Substack lets writers connect with their audience on their own terms and earn money doing it. We make it simple for writers to publish to an email list that they own, get discovered on the web, and charge for subscriptions.
More than 500,000 people pay to subscribe to writers across the Substack network, and the top writers make millions of dollars a year. Substack’s model depends on the success of writers using Substack – we only make money when they do.
As a Product Manager at Substack, you will support a team of ~10 engineers, designers, analysts, and partner closely with our Head of Product, CEO and leadership team. This position will ideally be located in the San Francisco Bay Area, but we are open to remote candidates.
Substack’s compensation package includes a market competitive salary, equity for all full time roles, and exceptional benefits. Our cash compensation salary range for this role is $165,000 - $230,000. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise and may vary from the amounts listed above.
- Identify the biggest opportunities for expand the value proposition of Substack’s product for writers and readers
- Ensure your team has a compelling roadmap at the short term, medium term, and long term horizons
- Help design and spec projects across the spectrum from experiment, to feature, to large-scale initiative
- Fully own the product marketing and go-to-market strategy for everything your team ships
- Work closely with our executive leadership team to ensure that your team’s product strategy and the overall company strategy are in lock-step at all times
- Create clarity and accountability, ensuring the team is tracking to the roadmap and that it’s meaningfully driving impact towards our objectives.
- 6+ years of relevant product experience at comparable companies
- Ability to roll up your sleeves and be scrappy – you must be comfortable getting into the weeds and operating at every level of abstraction
- Growth frameworks (like cohort analysis and growth accounting) should be second nature
- Strong analytical skills, competence in SQL, and experience with tools (like Amplitude and Periscope) for analysis
- Strong communication skills, to effectively influence teams and strategy
- Ability to collaborate well with cross-functional partners across the company
- An owner’s mindset – hold yourself and others accountable in service of great work.