Posted on June 26th, 2019
The Director of Product is a key member of the leadership team at Creative Commons. Reporting to the CEO, they lead the strategy, delivery, and adoption of CC’s major products including CC Search. CC’s vision is “nothing less than realizing the full potential of the Internet — universal access to research and education, full participation in culture — to drive a new era of development, growth, and productivity.” These products will support CC’s strategy to create a vibrant, usable global commons powered by collaboration and gratitude.
We take a data-driven and user-centered approach to our work. You are someone who's creative, entrepreneurial, and focused on achieving outcomes. You love a big idea, and know how to break it down, evaluate it, and build a plan to make it real. You can see the complexity of the ecosystem, but also worry about the details, especially those that create utility and delight. You know how to use experimentation, iteration, and data-driven research to create product impact and meet strategic goals.
The Director sets strategy, goals and targets for the design and development of CC’s products, including: product vision and roadmap, feature prioritization and implementation, service and revenue model(s), partnerships, growth and user engagement. You will work in close collaboration with the Director of Engineering and her team throughout the process. You will seek opportunities to integrate CC’s tools with partners that could help us meet our strategic goals.
We believe that diverse teams build better organizations and better services. Applications from qualified candidates from all backgrounds, including those from under-represented communities, are very welcome. Creative Commons works openly as part of a global community, guided by collaboratively developed codes of conduct and anti-harassment policies.
Creative Commons is a fully-distributed organization — we have no central office. This position is available to applicants working in the range of the Eastern to Pacific time zones, in a remote working environment. You must have reasonable mobility for all necessary travel, including meetings with CC partners and organizations, selected conferences, twice-annual all-staff meetings and the Global Summit — this usually means about 6 - 8 trips per year. We provide a subsidy towards high-speed broadband access. Laptop/desktop computer and necessary resources are supplied.
Creative Commons is a leading non-profit employer, offering competitive salaries and benefits, including health and wellness plans, annual retirement contributions, and a positive, supportive work environment. We offer competitive salary in the range for this position from $95,000 - $120,000 USD, commensurate with relevant skills, experience, and location.
Please email your cover letter and resume as a single PDF to “firstname.lastname@example.org” with the subject heading of “Director of Product / [Last Name].” Phone calls and messages will not be returned.