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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 has a positive, diverse, and supportive culture—we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together we aim to be smart, humble, hardworking and, above all, collaborative. If this sounds like a good fit for you, why not say hello?

What you will be doing

  • 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 a layer of the business technology stack that brings together people, data, and applications – a single place where people can effectively work together, find important information, and access hundreds of thousands of critical applications and services to do their best work. From global Fortune 100 companies to corner markets, businesses and teams of all kinds use Slack to bring the right people together with all the right information. Slack is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has ten offices around the world. For more information on how Slack makes teams better connected, visit slack.com.

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.

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