Group Product Manager, Connections at Tinder | Powderkeg

Location: Los Angeles, California

Employment Type: Regular

Team: Product

Tinder connects people. With tens of millions of users and a presence in every country on earth, our reach is expansive—and rapidly growing.

As the Group Product Manager of Connection, you will join an experienced team of Product leaders within the Core Pillar at Tinder. Reporting directly to the VP of Product, Core, this role comes with the potential to drive our Connections team's long-term strategy and lead, support, and develop credible product managers!

You will be responsible for developing a cohesive long-term Core Product strategy at a global scale with teams that have been responsible for delivering some of Tinder's biggest innovations; The Swipe™ – including Swipe Night, Fast Chat, Video Profiles, and most recently Explore.

This position can be located in Los Angeles, Palo Alto, or San Francisco, CA.

What You'll Do:

  • Facilitate strategic product planning for the Connections pod of the Core Product pillar; communicate your team's roadmap, priorities, experiments, and decisions across a broad spectrum of audiences.
  • Advise your team in setting goals, success metrics, and roadmaps by aligning them with Tinder's mission to help drive maximum impact for our business.
  • Understand Tinder's business metrics that impact performance. You will guide the teams to develop a more profound product sense for what makes members more successful on Tinder.
  • Develop, mentor, and coach your team to set them up for career advancement.
  • Champion a balanced product development process that champions passion and team pride and incentives the right behaviors that ensure we reach our vision.
  • Build an innovative and expansive culture that cultivates empowerment, growth, and collaboration.

Who You Are:

  • You have at least 5+ years of professional product management experience in a high-growth consumer tech company.
  • You have at least 2+ years of leading product managers in a B2C environment.
  • A leader. You support your team so that they can implement; no task, either big or too small. You view your role as a manager as bringing out the best in others.
  • An Innovator. You can abstract insights from qualitative and quantitative insights and make tough trade-offs to launch a successful MVP, and set the teams up for quick, data-driven iterations.
  • The voice of the customer. You understand consumer behavior, user experience design, user research methods, and consumer product fundamentals and frameworks.
  • The strategist: You have experience defining metrics and making product and strategic decisions based on A/B testing and qualitative user insights.
  • A Storyteller. You connect your team's work back to objectives that the Executive team prioritizes.
  • Results-Oriented. Drive results from your teams' roadmaps that deliver value for our members and business.

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:

• Working on a product that has an immediate impact on people’s lives all around the world

• Collaborating with a team of creative, fun and driven colleagues

• Comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, 401(k) employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

• Other perks and wellness benefits like a fitness membership subsidy, paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance offerings, and a commuter subsidy

• A robust Learning + Development offering including our MentorMatch program, access to a library of 6,000+ online learning courses through Udemy, and an annual L+D stipend

• Access to mental health resources

• Fertility preservation benefits

• No Meeting Wednesdays and access to a wide range of product and service discounts through Perkspot

• Charitable donations match up to $15,000 annually

• Monthly and weekly interactive virtual events including Book Club, trivia with prizes and yoga workouts

• The opportunity to join six active Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

At Tinder, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our product, and our community. We strive to make our workplace an inclusive and diverse environment, giving people from all walks of life the opportunity to have a voice. We champion and encourage those who bring different perspectives, ideas, and creativity to join our team dedicated to bringing people together across the globe. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we welcome all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, or other lived experience.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Group Product Manager, Connections
  • Company
  • Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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