nine offices worldwide, in San Francisco, Vancouver, Dublin, Melbourne, New York, London, Tokyo, Toronto and Denver.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Slack's values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a pleasant and supportive place to work. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Come do the best work of your life here at Slack.