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Head of Product, Reddit Developer Platform (Remote)

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Our mission is to bring community and belonging to everyone in the world. Reddit is a community of communities where people can dive into anything through experiences built around their interests, hobbies, and passions. With more than 50 million people visiting 100,000+ communities daily, it is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. From pets to parenting, skincare to stocks, there’s a community for everybody on Reddit. For more information, visit redditinc.com

Reddit has an amazing history of individual and community driven innovation. With no official support, thousands of user scripts and self-identified bots run against our API and enrich the experience Redditors have on our platform. With effort and resources, and the product leader, we can take our user’s creative energy and turn it into so much more: a developer platform that will allow third party developers to run code on Reddit. 

Reddit is continuing to grow our teams with the best talent. We're completely remote friendly and will continue to be after the pandemic.

We are looking for a head of developer platform who will bring a holistic vision for where Reddit should evolve its API and developer toolkit. As a newly-created role, we provide a tremendous opportunity to transform Reddit from a content platform to an experience and content platform. 

As our head of developer platform, you will lead the articulation and delivery of our developer platform strategy. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join the key pillar of one of the most important consumer products on the Internet. 

Responsibilities
  • You will be the leader for Reddit’s Developer Platform. 
  • Key responsibilities include: creating the vision, building roadmaps, driving execution and delivering on outcomes.
  • You need to have the ability to hire, lead, mentor and retain high performing product managers
  • Collaborate with engineering and product leaders to set a long-term strategy.
  • Manage budgeting, headcount planning, and working with cross-functional partners (e.g., legal, community, PR, etc.) 
  • Champion the work and accelerate our evolution towards a democratized open platform anyone can build on top of.
Qualifications
  • 10+ years overall product management experience
  • At your core you are driven by the thought of making a difference for other developers and in our users’ lives. 
  • You have successfully built and scaled large teams in both start-up and established development organizations.
  • Your track record includes bringing new products to market and maturing them with specific experience building world-class developer experiences.
  • You are a leader: internally, you are able to influence and engage; externally, you are capable of recruiting the best talent. 
  • You may not be coding today but you own and are able to mediate and influence critical architectural decisions. 
  • You like the challenge of simplifying complex systems, and you always consider the big picture even when acting locally.
Bonus points for
  • A long time Redditor who understands our product and users!
Qualities
  • Humble expert with a sense of urgency
  • Skilled at taking complex topics and making them simple
  • Transparent judgment and stands behind their decisions, right or wrong
  • Team focus with an ability to lead in a matrixed organization

Reddit is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected].

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What are Reddit Perks + Benefits

Reddit Benefits Overview

Reddit is all about diving into your passions and interests. Our benefits are flexible, putting your wellness needs first, so we can build a vibrant culture where we work and thrive together.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Reddit encourages its employees to take advantage of its Volunteer time-off policy which gives employees eight hours per month to make an impact in their communities via volunteer work.
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Reddit offers a 10% discount on pet insurance.
Wellness Programs
Reddit offers personal, professional, and workspace wellness programs.
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Reddit will fund up to $5,000 per year towards your day care FSA.
Generous Parental Leave
Non-birthing parents receive up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave. Birthing parents receive 22+ weeks of paid parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Reddit offers up to 17 weeks of paid family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Reddit will reimburse up to $25,000 for adoption and surrogacy expenses, and provide up to 16 weeks of paid bonding leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
In addition to an unlimited vacation policy, Reddit offers one paid wellness day off per month.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Reddit will fund up to $150 per month towards your parking and public transportation costs to commute into the office.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Enjoy free lunch in all of our offices!
Stocked Kitchen
All of our offices are stocked with delicious snacks and beverages!
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Utilize your personal wellness stipend to fund your fitness and take advantage of nationwide discounts for Classpass.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend

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