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Lead Product Manager



San Francisco, CA, USA · New York, NY, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

About Calm

Calm is on a mission to support everyone on every step of their mental health journey. With the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation as well as a growing library of digital, evidence-based mental health programs, Calm offers trusted support for individuals and organizations alike. Our flagship consumer app provides personalized content and activities – featuring a range of experts and beloved celebrity voices – to help users manage stress, improve sleep and live mindfully. Our workplace and healthcare solutions offer a consumer-friendly approach to clinical content and HIPAA-compliant resources in order to drive positive health and business outcomes. Named a TIME100 Most Influential Company, Calm supports more than 150 million people and 3,500 organizations across seven languages and 190 countries.

What We Do

As a member of the Product team, you’ll identify, define, and prioritize features to help grow Calm’s global presence. This role will be primarily focused on 1.) developing product capabilities that solve important user problems/challenges; 2.) driving subscriber growth and increased user engagement with the Calm app; 3.) researching and testing features that help users plan and track their progress in the Calm app as well as features that highlight the benefits of community in an individual user’s mental health journey.

We are hiring remote workers for this role in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, or NYC areas. At this time, only candidates in these locations will be considered.

What You’ll Do

As a Lead Product Manager working on Calm’s direct-to-consumer business, you will envision and create net-new experiences in the app that delight and engage users, making prioritizing their mental wellness a regular habit. You will define, prioritize and execute a product roadmap, working cross functionally with a team of engineers, designers and content creators. Day to day, you will:

  • Develop and own a product strategy and roadmap in alignment with the company’s goals, guiding priorities for a cross- functional team.
  • Drive new feature development to grow user engagement and consumer subscription KPIs. Your days will consist of ideation, planning, optimizing and reporting on these features.
  • Set goals and track deliverables to drive product strategy forward, with an emphasis on both quality and timely execution.
  • Use both qualitative and quantitative data to glean insights and guide decision making.
  • Create product requirement documents (PRDs) that succinctly explain a feature’s job to be done, the opportunity, thes success metrics, and the work needed to ship and iterate.
  • Communicate product plans, progress, and insights to stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

Who You Are

  • Proven experience building consumer-facing products on mobile platforms - mobile app experience is a must
  • Experience building 0-1 products in a startup or alternative scenario with high ambiguity
  • Experience building products oriented on driving specific user-behavior, including gamification or game loops to encourage repeat usage
  • A passion for creativity, innovation and building great products, including those with an emphasis on daily usage
  • A strong point of view regarding product execution best practices
  • Experience leveraging expertise of cross-functional terms to improve the likelihood of product/feature success
  • Ability to analyze user data and extract business requirements from multiple stakeholders and transform them into usable and elegant product specifications
  • Technically conversant and able to collaborate easily with cross-functional partners
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and deadlines

Nice to Haves

  • Experience working in product for a subscription-focused DTC business.
  • Experience working with a mental or physical fitness product.
  • Experience in gaming and/or developing features that drive habituation.

Minimum Requirements

  • This role typically requires a minimum of 10 years of related experience

The anticipated salary range for this position is $193,500 - $270,900. The base salary range represents the low and high end of Calm’s salary range for this position. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's geographic location, skills, experience and other qualifications. This role is also eligible for equity + comprehensive benefits + 401k + flexible time off.

Please note that Calm may leverage artificial intelligence technology in the application review process.

Calm is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans. Please contact Calm’s Recruiting team if you need a reasonable accommodation, assistance completing any forms, or to otherwise participate in the application process. You can reach the Recruiting team at recruitingaccommodations@calm.com

We believe that mental health is health, and every person should be considered in the discussion. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Calm is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to create a mindful and respectful environment where everyone can bring their authentic self to work, and experience a culture that is free of harassment, racism, and discrimination.

Calm participates in e-verify. E-verify provides the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.